L.B. Foster Company (FSTR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 05, 2012


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L.B. Foster Company ( FSTR ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 05, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.025 per share scheduled for December 21, 2012. Shareholders who purchased FSTR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 8th quarter that FSTR has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $41.45, the dividend yield is .24%.

The previous trading day's last sale of FSTR was $41.45, representing a -0.6% decrease from the 52 week high of $41.70 and a 66.2% increase over the 52 week low of $24.94.

FSTR is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as National-Oilwell, Inc. ( NOV ) and Precision Castparts Corporation ( PCP ). FSTR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.54. Zacks Investment Research reports FSTR's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 18.78%, compared to an industry average of -18.5%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the FSTR Dividend History page.

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