L.B. Foster Company ( FSTR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 07, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.04 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 23, 2016. Shareholders who purchased FSTR 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 $11.92, the dividend yield is 1.34%.
The previous trading day's last sale of FSTR was $11.92, representing a -42.61% decrease from the 52 week high of $20.77 and a 35.45% increase over the 52 week low of $8.80.
FSTR is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Baker Hughes Incorporated ( BHI ) and Parker-Hannifin Corporation ( PH ). FSTR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$14.52. Zacks Investment Research reports FSTR's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as -112.98%, compared to an industry average of 15.9%.