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

About L.B. Foster Co (NASDAQ:FSTR)

L.B. Foster Co 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
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:FSTR
  • CUSIP: 35006010
  • Web: www.lbfoster.com
  • Market Cap: $181.83 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 10,331,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $15.68
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $14.13
  • 52 Week Range: $9.25 - $18.50
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: -58.67
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $475.91 million
  • Price / Sales: 0.38
  • Book Value: $12.76 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.38
  • Annual Dividend: $0.12
  • Dividend Yield: 0.9%
  • EBIDTA: $20.86 million
  • Net Margins: -19.43%
  • Return on Equity: -0.89%
  • Return on Assets: -0.41%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.76%
  • Current Ratio: 2.22%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.05%
  • Average Volume: 55,505 shs.
  • Beta: 1.99
  • Short Ratio: 2.43

Frequently Asked Questions for L.B. Foster Co (NASDAQ:FSTR)

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

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

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

L.B. Foster Co declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, July 29th. Investors of record on Friday, September 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.04 per share on Friday, September 23rd. This represents a $0.16 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.91%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, September 7th. View L.B. Foster Co's Dividend History.

How were L.B. Foster Co's earnings last quarter?

L.B. Foster Co (NASDAQ:FSTR) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 2nd. The company reported ($0.23) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.31) by $0.08. The company had revenue of $118.70 million for the quarter. L.B. Foster Co had a negative return on equity of 0.89% and a negative net margin of 19.43%. View L.B. Foster Co's Earnings History.

Who are some of L.B. Foster Co's key competitors?

Who are L.B. Foster Co's key executives?

L.B. Foster Co's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Lee B. Foster II, Chairman of the Board
  • Robert P. Bauer, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Christopher T. Scanlon, Interim Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller
  • John F. Kasel, Senior Vice President - Rail products
  • Alexandre Kosmala, Senior Vice President
  • Brian H. Kelly, Vice President - Human Resources and Administration
  • Patrick J. Guinee, Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary
  • Gregory W. Lippard, Vice President - Rail Sales and Products
  • Merry L. Brumbaugh, Vice President - Tubular Products
  • Samuel K. Fisher, Vice President - Rail Distribution

Who owns L.B. Foster Co stock?

L.B. Foster Co's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Legion Partners Asset Management LLC (14.64%), LEGION PARTNERS ASSET MANAGEMENT, LLC (13.20%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.86%), Ameriprise Financial Inc. (4.36%), Vanguard Group Inc. (3.74%) and Kennedy Capital Management Inc. (2.96%). Company insiders that own L.B. Foster Co 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. View Institutional Ownership Trends for L.B. Foster Co.

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

L.B. Foster Co's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Snow Capital Management LP, Morgan Dempsey Capital Management LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System, LSV Asset Management, Morgan Stanley, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC and Bank of America Corp DE. View Insider Buying and Selling for L.B. Foster Co.

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

L.B. Foster Co's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Legion Partners Asset Management LLC, Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc., Ameriprise Financial Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Bragg Financial Advisors Inc, Malaga Cove Capital LLC and Segantii Capital Management Ltd. Company insiders that have bought L.B. Foster Co 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. View Insider Buying and Selling for L.B. Foster Co.

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

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

What is L.B. Foster Co's stock price today?

One share of L.B. Foster Co stock can currently be purchased for approximately $17.60.

MarketBeat Community Rating for L.B. Foster Co (NASDAQ FSTR)
Community Ranking:  1.7 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  27 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  51 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  78
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about L.B. Foster Co and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for L.B. Foster Co (NASDAQ:FSTR) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: No ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for L.B. Foster Co (NASDAQ:FSTR)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/4/2016DA DavidsonDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$20.00 -> $18.00N/AView Rating Details
10/19/2015Stifel NicolausLower Price TargetHold$19.00 -> $18.00N/AView Rating Details
9/11/2015MacquarieDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/29/2015 forward)


Earnings History for L.B. Foster Co (NASDAQ:FSTR)
Earnings by Quarter for L.B. Foster Co (NASDAQ:FSTR)
Earnings History by Quarter for L.B. Foster Co (NASDAQ FSTR)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/2/2017Q1 2017($0.31)($0.23)$118.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/2/2017Q4 2016($0.43)($3.97)$106.57 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/7/2016Q3$0.14($0.04)$142.00 million$114.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
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$0.45$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)


Earnings Estimates for L.B. Foster Co (NASDAQ:FSTR)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: ($0.59)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
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)


Current Dividend Information for L.B. Foster Co (NASDAQ:FSTR)
Most Recent Dividend:9/23/2016
Annual Dividend:$0.12
Dividend Yield:0.68%
Payout Ratio:-1.26% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
-14.81% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
-40.00% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for L.B. Foster Co (NASDAQ:FSTR)

Dividend History by Quarter for L.B. Foster Co (NASDAQ FSTR)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for L.B. Foster Co (NASDAQ:FSTR)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 15.20%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 55.66%
Insider Trades by Quarter for L.B. Foster Co (NASDAQ:FSTR)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for L.B. Foster Co (NASDAQ:FSTR)
Insider Trades by Quarter for L.B. Foster Co (NASDAQ:FSTR)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
4/7/2017Bradley ViziDirectorBuy71,497$13.02$930,890.94View SEC Filing  
3/31/2017Bradley ViziDirectorBuy72,301$12.70$918,222.70View SEC Filing  
3/24/2017Bradley ViziDirectorBuy26,916$12.67$341,025.72View SEC Filing  
3/17/2017Bradley ViziDirectorBuy61,312$13.14$805,639.68View SEC Filing  
3/9/2017Bradley ViziDirectorBuy44,108$13.80$608,690.40View SEC Filing  
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)


Headline Trends for L.B. Foster Co (NASDAQ:FSTR)
Latest Headlines for L.B. Foster Co (NASDAQ:FSTR)
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to L.B. Foster Co. : May 25, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 25 at 7:32 PM
bizjournals.com logoAmerican Eagle Outfitters shares down 14 percent
www.bizjournals.com - May 17 at 5:18 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to L.B. Foster Co. : May 11, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 11 at 5:55 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoL.B. Foster Co. :FSTR-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 9, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 10:42 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFavorable Press Coverage Very Likely to Impact L.B. Foster (FSTR) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 11:42 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoL.B. Foster Co (FSTR) Posts Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.08 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 12:22 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoL.B. Foster's (FSTR) Loss Narrows Y/Y in Q1, Sales Decline
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 5:07 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of FSTR earnings conference call or presentation 2-May-17 9:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 8:43 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoInvestor Network: L. B. Foster Company to Host Earnings Call
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 7:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoL.B. Foster Reports First Quarter Operating Results
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 7:34 PM
marketbeat.com logoL.B. Foster reports 1Q loss
marketbeat.com - May 2 at 6:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoL.B. Foster (FSTR) Earns Coverage Optimism Score of 0.34
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 9:24 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoL.B. Foster (FSTR) Given Daily News Impact Rating of 0.17
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 4:12 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logoL.B. Foster Company to Report First Quarter 2017 Operating Results on May 2, 2017
feeds.benzinga.com - April 21 at 12:51 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoL.B. Foster (FSTR) Earns Media Sentiment Score of 0.44
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 11:18 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoL.B. Foster (FSTR) Earns Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.30
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 12:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoL.B. Foster Co (FSTR) Director Bradley Vizi Purchases 71,497 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 7 at 7:59 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to L.B. Foster Co. : April 5, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 9:54 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoFOSTER L B CO Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers
biz.yahoo.com - March 29 at 11:20 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoInsider Invests in L.B. Foster
finance.yahoo.com - March 27 at 5:01 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Buying: L.B. Foster Co (FSTR) Director Buys 26,916 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 24 at 7:24 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of FSTR earnings conference call or presentation 2-Mar-17 10:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - March 10 at 11:27 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoInsiders Buy Target, Advance Auto Parts
finance.yahoo.com - March 10 at 6:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBradley Vizi Buys 44,108 Shares of L.B. Foster Co (FSTR) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 10 at 1:00 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoFOSTER L B CO Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report
biz.yahoo.com - March 8 at 6:07 PM
seekingalpha.com logoL.B. Foster Has Started Its Turnaround - L.B. Foster Company ... - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - March 7 at 10:07 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoL.B. Foster (FSTR) Incurs Loss in Q4 as Revenues Plunge Y/Y
finance.yahoo.com - March 3 at 5:19 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo4:09 pm L.B. Foster reports Q4 sales decreased 23.4% YoY to $106.6 mln, net loss per share widened to ($3.97) - no estimates
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 3 at 3:37 AM
seekingalpha.com logoLB Foster's (FSTR) CEO Robert Bauer on Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - March 2 at 10:35 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoL.B. Foster Reports Fourth Quarter Operating Results
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 2 at 5:35 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoFOSTER L B CO Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibits
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 2 at 5:35 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 L.B. Foster Co Earnings Release - After Market Close
biz.yahoo.com - March 2 at 10:43 AM
feeds.benzinga.com logoL.B. Foster Company to Report Fourth Quarter 2016 Operating Results on March 2, 2017
feeds.benzinga.com - February 28 at 2:51 PM
bizjournals.com logoATI shares shoot up 31 percent in trading Tuesday
www.bizjournals.com - January 25 at 11:54 PM
seekingalpha.com logoL.B. Foster Co. (FSTR) CEO Robert Bauer on Q3 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - November 8 at 10:39 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoL.B. Foster (FSTR) Q3 Earnings & Revenues Lag Estimates
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
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
biz.yahoo.com - November 8 at 4:27 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ3 2016 L.B. Foster Co Earnings Release - After Market Close
biz.yahoo.com - November 7 at 8:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLB Foster Up to Hold on Strong Growth Moves, Risks Exist
finance.yahoo.com - October 12 at 10:05 AM
morningstar.co.uk logoSteel Stocks Posting Strong Gains In Afternoon Trading
www.morningstar.co.uk - September 29 at 10:07 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLB Foster's Dismal Trend Continues: Time to Sell the Stock?
finance.yahoo.com - September 14 at 9:21 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoFOSTER L B CO Financials
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
www.nasdaq.com - August 16 at 5:13 PM
bizjournals.com logoLB Foster names new leader for energy division
www.bizjournals.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
finance.yahoo.com - August 9 at 9:28 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ2 2016 L.B. Foster Co Earnings Release - Before Market Open
biz.yahoo.com - August 9 at 8:03 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoL.B. Foster Co Earnings Call scheduled for 8:00 am ET today
biz.yahoo.com - August 9 at 8:03 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSteel Stocks' Q2 Earnings to Watch on Aug 9: FSTR & RYI
finance.yahoo.com - August 8 at 9:53 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSteel Stocks Q2 Earnings to Watch on Aug 2: FSTR, ZEUS
finance.yahoo.com - August 1 at 8:48 AM



L.B. Foster Co (FSTR) Chart for Monday, May, 29, 2017

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