NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Leggett & Platt (NYSE: LEG) is tomorrow, March 13, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 28 cents per share. At a price of $22.47 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 5%. The average volume for Leggett & Platt has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Leggett & Platt has a market cap of $3.24 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are down 2.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Leggett & Platt, Incorporated designs and produces various engineered components and products worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.4, above the average consumer durables industry P/E ratio of 19.6 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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