Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (LEG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 21, 2018

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Leggett & Platt, Incorporated ( LEG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 21, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.38 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 15, 2018. Shareholders who purchased LEG prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 5.56% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $46.1, the dividend yield is 3.3%.

The previous trading day's last sale of LEG was $46.1, representing a -11.33% decrease from the 52 week high of $51.99 and a 16.5% increase over the 52 week low of $39.57.

LEG is a part of the Consumer Durables sector, which includes companies such as Mohawk Industries, Inc. ( MHK ) and Williams-Sonoma, Inc. ( WSM ). LEG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.07. Zacks Investment Research reports LEG's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 6.59%, compared to an industry average of 9.2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the LEG Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to LEG through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have LEG as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares, Inc. ( EWGS )
  • iShares FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Europe Index Fund ( IFEU )
  • Invesco High Yield Equity Dividend Achievers ETF ( PEY )
  • iShares Select Dividend ETF ( DVY )
  • iShares MSCI Europe Small-Cap ETF ( IEUS ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PEY with an increase of 5.39% over the last 100 days. EWGS has the highest percent weighting of LEG at 4.98%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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