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L.B. Foster reports 4Q loss

PITTSBURGH (AP) _ L.B. Foster Co. (FSTR) on Thursday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $40.9 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.

The Pittsburgh-based company said it had a loss of $3.97 per share.

The railroad track manufacturer posted revenue of $106.6 million in the period.

For the year, the company reported that its loss widened to $141.7 million, or $13.79 per share. Revenue was reported as $483.5 million.

L.B. Foster shares have increased almost 7 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Thursday, shares hit $14.50, a drop of roughly 7 percent in the last 12 months.

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