March 10, 2011 08:23 ET

Equity Research on Leggett & Platt Incorporated and Tempur Pedic International Inc. - Home Furnishings and Fixtures Sector Recovering Slowly

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The economic recovery has unleashed pent-up consumer spending now that the general population is feeling more confident about the prospects of our economy. Some areas of consumer spending have been stronger than others, however, and the general economic strength has not translated into as robust of a recovery for the Home Furnishings and Fixtures Sector as it has for other sectors like automotives. Visit to see how companies in this industry have grown over the past years and how they are expected to perform in the future. is the Ultimate Trading Environment for investors. If you are considering owning Leggett & Platt Incorporated and Tempur Pedic International Inc. then you should sign up for a free membership and our complimentary reports today at Over the last 5 years our returns outpaced any of the major indexes. Shine's performance in 2005 was +14%, 2006 + 26%, 2007 +99%, 2008 + 355% and 2009 + 46%. Sign up today to find out what you are missing. 

Leggett & Platt Incorporated, a component maker that supplies both the furnishings and automotive sectors, has said that strong growth in its auto-related business is being offset by the furniture side of things. Leggett & Platt Incorporated report is accessible for free by registering today at

While not as robust as would be desired, the economy has nevertheless stimulated some sales growth for the Home Furnishings and Fixtures Sector. New data shows retail furniture sales grew 4% in February despite severe weather impairing many customers' ability to shop. Customers are also returning to more high-end products which help companies in the sector like mattress maker Tempur Pedic International Inc. Tempur Pedic International Inc. report is accessible for free by registering today at

One headwind for the sector has been the rising commodity prices for things like steel and scrap metal which are increasing input costs and crimping margins. Companies have been forced to try and pass some of the increases on to their customers.

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