About Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS)
Federal 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
Industry Heavy Machinery & Vehicles
Sub-IndustryConstruction & Farm Machinery & Heavy Trucks
Trailing P/E Ratio28.6442280031233
Forward P/E Ratio25.81
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$707.90 million
Price / Sales1.77
Cash Flow$1.05 per share
Price / Cash19.89
Book Value$6.58 per share
Price / Book3.18
Net Income$43.80 million
Return on Equity11.39%
Return on Assets5.64%
Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) Frequently Asked Questions
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 Tuesday, October 24th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, November 14th will be given a dividend of $0.07 per share on Tuesday, December 5th. This represents a $0.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.34%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, November 13th. View Federal Signal's Dividend History.
How were Federal Signal's earnings last quarter?
Federal Signal Co. (NYSE:FSS) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 2nd. The conglomerate reported $0.24 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.03. The conglomerate had revenue of $249 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $240.30 million. Federal Signal had a return on equity of 11.39% and a net margin of 5.30%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 33.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.17 earnings per share. View Federal Signal's Earnings History.
When will Federal Signal make its next earnings announcement?
Where is Federal Signal's stock going? Where will Federal Signal's stock price be in 2018?
2 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Federal Signal's shares. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $20.00. On average, they anticipate Federal Signal's stock price to reach $20.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Federal Signal.
Are investors shorting Federal Signal?
Federal Signal saw a drop in short interest in December. As of December 29th, there was short interest totalling 246,383 shares, a drop of 60.8% from the December 15th total of 629,043 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 172,992 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.4 days. Currently, 0.4% of the company's stock are short sold.
Who are some of Federal Signal's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Federal Signal include Vonage (VG), AMN Healthcare Services (AMN), Brookfield Business Partners L.P. Limited Partnership Units (BBU), Spansion (CODE), GCP Applied Technologies (GCP), Fresh Del Monte Produce (FDP), WageWorks (WAGE), Hudbay Minerals (HBM), Korn/Ferry International (KFY), Envestnet (ENV), Prestige Brands (PBH), Stag Industrial (STAG), Twilio (TWLO), Kate Spade & Co (KATE), Xenia Hotels & Resorts (XHR), La Quinta (LQ), Tanger Factory Outlet Centers (SKT) and Installed Building Products (IBP).
Who are Federal Signal's key executives?
Federal Signal's management team includes the folowing people:
- Dennis J. Martin, Chairman of the Board (Age 67)
- Jennifer L. Sherman, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director (Age 52)
- Ian A. Hudson, Chief Financial Officer, Principal Financial Officer, Senior Vice President (Age 41)
- Mark D. Weber, Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President (Age 60)
- Matthew B. Brady, Senior Vice President - Safety and Security Systems Group (Age 49)
- Daniel A. DuPre, Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary (Age 60)
- Svetlana Vinokur, Vice President, Treasurer and Corporate Development (Age 37)
- Julie A. Cook, Vice President - Human Resources (Age 55)
- James E. Goodwin, Lead Independent Director (Age 73)
- Paul W. Jones, Independent Director (Age 68)
Who owns Federal Signal stock?
Federal Signal's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. (0.73%), BLB&B Advisors LLC (0.10%), Mitsubishi UFJ Asset Management UK Ltd. (0.04%) and GW&K Investment Management LLC (0.02%). Company insiders that own Federal Signal stock include Brenda Reichelderfer, Dennis J Martin, James E Goodwin, John L Workman, Julie A Cook, Paul W Jones and Samuel Miceli. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Federal Signal.
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. Company insiders that have sold Federal Signal company stock in the last year include Brenda Reichelderfer, Dennis J Martin, James E Goodwin, Paul W Jones and Samuel Miceli. View Insider Buying and Selling for Federal Signal.
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 Mitsubishi UFJ Asset Management UK Ltd., Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. and GW&K Investment Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Federal Signal stock in the last two years include John L Workman and Julie A Cook. View Insider Buying and Selling for Federal Signal.
How do I buy Federal Signal stock?
Shares of Federal Signal can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
What is Federal Signal's stock price today?
One share of Federal Signal stock can currently be purchased for approximately $20.91.
How big of a company is Federal Signal?
Federal Signal has a market capitalization of $1.23 billion and generates $707.90 million in revenue each year. The conglomerate earns $43.80 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.73 on an earnings per share basis. Federal Signal employs 2,200 workers across the globe.
How can I contact Federal Signal?
Federal Signal's mailing address is 1415 WEST 22ND STREET, OAK BROOK IL, 60523. The conglomerate can be reached via phone at 630-954-2000 or via email at [email protected]
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Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) Earnings History and Estimates Chart
Federal Signal (NYSE FSS) Earnings History by Quarter
(Earnings results data provided by Zacks Investment Research)
|Date||Quarter||Consensus Estimate||Actual EPS||Revenue Estimate||Actual Revenue||Release Link||Conference Call||Details|
|11/2/2017||Q3 2017||$0.21||$0.24||$240.30 million||$249.00 million||View||N/A|
|8/8/2017||Q2 2017||$0.20||$0.23||$206.53 million||$224.40 million||View||Listen|
|4/27/2017||Q1 2017||$0.12||$0.14||$176.97 million||$177.80 million||View||N/A|
|2/28/2017||Q416||$0.16||$0.16||$189.80 million||$176.10 million||View||Listen|
|11/1/2016||Q316||$0.16||$0.17||$178.60 million||$186.70 million||View||N/A|
|7/28/2016||Q216||$0.19||$0.17||$180.05 million||$172.30 million||View||Listen|
|5/3/2016||Q116||$0.16||$0.19||$176.70 million||$172.80 million||View||N/A|
|2/29/2016||Q415||$0.24||$0.25||$193.00 million||$186.40 million||View||Listen|
|11/3/2015||Q315||$0.23||$0.26||$209.00 million||$205.80 million||View||N/A|
|7/28/2015||Q215||$0.26||$0.29||$229.00 million||$230.80 million||View||Listen|
|4/30/2015||Q115||$0.15||$0.23||$201.90 million||$221.60 million||View||N/A|
|3/2/2015||Q414||$0.28||$0.30||$254.00 million||$264.40 million||View||N/A|
|11/5/2014||Q314||$0.20||$0.24||$228.00 million||$219.30 million||View||N/A|
|7/29/2014||Q214||$0.23||$0.27||$241.90 million||$234.60 million||View||N/A|
|5/1/2014||Q114||$0.17||$0.12||$215.70 million||$200.20 million||View||N/A|
|3/5/2014||Q413||$0.25||$0.34||$221.20 million||$120.90 million||View||N/A|
|11/6/2013||Q313||$0.17||$0.26||$193.75 million||$209.10 million||View||N/A|
|8/9/2013||Q2 2013||$0.14||$0.23||$208.80 million||$222.60 million||View||N/A|
|5/6/2013||Q1 2013||$0.10||$0.12||$201.35 million||$200.00 million||View||N/A|
|3/15/2013||Q4 2012||$0.11||$0.08||$208.35 million||$218.00 million||View||N/A|
|11/9/2012||Q312||$0.07||$0.10||$187.00 million||$185.00 million||View||N/A|
Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) Earnings Estimates
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.06
(Earnings estimates data provided by Zacks Investment Research)
|Quarter||Number of Estimates||Low Estimate||High Estimate||Average Estimate|
Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) Dividend Information
|Most Recent Dividend:||12/5/2017|
|Dividend Growth:||46.00% (3 Year Average)|
|Payout Ratio:||38.36% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings) |
34.57% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
27.18% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
Federal Signal (NYSE FSS) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
Insider Ownership Percentage: 4.20%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 84.10%
Federal Signal (NYSE FSS) Insider Trades by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Shares Held After Transaction||Details|
|11/28/2017||Samuel Miceli||VP||Sell||1,000||$21.20||$21,200.00|| |
|11/24/2017||James E Goodwin||Director||Sell||10,000||$20.67||$206,700.00||122,929|| |
|11/20/2017||Brenda Reichelderfer||Director||Sell||8,279||$20.76||$171,872.04||69,388|| |
|11/17/2017||Brenda Reichelderfer||Director||Sell||45,721||$20.76||$949,167.96|| |
|11/8/2017||Dennis J Martin||Director||Sell||45,172||$21.90||$989,266.80|| |
|6/1/2017||Samuel Miceli||VP||Sell||2,000||$16.05||$32,100.00|| |
|5/24/2017||Paul W Jones||Director||Sell||50,000||$15.96||$798,000.00||72,901|| |
|5/23/2017||Samuel Miceli||VP||Sell||900||$16.18||$14,562.00||28,636|| |
|3/3/2016||Julie A Cook||VP||Buy||4,250||$11.82||$50,235.00||21,330|| |
|3/2/2016||John L Workman||Director||Buy||5,000||$11.33||$56,650.00||24,775|| |
|6/4/2013||Julie A Cook||VP||Buy||4,000||$9.06||$36,240.00|| |
|1/11/2013||Julie A Cook||VP||Buy||1,000||$7.79||$7,790.00|| |
|12/11/2012||William F Owens||Director||Buy||10,000||$6.69||$66,900.00|| |
Federal Signal (NYSE FSS) News Headlines
|Federal Signal Co. (FSS) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 20 at 3:52 PM
|Federal Signal Co. (FSS) Short Interest Down 60.8% in December|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 18 at 2:32 AM
|Head to Head Survey: Federal Signal (FSS) versus CNH Industrial (CNHI)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 14 at 9:36 PM
|Federal Signal Co. (FSS) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $230.07 Million|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 10 at 2:50 PM
|Federal Signal (FSS) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 5 at 9:50 PM
|ETFs with exposure to Federal Signal Corp. : December 28, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - December 28 at 3:40 PM
|Federal Signal Co. (FSS) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 26 at 4:39 PM
|Federal Signal Co. (FSS) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 26 at 4:39 PM
|Federal Signal Co. (FSS) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $230.07 Million|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 25 at 8:58 PM
|Federal Signal Appoints Mark D. Weber As Senior Vice President And Chief Operating Officer|
finance.yahoo.com - December 18 at 10:10 AM
|ETFs with exposure to Federal Signal Corp. : December 12, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - December 12 at 5:25 PM
|Federal Signal Corp. :FSS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : December 11, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - December 11 at 10:34 AM
|Q1 2018 EPS Estimates for Federal Signal Corporation (FSS) Decreased by Analyst|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 8 at 8:56 AM
|Federal Signal (FSS) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to "Hold"|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 7 at 11:14 PM
|Analysts Set Expectations for Federal Signal Corporation's Q3 2018 Earnings (FSS)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 6 at 12:58 PM
|$0.20 Earnings Per Share Expected for Federal Signal Corporation (FSS) This Quarter|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 5 at 9:30 AM
|Reviewing Federal Signal (FSS) & Its Competitors|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 5 at 5:28 AM
|Federal Signal Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : FSS-US : December 4, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - December 4 at 9:50 AM
|Federal Signal (FSS) Downgraded by ValuEngine to Hold|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 3 at 1:36 PM
|Federal Signal Corporation (FSS) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Analysts|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 1 at 11:56 PM
|Zacks: Federal Signal Corporation (FSS) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Strong Buy" by Brokerages|
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 30 at 5:56 PM
|Contrasting Federal Signal (FSS) & The Competition|
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 30 at 11:20 AM
|Contrasting Federal Signal (FSS) and The Competition|
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 30 at 5:34 AM
|Head-To-Head Comparison: Federal Signal (FSS) and The Competition|
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 29 at 11:32 PM
|Federal Signal Corporation (FSS) VP Samuel Miceli Sells 1,000 Shares|
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 29 at 1:38 PM
|Honeywell Hits 52-Week High on Favorable Growth Dynamics|
finance.yahoo.com - November 28 at 9:08 AM
|Comparing Federal Signal (FSS) & Its Competitors|
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 28 at 7:56 AM
|Federal Signal Corporation (FSS) Director James E. Goodwin Sells 10,000 Shares|
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 27 at 4:38 PM
|Federal Signal (FSS) vs. The Competition Head to Head Analysis|
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 26 at 5:10 AM
|Contrasting Federal Signal Corporation (FSS) and Its Competitors|
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 25 at 1:24 AM
|GE Signs Contracts in Aviation & Power to Retain Core Focus|
finance.yahoo.com - November 24 at 4:29 PM
| Federal Signal Corporation (FSS) Receives Consensus Rating of "Strong Buy" from Brokerages|
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 23 at 9:34 PM
|Jury Finds in Favor of Federal Signal Corporation for Seventh Consecutive Hearing Loss Win|
finance.yahoo.com - November 20 at 3:46 PM
|Federal Signal Corporation (FSS) Director Sells $171,872.04 in Stock|
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 20 at 1:50 PM
|Head-To-Head Comparison: Federal Signal Corporation (FSS) versus The Competition|
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 18 at 5:20 PM
|Federal Signal Corporation (FSS) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $230.07 Million|
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 18 at 2:16 AM
|Federal Signal Corporation (FSS) Director Brenda Reichelderfer Sells 45,721 Shares|
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 17 at 10:26 PM
|UTX's Pratt & Whitney Engines to be Used in Air China Jets|
finance.yahoo.com - November 16 at 2:31 PM
|Federal Signal Corp. : FSS-US: Dividend Analysis : November 14th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : November 14, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - November 14 at 7:26 PM
|Federal Signal Corp. – Value Analysis (NYSE:FSS) : November 13, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - November 13 at 7:07 PM
|UTX's Pratt & Whitney Engines to be Used in Vietnam Jets|
finance.yahoo.com - November 13 at 9:58 AM
|Ex-Div Reminder for Federal Signal (FSS)|
www.nasdaq.com - November 10 at 5:42 PM
|Federal Signal: Ongoing Turnaround Bears Fruit|
seekingalpha.com - November 10 at 5:42 PM
|Federal Signal Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : FSS-US : November 10, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - November 10 at 5:42 PM
|Dennis J. Martin Sells 45,172 Shares of Federal Signal Corporation (FSS) Stock|
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 8 at 6:48 PM
|Q4 2017 Earnings Forecast for Federal Signal Corporation (FSS) Issued By KeyCorp|
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 8 at 1:22 PM
| Federal Signal Corporation (FSS) Given $25.50 Consensus Price Target by Analysts|
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 7 at 7:44 PM
|KeyCorp Brokers Increase Earnings Estimates for Federal Signal Corporation (FSS)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 7 at 12:38 PM
|Federal Signal Corporation (FSS) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research|
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 6 at 11:36 PM
|Reviewing Federal Signal Corporation (FSS) & Its Competitors|
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 6 at 5:30 PM
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