L.B. Foster

Today's infrastructure is built on L.B. Foster's legacy. For more than a century, our company has provided the materials necessary to construct and maintain major transportation, construction, utility, recreation and agriculture projects. L.B. Foster products have recently contributed to the improvement of many landmark structures including the Panama Canal, Brooklyn Bridge and New Orleans flood walls.

L.B. Foster operates individual business units that specialize in rail, construction and tubular products. These groups manage manufacturing, distribution and sales facilities nationwide. We also function as a distributor and service provider in strategic alliances with industry leading manufacturing and engineering firms.

Our company maintains ongoing programs that enhance product quality, improve operational processes and assure employee safety. L.B. Foster is committed to providing superior products for our customers, an entrepreneurial climate for our employees and exceptional value for our stakeholders.

Company Growth (employees)
Type
Public
HQ
Pittsburgh, US
Founded
1902
Size (employees)
1,241 (est)
L.B. Foster was founded in 1902 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, US

L.B. Foster Office Locations

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

L.B. Foster Data and Metrics

L.B. Foster Financial Metrics

L.B. Foster's revenue was reported to be $118.7 m in Q1, 2017
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2017)

118.7 m

Gross profit (Q1, 2017)

39.3 m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2017), %

33%

Net income (Q1, 2017)

(2.4 m)

Market capitalization (17-Aug-2017)

186 m

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

33.8 m
L.B. Foster's current market capitalization is $186 m.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

598 m607.2 m624.5 m483.5 m

Revenue growth, %

2%3%(23%)

Cost of goods sold

482 m485.6 m420.2 m331.4 m

Gross profit

115.9 m121.6 m204.4 m152.1 m

Gross profit Margin, %

19%20%33%31%

General and administrative expense

86 m

Operating expense total

71.8 m82.5 m184.2 m237.5 m

Interest expense

485 k512 k4.4 m6.6 m

Interest income

659 k530 k206 k228 k

Pre tax profit

44.1 m39.1 m(147.2 m)

Income tax expense

14.8 m13.4 m(6.1 m)(5.5 m)

Net Income

29.3 m25.7 m(44.4 m)(141.7 m)
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Revenue

166.8 m167.8 m137.9 m171.4 m176.1 m126.3 m136 m114.6 m118.7 m

Cost of goods sold

136.1 m132.6 m107.3 m114.8 m117.5 m86.4 m92.6 m81.7 m79.4 m

Gross profit

30.7 m35.2 m30.7 m56.6 m58.6 m39.9 m43.4 m33 m39.3 m

Gross profit Margin, %

18%21%22%33%33%32%32%29%33%

General and administrative expense

19.6 m20.6 m22.3 m24.3 m21.6 m22.8 m23.3 m19.8 m19.2 m

Operating expense total

19.6 m20.6 m22.3 m24.3 m21.6 m22.8 m23.3 m19.8 m19.2 m

Interest expense

126 k126 k613 k1.3 m1.3 m1.2 m1.7 m1.5 m2.1 m

Interest income

(147 k)(140 k)(57 k)(37 k)(66 k)(55 k)(52 k)(50 k)(56 k)

Pre tax profit

10.2 m13.9 m6.7 m7.8 m(70.2 m)(129.4 m)(9.4 m)(2 m)

Income tax expense

3.4 m4.7 m2.4 m2.5 m(12.8 m)(1.3 m)(37.4 m)(3.4 m)431 k

Net Income

6.9 m9.1 m4.3 m9.6 m(47.8 m)(2.8 m)(94.8 m)(100.8 m)(2.4 m)
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

64.6 m52 m33.3 m30.4 m

Current Assets

247.4 m247.7 m214.5 m199.6 m

PP&E

50.1 m74.8 m126.7 m104 m

Goodwill

57.8 m82.9 m81.8 m18.9 m

Total Assets

413.7 m495.1 m566.7 m393 m

Accounts Payable

46.6 m67.2 m55.8 m37.7 m

Total Debt

149.2 m

Current Liabilities

75.5 m108.8 m91.6 m82.3 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

47.2 m48.1 m46.7 m44.1 m

Retained Earnings

298.4 m322.7 m276.6 m133.7 m

Total Equity

316.4 m335.9 m282.8 m133.3 m

Debt to Equity Ratio

1.1 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

1.3 x1.5 x2 x2.9 x
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Cash

87.6 m86.5 m37.6 m35.6 m33.2 m30.9 m32.8 m3.7 m33.8 m

Current Assets

272.3 m272.8 m252.7 m260.3 m257.1 m210.8 m221.3 m173.5 m211.1 m

PP&E

54 m63.1 m125.1 m128.1 m126.9 m126 m108.6 m106.1 m103.5 m

Goodwill

57.8 m59.6 m215.1 m162.6 m81.2 m81.6 m24 m19.4 m19.1 m

Total Assets

440 m452.4 m695.7 m701.8 m611.6 m558.1 m470 m411.3 m402.2 m

Accounts Payable

59.4 m60.2 m56.8 m56.3 m53.5 m46.2 m58.3 m41.3 m55.9 m

Current Liabilities

90.7 m97.2 m97.7 m94.6 m95.9 m82 m96.5 m78 m97.3 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

47 m47.6 m47 m47.7 m46.8 m45 m44 m44.2 m43.6 m

Retained Earnings

308.3 m317.1 m326.5 m331.5 m273.7 m273.3 m180.9 m174.5 m131.2 m

Total Equity

327.7 m334.5 m335.5 m344.7 m281.1 m278.9 m184.1 m176.8 m131.8 m

Financial Leverage

1.3 x1.4 x2.1 x2 x2.2 x2 x2.6 x2.3 x3.1 x
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

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

Depreciation and Amortization

10 m12.6 m14.4 m9.6 m

Accounts Receivable

(37 m)15.2 m31.2 m12 m

Inventories

29.9 m(9.9 m)4.3 m10.5 m

Accounts Payable

(5.2 m)16.3 m(17.2 m)(16 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

56.2 m18.4 m

Purchases of PP&E

(37.5 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(205.6 m)(7.9 m)

Long-term Borrowings

(161.1 m)(155.4 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

134.3 m(12.5 m)

Interest Paid

330 k362 k3.7 m4.9 m

Income Taxes Paid

18.7 m14.6 m7.8 m3.9 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

6.9 m9.1 m4.3 m9.6 m(47.8 m)(2.8 m)(94.8 m)(100.8 m)(2.4 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

6 m9.2 m4.8 m6.8 m10.6 m3.7 m7.3 m10.6 m1.8 m

Accounts Receivable

4.2 m7.8 m16 m6.5 m(1.5 m)4.3 m(2.8 m)13.5 m

Inventories

(7.6 m)(11.8 m)(8.3 m)(7.8 m)(1.3 m)4.1 m(231 k)3.2 m

Accounts Payable

13.1 m13.7 m(12.5 m)(13.1 m)(16.1 m)(9.2 m)3.8 m(13.3 m)55.9 m

Cash From Operating Activities

(7.4 m)(1.9 m)13.7 m(5.1 m)6.6 m11.9 m

Purchases of PP&E

(12.8 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(193.7 m)(202 m)(205.2 m)(3.6 m)(4.9 m)(6.2 m)

Long-term Borrowings

(28.1 m)(62.2 m)(108.8 m)(37.1 m)(68.2 m)(134.2 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

189.1 m189 m175.7 m5.5 m(2.3 m)(35.5 m)

Interest Paid

177 k267 k288 k1.5 m2.5 m1.1 m2.2 m3.5 m

Income Taxes Paid

3 m4.8 m3.6 m6.4 m6.3 m3.6 m4 m4 m
USDY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

95.7 k

Financial Leverage

3.1 x

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