L.B. Foster Company Company Profile (NASDAQ:FSTR)

About L.B. Foster Company

L.B. Foster Company logoL.B. Foster Company is a manufacturer, fabricator and distributor of products and services for the rail, construction, energy and utility markets. The Company's segments include Rail Products and Services, Construction Products, and Tubular and Energy Services. Its Rail Products segment provides a range of new and used rail, trackwork and accessories to railroads, mines and industry. The Rail segment designs and produces concrete railroad ties, insulated rail joints, power rail, track fasteners, coverboards and special accessories for mass transit and other rail systems. The Construction Products segment sells and rents steel sheet piling, H-bearing pile and other piling products for foundation and earth retention requirements. The Tubular and Energy Services segment supplies pipe coatings for natural gas pipelines and utilities, blending, injection and metering equipment for the oil and gas market, and produces threaded pipe products for industrial water well and irrigation markets.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Railroads
  • Sub-Industry: Industrial Machinery
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: FSTR
  • CUSIP: 35006010
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $13.25
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $14.10
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $12.82
  • 52-Week Range: $9.25 - $20.77
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: -45.00
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Market Cap: $140.31M
  • Outstanding Shares: 10,393,000
  • Beta: 1.99
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: -19.43%
  • Return on Equity: -0.89%
  • Return on Assets: -0.41%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.76%
  • Current Ratio: 2.22%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.05%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for L.B. Foster Company (NASDAQ:FSTR) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $18.00 (33.33% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for L.B. Foster Company (NASDAQ:FSTR)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/4/2016DA DavidsonDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$20.00 -> $18.00View Rating Details
10/19/2015Stifel NicolausLower Price TargetHold$19.00 -> $18.00View Rating Details
9/11/2015MacquarieDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralView Rating Details
4/1/2015SidotiDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/23/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for L.B. Foster Company (NASDAQ:FSTR)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/27/2017        
8/9/2016Q216$0.19($0.11)$152.65 million$136.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/3/2016Q1($0.08)($0.28)$128.90 million$126.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/1/2016Q415$0.22$0.19$148.50 million$139.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/9/2015Q315$0.68$0.67$193.28 million$176.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/4/2015Q215$1.01$0.55$209.32 million$171.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/6/2015Q115$0.39$0.41$131.38 million$137.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/3/2015Q414$0.69$0.85$155.85 million$161.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/4/2014Q314$1.02$0.88$179.20 million$167.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/4/2014Q214$0.86$0.93$168.60 million$166.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/5/2014Q114$0.53$0.35$123.90 million$111.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/27/2014Q413$0.61$0.71$157.10 million$156.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2013Q313$0.87$0.95$171.75 million$162.25 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/6/2013Q2 2013$0.97$0.86$175.00 million$149.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2013Q1 2013$0.40$0.48$127.75 million$129.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/8/2013Q4 2012$0.70$0.65$144.45 million$140.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/1/2012Q312$0.89$1.00$168.00 million$170.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2012$0.90$0.87ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2012$0.26$0.33ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2012$0.66$0.60ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2011$0.74$0.95ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2011$0.71$0.87ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2011$0.59$0.07ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2011$0.60$0.60ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for L.B. Foster Company (NASDAQ:FSTR)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-0.81 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-0.30 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q2 20161$0.19$0.19$0.19
Q3 20161$0.14$0.14$0.14
Q4 20161($0.43)($0.43)($0.43)
Q1 20171($0.31)($0.31)($0.31)
Q2 20171($0.03)($0.03)($0.03)
Q3 20171($0.01)($0.01)($0.01)
Q4 20171($0.24)($0.24)($0.24)
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for L.B. Foster Company (NASDAQ:FSTR)
Annual Dividend:$0.12
Dividend Yield:0.89%
Payout Ratio:-1.26% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
-14.81% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
-40.00% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for L.B. Foster Company (NASDAQ:FSTR)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
7/29/2016quarterly$0.041.53%9/7/20169/9/20169/23/2016
5/27/2016quarterly$0.041.42%6/8/20166/10/20166/24/2016
2/26/2016quarterly$0.041.24%3/9/20163/11/20163/25/2016
10/30/2015quarterly$0.041.09%12/2/201512/4/201512/18/2015
8/3/2015quarterly$0.040.57%9/2/20159/4/20159/18/2015
6/1/2015quarterly$0.040.42%6/10/20156/12/20156/26/2015
2/23/2015quarterly$0.040.32%3/11/20153/13/20153/27/2015
10/31/2014quarterly$0.040.3%12/3/201412/5/201412/19/2014
8/1/2014quarterly$0.030.25%9/3/20149/5/20149/19/2014
5/22/2014quarterly$0.030.24%6/4/20146/6/20146/20/2014
2/27/2014quarterly$0.030.26%3/12/20143/14/20143/28/2014
11/6/2013quarterly$0.030.26%12/4/201312/6/201312/20/2013
8/1/2013quarterly$0.030.26%9/4/20139/6/20139/20/2013
5/24/2013quarterly$0.030.26%6/5/20136/7/20136/21/2013
2/28/2013quarterly$0.030.27%3/13/20133/15/20133/29/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for L.B. Foster Company (NASDAQ:FSTR)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 15.20%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 55.66%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
11/18/2016Bradley ViziDirectorBuy13,225$11.98$158,435.50View SEC Filing  
11/11/2016Bradley ViziDirectorBuy52,541$11.11$583,730.51View SEC Filing  
11/10/2016Dirk JungeDirectorBuy1,000$11.43$11,430.00View SEC Filing  
10/14/2016Bradley ViziDirectorBuy13,397$11.99$160,630.03View SEC Filing  
9/30/2016Bradley ViziDirectorBuy35,211$11.95$420,771.45View SEC Filing  
9/23/2016Bradley ViziDirectorBuy19,401$11.65$226,021.65View SEC Filing  
9/16/2016Bradley ViziDirectorBuy20,591$11.12$228,971.92View SEC Filing  
9/9/2016Bradley ViziDirectorBuy28,155$11.80$332,229.00View SEC Filing  
9/2/2016Bradley ViziDirectorBuy14,500$11.74$170,230.00View SEC Filing  
8/26/2016Bradley ViziDirectorBuy13,160$12.00$157,920.00View SEC Filing  
8/18/2016Bradley ViziDirectorBuy57,452$11.07$635,993.64View SEC Filing  
8/17/2016Robert S PurgasonDirectorBuy10,000$11.24$112,400.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2016Bradley ViziDirectorBuy52,820$9.54$503,902.80View SEC Filing  
8/11/2016Robert P BauerInsiderBuy3,000$9.56$28,680.00View SEC Filing  
11/19/2015John F KaselVPBuy3,500$11.61$40,635.00View SEC Filing  
11/19/2015Lee B Foster IIDirectorBuy5,000$11.57$57,850.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2015David J RussoCFOBuy3,000$11.50$34,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2015John F KaselVPBuy1,500$11.46$17,190.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2015Robert P. BauerCEOBuy5,000$11.71$58,550.00View SEC Filing  
11/11/2015G Thomas MckaneDirectorBuy1,000$11.48$11,480.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2015Robert P BauerCEOBuy2,000$19.61$39,220.00View SEC Filing  
8/10/2015Lee B Foster IIDirectorBuy5,000$19.83$99,150.00View SEC Filing  
6/2/2015Robert P BauerCEOBuy1,000$38.30$38,300.00View SEC Filing  
8/26/2014Samuel K FisherVPSell2,000$53.36$106,720.00View SEC Filing  
6/11/2014David J RussoCFOSell1,500$53.06$79,590.00View SEC Filing  
5/23/2014John F KaselVPSell4,000$49.06$196,240.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2014Lee Foster IIDirectorSell12,000$46.63$559,560.00View SEC Filing  
8/30/2013Donald FosterVPSell3,750$42.29$158,587.50View SEC Filing  
8/30/2013Peter Mcilroy IIDirectorBuy2,480$42.69$105,871.20View SEC Filing  
8/27/2013Samuel FisherVPSell2,000$43.40$86,800.00View SEC Filing  
2/15/2013Samuel K FisherVPSell2,000$44.67$89,340.00View SEC Filing  
2/12/2013Robert P BauerCEOBuy2,000$43.28$86,560.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for L.B. Foster Company (NASDAQ:FSTR)
DateHeadline
bizjournals.com logoATI shares shoot up 31 percent in trading Tuesday (NASDAQ:FSTR)
www.bizjournals.com - January 25 at 11:54 PM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to L.B. Foster Co. : December 13, 2016 (NASDAQ:FSTR)
www.capitalcube.com - December 13 at 5:54 PM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to L.B. Foster Co. : December 2, 2016 (NASDAQ:FSTR)
www.capitalcube.com - December 2 at 3:42 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to L.B. Foster Co. : November 10, 2016 (NASDAQ:FSTR)
www.capitalcube.com - November 10 at 4:25 PM
capitalcube.com logoL.B. Foster Co. :FSTR-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2016 By the Numbers : November 9, 2016 (NASDAQ:FSTR)
www.capitalcube.com - November 9 at 4:41 PM
seekingalpha.com logoL.B. Foster Co. (FSTR) CEO Robert Bauer on Q3 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript (NASDAQ:FSTR)
seekingalpha.com - November 8 at 10:39 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoL.B. Foster (FSTR) Q3 Earnings & Revenues Lag Estimates (NASDAQ:FSTR)
finance.yahoo.com - November 8 at 4:27 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of FSTR earnings conference call or presentation 7-Nov-16 10:00pm GMT (NASDAQ:FSTR)
finance.yahoo.com - November 8 at 4:27 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoFOSTER L B CO Files SEC form 8-K/A, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NASDAQ:FSTR)
biz.yahoo.com - November 8 at 4:27 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoL.B. Foster reports 3Q loss (NASDAQ:FSTR)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - November 7 at 5:10 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ3 2016 L.B. Foster Co Earnings Release - After Market Close (NASDAQ:FSTR)
biz.yahoo.com - November 7 at 8:28 AM
publicnow.com logoL.B. Foster Company to Report Third Quarter 2016 Operating Results on November 7, 2016 (NASDAQ:FSTR)
www.publicnow.com - November 2 at 5:19 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLB Foster Up to Hold on Strong Growth Moves, Risks Exist (NASDAQ:FSTR)
finance.yahoo.com - October 12 at 10:05 AM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to L.B. Foster Co. : October 3, 2016 (NASDAQ:FSTR)
www.capitalcube.com - October 3 at 4:56 PM
morningstar.co.uk logoSteel Stocks Posting Strong Gains In Afternoon Trading (NASDAQ:FSTR)
www.morningstar.co.uk - September 29 at 10:07 AM
4-traders.com logoL B Foster : Bradley Vizi Buys 28,155 Shares of L.B. Foster Co. Stock (NASDAQ:FSTR)
www.4-traders.com - September 26 at 9:49 AM
4-traders.com logoL B Foster : Awarded $15 Million Steel Grid Deck and Railing Contract for Historic Peace Bridge (NASDAQ:FSTR)
www.4-traders.com - September 17 at 4:55 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to L.B. Foster Co. : September 13, 2016 (NASDAQ:FSTR)
www.capitalcube.com - September 14 at 9:21 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLB Foster's Dismal Trend Continues: Time to Sell the Stock? (NASDAQ:FSTR)
finance.yahoo.com - September 14 at 9:21 AM
fidaily.com logoL.B. Foster Company (NASDAQ:FSTR) Trading Up – Insider Trading Activity (NASDAQ:FSTR)
www.fidaily.com - September 4 at 9:32 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoFOSTER L B CO Financials (NASDAQ:FSTR)
finance.yahoo.com - August 17 at 5:19 PM
nasdaq.com logoMid-Day Market Update: Hain Celestial Drops Following Announcement of Delay in Earnings Release; Sito Mobile Shares Surge (NASDAQ:FSTR)
www.nasdaq.com - August 16 at 5:13 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to L.B. Foster Co. : August 12, 2016 (NASDAQ:FSTR)
www.capitalcube.com - August 12 at 5:11 PM
capitalcube.com logoL.B. Foster Co. :FSTR-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : August 11, 2016 (NASDAQ:FSTR)
www.capitalcube.com - August 11 at 5:21 PM
bizjournals.com logoLB Foster names new leader for energy division (NASDAQ:FSTR)
www.bizjournals.com - August 9 at 9:28 PM
4-traders.com logoL.B. Foster Reports Second Quarter Operating Results: Records Non-Cash Impairment Charge (NASDAQ:FSTR)
www.4-traders.com - August 9 at 9:28 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of FSTR earnings conference call or presentation 9-Aug-16 12:00pm GMT (NASDAQ:FSTR)
finance.yahoo.com - August 9 at 9:28 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoL.B. Foster reports 2Q loss (NASDAQ:FSTR)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - August 9 at 3:51 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ2 2016 L.B. Foster Co Earnings Release - Before Market Open (NASDAQ:FSTR)
biz.yahoo.com - August 9 at 8:03 AM
publicnow.com logoL.B. Foster Reports Second Quarter Operating Results (NASDAQ:FSTR)
www.publicnow.com - August 9 at 8:03 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoL.B. Foster Co Earnings Call scheduled for 8:00 am ET today (NASDAQ:FSTR)
biz.yahoo.com - August 9 at 8:03 AM
publicnow.com logoL.B. Foster Announces Appointment of Senior Vice President (NASDAQ:FSTR)
www.publicnow.com - August 8 at 5:16 PM
publicnow.com logoL.B. Foster Announces Appointment of Senior Vice President (NASDAQ:FSTR)
www.publicnow.com - August 8 at 5:16 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSteel Stocks' Q2 Earnings to Watch on Aug 9: FSTR & RYI (NASDAQ:FSTR)
finance.yahoo.com - August 8 at 9:53 AM
publicnow.com logoL.B. Foster Awarded $15 Million Steel Grid Deck and Railing Contract for Historic Peace Bridge (NASDAQ:FSTR)
www.publicnow.com - August 3 at 5:25 PM
publicnow.com logoL.B. Foster Company to Report Second Quarter 2016 Operating Results on August 9, 2016 (NASDAQ:FSTR)
www.publicnow.com - August 2 at 9:56 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSteel Stocks Q2 Earnings to Watch on Aug 2: FSTR, ZEUS (NASDAQ:FSTR)
finance.yahoo.com - August 1 at 8:48 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLB Foster (FSTR) Continues to Underperform: Time to Sell it? (NASDAQ:FSTR)
finance.yahoo.com - July 11 at 6:42 PM
morningstar.co.uk logoStocks Close Sharply Higher Following Upbeat Jobs Data - US Commentary (NASDAQ:FSTR)
www.morningstar.co.uk - July 8 at 5:05 PM
bizjournals.com logoL.B. Foster reduces credit facility to $275M (NASDAQ:FSTR)
www.bizjournals.com - July 5 at 9:48 AM
finanznachrichten.de logoL.B. Foster Company: L.B. Foster Company Amends Credit Agreement (NASDAQ:FSTR)
www.finanznachrichten.de - July 1 at 10:07 PM
publicnow.com logoL.B. Foster Company Amends Credit Agreement (NASDAQ:FSTR)
www.publicnow.com - July 1 at 11:21 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoFOSTER L B CO Files SEC form 8-K, Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance She (NASDAQ:FSTR)
biz.yahoo.com - July 1 at 11:15 AM
capitalcube.com logoL.B. Foster Co. :FSTR-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2016 By the Numbers (NASDAQ:FSTR)
www.capitalcube.com - May 11 at 11:43 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of FSTR earnings conference call or presentation 3-May-16 9:00pm GMT (NASDAQ:FSTR)
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 12:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLB Foster (FSTR) Posts Wider-than-Expected Loss in Q1 (NASDAQ:FSTR)
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 10:39 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoFOSTER L B CO Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report (NASDAQ:FSTR)
biz.yahoo.com - May 4 at 8:09 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoL.B. Foster downgraded by DA Davidson (NASDAQ:FSTR)
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 8:05 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoL.B. Foster Co Earnings Call scheduled for 5:00 pm ET today (NASDAQ:FSTR)
biz.yahoo.com - May 3 at 5:00 PM
publicnow.com logoL.B. Foster Reports First Quarter Operating Results (NASDAQ:FSTR)
www.publicnow.com - May 3 at 4:30 PM

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What is L.B. Foster Company's stock symbol?

L.B. Foster Company trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "FSTR."

How often does L.B. Foster Company pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for L.B. Foster Company?

L.B. Foster Company announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, July 29th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 9th will be given a dividend of $0.04 per share on Friday, September 23rd. This represents a $0.16 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.19%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, September 7th.

Where is L.B. Foster Company's stock going? Where will L.B. Foster Company's stock price be in 2017?

1 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for L.B. Foster Company's stock. Their predictions range from $18.00 to $18.00. On average, they anticipate L.B. Foster Company's share price to reach $18.00 in the next twelve months.

When will L.B. Foster Company announce their earnings?

L.B. Foster Company is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, February, 27th 2017.

Who owns L.B. Foster Company stock?

L.B. Foster Company's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Legion Partners Asset Management LLC (12.68%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.69%), First Wilshire Securities Management Inc. (1.46%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.40%), Minerva Advisors LLC (1.02%) and Royce & Associates LP (1.01%). Company insiders that own L.B. Foster Company stock include Bradley Vizi, David J Russo, Dirk Junge, G Thomas Mckane, John F Kasel, Lee B Foster II, Robert P Bauer and Robert S Purgason.

Who sold L.B. Foster Company stock? Who is selling L.B. Foster Company stock?

L.B. Foster Company's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP.

Who bought L.B. Foster Company stock? Who is buying L.B. Foster Company stock?

L.B. Foster Company's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Legion Partners Asset Management LLC, First Wilshire Securities Management Inc., Numeric Investors LLC, Gabelli Funds LLC, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Renaissance Technologies LLC, A.R.T. Advisors LLC and GSA Capital Partners LLP. Company insiders that have bought L.B. Foster Company stock in the last two years include Bradley Vizi, David J Russo, Dirk Junge, G Thomas Mckane, John F Kasel, Lee B Foster II, Robert P Bauer and Robert S Purgason.

How do I buy L.B. Foster Company stock?

Shares of L.B. Foster Company can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of L.B. Foster Company stock cost?

One share of L.B. Foster Company stock can currently be purchased for approximately $13.50.

L.B. Foster Company (NASDAQ:FSTR) Chart for Thursday, February, 23, 2017


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Earnings by Quarter for L.B. Foster Company (NASDAQ:FSTR)

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Dividend Payments by Quarter for L.B. Foster Company (NASDAQ:FSTR)

Last Updated on 2/23/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff