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The recovering economy and low levels of unemployment have been good to the home furnishings & fixtures industry, and recent sales figures from key industry players are reflecting these positive influences. Both Leggett & Platt Incorporated and Tempur Pedic International Inc. saw 1st quarter sales increase, and could see growth continue as 2012 marches on. Register now at https://stockcall.com/development/stockcall/page.php?name=register.html to have free access to our reports on the Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.
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While Leggett & Platt did manage to increase its year-over-year sales by 5.7%, its earnings per diluted share of $0.30 were equal when compared to the same period last year. Higher input costs were partially responsible for the results. Investors looking for free research on Leggett & Platt Incorporated are welcome to sign up at www.stockcall.com/LEG100512.pdf for our new report.
Companies with operation in North America have been benefitting from the turnaround, but international markets have also been strong for some. Helped in part by its expanded product range, Tempur-Pedic saw its net sales increase 18% year-over-year, with international segment net sales climbing by 19%. The company also managed to grow its earnings per diluted share from $0.68 in Q1 2011 to $0.86 in Q1 2012. Investors looking for complimentary research on Tempur Pedic International Inc. are welcome to sign up at www.stockcall.com/TPX100512.pdf for our new report.
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