Leggett & Platt Inc (NYSE:LEG) Institutional Investors Q2 2017 Sentiment

Leggett & Platt Inc (NYSE:LEG) Institutional Investors Q2 2017 Sentiment”

BlackRock Inc. now owns 11,942,965 shares of the company's stock valued at $600,969,000 after buying an additional 11,228,920 shares during the period. Boenning & Scattergood maintained it with "Sell" rating and $3800 target in Tuesday, August 8 report. RBC Capital Markets downgraded the stock to "Outperform" rating in Monday, December 5 report. About shares traded. Leggett & Platt, Inc.

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated, launched on February 23, 1901, is a diversified manufacturer that conceives, designs and produces a range of engineered components and products found in homes, offices and automobiles. US Bancorp DE now owns 2,038,293 shares of the company's stock valued at $107,072,000 after purchasing an additional 46,071 shares in the last quarter. The corporation has a valuation of $6.19 B, a price to earnings ratio of 18.56 along with a stock beta of 1.00. The stock rose 0.78% or $0.37 reaching $47.57.

About 499,021 shares traded. It has underperformed by 12.35% the S&P500. Its up 0.21, from 1.37 in 2017Q1. It fall, as 28 investors sold LEG shares while 147 reduced holdings. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage holds 3,392 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi holds 10,000 shares. Mufg Americas Hldgs owns 81,916 shares. Tocqueville Asset Mngmt Lp has 0% invested in Leggett & Platt, Inc.

LEG has been the subject of a number of other reports. The Hong Kong-based Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) has invested 0.01% in Leggett & Platt, Inc.

On September 22 the stock rating was upgraded to "Buy" from " in a statement from SunTrust Robinson Humphrey. (NYSE:LEG) for 4,199 shares.

Koshinski Asset Management, Inc. grew its holdings by buying 119 shares an increase of 2.3% in the quarter. Dana Inv accumulated 82,878 shares. Advantus Capital Inc accumulated 13,087 shares. San Francisco Sentry Invest Grp Incorporated (Ca) holds 0.07% of its portfolio in Leggett & Platt, Inc. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management upped its stake in Leggett & Platt, by 6.8% in the 2nd period. More interesting news about Leggett & Platt, Inc.

Several other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of LEG. Duncker Streett & Co.

Since May 3, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 insider sales for $2.29 million activity. 12,328 shares were sold by FLANIGAN MATTHEW C, worth $659,301. GLASSMAN KARL G had sold 13,277 shares worth $714,170. ODOM JUDY C sold 10,000 shares worth $535,514.

Bridgewater Associates acquired a new position in Leggett & Platt, (NYSE:LEG) through out the 2nd period, according to The corporation in its latest document with the Securities & Exchange Commission. Therefore 70% are positive. On Friday, August 5 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Buy". Vanguard Group Inc. increased its holdings in Leggett & Platt, by 3.2% in the 1st quarter. The rating was initiated by Piper Jaffray with "Overweight" on Monday, June 5. The company was upgraded on Monday, July 24 by Hilliard Lyons. The ex-dividend date has been established as Thursday the 14th of September 2017. Toronto Dominion Bank raised its stake in Leggett & Platt by 424.0% in the third quarter.

Equity analyst Credit Suisse started covering LEG with an initial rating of "Neutral". Investors of record on Friday, September 15th will be issued a dividend of $0.36 per share. The stock has "Underperform" rating by Hilliard Lyons on Friday, July 29. As per Friday, September 11, the company rating was upgraded by JP Morgan. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Hold" on Wednesday, September 6. Analysts predict that Leggett & Platt, will post $2.43 EPS for the current fiscal year. The business is scheduled to issue its next earnings report after the market closes on Thursday, October 26th. During the same quarter a year ago, the business earned $0.64 earnings per share. LEG's profit will be $83.40M for 18.56 P/E if the $0.63 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.64 actual EPS reported by Leggett & Platt, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -1.56% negative EPS growth. Insiders own 1.78% of the company's stock. Shares for $266,300 were sold by Douglas Scott S. Its down 0.01, from 0.91 in 2017Q1. Pnc Service Group Inc invested 0% of its portfolio in XPO Logistics Inc (NYSE:XPO). 43 funds opened positions while 123 raised stakes. Middleton Company Ma invested in 1.01% or 90,957 shares. Panagora Asset Management holds 0.04% in Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:LAMR) or 121,785 shares. Tributary accumulated 23,000 shares or 0.13% of the stock. 3,801 were reported by Hilltop Inc. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue stated it has 0.2% of its portfolio in Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:LAMR). Argent Trust Co, a Tennessee-based fund reported 98,163 shares.#img1#. Smithfield Trust invested in 0.01% or 568 shares. Lpl Financial Limited Liability stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ:LAMR). Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 69.01% of the company's stock. Ulysses Mngmt Limited Com accumulated 40,000 shares. Mariner Wealth Advisors Ltd Liability holds 42,483 shares. The total value of its holdings increased 117,392.0%.

Among 16 analysts covering XPO Logistics (NYSE:XPO), 16 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 27% are positive. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, July 13 by Piper Jaffray. Citigroup maintained the shares of XPO in report on Friday, July 21 with "Buy" rating. The rating was upgraded by Portales Partners to "Sector Perform" on Tuesday, August 25. They set a "neutral" rating and a $56.00 price target on the stock.

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