Media stories about L.B. Foster (NASDAQ:FSTR) have trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. L.B. Foster earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the basic materials company an impact score of 47.5435980512084 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
L.B. Foster (FSTR) opened at $23.25 on Tuesday. L.B. Foster has a twelve month low of $11.80 and a twelve month high of $26.30. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.89, a quick ratio of 1.15 and a current ratio of 2.10.
L.B. Foster (NASDAQ:FSTR) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The basic materials company reported $0.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. L.B. Foster had a negative return on equity of 27.11% and a negative net margin of 7.38%. The company had revenue of $131.49 million for the quarter.
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L.B. Foster Company Profile
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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