L.B. Foster Company  

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Range 50.57 - 52.11
52 week 39.14 - 56.72
Open 50.81
Vol / Avg. 20,906.00/29,247.00
Mkt cap 523.56M
P/E 18.60
Div/yield 0.03/0.24
EPS 2.72
Shares 10.34M
Beta 1.34
Inst. own 83%
Aug 4, 2014
Q2 2014 L.B. Foster Earnings Release (Estimated) Add to calendar
May 22, 2014
L.B. Foster Annual Shareholder Meeting
May 5, 2014
Q1 2014 L.B. Foster Earnings Conference Call - Webcast
May 5, 2014
Q1 2014 L.B. Foster Earnings Release
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Key stats and ratios

Q1 (Mar '14) 2013
Net profit margin 3.28% 4.90%
Operating margin 4.78% 7.38%
EBITD margin - 8.80%
Return on average assets 3.55% 7.14%
Return on average equity 4.61% 9.69%
Employees 830 -
CDP Score - -


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+1-412-9283431 (Phone)
+1-412-9287891 (Fax)

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External links

Analyst Estimates - MarketWatch
SEC Filings - EDGAR Online
Major Holders - MSN Money


L. B. Foster Company is engaged in the manufacture, fabrication and distribution of rail, construction and tubular products. It operates in three business segments: Rail products, Construction products, and Tubular products. For rail markets, the Company provides a line of new and used rail, trackwork, and accessories to railroads, mines and industry. It also designs and produces concrete railroad ties, insulated rail joints, power rail, track fasteners, coverboards and special accessories for mass transit and other rail systems worldwide. It also engineers, manufactures and assembles friction management products, railway wayside data collection and management systems and engineers and sells securement systems and related products. For the construction industry, it sells steel sheet piling, H-bearing piling, pipe piling and provides rental sheet piling for foundation requirements. In November 2013, the Company acquired Ball Winch Pipeline Services, LLC.

Officers and directors

Lee B. Foster II Chairman of the Board
Age: 67
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Robert P. Bauer President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
Age: 55
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
David J. Russo Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer
Age: 55
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Trading Activity - Yahoo Finance
Donald L. Foster Senior Vice President - Construction Products
Age: 58
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
John F. Kasel Senior Vice President - Rail Business
Age: 48
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Trading Activity - Yahoo Finance
Christopher T. Scanlon Chief Accounting Officer, Controller
Age: 38
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Brian H. Kelly Vice President - Human Resources and Administration
Age: 54
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Patrick J. Guinee Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary
Age: 44
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Gregory W. Lippard Vice President - Rail Sales and Products
Age: 45
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters
Trading Activity - Yahoo Finance
Merry L. Brumbaugh Vice President - Tubular Products
Age: 56
Bio & Compensation  - Reuters