Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (LEG) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 12, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.4 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 15, 2019. Shareholders who purchased LEG prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 5.26% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $41.86, the dividend yield is 3.82%.
The previous trading day's last sale of LEG was $41.86, representing a -10.11% decrease from the 52 week high of $46.57 and a 25.03% increase over the 52 week low of $33.48.
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 $2.15. Zacks Investment Research reports LEG's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as -1.21%, compared to an industry average of %.
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)
- SPDR S&P Dividend ETF (SDY)
- ETF Series Solutions (RVRS)
- iShares MSCI Europe Small-Cap ETF (IEUS).
The top-performing ETF of this group is SDY with an increase of 1.84% over the last 100 days. EWGS has the highest percent weighting of LEG at 5.21%.