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


L.B. Foster Company (FSTR)

Today's Latest Price: $11.70 USD

0.24 (2.09%)

Updated Jul 10 4:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating


POWR Components:

 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank


Industry Rank:

Ranked of 14 in Railroads

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FSTR Stock Summary

  • FSTR's current price/earnings ratio is 3.38, which is higher than just 3.91% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 0.2, Foster L B Co has a higher such ratio than just 8.62% of stocks in our set.
  • Over the past twelve months, FSTR has reported earnings growth of -196.23%, putting it ahead of merely 9.2% of US 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 WWW, SCSC, GES, AEGN, and GVA.
  • 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 $11.70 52-week high $27.80
Prev. close $11.46 52-week low $7.96
Day low $11.21 Volume 13,723
Day high $11.85 Avg. volume 37,645
50-day MA $12.53 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $16.17 Market Cap 125.26M

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:
$11.70$14.9226%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Foster L B Co. To summarize, we found that Foster L B Co ranked in the 53th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. More precisely, our analysis suggests the stock is undervalued by approximately 26.67% on a DCF basis. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for FSTR, they are:

  • Its compound free cash flow growth rate, as measured over the past 5.51 years, is -0.09% -- higher than only 17.69% of stocks in our DCF forecasting set.
  • The company has produced more trailing twelve month cash flow than merely 22.6% of its sector Industrials.
  • Foster L B Co's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 7%; for context, that number is higher than only 17.95% of tickers in our DCF set.


Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price
0%24%
1%25%
2%26%
3%27%
4%28%
5%30%

INFO, LSTR, BRC, AOS, and SNA can be thought of as valuation peers to FSTR, in the sense that they are in the Industrials sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.


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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.

Were Hedge Funds Right About Souring On L.B. Foster Company (FSTR)

Insider Monkey has processed numerous 13F filings of hedge funds and successful value investors to create an extensive database of hedge fund holdings. The 13F filings show the hedge funds' and successful investors' positions as of the end of the first quarter. You can find articles about an individual hedge fund's trades on numerous financial […]

Yahoo | July 4, 2020

L.B. Foster CFO resigning

L.B. Foster (FSTR +6.5%) says in a filing that its chief financial officer, James Maloney, is resigning. Maloney informed the company of his intent to resign effective July 13. Controller and Principal Accounting Officer James Kempton will perform as interim CFO until a permanent replacement is named, the company says....

Seeking Alpha | July 2, 2020

L.B. Foster: Too Challenging To Find Upside Here

Investment Thesis L.B. Foster (FSTR) is an asset-light and in most years it is a profitable company. And it's cheaply valued at just 5x trailing free cash flow. However, Foster's Tubular and Energy division had up until now been a very strong business unit in Foster's diversified operations. But given...

Michael Wiggins De Oliveira on Seeking Alpha | June 24, 2020

Edited Transcript of FSTR earnings conference call or presentation 5-May-20 9:00pm GMT

Q1 2020 L.B. Foster Co Earnings Call

Yahoo | June 8, 2020

One L.B. Foster Company (NASDAQ:FSTR) Analyst Just Slashed Their 2020 Revenue Estimates

One thing we could say about the covering analyst on L.B. Foster Company (NASDAQ:FSTR) - they aren't optimistic...

Yahoo | May 12, 2020

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FSTR Price Returns

1-mo -10.55%
3-mo -18.18%
6-mo -40.28%
1-year -55.95%
3-year -44.94%
5-year -63.89%
YTD -39.63%
2019 21.89%
2018 -41.44%
2017 99.63%
2016 0.48%
2015 -71.66%

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