5-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: L.B. Foster
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, construction and rail products manufacturer L.B. Foster (NAS: FSTR) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at L.B. Foster's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
L.B. Foster facts
|Headquarters (founded)||Pittsburgh (1902)|
|Market Cap||$280.2 million|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$592.4 million|
|Management||CEO Robert Bauer (since February 2012)|
CFO David Russo (since July 2002)
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||8%|
|Cash/Debt||$67.8 million / $1.1 million|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 94% of the 466 members who have rated L.B. Foster believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
A few months ago, one of those Fools, Monroe7, brought L.B. Foster's solid fundamentals to our community's attention: "Almost no debt, revenue and earnings are going higher fast, dividend is sure to grow over the next couple years. This should be a solid stock to own for the long term."
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