Leggett & Platt: Sturdy Foundation But Underwhelming Projections

Jan. 21, 2023 1:19 AM ETLeggett & Platt, Incorporated (LEG)7 Comments


  • Leggett & Platt maintains a stable performance despite the softening of demand.
  • Its liquidity stays decent, allowing it to sustain its capacity and potential headwinds.
  • Projections may not be as exciting as they were in 2022.
  • Dividend payments are enticing, given the growth and yield.
  • The downward momentum of the stock price remains visible but acceptable.

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With over a hundred years of existence, Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (NYSE:LEG) has been through a lot of crests and troughs. It has withstood various market challenges, making it a durable industry staple. In the last two years, it

Operating Revenue

Operating Revenue (MarketWatch And Author Estimation)

Operating Margin

Operating Margin (MarketWatch And Author Estimation)

Annual Furniture And Furnishing Sales

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Cash And Equivalents And Borrowings

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Cash Flow From Operations And Borrowings

Cash Flow From Operations And CapEx (MarketWatch)

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