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

$20.32
+0.34 (+1.70 %)
(As of 10/21/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$19.98
Now: $20.32
$20.37
50-Day Range
$18.93
MA: $20.63
$23.39
52-Week Range
$13.91
Now: $20.32
$27.80
Volume21,400 shs
Average Volume42,713 shs
Market Capitalization$215.13 million
P/E Ratio17.37
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.79
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
CUSIP35006010
Phone412-928-3400

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$626.97 million
Cash Flow$2.95 per share
Book Value$11.56 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-31,170,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees1,480
Market Cap$215.13 million
Next Earnings Date11/7/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July, 30th. The basic materials company reported $0.90 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.51 by $0.39. The basic materials company earned $200.93 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $178.85 million. L.B. Foster had a negative net margin of 3.36% and a positive return on equity of 15.15%. 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 Thursday, November 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for L.B. Foster.

What price target have analysts set for FSTR?

1 analysts have issued 1 year 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 year. This suggests a possible upside of 47.6% 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?

News headlines about FSTR stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring 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 closest to five being the most favorable. L.B. Foster earned a media sentiment score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the basic materials company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for L.B. Foster.

Are investors shorting L.B. Foster?

L.B. Foster saw a decrease in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 101,000 shares, a decrease of 12.3% from the August 30th total of 115,100 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 36,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.8 days. Approximately 1.0% of the shares of the company 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), Solaredge Technologies (SEDG), 1-800-Flowers.Com (FLWS), Direct Line Insurance Group (DLG), American Airlines Group (AAL), Cyberark Software (CYBR), Wix.Com (WIX), BlackBerry (BB), Diageo (DEO) and Snap (SNAP).

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.24%) and Meeder Asset Management Inc. (0.02%). 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 Assenagon Asset Management S.A.. 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 Meeder Asset Management Inc.. 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 $20.32.

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

L.B. Foster has a market capitalization of $215.13 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, 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:  168 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  220 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  388
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 10/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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