Today FSTR ranks # as HOLD CANDIDATE.
Today FSTR ranks # as HOLD CANDIDATE.

FSTR stock L.B. Foster Company

FSTR stock
L.B. Foster Company

February 15, 2019
Change -0.11%
Chart period: 2018-11-16 - 2019-02-15





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L.B. Foster Company Forecast and Stock Analysis

Technical FSTR stock analysis for February 15, 2019.

Hold candidate since 2019-02-14 Loss -0.11%
Shorts n/a
Cash n/a
Loans n/a
Beta 2.11
ROA 2.11

L.B. Foster Company fell by -0.11% in the last day from $17.87 to $17.85 The price has fallen in 5 of the last 10 days and is down by -0.5% for this period. Volume has increased in the last day by 10 096 shares, but on falling prices. This may be an early warning and the risk will be increased slightly for the next couple of days. In total, 34 716 shares bought and sold for approximately $619 681.00.

Close price at the end of the last trading day (Friday, 15th Feb 2019) of the FSTR stock was $17.85. This is 0.11% less than the trading day before Thursday, 14th Feb 2019.

During day the stock fluctuated 2.67% from a day low at $17.78 to a day high of $18.26.

30 day high of the FSTR stock price was $18.66 and low was $17.27.
90 day high was $21.33 and low was $13.91.
52 week high for the L.B. Foster Company - $30.30 and low - $13.91.


L.B. Foster Company lies the upper part of a very wide and falling trend in the short term, and this will normally pose a very good selling opportunity for the short-term trader as reaction back towards the lower part of the trend can be expected. A break up at the top trend line at $18.79 will firstly indicate a slower falling rate, but may be the first sign of a trend shift. Given the current short-term trend, the stock is expected to fall -6.65% during the next 3 months and, with 90% probability hold a price between $12.24 and $17.54 at the end of this period.

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There are mixed signals in the stock today. A sales signal was issued from a pivot top point on Wednesday February 06, 2019, which indicates further falls until a new bottom pivot has been found. L.B. Foster Company gained volume on the last day, but on falling prices. In technical terms this is called divergence and may be an early warning. In some cases, increasing volume on falling prices may be considered positive, but that is mainly in typical "sell-off's". L.B. Foster Company holds a sales signal from the short-term moving average; at the same time, however, there is a buy signal from the long-term average. Since the short-term average is above the long-term average there is a general buy signal in the stock. On further gains, the stock will meet resistance from the short-term moving average at approximately $17.87. On a fall, the stock will find some support from the long-term average at approximately $17.55. A break-up through the short-term average will send a buy signal, whereas a breakdown through the long-term average will send a sales signal.

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A sell signal from a double bottom formation was found on Wednesday February 06, 2019 with a target of $17.94. Despite the objective of the signal formation has been reached the stock may continue to fall.

Relative Strength Index (RSI)

RSI14 is 59 and the stock is currently not being overbought or oversold

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Support & Resistance

L.B. Foster Company finds support from accumulated volume at $17.05.

Support: $17.05 Price: $17.85 Resistance: $17.87


This stock is usually traded at good volume, and with minor daily changes the risk is considered to be low. During the last day, the stock moved $0.47 (2.67%) between high and low. For the last week, the stock has had a daily average volatility of 1.71%.

Our recommended stoploss: $17.29 (-3.14%) (This stock has low daily movements and this gives low risk. There is a sell signal from pivot top found 7 days ago.)

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Evaluation: Hold/Accumulate

L.B. Foster Company holds several positive signals, but we still don't find these to be enough for a buy-recommendation. At the current level we recommend to hold or accumulate in this position whilst awaiting for further development.

Today FSTR ranks # as HOLD CANDIDATE.
Today FSTR ranks # as HOLD CANDIDATE.