Federal Signal Company Profile (NYSE:FSS)

About Federal Signal (FSS)

Federal Signal logoFederal Signal Corporation designs, manufactures and supplies a suite of products and integrated solutions for municipal, governmental, industrial and commercial customers. The Company's segments include the Environmental Solutions Group and the Safety and Security Systems Group. Its Environmental Solutions Group manufactures and supplies a range of street sweeper vehicles, sewer cleaner and vacuum loader trucks, hydro-excavation trucks and waterblasting equipment. The products are sold to both municipal and industrial customers under the Elgin, Vactor, Guzzler and Jetstream brand names. Safety and Security Systems is a manufacturer and supplier of systems and products that law enforcement, fire rescue, emergency medical services, campuses military facilities and industrial sites use to protect people and property. It offers systems for campus and community alerting, emergency vehicles, first responder interoperable communications and industrial communications, among others.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Multi-Sector Conglomerates
  • Industry: Pollution & Treatment Controls
  • Sub-Industry: Construction & Farm Machinery & Heavy Trucks
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: FSS
  • CUSIP: 31385510
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $15.61
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $13.84
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $14.68
  • 52-Week Range: $11.68 - $16.65
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 21.92
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 16.97
  • P/E Growth: 2.08
  • Market Cap: $932.24M
  • Outstanding Shares: 59,721,000
  • Beta: 1.53
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 5.95%
  • Return on Equity: 11.98%
  • Return on Assets: 7.57%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.16%
  • Current Ratio: 2.84%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.58%

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
2/1/2017Seaport Global SecuritiesUpgradeAccumulate -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
3/1/2016Citigroup IncDowngradeAccumulate$14.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 4/29/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS)
Earnings by Quarter for Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS)
Earnings History by Quarter for Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/1/2017        
4/27/2017Q1 2017$0.12$0.14$176.97 million$177.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/28/2017Q416$0.16$0.16$189.80 million$176.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/1/2016Q316$0.16$0.17$178.60 million$186.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q216$0.19$0.17$180.05 million$172.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/3/2016Q116$0.16$0.19$176.70 million$172.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/29/2016Q415$0.24$0.25$193.00 million$186.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2015Q315$0.23$0.26$209.00 million$205.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2015Q215$0.26$0.29$229.00 million$230.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q115$0.15$0.23$201.90 million$221.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/2/2015Q414$0.28$0.30$254.00 million$264.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q314$0.20$0.24$228.00 million$219.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/29/2014Q214$0.23$0.27$241.90 million$234.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2014Q114$0.17$0.12$215.70 million$200.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/5/2014Q413$0.25$0.34$221.20 million$120.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2013Q313$0.17$0.26$193.75 million$209.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/9/2013Q2 2013$0.14$0.23$208.80 million$222.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2013Q1 2013$0.10$0.12$201.35 million$200.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/15/2013Q4 2012$0.11$0.08$208.35 million$218.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/9/2012Q312$0.07$0.10$187.00 million$185.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2012$0.11$0.15ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2012$0.02$0.02ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2011$0.07$0.03ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2011$0.08$0.09ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2011($0.08)($0.08)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/16/2011$0.08$0.02ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.74
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.03
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.12$0.13$0.13
Q2 20172$0.18$0.23$0.21
Q3 20172$0.20$0.20$0.20
Q4 20172$0.18$0.24$0.21
Q1 20181$0.21$0.21$0.21
Q2 20181$0.27$0.27$0.27
Q3 20181$0.26$0.26$0.26
Q4 20181$0.29$0.29$0.29
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS)
Next Dividend:6/2/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.28
Dividend Yield:1.79%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:40.58% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
37.84% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
30.43% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:2 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS)

Dividend History by Quarter for Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
4/21/2017quarterly$0.072.01%5/10/20175/12/20176/2/2017
2/17/2017quarterly$0.071.81%3/8/20173/10/20173/31/2017
10/25/2016quarterly$0.072.29%11/10/201611/15/201612/6/2016
7/26/2016quarterly$0.072.01%8/12/20168/16/20168/26/2016
4/26/2016quarterly$0.072.02%5/13/20165/17/20166/7/2016
2/9/2016quarterly$0.071.99%2/26/20163/1/20163/17/2016
10/27/2015quarterly$0.071.86%11/13/201511/17/201512/8/2015
7/16/2015quarterly$0.061.61%8/4/20158/6/20158/27/2015
4/28/2015quarterly$0.061.44%5/15/20155/19/20156/9/2015
2/20/2015quarterly$0.061.51%3/5/20153/9/20153/27/2015
10/21/2014quarterly$0.030.91%11/7/201411/12/201412/2/2014
7/22/2014quarterly$0.030.84%8/8/20148/12/20149/3/2014
4/23/2014quarterly$0.030.79%5/9/20145/13/20146/3/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 3.80%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 84.52%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/3/2016Julie A CookVPBuy4,250$11.82$50,235.00View SEC Filing  
3/2/2016John L WorkmanDirectorBuy5,000$11.33$56,650.00View SEC Filing  
6/4/2013Julie A CookVPBuy4,000$9.06$36,240.00View SEC Filing  
1/11/2013Julie A CookVPBuy1,000$7.79$7,790.00View SEC Filing  
12/11/2012William F OwensDirectorBuy10,000$6.69$66,900.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS)
Latest Headlines for Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS)
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DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of FSS earnings conference call or presentation 27-Apr-17 2:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - April 28 at 10:07 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoFederal Court Orders Plaintiffs' Lawyers To Pay Costs And Fees To Federal Signal In Hearing Loss Litigation
finance.yahoo.com - April 28 at 10:07 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFederal Signal Co. (FSS) Cut to Sell at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 11:10 PM
rttnews.com logoFederal Signal Corp Q1 Income Falls 27%
www.rttnews.com - April 27 at 10:55 PM
seekingalpha.com logoFederal Signal's (FSS) CEO Jennifer Sherman on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - April 27 at 10:55 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Federal Signal Co. (FSS) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 7:40 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFederal Signal Corporation Reports First Quarter Earnings and 58% Order Improvement
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 5:53 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFederal Signal beats 1Q profit forecasts
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 5:53 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFederal Signal Co. (FSS) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.02 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 4:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFederal Signal Co. (FSS) Releases FY17 Earnings Guidance
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 10:36 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFederal Signal (FSS) Given Daily News Sentiment Rating of 0.13
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 10:30 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFederal Signal (FSS) Given Daily Media Impact Score of 0.28
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 24 at 9:02 PM
thestreet.com logoJune 16th Options Now Available For Federal Signal (FSS)
www.thestreet.com - April 24 at 5:05 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFederal Signal to Host First Quarter Conference Call on April 27, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 24 at 5:05 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFederal Signal Co. (FSS) Raised to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 11:33 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFederal Signal (FSS) Receiving Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Study Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 8:24 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFederal Signal Co. (FSS) Declares $0.07 Quarterly Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 5:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFederal Signal Corporation Declares Dividend of $0.07 per Share
finance.yahoo.com - April 21 at 11:37 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo Brokerages Anticipate Federal Signal Co. (FSS) to Post $0.12 Earnings Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 8:09 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFederal Signal (FSS) Earning Somewhat Positive News Coverage, AlphaOne Reports
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 7:13 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFederal Signal (FSS) Earns News Impact Score of 0.21
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 5:14 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFederal Signal Co. (FSS) Lowered to "Sell" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 10:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDallas' emergency sirens were hacked with a rogue radio signal
finance.yahoo.com - April 12 at 10:23 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFederal Signal Co. (FSS) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 12 at 7:21 AM
streetinsider.com logoFederal Signal (FSS) Names David Martin as COO
www.streetinsider.com - April 7 at 9:54 AM
seekingalpha.com logoNew operating chief at Federal Signal
seekingalpha.com - April 7 at 9:54 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoFederal Signal Corp. : FSS-US: Dividend Analysis : March 10th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 4, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 9:54 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDavid G. Martin Joins Federal Signal As Chief Operating Officer
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 9:54 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFederal Signal Co. (FSS) Downgraded to "Sell" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 6 at 10:18 PM
seekingalpha.com logoNew interim CFO at Federal Signal
seekingalpha.com - March 28 at 11:44 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks Investment Research Downgrades Federal Signal Co. (FSS) to Sell
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 27 at 10:52 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoFederal Signal Corporation Promotes Ian Hudson To Interim Chief Financial Officer
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 27 at 11:37 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFederal Signal Co. (FSS) Downgraded by TheStreet
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 26 at 11:42 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFederal Signal Co. (FSS) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Hold
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 20 at 11:07 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFEDERAL SIGNAL CORP /DE/ Financials
finance.yahoo.com - March 7 at 5:06 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoFEDERAL SIGNAL CORP /DE/ Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure
biz.yahoo.com - March 6 at 9:33 AM
seekingalpha.com logoFederal Signal's (FSS) CEO Jennifer Sherman on Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - March 1 at 10:01 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of FSS earnings conference call or presentation 28-Feb-17 3:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - March 1 at 12:25 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoFEDERAL SIGNAL CORP /DE/ Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report
biz.yahoo.com - March 1 at 12:25 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo8:05 am Federal Signal reports EPS in-line, misses on revs; guides FY17 EPS in-line
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 28 at 5:27 PM
rttnews.com logoFederal Signal Corp Reports 39% Retreat In Q4 Earnings
www.rttnews.com - February 28 at 8:40 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 Federal Signal Corp Earnings Release - Before Market Open
biz.yahoo.com - February 28 at 8:40 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoFederal Signal Reports Fourth Quarter Earnings
finance.yahoo.com - February 28 at 8:40 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoFederal Signal to Host Fourth Quarter Conference Call on February 28, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - February 13 at 6:11 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoFEDERAL SIGNAL CORP /DE/ Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers
biz.yahoo.com - January 11 at 5:54 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSHAREHOLDER ALERT: Purcell Julie & Lefkowitz LLP Is Investigating Federal Signal Corporation for Potential …
finance.yahoo.com - November 29 at 5:10 PM
zacks.com logoFederal Signal (FSS) Worth a Look: Stock Up 5.2% in Session
www.zacks.com - November 14 at 9:04 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of FSS earnings conference call or presentation 1-Nov-16 2:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - November 2 at 8:23 AM
seekingalpha.com logoFederal Signal's (FSS) CEO Jennifer Sherman on Q3 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - November 1 at 5:21 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoFEDERAL SIGNAL CORP /DE/ Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report
biz.yahoo.com - November 1 at 5:21 PM

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Frequently Asked Questions for Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS)

What is Federal Signal's stock symbol?

Federal Signal trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "FSS."

How often does Federal Signal pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Federal Signal?

Federal Signal announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, April 21st. Shareholders of record on Friday, May 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.07 per share on Friday, June 2nd. This represents a $0.28 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.79%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, May 10th.

How were Federal Signal's earnings last quarter?

Federal Signal Co. (NYSE:FSS) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 27th. The company reported $0.14 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.12 by $0.02. The business earned $177.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $176.97 million. Federal Signal had a net margin of 5.95% and a return on equity of 11.98%. Federal Signal's revenue for the quarter was up 2.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.19 earnings per share.

When will Federal Signal make its next earnings announcement?

Federal Signal is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, May, 1st 2017.

What guidance has Federal Signal issued on next quarter's earnings?

Federal Signal updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Thursday, April, 27th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.70-0.78 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.74.

Who owns Federal Signal stock?

Federal Signal's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Investment Counselors of Maryland LLC (1.71%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.28%), Nationwide Fund Advisors (0.16%), Shell Asset Management Co. (0.13%), BLB&B Advisors LLC (0.11%) and Alpha Windward LLC (0.05%). Company insiders that own Federal Signal stock include John L Workman and Julie A Cook.

Who sold Federal Signal stock? Who is selling Federal Signal stock?

Federal Signal's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BLB&B Advisors LLC, Profund Advisors LLC, Shell Asset Management Co., Investment Counselors of Maryland LLC, Capstone Asset Management Co., Nisa Investment Advisors LLC and Bank of Montreal Can.

Who bought Federal Signal stock? Who is buying Federal Signal stock?

Federal Signal's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nationwide Fund Advisors, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Alpha Windward LLC and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. Company insiders that have bought Federal Signal stock in the last two years include John L Workman and Julie A Cook.

How do I buy Federal Signal stock?

Shares of Federal Signal can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Federal Signal stock cost?

One share of Federal Signal stock can currently be purchased for approximately $15.61.

Federal Signal (FSS) Chart for Saturday, April, 29, 2017

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