L.B. Foster

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.

Company Growth (employees)
Pittsburgh, US
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 Financials and Metrics

L.B. Foster Financials

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

Revenue (Q1, 2017)

118.7 m

Gross profit (Q1, 2017)

39.3 m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2017), %


Net income (Q1, 2017)

(2.4 m)

Market capitalization (12-Oct-2017)

265.1 m

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

33.8 m
L.B. Foster's current market capitalization is $265.1 m.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


598 m607.2 m624.5 m483.5 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

482 m485.6 m420.2 m331.4 m

Gross profit

115.9 m121.6 m204.4 m152.1 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017


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, %

USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


64.6 m52 m33.3 m30.4 m

Current Assets

247.4 m247.7 m214.5 m199.6 m


50.1 m74.8 m126.7 m104 m


57.8 m82.9 m81.8 m18.9 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017


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


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


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


29.9 m(9.9 m)4.3 m10.5 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


(7.6 m)(11.8 m)(8.3 m)(7.8 m)(1.3 m)4.1 m(231 k)3.2 m
USDY, 2017


95.7 k

Financial Leverage

3.1 x
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