LB Foster Stock Options


USD 9.32  0.08  0.85%   

LB Foster's option chain provides insight into all available option contracts written on LB Foster's stock. Investors can see outstanding put and call contracts with pricing information and greeks for a given expiration period. In addition, each of LB Foster's stock options below provides a detailed picture of the payoff. Comparing vital and dynamic information of various option contracts across diverse expiration periods will help you make an educated decision on your market timing strategies around investing in a given LB Foster option contract. View S&P 500 options
Purchasing LB Foster options can give investors a meaningful hedge against losses and, therefore, could be used conservatively to decrease the volatility of your portfolio. However, many options could also amount to little more than gambling, significantly enhancing your overall portfolio risk. One simple example of these aggressive strategies is the sale of "uncovered" LB Foster calls. Remember, the seller must deliver LB Foster stock to the call owner when a call is exercised.

In The Money vs. Out of Money Option Contracts on LB Foster

Analyzing LB Foster's in-the-money options over time can help investors to take a profitable long position in LB Foster regardless of its overall volatility. This is especially true when LB Foster's options are deep in the money. These options can be identified using deltas that are over 0.75. Deep in-the-money LB Foster's options could be used as guardians of the underlying stock as they move almost dollar for dollar with LB Foster's stock while costing only a fraction of its price.
LB Foster's latest option contracts expiring on 2022-12-16 are carrying combined implied volatility of 0.0 with a put-to-call open interest ratio of 0.0 over 20 outstanding agreements suggesting investors are buying way more calls than puts on contracts expiring on 2022-12-16. The current put volume is at 0, with calls trading at the volume of 0. This yields a 0.0 put-to-call volume ratio. The LB Foster option chain provides detailed quote and price information for the current LB Foster option contracts. It shows all of LB Foster's listed puts, calls, expiration dates, strike prices, and other pricing information.
The chart above shows LB Foster's distribution of open interest by maturity on contracts that have not yet been settled. The area between the two highest points is the projection of the price at expiration. LB Foster's open interest chart also provides vital information regarding the liquidity of an option. If there is no open interest for LB Foster's option, there is no secondary market available for investors to trade.
LB Foster's stock options are financial instruments that give investors the right to buy or sell shares of LB Foster common stock at a specified price for a given time period. Generally speaking, an option to purchase or sell LB Foster stock makes it part of the underlying stock when the option's price is tied to the movement of the underlying stock. If LB Foster's stock price goes up or down, the stock options follow.
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Please note that buying 'in-the-money' options on LB Foster lessens the impact of time decay, as they carry both intrinsic and time value. So, even if LB Foster's value remains static through the expiration date, the investor can sell to close an 'in-the-money' option to avoid a potential loss. However, in-the-money LB Foster contracts are usually more expensive to enter than their out-of-the-money counterparts. So keep in mind that while the payoffs on an in-the-money trade can be high, the investors could ultimately experience a more consequential loss if LB Foster Stock moves the wrong way.
As of 12/03/2022, Net Income Common Stock is likely to grow to about 3.9 M

LB Foster Current Options Market Mood

LB Foster's open interest and total value indicators provide investors with the necessary information to digest the overall options buildup for its expiring contracts. In addition, it helps LB Foster Stock's traders understand whether a recent fall or rise in the market is unreasonable and if the time has come to take contrarian positions. These ratios are calculated based on options trading volumes and current open interest.

Put-to-Call Volume

Most options investors, including buyers and sellers of LB Foster's calls and puts, are not very successful. It is estimated that an average options trader loses somewhere between 80% to 90% of the time. LB Foster's option open interest and volume spread between outstanding puts and calls are regarded by many investors as reliable indicators of the overall future market direction. Using current LB Foster's option volume and open interest to make an investment decision is considered a contrarian-sentiment measure that can be utilized in many timing strategies in both derivative and spot marketplace.

Rule 16 of the current LB Foster contract

Base on the Rule 16, the options market is currently suggesting that LB Foster will have an average daily up or down price movement of about 0.0% per day over the life of the 2022-12-16 option contract. With LB Foster trading at USD9.32, that is roughly USD0.0. If you think that the market is fully incorporating LB Foster's daily price movement you should consider buying LB Foster options at the current volatility level of 0.0%. But if you have an opposite viewpoint you should avoid it and even consider selling them.

LB Foster Option Chain

When LB Foster's strike price is surpassing the current stock price, the option contract against LB Foster stock is said to be in the money. When it comes to buying options that are ITM or OTM, the choice depends on your outlook for the underlying security, financial situation, and what you are trying to achieve.
LB Foster's option chain is a display of a range of information that helps investors for ways to trade options on LB Foster. In general, an option chain provides a helpful tool for investors to see all available option contracts, both puts, and calls, for LB Foster. It also shows strike prices and maturity days for a LB Foster against a given expiration period. The table below combines all the option information in the form of a chain but before you use it, remember that it entails significant risk and it is not for everyone.
DeltaGammaOpen IntExpirationCurrent SpreadLast Price
2022-12-16 CALL at $2.50.97950.006602022-12-166.0 - 7.80.0In
2022-12-16 CALL at $5.00.95920.023202022-12-163.3 - 5.50.0In
2022-12-16 CALL at $7.50.89560.103302022-12-160.85 - 3.00.0In
2022-12-16 PUT at $10.0-0.71160.324802022-12-160.05 - 1.650.0In
2022-12-16 PUT at $12.5-0.64690.083802022-12-162.0 - 4.00.0In
2022-12-16 PUT at $15.0-0.69010.063402022-12-164.4 - 6.50.0In
2022-12-16 PUT at $17.5-0.69540.052102022-12-166.9 - 9.10.0In
2022-12-16 PUT at $20.0-0.84820.043702022-12-169.6 - 11.00.0In
2022-12-16 PUT at $22.5-0.7050.041502022-12-1611.8 - 14.20.0In
2022-12-16 PUT at $25.0-0.71380.038502022-12-1614.5 - 16.70.0In

LB Foster Net Income Common Stock Over Time

The amount of net income (loss) for the period due to common shareholders. Typically differs from Net Income to the parent entity due to the deduction of Preferred Dividends.
   Net Income Common Stock   

LB Foster Historical Liabilities

While analyzing the current debt level is an essential aspect of forecasting the current year budgeting needs of LB Foster, understanding its historical liability is critical in projecting LB Foster's future earnings, especially during periods of low and high inflation and deflation. Many analysts look at the trend in assets and liabilities and evaluate how LB Foster uses its financing power over time.

LB Foster Investors Sentiment

The influence of LB Foster's investor sentiment on the probability of its price appreciation or decline could be a good factor in your decision-making process regarding taking a position in LB Foster. The overall investor sentiment generally increases the direction of a stock movement in a one-year investment horizon. However, the impact of investor sentiment on the entire stock markets does not have a solid backing from leading economists and market statisticians.
Investor biases related to LB Foster's public news can be used to forecast risks associated with investment in LB Foster. The trend in average sentiment can be used to explain how an investor holding LB Foster can time the market purely based on public headlines and social activities around LB Foster. Please note that most equiteis that are difficult to arbitrage are affected by market sentiment the most.
LB Foster's market sentiment shows the aggregated news analyzed to detect positive and negative mentions from the text and comments. The data is normalized to provide daily scores for LB Foster's and other traded tickers. The bigger the bubble, the more accurate is the estimated score. Higher bars for a given day show more participation in the average LB Foster's news discussions. The higher the estimated score, the more favorable is the investor's outlook on LB Foster.
Some investors attempt to determine whether the market's mood is bullish or bearish by monitoring changes in market sentiment. Unlike more traditional methods such as technical analysis, investor sentiment usually refers to the aggregate attitude towards LB Foster in the overall investment community. So, suppose investors can accurately measure the market's sentiment. In that case, they can use it for their benefit. For example, some tools to gauge market sentiment could be utilized using contrarian indexes, LB Foster's short interest history, or implied volatility extrapolated from LB Foster options trading.

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Is LB Foster's industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of LB Foster. If investors know LB Foster will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about LB Foster listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
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Market Capitalization
102.7 M
Return On Assets
Return On Equity
The market value of LB Foster is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of LB Foster that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of LB Foster's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is LB Foster's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because LB Foster's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect LB Foster's underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between LB Foster's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine LB Foster value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, LB Foster's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.