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 - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: Construction & Farm Machinery & Heavy Trucks
  • Symbol: NYSE:FSS
  • CUSIP: 31385510
  • Web: www.federalsignal.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $988.86 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 59,786,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $16.46
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $15.36
  • 52 Week Range: $11.68 - $17.37
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 27.07
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 16.06
  • P/E Growth: 2.10
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $712.9 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.39
  • Book Value: $6.65 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.49
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $0.28
  • Dividend Yield: 1.7%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $76.9 million
  • Net Margins: 5.26%
  • Return on Equity: 9.75%
  • Return on Assets: 5.97%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.16%
  • Current Ratio: 3.01%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.61%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 244,847 shs.
  • Beta: 1.44
  • Short Ratio: 3.06
 

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 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.69%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, May 10th. View Federal Signal Corporation's Dividend History.

How were Federal Signal Corporation's earnings last quarter?

Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 27th. The company reported $0.14 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.12 by $0.02. The company earned $177.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $176.97 million. Federal Signal Corporation had a return on equity of 9.75% and a net margin of 5.26%. Federal Signal Corporation's revenue was up 2.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.19 EPS. View Federal Signal Corporation's Earnings History.

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

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

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

2 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Federal Signal Corporation's shares. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $20.00. On average, they expect 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:

  • 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 the Environmental Solutions Group
  • Dennis J. Martin, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
  • 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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (12.33%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.42%), Vanguard Group Inc. (5.17%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (4.00%), Royce & Associates LP (2.58%) and State Street Corp (2.57%). 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 Royce & Associates LP, Paradigm Capital Management Inc. NY, Cambiar Investors LLC, United Services Automobile Association, Morgan Stanley, FMR LLC, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC and AQR Capital Management LLC. 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., First Trust Advisors LP, Bank of America Corp DE, Alambic Investment Management L.P. and AlphaOne Investment Services LLC. 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 $16.54.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE FSS)
Community Ranking:  1.4 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  51 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  137 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  188
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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 (20.92% upside)

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 IncDowngradeAccumulate$14.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 6/25/2015 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
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$0.19$0.20$0.20
Q4 20172$0.22$0.26$0.24
Q1 20182$0.19$0.22$0.21
Q2 20182$0.27$0.30$0.29
Q3 20182$0.26$0.29$0.28
Q4 20182$0.25$0.34$0.30
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS)
Most Recent Dividend:6/2/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.28
Dividend Yield:1.69%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:45.16% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
35.90% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
27.18% (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
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: 84.55%
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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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
finance.yahoo.com logoHoneywell (HON), NASA Complete 2-Year Pilot Interface Test
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
zacks.com logoUnited Technologies' Wing F119 Engine Crosses Key Milestone
www.zacks.com - June 20 at 6:01 PM
zacks.com logoUnited Technologies to Boost MRO Unit with Digital Solutions
www.zacks.com - June 19 at 11:06 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAnalyzing Federal Signal Corporation (FSS) & Clean Diesel Technologies (CDTI)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 19 at 7:54 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFederal Signal Corporation (FSS) Upgraded by BidaskClub to Buy
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 14 at 1:00 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFederal Signal Corporation (FSS) & Clean Diesel Technologies (CDTI) Head to Head Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 12 at 9:34 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo3 Reasons to Add 3M (MMM) Stock to Your Portfolio Right Now
finance.yahoo.com - June 9 at 10:24 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo Brokerages Expect Federal Signal Co. (FSS) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $201.90 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 8 at 12:48 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoKeyCorp Comments on Federal Signal Co.'s Q3 2017 Earnings (FSS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 8 at 7:42 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFederal Signal Co. (FSS) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 7 at 11:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ1 2018 EPS Estimates for Federal Signal Co. (FSS) Lowered by Seaport Global Securities
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 7 at 9:14 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFederal Signal Co. (FSS) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 6 at 9:12 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Brokerages Expect Federal Signal Co. (FSS) to Post $0.20 Earnings Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 6 at 10:16 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEquities Analysts Issue Forecasts for Federal Signal Co.'s FY2017 Earnings (FSS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 6 at 7:14 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoFederal Signal Completes Acquisition of Truck Bodies and Equipment International
finance.yahoo.com - June 2 at 6:37 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSamuel Miceli Sells 2,000 Shares of Federal Signal Co. (FSS) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 2 at 1:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks Investment Research Upgrades Federal Signal Co. (FSS) to Buy
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 31 at 12:39 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFederal Signal Co. (FSS) VP Sells $14,562.00 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 25 at 4:44 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPaul W. Jones Sells 50,000 Shares of Federal Signal Co. (FSS) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 25 at 4:24 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFederal Signal Co. (FSS) Raised to Buy at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 22 at 10:54 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks Investment Research Downgrades Federal Signal Co. (FSS) to Hold
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 18 at 10:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo$196.77 Million in Sales Expected for Federal Signal Co. (FSS) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 12 at 1:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFederal Signal Co. (FSS) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.20 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 10 at 6:18 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFederal Signal Corp. : FSS-US: Dividend Analysis : May 12th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 10, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 5:27 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoKeyCorp Analysts Decrease Earnings Estimates for Federal Signal Co. (FSS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 10 at 9:08 AM
seekingalpha.com logoFederal Signal - TBEI Deal Looks Very Solid
seekingalpha.com - May 9 at 10:42 AM
streetinsider.com logoFederal Signal (FSS) to Acquire Truck Bodies and Equipment International for $270M
www.streetinsider.com - May 8 at 5:05 PM
seekingalpha.com logoFederal Signal acquire Truck Bodies and Equipment International
seekingalpha.com - May 8 at 5:05 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] GenNx360 Selling Maker of Dump Truck Bodies for $270 Million
finance.yahoo.com - May 8 at 5:05 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFederal Signal Executes Agreement to Acquire Truck Bodies and Equipment International
finance.yahoo.com - May 8 at 8:35 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoGenNx360 Capital Partners Enters Agreement to Sell Truck Bodies and Equipment International
finance.yahoo.com - May 8 at 8:35 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFederal Signal (FSS) Receives Daily Media Impact Rating of 0.26
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 1:25 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFederal Signal Co. (FSS) Upgraded to "Buy" by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 1:11 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFederal Signal Co. (FSS) Upgraded to "B-" by TheStreet
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 1 at 5:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSeaport Global Securities Comments on Federal Signal Co.'s Q1 2018 Earnings (FSS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 1 at 12:33 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoResearch Analysts Offer Predictions for Federal Signal Co.'s Q2 2017 Earnings (FSS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 1 at 8:11 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFederal Signal (FSS) Earning Favorable Media Coverage, Analysis Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 5:21 PM
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

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