NASDAQ:FSTR - L.B. Foster Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$21.27 -0.91 (-4.10 %)
(As of 04/25/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$22.18
Today's Range$21.11 - $22.00
52-Week Range$13.91 - $26.48
Volume46,480 shs
Average Volume39,569 shs
Market Capitalization$225.06 million
P/E Ratio18.16
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.09
L.B. Foster Company manufactures and distributes products and services for the transportation and energy infrastructure worldwide. Its Rail Products and Services segment offers new rail to passenger and short line freight railroads, industrial companies, and rail contractors; used rails; rail accessories, including track spikes, bolts, angle bars, and other products; power rail, direct fixation fasteners, coverboards, and other accessories; and trackwork products, as well as engineers and fabricates insulated rail joints and related accessories. This segment also provides friction management products and application systems, railroad condition monitoring systems and equipment, wheel impact load detection, rail anchors and spikes, wayside data collection and management systems, epoxy and nylon-encapsulated insulated rail joints, and track fasteners; and aftermarket services and engineered concrete railroad ties. The company's Construction Products segment sells and rents steel sheet piling, H-bearing pile, and other piling products; and bridge decking, bridge railing, structural steel fabrications, expansion joints, bridge forms, and other products for highway construction and repair. It also produces precast concrete buildings and various specialty precast concrete products; and fabricated steel and aluminum products. Its Tubular and Energy Services segment provides pipe coatings for natural gas pipelines and utilities; solutions for metering and injection systems for the oil and gas market; upstream test and inspection services; and precision measurement systems, and inspection and tubular integrity management services for the oil and gas market, as well as threaded pipe products for the oil and gas, industrial water well, and irrigation markets. The company markets its products directly, as well as through a network of agents. L.B. Foster Company was founded in 1902 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Metals service centers & offices
Sub-IndustryIndustrial Machinery
SectorBasic Materials
Current SymbolNASDAQ:FSTR
CUSIP35006010
Phone412-928-3400

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$626.97 million
Cash Flow$2.7913 per share
Book Value$11.56 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-31,170,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees1,480
Market Cap$225.06 million
Next Earnings Date5/7/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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

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

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

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

L.B. Foster Co (NASDAQ:FSTR) announced its earnings results on Monday, March, 18th. The basic materials company reported $0.21 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.47 by $0.26. The basic materials company had revenue of $164.53 million for the quarter. L.B. Foster had a negative net margin of 5.31% and a positive return on equity of 7.09%. View L.B. Foster's Earnings History.

When is L.B. Foster's next earnings date?

L.B. Foster is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for L.B. Foster.

What price target have analysts set for FSTR?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price targets for L.B. Foster's shares. Their predictions range from $30.00 to $30.00. On average, they expect L.B. Foster's share price to reach $30.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 41.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for L.B. Foster.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for L.B. Foster?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for L.B. Foster in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for L.B. Foster.

Has L.B. Foster been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about FSTR stock has trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. L.B. Foster earned a news sentiment score of 1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the basic materials company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

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

What other stocks do shareholders of L.B. Foster own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other L.B. Foster investors own include salesforce.com (CRM), Solaredge Technologies (SEDG), 1-800-Flowers.Com (FLWS), Direct Line Insurance Group (DLG), Cyberark Software (CYBR), Wix.Com (WIX), BlackBerry (BB), Diageo (DEO), Under Armour (UAA) and Market Tech (MKT).

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

L.B. Foster's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Robert P. Bauer, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 61)
  • Mr. James P. Maloney, Sr. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 51)
  • Mr. Brian H. Kelly, Sr. VP of HR & Admin. (Age 59)
  • Mr. Patrick J. Guinee, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 49)
  • Mr. John F. Kasel, Sr. VP of Rail & Construction (Age 54)

Who are L.B. Foster's major shareholders?

L.B. Foster's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Malaga Cove Capital LLC (0.36%), Strs Ohio (0.29%) and BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA (0.02%). Company insiders that own L.B. Foster stock include Dirk Junge and Legion Partners Asset Manageme. View Institutional Ownership Trends for L.B. Foster.

Which major investors are selling L.B. Foster stock?

FSTR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Malaga Cove Capital LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for L.B. Foster.

Which major investors are buying L.B. Foster stock?

FSTR stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA and Strs Ohio. View Insider Buying and Selling for L.B. Foster.

How do I buy shares of L.B. Foster?

Shares of FSTR can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

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

One share of FSTR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $21.27.

How big of a company is L.B. Foster?

L.B. Foster has a market capitalization of $225.06 million and generates $626.97 million in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $-31,170,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $1.17 on an earnings per share basis. L.B. Foster employs 1,480 workers across the globe.

What is L.B. Foster's official website?

The official website for L.B. Foster is http://www.lbfoster.com.

How can I contact L.B. Foster?

L.B. Foster's mailing address is 415 HOLIDAY DRIVE, PITTSBURGH PA, 15220. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at 412-928-3400 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for L.B. Foster (NASDAQ FSTR)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  137 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  192 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  329
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about L.B. Foster and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe FSTR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe FSTR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 4/25/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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