Federal Signal Corporation Company Profile (NYSE:FSS)

About Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS)

Federal Signal Corporation 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: Heavy Machinery & Vehicles
  • Sub-Industry: Construction & Farm Machinery & Heavy Trucks
  • Symbol: NYSE:FSS
  • CUSIP: 31385510
  • Web: www.federalsignal.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $1.22 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 59,947,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $18.67
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $16.54
  • 52 Week Range: $11.68 - $20.60
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 31.22
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 20.03
  • P/E Growth: 2.50
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $765 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.60
  • Book Value: $6.89 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.97
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $0.28
  • Dividend Yield: 1.4%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $84.4 million
  • Net Margins: 5.20%
  • Return on Equity: 10.59%
  • Return on Assets: 5.78%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.70%
  • Current Ratio: 2.28%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.23%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 299,797 shs.
  • Beta: 1.36
  • Short Ratio: 1.76
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS)

What is Federal Signal Corporation's stock symbol?

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

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

Federal Signal Corporation declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, July 25th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, August 15th will be given a dividend of $0.07 per share on Wednesday, September 6th. This represents a $0.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.37%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 11th. View Federal Signal Corporation's Dividend History.

How were Federal Signal Corporation's earnings last quarter?

Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, August, 8th. The company reported $0.23 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.20 by $0.03. The business had revenue of $224.40 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $206.53 million. Federal Signal Corporation had a net margin of 5.20% and a return on equity of 10.59%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 30.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.17 EPS. View Federal Signal Corporation's Earnings History.

When will Federal Signal Corporation make its next earnings announcement?

Federal Signal Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November, 7th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Federal Signal Corporation.

Where is Federal Signal Corporation's stock going? Where will Federal Signal Corporation's stock price be in 2017?

2 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for Federal Signal Corporation's shares. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $20.00. On average, they anticipate Federal Signal Corporation's stock price to reach $20.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Federal Signal Corporation.

Who are some of Federal Signal Corporation's key competitors?

Who are Federal Signal Corporation's key executives?

Federal Signal Corporation's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Dennis J. Martin, Chairman of the Board
  • Jennifer L. Sherman, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Ian A. Hudson, Interim Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Controller, IR Contact Officer
  • Matthew B. Brady, Senior Vice President - Safety and Security Systems Group
  • Daniel A. DuPre, Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary
  • Svetlana Vinokur, Vice President, Treasurer and Corporate Development
  • Julie A. Cook, Vice President - Human Resources
  • Samuel E. Miceli, Senior Vice President of Environmental Solutions Group
  • James E. Goodwin, Lead Independent Director
  • Paul W. Jones, Independent Director

Who owns Federal Signal Corporation stock?

Federal Signal Corporation's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (11.89%), Franklin Resources Inc. (8.83%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.31%), Vanguard Group Inc. (5.35%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (4.20%) and FMR LLC (2.66%). Company insiders that own Federal Signal Corporation stock include John L Workman, Julie A Cook, Paul W Jones and Samuel Miceli. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Federal Signal Corporation.

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

Federal Signal Corporation's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cambiar Investors LLC, Royce & Associates LP, First Trust Advisors LP, Northern Trust Corp, BlackRock Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., QS Investors LLC and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. Company insiders that have sold Federal Signal Corporation stock in the last year include Paul W Jones and Samuel Miceli. View Insider Buying and Selling for Federal Signal Corporation.

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

Federal Signal Corporation's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Franklin Resources Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Mitra Capital LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Macquarie Group Ltd., GSA Capital Partners LLP and Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Federal Signal Corporation stock in the last two years include John L Workman and Julie A Cook. View Insider Buying and Selling for Federal Signal Corporation.

How do I buy Federal Signal Corporation stock?

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

What is Federal Signal Corporation's stock price today?

One share of Federal Signal Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $20.43.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE FSS)
Community Ranking:  1.6 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  84 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  176 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  260
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $20.00 (2.10% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/9/2017KeyCorpUpgradeSector Weight -> Overweight$20.00HighView Rating Details
2/1/2017Seaport Global SecuritiesUpgradeAccumulate -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
3/1/2016Citigroup Inc.DowngradeAccumulate$14.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/20/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS)
Earnings by Quarter for Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS)
Earnings History by Quarter for Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE FSS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/7/2017        
8/8/2017Q2 2017$0.20$0.23$206.53 million$224.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
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 Corporation (NYSE:FSS)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.77
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.06
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$0.21$0.21
Q4 20172$0.23$0.23$0.23
Q1 20182$0.21$0.22$0.22
Q2 20182$0.28$0.30$0.29
Q3 20182$0.25$0.29$0.27
Q4 20182$0.27$0.30$0.29
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS)
Most Recent Dividend:9/6/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.28
Dividend Yield:1.37%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:42.42% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
35.44% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
27.45% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:2 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS)

Dividend History by Quarter for Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE FSS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
7/25/2017quarterly$0.071.53%8/11/20178/15/20179/6/2017
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 Corporation (NYSE:FSS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 4.20%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 83.71%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/1/2017Samuel MiceliVPSell2,000$16.05$32,100.00View SEC Filing  
5/24/2017Paul W JonesDirectorSell50,000$15.96$798,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/23/2017Samuel MiceliVPSell900$16.18$14,562.00View SEC Filing  
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 Corporation (NYSE:FSS)
Latest Headlines for Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS)
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americanbankingnews.com logo Brokerages Anticipate Federal Signal Corporation (FSS) to Announce $0.21 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 19 at 6:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFederal Signal Corporation (FSS) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 14 at 10:35 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFederal Signal Corp. : FSS-US: Dividend Analysis : August 15th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : September 14, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 14 at 7:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFederal Signal Corporation (FSS) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to "Hold"
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 13 at 10:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoComparing CNH Industrial NV (CNHI) & Federal Signal Corporation (FSS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 11 at 2:24 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFederal Signal Corporation (FSS) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 7 at 10:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFinancial Analysis: Federal Signal Corporation (FSS) versus Hyster-Yale Materials Handling (HY)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 7 at 2:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFederal Signal Corporation (FSS) Cut to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 6 at 11:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFederal Signal Corporation (FSS) Upgraded to "Buy" by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 1 at 12:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFederal Signal Corporation (FSS) Cut to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 30 at 9:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoContrasting ASV Holdings (ASV) & Federal Signal Corporation (FSS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 29 at 2:16 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFinancial Comparison: Douglas Dynamics (PLOW) and Federal Signal Corporation (FSS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 26 at 12:22 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFederal Signal Corporation (FSS) Lifted to Buy at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 24 at 11:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks Investment Research Downgrades Federal Signal Corporation (FSS) to Hold
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 23 at 10:23 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoContrasting Hyster-Yale Materials Handling (HY) & Federal Signal Corporation (FSS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 21 at 12:10 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFederal Signal Corporation (FSS) & Terex Corporation (TEX) Financial Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 15 at 10:58 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFederal Signal Corporation (FSS) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $239.37 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 15 at 3:44 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoContrasting Wabco Holdings (WBC) & Federal Signal Corporation (FSS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 12 at 4:10 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ4 2017 Earnings Estimate for Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS) Issued By Seaport Global Securities
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 11 at 1:04 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoReviewing Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) (MTW) and Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 11 at 9:28 AM
nasdaq.com logoEx-Dividend Reminder: GasLog, Federal Signal and Donaldson
www.nasdaq.com - August 11 at 1:11 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFederal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS) Upgraded to Buy at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 10 at 10:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBrokers Issue Forecasts for Federal Signal Corporation's Q3 2017 Earnings (NYSE:FSS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 10 at 7:06 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFederal Signal Corporation to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $0.21 Per Share, Seaport Global Securities Forecasts (NYSE:FSS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 10 at 7:06 AM
nasdaq.com logoFederal Signal Q2 Profit Up, Lifts FY17 Earnings View
www.nasdaq.com - August 9 at 4:38 AM
rttnews.com logoFederal Signal Corp Announces 37% Increase In Q2 Profit
www.rttnews.com - August 9 at 4:38 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of FSS earnings conference call or presentation 8-Aug-17 2:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - August 8 at 11:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFederal Signal Corporation Reports Strong Second Quarter and Raises Full-Year Outlook
finance.yahoo.com - August 8 at 6:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFederal Signal tops Street 2Q forecasts
finance.yahoo.com - August 8 at 6:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFederal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.03 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 8 at 10:51 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFederal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 8 at 12:34 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Federal Signal Corp. : August 1, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 1 at 7:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFederal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS) Set to Announce Earnings on Tuesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 1 at 8:32 AM
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finance.yahoo.com - July 28 at 8:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate Federal Signal Corporation (FSS) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $201.90 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 28 at 3:49 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFederal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.20 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 26 at 4:13 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFederal Signal Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.07 (FSS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 25 at 4:47 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFederal Signal to Host Second Quarter Conference Call on August 8, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 24 at 8:17 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - July 20 at 4:31 PM
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www.msn.com - July 18 at 8:14 PM
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finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Federal Signal Corp. : July 13, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 13 at 8:15 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoReviewing Navistar International Corporation (NAV) and Federal Signal Corporation (FSS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 8 at 6:20 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Federal Signal Corp. : July 3, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 3 at 6:35 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Analysts Anticipate Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $201.90 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 2 at 9:36 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFederal Signal Corporation (FSS) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.20 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 30 at 12:38 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Federal Signal Corp. : June 22, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 22 at 6:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFederal Signal Corp. :FSS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : June 21, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 21 at 6:54 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - June 21 at 6:54 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBidaskClub Lowers Federal Signal Corporation (FSS) to Hold
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 20 at 7:20 PM

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