LB Foster Company


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Company Statistics

Market Cap.:
$126.40 million
Book Value:
Revenue TTM:
$497.50 million
Operating Margin TTM:
Gross Profit TTM:
$90.75 million
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Company Profile

LB Foster Company had its IPO on 1990-03-26 under the ticker symbol FSTR.

The company operates in the Industrials sector and Railroads industry. LB Foster Company has a staff strength of 1,131 employees.

Stock update

Shares of LB Foster Company opened at $11.52 at the start of the last trading session i.e. 2023-03-30.

The stocks traded within a range of $11.32 - $11.56, and closed at $11.51.

This is a +1.68% increase from the previous day's closing price.

A total volume of 1,671 shares were traded at the close of the day’s session.

In the last one week, shares of LB Foster Company have slipped by -1.62%.

LB Foster Company's Key Ratios

LB Foster Company has a market cap of $126.40 million, indicating a price to book ratio of 0.6018 and a price to sales ratio of 0.2263.

In the last 12-months LB Foster Company’s revenue was $497.50 million with a gross profit of $90.75 million and an EBITDA of $19.49 million. The EBITDA ratio measures LB Foster Company's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure its profitability.

In the trailing 12-month period, LB Foster Company’s operating margin was 0.95% while its return on assets stood at 0.83% with a return of equity of -28.44%.

In Q4, LB Foster Company’s quarterly earnings growth was a negative -33.3% while revenue growth was a positive 21.4%.

LB Foster Company’s PE and PEG Ratio

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Trailing PE

Its diluted EPS in the last 12-months stands at $-4.03 per share while it has a forward price to earnings multiple of 0 and a PEG multiple of 0. A low price to earnings ratio can mean the stock is attractively valued while a high ratio suggests the stock may be overvalued.

The PEG on the other hand provides a broader view compared to the P/E ratio and gives greater insight into LB Foster Company’s profitability.

LB Foster Company stock is trading at a EV to sales ratio of 0.4425 and a EV to EBITDA ratio of 15.0452. Its price to sales ratio in the trailing 12-months stood at 0.2263.

LB Foster Company stock pays annual dividends of $0 per share, indicating a yield of 0% and a payout ratio of 0%.

Balance sheet and cash flow metrics

Total Assets
$365.31 million
Total Liabilities
$103.11 million
Operating Cash Flow
Capital Expenditure
$3.07 million
Dividend Payout Ratio

LB Foster Company ended 2023 with $365.31 million in total assets and $0 in total liabilities. Its intangible assets were valued at $365.31 million while shareholder equity stood at $137.18 million.

LB Foster Company ended 2023 with $3.11 million in deferred long-term liabilities, $103.11 million in other current liabilities, 111000.00 in common stock, $123.17 million in retained earnings and $30.73 million in goodwill. Its cash balance stood at $2.88 million and cash and short-term investments were $2.88 million. The company’s total short-term debt was $127,000 while long-term debt stood at $91.75 million.

LB Foster Company’s total current assets stands at $205.73 million while long-term investments were $0 and short-term investments were $0. Its net receivables were $116.07 million compared to accounts payable of $48.78 million and inventory worth $75.72 million.

In 2023, LB Foster Company's operating cash flow was $-2357000.00 while its capital expenditure stood at $3.07 million.

Comparatively, LB Foster Company paid $0 in dividends in 2023.

Other key metrics

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LB Foster Company stock is currently trading at $11.51 per share. It touched a 52-week high of $15.96 and a 52-week low of $15.96. Analysts tracking the stock have a 12-month average target price of $14.25.

Its 50-day moving average was $12.13 and 200-day moving average was $11.78 The short ratio stood at 2.69 indicating a short percent outstanding of 0%.

Around 1074% of the company’s stock are held by insiders while 6711.3% are held by institutions.

Frequently Asked Questions About LB Foster Company

The stock symbol (also called stock or share ticker) of LB Foster Company is FSTR

The IPO of LB Foster Company took place on 1990-03-26

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L.B. Foster Company provides engineered and manufactured products and services for the building and infrastructure projects worldwide. The company’s Rail, Technologies, 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 and anchors, bolts, angle bars, tie plates, and other products; power rail, direct fixation fasteners, coverboards, and special accessories; and trackwork products, as well as engineers and manufactures 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 systems, wayside data collection and management systems, track fasteners, and engineered concrete railroad ties; and aftermarket services. Its Precast Concrete Products segment offers precast products, such as sound walls, bridge beams, box culverts, septic tanks, and other custom pre-stressed products, as well as a range of specialty precast concrete products for use in transportation and general infrastructure markets. This segment also manufactures precast concrete buildings for use as restrooms, concession stands, and protective storage buildings in national, state, and municipal parks. The company’s Steel Products and Measurement segment provides bridge decking, bridge railing, structural steel fabrications, expansion joints, bridge forms, and other products for highway construction and repair. This segment also produces threaded pipe products for industrial water well, irrigation, and oil and gas markets, as well as offers pipe coatings for oil and gas pipelines and utilities, and precision measurement systems for the oil and gas market. 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.


415 Holiday Drive, Pittsburgh, PA, United States, 15220