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LEGGETT & PLATT DECLARES FOURTH QUARTER DIVIDEND

 LEGGETT & PLATT DECLARES FOURTH QUARTER DIVIDEND
 CARTHAGE, Mo., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of


Leggett & Platt Inc. (NYSE: LEG) today declared a 12 cent per share fourth quarter cash dividend on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable Dec. 15, 1992 to shareholders of record on Nov. 27, 1992.
 Cash dividends declared for all four quarters of 1992 total 46 cents per share, as adjusted for a 2-for-1 stock split distributed to shareholders on June 15, 1992. This is up 7 percent from the 43 cents per share declared in 1991 and marks the 21st consecutive year the dividend rate has been increased on Leggett & Platt's common stock. Of additional note, the 1992 fourth quarter dividend is being paid in December. The 1991 fourth quarter dividend was paid on Jan. 2, 1992.
 Headquartered in Carthage, Leggett & Platt is a Fortune 500 company that specializes in manufacturing and marketing a broad line of components used by companies making furniture and bedding for homes, offices and institutions. Other home furnishings products include select lines of finished furniture and carpet cushioning materials. A variety of diversified products are also produced and sold in several different markets other than the home furnishings industry. The company's common stock is listed on The New York and Pacific Stock Exchanges under the symbol "LEG."
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 /CONTACT: J. Richard Calhoon of Leggett & Platt, 417-358-8131/
 (LEG) CO: Leggett & Platt Inc. ST: Missouri IN: SU: DIV


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