Federal Signal Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.13 (+0.33 %)
(As of 04/16/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $39.64
50-Day Range
MA: $38.32
52-Week Range
Now: $39.64
Volume226,872 shs
Average Volume250,440 shs
Market Capitalization$2.40 billion
P/E Ratio24.47
Dividend Yield0.92%
Federal Signal Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and supplies a suite of products and integrated solutions for municipal, governmental, industrial, and commercial customers in the United States, Canada, Europe, and internationally. It operates through two segments, Environmental Solutions Group and Safety and Security Systems Group. The Environmental Solutions Group segment offers a range of street sweeper vehicles, sewer cleaner and vacuum loader trucks, hydro-excavation trucks, and water blasting equipment under the Elgin, Vactor, Guzzler, Westech, and Jetstream brand names. Is also manufactures dump truck bodies and trailers for maintenance and infrastructure end-markets under the Ox Bodies, Crysteel, J-Craft, Duraclass, Rugby, and Travis brand names. In addition, this segment engages in the sale of parts, service and repair, equipment rental, and training activities under the FS Solutions brand. The Safety and Security Systems Group segment provides systems and products for campus and community alerting, emergency vehicles, first responder interoperable communications, and industrial communications, as well as command and municipal networked security. Its products include vehicle lightbars and sirens, public warning sirens, general alarm systems, public address systems, and public safety software. This segment sells its products under the Federal Signal, Federal Signal VAMA, and Victor brand names. The company sells its products through wholesaler, distributor, independent manufacturer representative, original equipment manufacturer, and direct sales force, as well as independent foreign distributor. Federal Signal Corporation was founded in 1901 and is headquartered in Oak Brook, Illinois.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Motor vehicles & car bodies
Sub-IndustryConstruction & Farm Machinery & Heavy Trucks
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.22 billion
Cash Flow$2.90 per share
Book Value$10.60 per share


Net Income$108.50 million


Market Cap$2.40 billion
Next Earnings Date5/5/2021 (Estimated)


Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) Hits New 1-Year High at $40.05
April 6, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
Federal Signal Co. (NYSE:FSS) Short Interest Down 38.0% in March
March 30, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
Ex-Dividend Date Insight: Federal Signal
March 17, 2021 |  benzinga.com
Federal Signal's Debt Insights
February 26, 2021 |  benzinga.com
Federal Signal Corp (FSS) Q4 2020 Earnings Call Transcript
February 26, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
Federal Signal Q4 Profit Tops Estimates
February 25, 2021 |  markets.businessinsider.com
Is Federal Signal (FSS) a Profitable Stock to Pick Now?
January 29, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
How to trade Federal Signal $FSS With Risk Controls
January 20, 2021 |  marketwatch.com
Is FSS A Good Stock To Buy Now?
December 15, 2020 |  finance.yahoo.com
Understanding Federal Signal's Ex-Dividend Date
November 17, 2020 |  finance.yahoo.com
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Overall MarketRank

1.71 out of 5 stars

Multi-Sector Conglomerates Sector

10th out of 44 stocks

Motor Vehicles & Car Bodies Industry

9th out of 44 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
+0.13 (+0.33 %)
(As of 04/16/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Federal Signal a buy right now?

4 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Federal Signal in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Federal Signal stock.
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Are investors shorting Federal Signal?

Federal Signal saw a drop in short interest during the month of March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totaling 843,600 shares, a drop of 38.0% from the February 28th total of 1,360,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 273,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.1 days. Currently, 1.4% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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When is Federal Signal's next earnings date?

Federal Signal is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 5th 2021.
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How were Federal Signal's earnings last quarter?

Federal Signal Co. (NYSE:FSS) posted its earnings results on Thursday, February, 25th. The conglomerate reported $0.44 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.41 by $0.03. The conglomerate had revenue of $294.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $291.57 million. Federal Signal had a net margin of 8.68% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 16.12%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 6.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.48 EPS.
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How has Federal Signal's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Federal Signal's stock was trading at $28.42 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, FSS stock has increased by 39.5% and is now trading at $39.64.
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How often does Federal Signal pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Federal Signal?

Federal Signal declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 19th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 19th will be paid a dividend of $0.09 per share on Wednesday, March 31st. This represents a $0.36 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.91%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 18th. This is a boost from Federal Signal's previous quarterly dividend of $0.08.
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Is Federal Signal a good dividend stock?

Federal Signal pays an annual dividend of $0.36 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.92%. Federal Signal does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Federal Signal is 20.11%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Federal Signal will have a dividend payout ratio of 19.57% next year. This indicates that Federal Signal will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Federal Signal issued on next quarter's earnings?

Federal Signal updated its FY21 earnings guidance on Wednesday, March, 24th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.73-1.85 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.82.

What price target have analysts set for FSS?

4 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for Federal Signal's stock. Their forecasts range from $34.00 to $40.00. On average, they expect Federal Signal's share price to reach $37.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 6.7%.
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Who are Federal Signal's key executives?

Federal Signal's management team includes the following people:
  • Ms. Jennifer L. Sherman, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 56, Pay $2.05M)
  • Mr. Ian A. Hudson, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 45, Pay $820.12k)
  • Mr. Mark D. Weber, Sr. VP & COO (Age 63, Pay $1.01M)
  • Mr. Daniel A. DuPre, VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 64, Pay $589.57k)
  • Ms. Svetlana Vinokur, VP of Corp. Devel. & Treasurer (Age 41, Pay $451.47k)
  • Ms. Lauren B. Elting, VP & Corp. Controller (Age 39)

What is Dennis J. Martin's approval rating as Federal Signal's CEO?

33 employees have rated Federal Signal CEO Dennis J. Martin on Glassdoor.com. Dennis J. Martin has an approval rating of 65% among Federal Signal's employees.

Who are some of Federal Signal's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Federal Signal own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Federal Signal investors own include Energy Transfer (ET), AT&T (T), Verizon Communications (VZ), Ford Motor (F), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Pfizer (PFE), Weyerhaeuser (WY), Activision Blizzard (ATVI), CBL & Associates Properties (CBL) and D.R. Horton (DHI).

What is Federal Signal's stock symbol?

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

Who are Federal Signal's major shareholders?

Federal Signal's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.07%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.05%), Bellecapital International Ltd. (0.04%) and Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.02%). Company insiders that own Federal Signal stock include Dennis J Martin, Ian A Hudson, Jennifer L Sherman, John L Workman, Richard R Mudge, Svetlana Vinokur and William F Owens.
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Which institutional investors are selling Federal Signal stock?

FSS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold Federal Signal company stock in the last year include Jennifer L Sherman, and William F Owens.
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Which institutional investors are buying Federal Signal stock?

FSS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bellecapital International Ltd.. Company insiders that have bought Federal Signal stock in the last two years include Ian A Hudson, Jennifer L Sherman, and John L Workman.
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How do I buy shares of Federal Signal?

Shares of FSS can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Federal Signal's stock price today?

One share of FSS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $39.64.

How much money does Federal Signal make?

Federal Signal has a market capitalization of $2.40 billion and generates $1.22 billion in revenue each year. The conglomerate earns $108.50 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.79 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Federal Signal have?

Federal Signal employs 3,500 workers across the globe.

What is Federal Signal's official website?

The official website for Federal Signal is www.federalsignal.com.

Where are Federal Signal's headquarters?

Federal Signal is headquartered at 1415 WEST 22ND STREET, OAK BROOK IL, 60523.

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]

This page was last updated on 4/18/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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