Why L.B. Foster Company (NASDAQ:FSTR) Is In News?


Thomson Reuters, a distinguished brokerage company, has placed a 52-week price target of $11.00 on L.B. Foster Company (NASDAQ:FSTR) shares after it surveyed top market analysts. Calculating estimated earnings after taking into consideration different elements, it is predicted to come at $-0.24 for the next fiscal and $N/A for underway quarter.

Valuation Estimates

Analysts take into account the price to earnings ratio to estimate the firm’s valuation. This ratio, which is also called as the P/E ratio evaluates the company on relative expense factor. The formula to calculate ratio is stock’s latest price/ per share earnings. The P/E ratio of L.B. Foster Company (NASDAQ:FSTR) stands at N/A.

Analysts also work out Price/Earnings Growth ratio in an attempt to estimate the valuation of a firm. This ratio commonly known as the PEG ratio implies the stock’s valuation compared to earnings growth potential. Investors look to invest in the stocks with a lower PEG ratio. For L.B. Foster Company, the PEG ratio for coming 3-5 years is -4.81.

Technical Analysis

The technical analysis highlights that L.B. Foster Company current is trading $0.91 points away or +8.29% from its 50-day moving average of $11.02. Further it is trading $-1.46 or -10.93% away its 200-day moving average of $13.39.

The 52-week high of L.B. Foster Company (NASDAQ:FSTR) was $20.77 while lowest point recorded in 52-week was $8.80. It implies if stock price makes a movement of over $-8.84, it will record a new 52-week high. In the case of +35.57% drop, it will touch a new 52-week low.

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