L.B. Foster supplies transportation, construction, utility, energy, recreation and agriculture markets with the materials necessary to build and maintain their infrastructure. The Company provides the materials necessary to construct and maintain major transportation, construction, utility, recreation and agriculture projects. L.B. Foster operates individual business units that specialize in rail, construction, and tubular products. These groups manage manufacturing, distribution and sales facilities nationwide. It also functions as a distributor and service provider in strategic alliances with industry leading manufacturing and engineering firms.

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TypePublic
HQPittsburgh, US
Founded1902
Size (employees)1,475 (est)+19%
Websitelbfoster.com
L.B. Foster was founded in 1902 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, US
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L.B. Foster Office Locations

L.B. Foster has an office in Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, (HQ)
415 Holiday Dr
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L.B. Foster Financials and Metrics

L.B. Foster Revenue

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L.B. Foster's revenue was reported to be $536.38 m in FY, 2017
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2018)

167.1m

Gross profit (Q3, 2018)

66.3m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2018), %

39.7%

Net income (Q3, 2018)

5.0m

Market capitalization (12-Dec-2018)

187.1m

Closing stock price (12-Dec-2018)

17.7

Cash (30-Sep-2018)

9.6m

EV

254.0m
L.B. Foster's current market capitalization is $187.1 m.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

598.0m607.2m624.5m483.5m536.4m

Revenue growth, %

2%3%(23%)

Cost of goods sold

482.0m485.6m420.2m331.4m347.0m

Gross profit

115.9m121.6m204.4m152.1m189.4m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Revenue

162.2m111.4m166.8m167.8m137.9m171.4m176.1m126.3m136.0m114.6m118.7m144.9m131.5m122.5m172.9m167.1m

Cost of goods sold

130.9m87.3m136.1m132.6m107.3m114.8m117.5m86.4m92.6m81.7m79.4m94.3m82.5m75.3m105.8m100.7m

Gross profit

31.3m24.1m30.7m35.2m30.7m56.6m58.6m39.9m43.4m33.0m39.3m50.6m49.0m47.2m67.0m66.3m

Gross profit Margin, %

19%22%18%21%22%33%33%32%32%29%33%35%37%39%39%40%
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

64.6m52.0m33.3m30.4m37.7m

Accounts Receivable

98.4m78.5m76.6m

Inventories

Current Assets

247.4m247.7m214.5m199.6m221.1m
Quarterly
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

29.3m25.7m(44.4m)(141.7m)4.1m

Depreciation and Amortization

10.0m12.6m26.7m23.5m19.8m

Inventories

29.9m(9.9m)4.3m10.5m(12.6m)

Accounts Payable

(5.2m)16.3m(17.2m)(16.0m)14.6m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

6.9m9.1m4.3m9.6m(47.8m)(2.8m)(94.8m)(100.8m)(2.4m)602.0k3.8m(2.0m)2.9m7.9m

Depreciation and Amortization

7.1m2.9m6.0m9.2m4.8m12.4m19.5m7.0m13.4m18.4m5.0m10.0m14.9m4.7m9.4m14.0m

Inventories

13.4m(833.0k)(7.6m)(11.8m)(8.3m)(7.8m)(1.3m)4.1m(231.0k)3.2m940.0k(487.0k)(19.3m)(2.9m)(4.5m)(10.5m)

Accounts Payable

(2.6m)13.1m13.7m(12.5m)(13.1m)(16.1m)(9.2m)3.8m(13.3m)18.5m(1.8m)3.3m10.8m21.6m19.6m
USDY, 2018

EV/CFO

11.3 x

Debt/Equity

0.5 x

Debt/Assets

0.2 x

Financial Leverage

2.4 x
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L.B. Foster Online and Social Media Presence

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L.B. Foster News and Updates

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L.B. Foster Company to Report Third Quarter 2018 Operating Results on November 1, 2018

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- L.B. Foster Company (NASDAQ: FSTR), today announced that it will release third quarter 2018 operating results after the market closes on Thursday, November 1, 2018.  L.B. Foster will host a conference call to discuss its operating results and industry …

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DUBLIN, Sept. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Global Railway Tie Supply Market 2018-2022" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global railway tie supply market to grow at a CAGR of 3.34% during the period 2018-2022. Global Railway Tie Supply Market 2018-2022, has...

L.B. Foster Company to Present at the D.A. Davidson Diversified Industrials & Services Conference on September 20, 2018

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- L.B. Foster Company (NASDAQ: FSTR), announced today that Robert Bauer, President and Chief Executive Officer, and James Maloney, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, will present at the 17th Annual D.A. Davidson Diversified Industrials & Service…
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L.B. Foster Company Life and Culture

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L.B. Foster Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was L.B. Foster founded?

    L.B. Foster was founded in 1902.

  • How many employees does L.B. Foster have?

    L.B. Foster has 1,475 employees.

  • What is L.B. Foster revenue?

    Latest L.B. Foster annual revenue is $536.4 m.

  • What is L.B. Foster revenue per employee?

    Latest L.B. Foster revenue per employee is $363.6 k.

  • Who are L.B. Foster competitors?

    Competitors of L.B. Foster include Ferguson, Titan Machinery and ERBOSAN.

  • Where is L.B. Foster headquarters?

    L.B. Foster headquarters is located at 415 Holiday Dr, Pittsburgh.

  • Where are L.B. Foster offices?

    L.B. Foster has an office in Pittsburgh.

  • How many offices does L.B. Foster have?

    L.B. Foster has 1 office.