L.B. Foster Company

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FSTR

Price:

$21.84

Market Cap:

$239.45M

L.B. Foster Company provides engineered and manufactured products and services for the building and infrastructure projects worldwide. The company's Rail, Technologies, and Services segment offers new rail to passenger and short line freight railroads, industrial companies, and rail contractors; used rails; rail accessories, including track spikes and anchors, bolts, angle bars, tie plates, and other products; power rail, direct fixation fasteners, coverboards, and special accessories; and trackwork products, as well as engineers and manufactures insulated rail joints and related accessories. This segment also provides friction management products and application systems, railroad condition ...[Read more]

Industry

Railroads

IPO Date

1981-06-09

Stock Exchange

NASDAQ

Ticker

FSTR

The ROE as of June 2024 (TTM) for L.B. Foster Company (FSTR) is 5.64%

According to L.B. Foster Company’s latest financial reports and current stock price. The company's current ROE is 5.64%. This represents a change of 302.27% compared to the average of 1.40% of the last 4 quarters.

L.B. Foster Company (FSTR) Historical ROE (quarterly & annually)

How has FSTR ROE performed in the past?

The mean historical ROE of L.B. Foster Company over the last ten years is -12.77%. The current 5.64% ROE has changed -144.18% with respect to the historical average. Over the past ten years (40 quarters), FSTR's ROE was at its highest in in the December 2019 quarter at 15.45%. The ROE was at its lowest in in the June 2016 quarter at -49.98%.

Quarterly (TTM)
Annual

Average

-12.77%

Median

1.51%

Minimum

-106.31%

Maximum

25.06%

L.B. Foster Company (FSTR) ROE by Quarter and Year

Discovering the peaks and valleys of L.B. Foster Company ROE, unveiling quarterly and yearly fluctuations to gain insights into the company’s financial performance and market dynamics, offering valuable data for investors and analysts alike.

Maximum Annual Increase = 576.52%

Maximum Annual ROE = 25.06%

Minimum Annual Increase = -1781.34%

Minimum Annual ROE = -106.31%

Quarterly (TTM)
Annual
YearROEChange
20231.03%-103.09%
2022-33.30%-1781.34%
20211.98%-86.44%
202014.60%-41.73%
201925.06%-198.19%
2018-25.52%-1008.95%
20172.81%-102.64%
2016-106.31%576.52%
2015-15.71%-305.73%
20147.64%-17.49%

L.B. Foster Company (FSTR) Average ROE

How has FSTR ROE performed in the past?

The current ROE of L.B. Foster Company (FSTR) is greater than its 3-year, less than than its 5-year, and greater than its 10-year historical averages

3-year avg

-10.10%

5-year avg

1.88%

10-year avg

-12.77%

L.B. Foster Company (FSTR) ROE vs. Peers

How is FSTR’s ROE compared to its peers?

L.B. Foster Company’s ROE is less than Trinity Industries, Inc. (12.28%), less than FreightCar America, Inc. (61.35%), less than Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (8.86%), less than Norfolk Southern Corporation (12.45%), less than The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (8.75%), less than CSX Corporation (29.59%), less than Union Pacific Corporation (44.34%), less than Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (9.42%), less than Canadian National Railway Company (26.98%),

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