News articles about L.B. Foster (NASDAQ:FSTR) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. L.B. Foster earned a coverage optimism score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the basic materials company an impact score of 46.6858169401244 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
Shares of L.B. Foster (NASDAQ FSTR) traded down $0.60 during trading on Wednesday, reaching $25.15. 38,010 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 42,395. The stock has a market cap of $264.86, a P/E ratio of 63.00 and a beta of 2.22. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.88, a quick ratio of 1.32 and a current ratio of 2.36. L.B. Foster has a 52 week low of $11.80 and a 52 week high of $30.30.
L.B. Foster (NASDAQ:FSTR) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February 27th. The basic materials company reported $0.48 EPS for the quarter. The company had revenue of $141.32 million during the quarter. L.B. Foster had a net margin of 0.77% and a return on equity of 6.37%.
About L.B. Foster
L.B. Foster Company is a manufacturer, fabricator and distributor of products and services for the rail, construction, energy and utility markets. The Company’s segments include Rail Products and Services, Construction Products, and Tubular and Energy Services. Its Rail Products segment provides a range of new and used rail, trackwork and accessories to railroads, mines and industry.
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