Leggett & Platt sales rise 7% in 1st quarter

Leggett & Platt sales rise 7% in 1st quarter

Inflation played a big role in Leggett & Platt Inc.’s financial results for the first quarter of 2018, which ended March 31. Net sales of the Carthage, Missouri-based supplier rose 7% to $1.03 billion for the first fiscal quarter, compared with the same period a year ago. Raw material-related price increases and currency impact accounted […]

Leggett & Platt Earnings Climb in Second Quarter

BRIEFLY Second-quarter snapshot Net earnings $119.8 million Net earnings per share $0.87 Net sales $958.9 million Segment sales Commercial products -4% Industrial materials -25% Residential furnishings -6% Specialized products +9% In the second fiscal quarter of 2016, industry supplier Leggett & Platt Inc. reported net earnings of $119.8 million, a 53% increase compared with the […]