Leggett & Platt, Inc. (NYSE:LEG)

CAPS Rating: 4 out of 5

An international diversified manufacturer that conceives, designs and produces a wide range of engineered components and products that can be found in many homes, offices, retail stores and automobiles.

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Member Avatar judy7clark (< 20) Submitted: 6/4/2015 9:03:33 AM : Outperform Start Price: $46.34 LEG Score: +0.54

What they make will be in demand for a long time

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Member Avatar StandfastAsset (70.87) Submitted: 5/29/2015 11:22:39 AM : Outperform Start Price: $46.27 LEG Score: +0.65

Leggett is a nifty little company. They make a variety of things including beds. Lots of beds! They specialize in mattresses; design and engineering.

This company always reminds me of the Richard Dreyfus character in the Disney movie 'Down and Out in Beverly Hills'. In the movie, he made a fortune making wire coat hangers. Leggett & Platt makes a fortune selling wire framing for beds.

We are buying the company at 1.67 times sales. Which seems very cheap to me for a manufacturing company with growing revenues. (by comparison MMM sells at 3 1/2 times sales)

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Member Avatar Kyburg (< 20) Submitted: 1/22/2015 6:19:08 PM : Outperform Start Price: $43.22 LEG Score: +4.67

outperform: dull methodic dividend payer who's products everyone owns whether they know it or not

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Member Avatar FloydParks (80.68) Submitted: 8/16/2014 5:56:57 PM : Outperform Start Price: $32.96 LEG Score: +30.05

Dividends will become increasingly valued in the next few years

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Member Avatar afewgoodstocks14 (< 20) Submitted: 6/11/2014 6:34:36 PM : Outperform Start Price: $28.79 LEG Score: +40.07

Div. (Yield) $1.20 (3.5%)

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Member Avatar BaseBawl (< 20) Submitted: 5/29/2014 9:44:04 AM : Outperform Start Price: $32.22 LEG Score: +30.41

4 more dogs of the dividend aristocrats that I didn't already have. Hudspeth.

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Member Avatar dgoldmeier (30.56) Submitted: 12/14/2013 3:50:21 AM : Outperform Start Price: $27.44 LEG Score: +45.65

dividend and cash

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Member Avatar afewgoodstocks11 (20.93) Submitted: 12/12/2013 12:50:36 PM : Outperform Start Price: $18.60 LEG Score: +83.21

Div. (Yield) $1.20 (4.1%)
Current Yield . . . . . . . 6.0606060606

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Member Avatar MathMusic (97.36) Submitted: 8/11/2011 3:33:09 PM : Outperform Start Price: $16.86 LEG Score: +86.69

HIGH DIVIDENDS AS BONDS PLUMMET

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Member Avatar jo0o0o0ohn (68.43) Submitted: 2/25/2011 11:01:59 PM : Outperform Start Price: $18.87 LEG Score: +77.47

Great Dividend. Beat Market over past 2 years

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Member Avatar RoboInvestor5000 (< 20) Submitted: 1/20/2011 12:01:22 PM : Outperform Start Price: $18.65 LEG Score: +74.37

(NK) nice stable dividend, going to increase.

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Member Avatar unkie5 (61.40) Submitted: 12/9/2010 1:28:47 AM : Outperform Start Price: $17.95 LEG Score: +78.59

I like their increased dividends

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Member Avatar cmbourne (21.14) Submitted: 11/23/2010 10:09:00 PM : Outperform Start Price: $16.53 LEG Score: +92.17

solid company with good 5% dividend

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Member Avatar KARABALIS (< 20) Submitted: 9/23/2010 3:44:34 PM : Outperform Start Price: $17.78 LEG Score: +65.34

Dividend increases for 25 years. Solid earnings. Conservative.
5%+ dividend.

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Member Avatar rainmaker59 (79.61) Submitted: 9/5/2010 8:16:59 PM : Outperform Start Price: $16.76 LEG Score: +76.37

screener shows at great buy, paying dividends and solid fundamentals at $21.

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Member Avatar 82882 (< 20) Submitted: 5/11/2010 10:12:07 PM : Outperform Start Price: $19.12 LEG Score: +54.94

They are lean and mean, and moving with the improving? economie.

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Member Avatar Fuzzynorske (92.77) Submitted: 4/7/2009 5:10:48 PM : Outperform Start Price: $9.93 LEG Score: +184.18

Pays a good dividend and is positioned to do well with the housing recovery

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Member Avatar genesseebluechip (< 20) Submitted: 3/2/2009 3:30:57 PM : Outperform Start Price: $7.91 LEG Score: +251.97

Held its dividend steady in mid-Feb, is going through a slight restructure and is going in the proper direction. Give it 18 months for a 50% return.

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Member Avatar Tyrone85 (60.63) Submitted: 2/19/2009 10:01:06 PM : Outperform Start Price: $9.07 LEG Score: +205.91

nov,09

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Member Avatar oneupAZ (< 20) Submitted: 11/24/2008 5:25:37 PM : Underperform Start Price: $10.19 LEG Score: -184.10

Going down...

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