L.B. Foster Company ( FSTR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 09, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.04 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 25, 2016. Shareholders who purchased FSTR prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th quarter that FSTR has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of FSTR was $16.62, representing a -65.35% decrease from the 52 week high of $47.97 and a 88.86% increase over the 52 week low of $8.80.
FSTR is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Nidec Corporation (Nihon Densan Kabushiki Kaisha) ( NJ ) and Baker Hughes Incorporated ( BHI ). FSTR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$4.09. Zacks Investment Research reports FSTR's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as -39.23%, compared to an industry average of -12.9%.