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L.B. Foster Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.08 (+0.66 %)
(As of 09/24/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $12.26
50-Day Range
MA: $14.65
52-Week Range
Now: $12.26
Volume16,878 shs
Average Volume34,818 shs
Market Capitalization$131.65 million
P/E Ratio4.68
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. 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.5Community Rank: 2.2Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.97 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$655.06 million
Cash Flow$2.81 per share
Book Value$16.06 per share


Net Income$42.57 million


Market Cap$131.65 million
Next Earnings Date11/3/2020 (Estimated)
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L.B. Foster (NASDAQ:FSTR) Frequently Asked Questions

How has L.B. Foster's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

L.B. Foster's stock was trading at $12.61 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, FSTR stock has decreased by 2.8% and is now trading at $12.26.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of 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."
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When is L.B. Foster's next earnings date?

L.B. Foster is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 3rd 2020.
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How were L.B. Foster's earnings last quarter?

L.B. Foster Co (NASDAQ:FSTR) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August, 4th. The basic materials company reported $0.41 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.01) by $0.42. The basic materials company earned $145.77 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $146.73 million. L.B. Foster had a return on equity of 4.07% and a net margin of 4.84%.
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What price target have analysts set for FSTR?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for L.B. Foster's shares. Their forecasts range from $18.00 to $18.00. On average, they expect L.B. Foster's stock price to reach $18.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 46.8% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting L.B. Foster?

L.B. Foster saw a increase in short interest in the month of August. As of August 14th, there was short interest totaling 216,300 shares, an increase of 29.2% from the July 30th total of 167,400 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 31,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 6.8 days. Currently, 2.2% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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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), BlackBerry (BB), AT&T (T), 1-800-Flowers.Com (FLWS), Pfizer (PFE), Snap (SNAP), Wix.Com (WIX), Exxon Mobil (XOM) and American Airlines Group (AAL).

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

L.B. Foster's management team includes the following 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)

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

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

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

L.B. Foster's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Rutabaga Capital Management LLC MA (2.50%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (0.68%), Bridgeway Capital Management Inc. (0.62%), Mackay Shields LLC (0.59%), Ancora Advisors LLC (0.49%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.48%).
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Which institutional investors are selling L.B. Foster stock?

FSTR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mackay Shields LLC, Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc., Rutabaga Capital Management LLC MA, Perritt Capital Management Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Ancora Advisors LLC, and UBS Group AG.
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Which institutional investors are buying L.B. Foster stock?

FSTR stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Globeflex Capital L P, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., Brinker Capital Inc., Bridgeway Capital Management Inc., First Republic Investment Management Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Stifel Financial Corp, and Strs Ohio.
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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 $12.26.

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

L.B. Foster has a market capitalization of $131.65 million and generates $655.06 million in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $42.57 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.62 on an earnings per share basis. L.B. Foster employs 1,330 workers across the globe.

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

The official website for L.B. Foster is 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]

This page was last updated on 9/25/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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