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

+0.71 (+3.80 %)
(As of 12/8/2019 03:12 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $19.37
50-Day Range
MA: $19.12
52-Week Range
Now: $19.37
Volume28,721 shs
Average Volume40,055 shs
Market Capitalization$204.92 million
P/E Ratio16.56
Dividend YieldN/A
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$626.97 million
Cash Flow$2.98 per share
Book Value$11.56 per share


Net Income$-31,170,000.00


Market Cap$204.92 million
Next Earnings Date3/16/2020 (Estimated)

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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) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October, 29th. The basic materials company reported $0.29 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.18. The basic materials company earned $154.28 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $169.23 million. L.B. Foster had a negative net margin of 3.71% and a positive return on equity of 14.16%. 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 Monday, March 16th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for L.B. Foster.

What price target have analysts set for FSTR?

1 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for L.B. Foster's shares. Their forecasts range from $30.00 to $30.00. On average, they expect L.B. Foster's stock price to reach $30.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 54.9% 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?

Headlines about FSTR stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. L.B. Foster earned a news impact score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the basic materials company a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is very likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. View News Stories for L.B. Foster.

Are investors shorting L.B. Foster?

L.B. Foster saw a decline in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 71,400 shares, a decline of 20.7% from the October 31st total of 90,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 27,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.6 days. Currently, 0.7% of the company's shares are sold short. View L.B. Foster's Current Options Chain.

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), 1-800-Flowers.Com (FLWS), Solaredge Technologies (SEDG), American Airlines Group (AAL), Cyberark Software (CYBR), BlackBerry (BB), Diageo (DEO), Under Armour (UAA), Direct Line Insurance Group (DLG) and Wix.Com (WIX).

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. Patrick J. Guinee, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 49)
  • Mr. John F. Kasel, Sr. VP of Rail & Construction (Age 54)
  • Mr. Todd M. James, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 36)

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

L.B. Foster's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (1.57%), Mackay Shields LLC (1.27%), Ancora Advisors LLC (0.40%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.32%), Squarepoint Ops LLC (0.30%) and First Trust Advisors LP (0.26%). 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 State Street Corp, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Ancora Advisors LLC and Mackay Shields 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 First Trust Advisors LP, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Dupont Capital Management Corp, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Meeder Asset Management Inc. and Systematic Financial Management LP. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

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

One share of FSTR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $19.37.

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

L.B. Foster has a market capitalization of $204.92 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.View Additional Information About L.B. Foster.

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 DR SUITE 100, 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:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  178 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  231 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  409
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 12/8/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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