Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (LEG) EPS Estimated At $0.62 as of April, 26

Marco Green
April 20, 2018

(NYSE:LEG) opened at 51.53 on Wednesday. STATA RAY had sold 10,000 shares worth $917,000 on Friday, January 5. About 692,966 shares traded. The stock of Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (NYSE:LEG) earned "Buy" rating by Piper Jaffray on Monday, August 14. The stock underperformed the S&P 500 by 23.99%. Southeastern Asset Management Inc Tn owns 4.32 million shares or 6.82% of their United States portfolio. Fjarde Ap holds 24,570 shares. Merck & Co Inc now has $158.37B valuation. The stock decreased 2.74% or $1.23 during the last trading session, reaching $43.61. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 1,576,456 shares of the company's stock valued at $75,110,000 after acquiring an additional 40,189 shares during the last quarter. Cummins Inc. (NYSE:CMI) has risen 6.07% since April 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.48% the S&P500. Villere St Denis J Ltd Llc invested in 4.63% or 1.56 million shares. Its down 0.12, from 1.06 in 2017Q3. Schwerin Boyle Cap Mgmt, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 56,400 shares. 116,949 were reported by Segall Bryant And Hamill Ltd. Bbva Compass Financial Bank has 0.1% invested in Cummins Inc. (NYSE:CMI) or 1.99 million shares. 113,592 were accumulated by Brandywine Glob Management Limited Liability. This was revealed in their last financial report. Amalgamated Bancorp has 346,177 shares. Vantage Advsr Limited Liability owns 356 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. New York-based Evercore Wealth Lc has invested 0.02% in Cummins Inc. Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board, a Ontario - Canada-based fund reported 119,229 shares. 66,338 were accumulated by Cardinal Capital Mgmt.

The ERP5 Rank is an investment tool that analysts use to discover undervalued companies. 2 are the (NYSE:LEG)'s ratings reports on April 19, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The stock volatility for week was 1.33% while for month was 2.05%.Beta factor, which measures the riskiness of the security, was observed as 0.89. Therefore 86% are positive. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Thursday, September 7 with "Buy". Bryan Garnier & Cie initiated Merck & Co., Inc. The firm has "Long-Term Buy" rating by Hilliard Lyons given on Monday, July 24. The rating was maintained by Drexel Hamilton with "Buy" on Thursday, February 16. The stock of Analog Devices, Inc. (NYSE:MRK) earned "Equal-Weight" rating by Barclays Capital on Monday, October 30. Needham maintained it with "Buy" rating and $42.0 target in Friday, October 27 report. Jefferies downgraded Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK) on Monday, December 19 to "Underperform" rating.

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated is a manufacturer that conceives, designs and produces a range of engineered components and products found in homes, offices and automobiles. Agf Investments America Inc who had been investing in Analog Devices Inc. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $33.64 billion market cap company. The Company operates in four segments: Residential Furnishings, Commercial Products, Industrial Materials and Specialized Products. The Residential Furnishings segment offers innersprings, wire forms, and machines to shape wire into various types of springs; steel mechanisms and hardware, and springs and seat suspensions; and structural fabrics, carpet cushions, and geo components.

Since December 12, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 selling transactions for $1.67 million activity. 10,000 shs valued at $474,100 were sold by GLASSMAN KARL G on Thursday, March 15.

In related news, SVP Scott S. Douglas sold 6,500 shares of Leggett & Platt stock in a transaction on Wednesday, February 1st. The insider ENLOE ROBERT TED III sold $265,074. However, Leggett & Platt, Incorporated's stock is still fighting a market battle while taking a promising position on the market lists. After $-0.76 actual EPS reported by Digimarc Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 3.95% negative EPS growth. Therefore 70% are positive. Analog Devices had 130 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Overweight" rating by JP Morgan given on Friday, September 11. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Tuesday, November 21 report. The stock has " rating by Raymond James on Monday, August 31. The company was maintained on Thursday, July 13 by Piper Jaffray. The firm has "Buy" rating by Craig Hallum given on Friday, June 17. The stock of Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (NYSE:LEG) has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, September 6 by Stifel Nicolaus. Finally, Gabelli upgraded shares of Leggett & Platt from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a report on Wednesday, February 7th.

Big Money Sentiment increased to 1.2 in Q4 2017. Exane Derivatives reported 1 shares or 0% of all its holdings.

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (LEG) shares were closed at $45.04 a share in the latest session and the stock value gain nearly 0.60% since the beginning of this year. 58 funds opened positions while 137 raised stakes. Pennsylvania Commerce has 4,628 shares. Counselors Inc reported 162,348 shares.

Leggett & Platt (NYSE:LEG) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, February 5th. Chevy Chase Tru Holding holds 114,192 shares. Palisades Hudson Asset Mngmt L P invested in 5,422 shares. Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Limited Liability Partnership Ma invested 0% in Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (NYSE:LEG). Captrust Finance invested in 0.02% or 3,075 shares.

At the time of writing, Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (NYSE:LEG) has a Piotroski F-Score of 5.

Analysts' mean recommendation for Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (LEG) stands at 2.30. Daiwa Secs Group Inc has 3,853 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Bennicas And Associate accumulated 15,500 shares or 0.64% of the stock.

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