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


L.B. Foster Company (FSTR): $15.86

0.02 (+0.13%)

POWR Rating

Component Grades

Growth

S

Value

I

Momentum

G

Stability

N

Sentiment

U

Quality

P

FSTR POWR Grades


  • Value is the dimension where FSTR ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 98.21% of US stocks.
  • FSTR's strongest trending metric is Value; it's been moving down over the last 51 weeks.
  • FSTR ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 13th percentile.

FSTR Stock Summary

  • Foster L B Co's stock had its IPO on March 26, 1990, making it an older stock than 84.06% of US equities in our set.
  • FSTR's price/sales ratio is 0.34; that's higher than the P/S ratio of only 5.42% of US stocks.
  • As for revenue growth, note that FSTR's revenue has grown -12.74% over the past 12 months; that beats the revenue growth of only 15.71% of US companies in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Foster L B Co are BGSF, AIT, VPG, UEPS, and CATO.
  • FSTR's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Foster L B Co's official web site, go to www.lbfoster.com.

FSTR Valuation Summary

  • FSTR's price/sales ratio is 0.4; this is 87.88% lower than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • FSTR's price/earnings ratio has moved down 5.5 over the prior 243 months.
  • FSTR's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.3 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for FSTR.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
FSTR 2021-08-26 0.4 1.0 17.9 219.9
FSTR 2021-08-25 0.4 1.1 18.1 221.8
FSTR 2021-08-24 0.4 1.1 18.2 222.5
FSTR 2021-08-23 0.4 1.0 17.8 218.8
FSTR 2021-08-20 0.4 1.0 17.8 218.1
FSTR 2021-08-19 0.4 1.0 17.6 216.3

FSTR Growth Metrics

  • Its 3 year price growth rate is now at 98.7%.
  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -41.57%.
  • The 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 183.28%.
Over the past 33 months, FSTR's revenue has gone down $99,218,000.

The table below shows FSTR's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-06-30 504.543 17.359 10.543
2021-03-31 495.787 31.238 8.19
2020-12-31 497.411 16.918 7.582
2020-09-30 542.285 29.294 31.737
2020-06-30 578.196 44.874 27.971
2020-03-31 633.363 35.953 37.012

FSTR's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • FSTR has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 76.92% of graded US stocks.
  • FSTR's asset turnover comes in at 1.342 -- ranking 61st of 105 Wholesale stocks.
  • GLP, GEL, and AE are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with FSTR.

The table below shows FSTR's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 1.342 0.176 0.004
2021-03-31 1.304 0.181 -0.004
2020-12-31 1.287 0.191 -0.002
2020-09-30 1.372 0.181 -0.019
2020-06-30 1.447 0.180 0.016
2020-03-31 1.566 0.180 0.050

FSTR Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of FSTR, see our FSTR price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $21.25 Average Broker Recommendation 1.25 (Strong Buy)

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FSTR Price/Volume Stats

Current price $15.86 52-week high $19.47
Prev. close $15.84 52-week low $13.16
Day low $15.80 Volume 34,600
Day high $16.00 Avg. volume 65,483
50-day MA $16.39 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $17.04 Market Cap 171.83M

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.


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L.B. Foster Company to Present at Lytham Partners Fall 2021 Investor Conference on October 6, 2021

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- L.B. Foster Company (NASDAQ: FSTR), announced today that John Kasel, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Bill Thalman, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present virtually at the Lytham Partners Fall 2021 Investor Conference. The Company’s presentation will begin at 8:45 AM Eastern Time on Wednesday, October 6, 2021. A video webcast, presentation slides, and a video replay will be available online. The replay will remain

Yahoo | September 29, 2021

L.B. Foster Announces Sale of Steel Piling Products Business

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- L.B. Foster Company (NASDAQ: FSTR, the Company), a leading provider of products and services for the rail industry and solutions to support critical infrastructure projects, announced today that it completed the sale of its steel Piling Products line of business to J.D. Fields & Company, Inc. on September 24, 2021 for approximately $24 million in total proceeds. The Company is retaining all pre-closing receivables and liabilities associated with the

Yahoo | September 27, 2021

L.B. Foster (NASDAQ:FSTR) shareholders have earned a 5.8% CAGR over the last five years

It might be of some concern to shareholders to see the L.B. Foster Company ( NASDAQ:FSTR ) share price down 13% in the...

Yahoo | September 17, 2021

L.B. Foster Company to Present at the Singular Research Compelling Values 2021 Webinar on September 16, 2021

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- L.B. Foster Company (NASDAQ: FSTR), announced today that Bill Thalman, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and Jim Kempton, Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer, will present virtually at the Singular Research Compelling Values 2021 Webinar. The Company’s presentation will begin at 1:00 PM Eastern Time on Thursday, September 16, 2021. A live video webcast, presentation slides, and a video replay will be available onli

Yahoo | September 9, 2021

L.B. Foster's (FSTR) Unit Provides Flow Metering Solutions

L.B. Foster's (FSTR) subsidiary, Chemtec, is well placed to provide metering and additive injection systems for new facilities being built to support increasing demand for renewable and sustainable fuels.

Yahoo | August 30, 2021

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FSTR Price Returns

1-mo 2.32%
3-mo -8.11%
6-mo -6.54%
1-year 7.09%
3-year -14.46%
5-year 24.88%
YTD 5.38%
2020 -22.34%
2019 21.89%
2018 -41.44%
2017 99.63%
2016 0.48%

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