L.B. Foster (FSTR) Given News Sentiment Score of 0.20
News coverage about L.B. Foster (NASDAQ:FSTR) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. L.B. Foster earned a news sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the basic materials company an impact score of 49.7573738990818 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Shares of L.B. Foster (FSTR) opened at 19.10 on Friday. The firm’s market cap is $197.53 million. L.B. Foster has a 1-year low of $9.25 and a 1-year high of $22.00. The company has a 50-day moving average of $18.80 and a 200-day moving average of $16.79.
L.B. Foster (NASDAQ:FSTR) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 3rd. The basic materials company reported $0.29 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.03) by $0.32. L.B. Foster had a negative return on equity of 27.82% and a negative net margin of 9.83%. The firm had revenue of $144.86 million for the quarter. Analysts predict that L.B. Foster will post ($0.81) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
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About L.B. Foster
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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