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

-0.59 (-2.05%)
(As of 05/23/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
63,677 shs
Average Volume
44,627 shs
Market Capitalization
$308.52 million
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

L.B. Foster MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
2.00 Rating Score
4.1% Downside
$27.00 Price Target
Short Interest
1.00% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.68mentions of L.B. Foster in the last 14 days
Based on 4 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Proj. Earnings Growth

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

2.39 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

113th out of 171 stocks

Metals Service Centers & Offices Industry

4th out of 4 stocks

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

L.B. Foster Company provides engineered and manufactured products and services for the building and infrastructure projects in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and internationally. It operates through two segments: Rail, Technologies, and Services; and Infrastructure Solutions. The Rail, Technologies, and Services segment offers new rail to passenger and short line freight railroads, industrial companies, and rail contractors, as well as used rails; rail accessories, such as rack spikes, bolts, angle bars, tie plates, and other products; insulated rail joints and related accessories; fixation fasteners, coverboards, and special accessories; and trackwork products. This segment also provides engineered concrete railroad ties, friction management products and application systems, railroad condition monitoring systems and equipment including wheel impact load detection systems, wayside data collection and management systems, and rockfall, flood, earthworks, and bridge strike monitoring; and aftermarket services. The Infrastructure Solutions segment manufactures precast concrete products for use as restrooms, concession stands, and protective storage buildings under the CXT brand for national, state, and municipal parks; and manufactures sounds walls, bridge beams, box culverts, septic tanks, and other custom pre-stressed and precast concrete products. This segment also provides steel bridge products; corrosion protection solutions; concrete-reinforced steel grid decking, open steel grid deck, aluminum bridge railing, and stay-in-place steel bridge forms; cuts, threads, and paints pipe; threading services for water well applications; protective pipeline coating services; and turnkey solutions for metering and injection systems for oil and gas markets. L.B. Foster Company was founded in 1902 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

FSTR Stock Price History

FSTR Stock News Headlines

L.B. Foster (NASDAQ:FSTR) Upgraded at
L.B. Foster's chief growth officer to retire
Q1 2024 L B Foster Co Earnings Call
L.B. Foster: Q1 Earnings Snapshot
Desktop Metal reports Q4 results
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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Metals service centers & offices
Industrial Machinery
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
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Potential Upside/Downside
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Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
1 Analysts


Net Income
$1.46 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$543.74 million
Cash Flow
$1.59 per share
Book Value
$13.25 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$308.52 million

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Key Executives

  • Mr. John F. Kasel (Age 59)
    President, CEO & Director
    Comp: $1.25M
  • Mr. William M. Thalman (Age 57)
    Executive VP & CFO
    Comp: $589.74k
  • Mr. Brian H. Kelly (Age 64)
    Executive Vice President of Human Resources & Administration
    Comp: $548.5k
  • Mr. Patrick J. Guinee Esq. (Age 54)
    Executive VP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
    Comp: $570.57k
  • Mr. Gregory W. Lippard (Age 55)
    Senior Vice President of Rail, Technologies & Services
    Comp: $570.66k
  • Mr. Sean M. Reilly CPA (Age 51)
    Corporate Controller & Principal Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Peter David-Vaughan Jones (Age 56)
    Senior Vice President of UK Services & Solutions
  • Stephanie Listwak
    Investor Relations Manager
  • Jake Fuellhart
    Marketing & Communications Manager
  • Mr. William F. Treacy (Age 64)
    Executive VP & Chief Growth Officer

FSTR Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell L.B. Foster stock right now?

1 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for L.B. Foster in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" FSTR shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in FSTR, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is L.B. Foster's stock price target for 2024?

1 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for L.B. Foster's stock. Their FSTR share price targets range from $27.00 to $27.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $27.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.1%.
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How have FSTR shares performed in 2024?

L.B. Foster's stock was trading at $21.99 at the beginning of the year. Since then, FSTR shares have increased by 28.0% and is now trading at $28.15.
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When is L.B. Foster's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August 13th 2024.
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How were L.B. Foster's earnings last quarter?

L.B. Foster (NASDAQ:FSTR) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, March, 5th. The basic materials company reported ($0.04) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.03) by $0.01. The basic materials company earned $134.88 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $127.65 million. L.B. Foster had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 3.19% and a net margin of 1.46%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.03 earnings per share.

What ETF holds L.B. Foster's stock?

Gabelli Automation ETF holds 6,106 shares of FSTR stock, representing 3.24% of its portfolio.

What guidance has L.B. Foster issued on next quarter's earnings?

L.B. Foster issued an update on its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 8th. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $525.0 million-$560.0 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $548.9 million.

What is Robert P. Bauer's approval rating as L.B. Foster's CEO?

7 employees have rated L.B. Foster Chief Executive Officer Robert P. Bauer on Robert P. Bauer has an approval rating of 61% among the company's employees. This puts Robert P. Bauer in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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 (CRM), SolarEdge Technologies (SEDG), BlackBerry (BB), AT&T (T), 1-800-FLOWERS.COM (FLWS), Pfizer (PFE), Snap (SNAP), (WIX), Exxon Mobil (XOM) and American Airlines Group (AAL).

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

L.B. Foster's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Lazard Asset Management LLC (0.02%). Insiders that own company stock include Alexander B Jones, Aron R English, John F Kasel, Sean M Reilly and William M Thalman.
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How do I buy shares of L.B. Foster?

Shares of FSTR stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NASDAQ:FSTR) was last updated on 5/24/2024 by Staff

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