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Stock Report: L. B. Foster Company (FSTR) Report Updated: Oct 21, 2017 | Print This Page

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L. B. Foster Company (FSTR)

Rating: Strong Buy Volatility: Moderate
Total Grade: A Industry: Machinery
Competitors: GGG,DE,FTV,B

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Company Profile

L.B. Foster Company manufactures, fabricates, and distributes products and services for the rail, construction, energy, and utility markets worldwide. Its Rail Products segment offers new and used rail to transit authorities, industrial companies, and rail contractors for railroad sidings, plant trackage, and other carrier and material handling applications; rail accessories include trackwork, track spikes, bolts, angle bars, and other products; track component products; and track lubrication and switch roller equipment. This segment also designs and produces concrete railroad ties, insulated rail joints, power rails, track fasteners, coverboards, and special accessories for mass transit and other rail systems; and engineers, manufactures, and assembles friction management products, railway wayside data collection and management systems, and related products, as well as stick friction modifiers and related application systems. The company’s Construction segment sells and rents steel sheet pilling, H-bearing pile, and other piling products for foundation and earth retention requirements; manufactures and sells fabricated steel and aluminum products primarily for the highway, bridge, and transit industries, including concrete reinforced and open steel grid decks, bridge decking and railings, bridge forms, structural steel fabrications, expansion joints, and other products; and produces precast concrete buildings, as well as pre-stressed and precast concrete products. Its Tubular segment supplies pipe coatings for natural gas pipelines and utilities; provides blending, injection, and metering equipment for the oil and gas market; and produces threaded pipe products for industrial water well and irrigation markets. The company markets its products directly, as well as through a network of agents. It also offers application engineering solutions to the rail market and other industries. The company was founded in 1902 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.