Reviewing Leggett & Platt Incorporated (LEG)’s and At Home Group Inc. (NYSE:HOME)’s results

Leggett & Platt Incorporated (NYSE:LEG) and At Home Group Inc. (NYSE:HOME) compete against each other in the Home Furnishings & Fixtures sector. We will contrast them and contrast their risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, earnings and valuation, institutional ownership.

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Earnings & Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Leggett & Platt Incorporated 4.27B 1.39 305.90M 2.50 15.06
At Home Group Inc. 1.11B 1.35 29.24M 0.56 36.09

Table 1 showcases the top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation of Leggett & Platt Incorporated and At Home Group Inc. At Home Group Inc. is observed to has lower revenue and earnings than Leggett & Platt Incorporated. Company that presently has a lower P/E ratio means that it is the more affordable of the two businesses. Leggett & Platt Incorporated has been trading at a lower P/E ratio than At Home Group Inc., which means that it is at the moment the more affordable of the two companies.


Table 2 hightlights the return on equity, net margins and return on assets of the two companies.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Leggett & Platt Incorporated 7.16% 24.7% 8%
At Home Group Inc. 2.63% 4.6% 1.9%


The Current Ratio and Quick Ratio of Leggett & Platt Incorporated are 2.1 and 1.3 respectively. Its competitor At Home Group Inc.’s Current Ratio is 0.9 and its Quick Ratio is 0.1. Leggett & Platt Incorporated can pay off short and long-term obligations better than At Home Group Inc.


Leggett & Platt Incorporated pays out a $1.5 per share dividend on a yearly basis and it also offers 3.31% dividend yield. No dividend is paid out by At Home Group Inc.

Analyst Recommendations

Ratings and Recommendations for Leggett & Platt Incorporated and At Home Group Inc. can be find in next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Leggett & Platt Incorporated 0 0 1 3.00
At Home Group Inc. 0 0 0 0.00

The downside potential is -3.36% for Leggett & Platt Incorporated with average price target of $44.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

The shares of both Leggett & Platt Incorporated and At Home Group Inc. are owned by institutional investors at 81.5% and 0% respectively. Insiders held roughly 0.9% of Leggett & Platt Incorporated’s shares. Comparatively, insiders own roughly 0.2% of At Home Group Inc.’s shares.


In this table we show the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Leggett & Platt Incorporated -2.68% 0.53% -18.35% -15.19% -18.35% -21.01%
At Home Group Inc. -28.84% -31.46% -37.27% -47.27% -30.93% -33.27%

For the past year Leggett & Platt Incorporated was less bearish than At Home Group Inc.


Leggett & Platt Incorporated beats on 14 of the 15 factors At Home Group Inc.

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated designs and produces various engineered components and products worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Residential Furnishings, Commercial Products, Industrial Materials, and Specialized Products. The Residential Furnishings segment offers innersprings, wire forms, and machines to shape wire into various types of springs; steel mechanisms and hardware, and springs and seat suspensions; and structural fabrics, carpet cushions, and geo components. It serves manufacturers of finished bedding and upholstered furniture; retailers and distributors of carpet cushions; and contractors, landscapers, road construction companies, and government agencies using geo components. The Commercial Products segment provides molded plywood components; bases, columns, back rests, casters, frames, and control devices for office chairs; private-label finished furniture; beds and bed frames; and adjustable beds. It serves office furniture manufacturers; and mattress and furniture retailers. The Industrial Materials segment offers drawn wires, fabricated wire products, and steel rods. It serves bedding producers, mechanical spring manufacturers, and wire distributors. The Specialized Products segment provides mechanical and pneumatic lumbar support and massage systems, seat suspension systems, motors and actuators, and control cables; titanium, nickel, and stainless steel tubing, formed tube, and tube sub-assemblies; quilting machines and industrial sewing/finishing machines; and van interiors. It serves automobile seating manufacturers and OEMs; aerospace suppliers; bedding manufacturers; and telecommunication, cable, home service, and delivery companies. The company sells its products through sales representatives and distributors. Leggett & Platt, Incorporated was founded in 1883 and is based in Carthage, Missouri.

At Home Group Inc. operates home decor superstores in the United States. The company’s stores offer approximately 50,000 items, such as accent furniture, frames, pottery, bar stools, garden décor, rugs and mats, bedding and bath products, Halloween decorations, sculptures, beds and mattresses, harvest decorations, silk flowers, candles, home organization products, sofas, chairs, kitchenware, stands, Christmas decorations, lamps, storage products, consumables, mirrors, tables, Easter decorations, patio products, vases, floor plants and trees, pet items, wall arts, food preparation items, pillows and cushions, and window treatments. As of September 13, 2017, it operated 141 stores in 33 states. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Plano, Texas.


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