Closing Strong: Leggett & Platt, Inc. (LEG) Ends at 12.49, Down -2.12 from Last Close

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After finishing at $12.76 in the prior trading day, Leggett & Platt, Inc. (NYSE: LEG) closed at $12.49, down -2.12%. In other words, the price has decreased by -$2.12 from its previous closing price. On the day, 1.96 million shares were traded. LEG stock price reached its highest trading level at $12.925 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $12.47.


Our goal is to gain a better understanding of LEG by taking a closer look at its different ratios. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 4.63 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 5.73. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 0.89 and its Current Ratio is at 1.57. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 1.78 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 1.50.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for the company, Goldman on April 11, 2023, Downgraded its rating to Neutral and sets its target price to $34 from $39 previously.

On December 12, 2022, Piper Sandler Downgraded its rating to Underweight which previously was Neutral and also lowered its target price recommendation from $31 to $24.

Insider Transactions:

The insider trade also gives investors a glimpse into the future direction of stock prices, which can be beneficial to investors. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on May 02 ’24 when KLEIBOEKER RYAN MICHAEL bought 10,000 shares for $13.39 per share. The transaction valued at 133,900 led to the insider holds 41,535 shares of the business.

WOOD PHOEBE A sold 6,000 shares of LEG for $195,679 on May 23 ’23. The Director now owns 53,109 shares after completing the transaction at $32.61 per share.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, LEG now has a Market Capitalization of 1674109568 and an Enterprise Value of 3606710272. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 0.36 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 1.30. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 0.783 whereas that against EBITDA is 7.776.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, LEG has reached a high of $33.06, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $11.02. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is -30.29%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be -46.22%.

Shares Statistics:

The stock has traded on average 2.10M shares per day over the past 3-months and 4209930 shares per day over the last 10 days, according to various share statistics. A total of 133.40M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 131.41M. Insiders hold about 1.96% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 67.18% stake in the company. Shares short for LEG as of 1714435200 were 9969688 with a Short Ratio of 4.74, compared to 1711584000 on 8301361. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 9969688 and a Short% of Float of 8.709999999999999.

Dividends & Splits

In the trailing 12 months, LEG’s forward annual dividend rate was 1.84, compared to 1.84 this year. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.14420062The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 4.83.

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