Shares of Leggett & Platt Inc.
inched 0.32% higher to $28.20 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.16% to 4,507.66 and Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 0.48% to 34,721.91.
Leggett & Platt Inc. closed $11.44 below its 52-week high ($39.64), which the company reached on September 12th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Tempur Sealy International Inc.
rose 1.21% to $46.72, Sleep Number Corp.
fell 0.39% to $25.58, and La-Z-Boy Inc.
rose 0.13% to $30.85.
Trading volume (806,873) remained 657,447 below its 50-day average volume of 1.5 M.