Foster L B Co (NASDAQ:FSTR) Institutional Investors Sentiment Index Flat in Q4 2017

April 17, 2018 - By Bradley Stiles

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Sentiment for Foster L B Co (NASDAQ:FSTR)

Foster L B Co (NASDAQ:FSTR) institutional sentiment decreased to 1 in 2017 Q4. Its down -0.96, from 1.96 in 2017Q3. The ratio has worsened, as 42 institutional investors increased or opened new stock positions, while 42 decreased and sold equity positions in Foster L B Co. The institutional investors in our partner’s database reported: 5.56 million shares, up from 5.49 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Foster L B Co in their top 10 stock positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 9 Reduced: 33 Increased: 26 New Position: 16.

L.B. Foster Company manufactures and distributes services and products for the transportation and energy infrastructure worldwide. The company has market cap of $265.69 million. The Company’s Rail Products and Services segment offers new rail primarily for passenger and shortline freight railroads, industrial companies, and rail contractors; used rail; rail accessories, such as track spikes, bolts, angle bars, and other products; power rail, direct fixation fasteners, coverboards, and special accessories; and trackwork products, as well as engineers and fabricates insulated rail joints and related accessories. It has a 64.49 P/E ratio. This segment also provides friction management products and application systems, railroad condition monitoring equipment, wheel impact load detection, railroad condition monitoring systems, rail anchors and spikes, and wayside data collection and management systems; and concrete railroad ties, as well as electronic track lubrication and maintenance services.

The stock decreased 0.40% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $25.15. About 10,104 shares traded. L.B. Foster Company (NASDAQ:FSTR) has risen 94.67% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 83.12% the S&P500.

Minerva Advisors Llc holds 1.46% of its portfolio in L.B. Foster Company for 102,232 shares. First Wilshire Securities Management Inc owns 144,200 shares or 1.07% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Morgan Dempsey Capital Management Llc has 0.66% invested in the company for 75,314 shares. The California-based Malaga Cove Capital Llc has invested 0.45% in the stock. Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc, a Connecticut-based fund reported 106,737 shares.#img1#

Since January 1, 0001, it had 1 buying transaction, and 0 insider sales for $262,026 activity.

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