L.B. Foster Company (FSTR): Price and Financial Metrics

L.B. Foster Company (FSTR)

Today's Latest Price: $15.11 USD

0.27 (-1.76%)

Updated Jan 26 6:55pm

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Overall POWR Rating

POWR Components:

 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank

Industry Rank:

Ranked of 20 in Railroads

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FSTR Stock Summary

  • FSTR's current price/earnings ratio is 5.12, which is higher than merely 3.95% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 0.3, Foster L B Co has a higher such ratio than only 6.59% of stocks in our set.
  • Foster L B Co's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 16%, greater than the shareholder yield of 88.17% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Foster L B Co, a group of peers worth examining would be CECE, GBL, BOSC, DXPE, and FORD.
  • FSTR's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Foster L B Co's official web site, go to www.lbfoster.com.

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FSTR Price/Volume Stats

Current price $15.11 52-week high $19.01
Prev. close $15.38 52-week low $7.96
Day low $15.05 Volume 35,700
Day high $15.47 Avg. volume 57,325
50-day MA $15.00 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $13.96 Market Cap 162.37M

L.B. Foster Company (FSTR) Company Bio

LB Foster manufactures, fabricates, and distributes products and services for the rail, construction, energy, and utility markets worldwide. The company was founded in 1902 and is based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

FSTR Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$15.11$15.69 4%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Foster L B Co with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Foster L B Co ranked in the 52th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. More precisely, our analysis suggests the stock is undervalued by approximately 4.5% on a DCF basis. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Foster L B Co ended up being:

  • Foster L B Co's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at -1.49. This coverage rate is greater than that of only 18.87% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.
  • As a business, Foster L B Co experienced a tax rate of about 88% over the past twelve months; relative to its sector (Industrials), this tax rate is higher than 97.52% of stocks generating free cash flow.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Industrials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as FSTR, try ROAD, CR, WLDN, ECHO, and GPN.

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Latest FSTR News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Foster L B Co that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate FSTR as an investment opportunity.

How Much Of L.B. Foster Company (NASDAQ:FSTR) Do Insiders Own?

A look at the shareholders of L.B. Foster Company ( NASDAQ:FSTR ) can tell us which group is most powerful...

Yahoo | January 24, 2021

L.B. Foster Company's (NASDAQ:FSTR) Stock Has Fared Decently: Is the Market Following Strong Financials?

Most readers would already know that L.B. Foster's (NASDAQ:FSTR) stock increased by 3.1% over the past three months...

Yahoo | December 19, 2020

L.B. Foster Company to Report Third Quarter 2020 Operating Results on November 4, 2020

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- L.B. Foster Company (NASDAQ: FSTR), today announced that it will release third quarter operating results after the market closes on Wednesday, November 4, 2020. L.B. Foster will host a conference call to discuss its operating results, market outlook, and developments in the business on Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. A presentation will be available on the Company’s website under the Investor Relations page immediately before the conference call begins. Those wishing to participate via the telephone may dial in at (833) 614-1392 (U.S. & Canada) or (914) 987-7113 (International).   Those wishing to participate via the webcast should access the call through L.B. Foster’s Investor Relations page of the company’s website ...

Yahoo | October 28, 2020

Zacks.com featured highlights include: SYNNEX, L.B. Foster, 360 Finance, Lakeland and Aviat

Zacks.com featured highlights include: SYNNEX, L.B. Foster, 360 Finance, Lakeland and Aviat

Yahoo | October 7, 2020

L.B. Foster (FSTR) in Focus: Stock Moves 8.1% Higher

L.B. Foster (FSTR) saw a big move last session, as its shares jumped more than 8% on the day, amid huge volumes.

Yahoo | October 7, 2020

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FSTR Price Returns

1-mo 0.67%
3-mo 10.13%
6-mo 7.47%
1-year -17.02%
3-year -43.09%
5-year 32.25%
YTD 0.40%
2020 -22.34%
2019 21.89%
2018 -41.44%
2017 99.63%
2016 0.48%

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