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

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

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: Steel
  • Sub-Industry: Industrial Machinery
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:FSTR
  • CUSIP: 35006010
  • Web: www.lbfoster.com
  • Market Cap: $269.93 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 10,342,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $22.26
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $18.99
  • 52 Week Range: $9.25 - $26.25
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: -87.00
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $484.77 million
  • Price / Sales: 0.56
  • Book Value: $13.30 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.96
  • EBITDA: $23.17 million
  • Net Margins: -9.83%
  • Return on Equity: -27.82%
  • Return on Assets: -10.07%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.93%
  • Current Ratio: 2.06%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.21%
  • Average Volume: 65,109 shs.
  • Beta: 2.25
  • Short Ratio: 3.39

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

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

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

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

L.B. Foster Company (NASDAQ:FSTR) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 3rd. The company reported $0.29 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.03) by $0.32. The business earned $144.86 million during the quarter. L.B. Foster Company had a negative net margin of 9.83% and a negative return on equity of 27.82%. View L.B. Foster Company's Earnings History.

When will L.B. Foster Company make its next earnings announcement?

L.B. Foster Company is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November, 6th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for L.B. Foster Company.

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

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

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

  • Lee B. Foster II, Chairman of the Board
  • Robert P. Bauer, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • James P. Maloney, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer
  • 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

Who owns L.B. Foster Company stock?

L.B. Foster Company's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Strs Ohio (0.30%) and Shell Asset Management Co. (0.11%). 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. View Institutional Ownership Trends for L.B. Foster Company.

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 Strs Ohio and Shell Asset Management Co.. 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. View Insider Buying and Selling for L.B. Foster Company.

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.

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

One share of L.B. Foster Company stock can currently be purchased for approximately $26.10.

MarketBeat Community Rating for L.B. Foster Company (NASDAQ FSTR)
Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  57 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  90 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  147
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about L.B. Foster Company 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 Company (NASDAQ:FSTR) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: No ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Consensus Price Target: N/A
Consensus Price Target History for L.B. Foster Company (NASDAQ:FSTR)
Price Target History for L.B. Foster Company (NASDAQ:FSTR)
Analysts' Ratings History for L.B. Foster Company (NASDAQ:FSTR)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/4/2016DA DavidsonDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$20.00 -> $18.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for L.B. Foster Company (NASDAQ:FSTR)
Earnings by Quarter for L.B. Foster Company (NASDAQ:FSTR)
Earnings History by Quarter for L.B. Foster Company (NASDAQ FSTR)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/3/2017Q2 2017($0.03)$0.29$144.86 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
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 Company (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)


Dividend History by Quarter for L.B. Foster Company (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 Company (NASDAQ:FSTR)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 15.20%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 71.12%
Insider Trades by Quarter for L.B. Foster Company (NASDAQ:FSTR)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for L.B. Foster Company (NASDAQ:FSTR)
Insider Trades by Quarter for L.B. Foster Company (NASDAQ:FSTR)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/13/2017Dirk JungeDirectorBuy1,000$20.01$20,010.00View SEC Filing  
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)


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L.B. Foster Company (FSTR) Chart for Monday, October, 23, 2017

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