Leggett & Platt (LEG) Raises Quarterly Dividend 5.9% to $0.36; 2.7% Yield

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Leggett Announces Dividend Increase And Annual Meeting Results

May 9, 2017 11:13 AM EDT

CARTHAGE, Mo., May 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

Increased second quarter dividend by $.02, or 5.9%, to $.36 per share Indicated dividend yield is 2.7%, one of the higher among the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats Annual Meeting addressed four items of business; voting aligned with Board recommendations

Leggett & Platt's Board of Directors announced a dividend of $.36 per share for the second quarter, an increase of $.02 per share or 5.9% versus the dividend declared in the second quarter of 2016.  The dividend will be paid on July 14, 2017 to shareholders of record on... More