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Earnings Preview: L.B. Foster


L.B. Foster (NASDAQ: FSTR) announces its next round of earnings this Tuesday, August 04. Here is Benzinga's everything-that-matters guide for this Tuesday's Q2earnings announcement.

Earnings and Revenue

Sell-side analysts are expecting L.B. Foster's loss per share to be near $-0.07 on sales of $158.11 million. L.B. Foster reported a profit of $0.900 per share when it published results during the same quarter last year. Sales in that period totaled $200.93 million. The analyst consensus estimate would represent a 107.78% decline in the company's EPS figure. Sales would be down 5.87% on a year-over-year basis. Here's how the company's reported EPS has compared to analyst estimates in the past:

Quarter Q1 2020 Q4 2020 Q3 2019 Q2 2019
EPS Estimate 0.36 0.40 0.44 0.52
EPS Actual -0.18 0.08 0.29 0.90
Revenue Estimate 149.35 M 158.87 M 178.16 M 186.22 M
Revenue Actual 128.78 M 149.38 M 154.28 M 200.93 M

Stock Performance

Over the past 52-week period, shares of L.B. Foster have declined 39.47%. Given that these returns are generally negative, long-term shareholders are probably a little upset going into this earnings release.

Don't be surprised to see the stock move on comments made during its conference call. L.B. Foster is scheduled to hold the call at 17:00:00 ET and can be accessed here:


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