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Federal Signal Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.48 (-1.35 %)
(As of 01/20/2021 02:39 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $35.16
50-Day Range
MA: $33.24
52-Week Range
Now: $35.16
Volume7,536 shs
Average Volume270,778 shs
Market Capitalization$2.13 billion
P/E Ratio21.70
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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Overall MarketRank

1.84 out of 5 stars

Multi-Sector Conglomerates Sector

11th out of 44 stocks

Motor Vehicles & Car Bodies Industry

5th out of 44 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Motor vehicles & car bodies
Sub-IndustryConstruction & Farm Machinery & Heavy Trucks



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.22 billion
Cash Flow$2.57 per share
Book Value$10.60 per share


Net Income$108.50 million


Market Cap$2.13 billion
Next Earnings Date2/25/2021 (Estimated)
-0.48 (-1.35 %)
(As of 01/20/2021 02:39 PM ET)
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Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Federal Signal's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Federal Signal's stock was trading at $28.42 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, FSS stock has increased by 23.7% and is now trading at $35.16.
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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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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Federal Signal?

Wall Street analysts have given Federal Signal a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Federal Signal wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Federal Signal's next earnings date?

Federal Signal is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 25th 2021.
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How were Federal Signal's earnings last quarter?

Federal Signal Co. (NYSE:FSS) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 29th. The conglomerate reported $0.42 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.38 by $0.04. The conglomerate had revenue of $279.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $282.93 million. Federal Signal had a net margin of 8.68% and a return on equity of 16.12%. Federal Signal's quarterly revenue was down 9.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.47 EPS.
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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 Wednesday, October 28th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 19th will be given a dividend of $0.08 per share on Tuesday, December 1st. This represents a $0.32 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.91%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 18th.
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Is Federal Signal a good dividend stock?

Federal Signal pays an annual dividend of $0.32 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.92%. The dividend payout ratio of Federal Signal is 17.88%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Federal Signal will have a dividend payout ratio of 17.39% 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 FY 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 29th. The company provided EPS guidance of 1.58-1.66 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.61.

What price target have analysts set for FSS?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Federal Signal's shares. Their forecasts range from $31.00 to $40.00. On average, they anticipate Federal Signal's stock price to reach $35.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.5%.
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Are investors shorting Federal Signal?

Federal Signal saw a decrease in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 949,400 shares, a decrease of 16.0% from the December 15th total of 1,130,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 284,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.3 days. Approximately 1.6% of the company's shares are sold short.
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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).

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 $2.38M)
  • Mr. Ian A. Hudson, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 45, Pay $933.77k)
  • Mr. Mark D. Weber, Sr. VP & COO (Age 63, Pay $1.17M)
  • Mr. Daniel A. DuPré, VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 64, Pay $662.21k)
  • Ms. Svetlana Vinokur, VP of Corp. Devel. & Treasurer (Age 41)
  • Ms. Lauren B. Elting, VP & Corp. Controller (Age 39)
  • Mr. Michael W. Higgins, VP & GM of Elgin Sweeper Company

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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BLB&B Advisors LLC (0.13%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.08%), Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.02%) and Meridian Wealth Management LLC (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 major 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, BLB&B Advisors LLC, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., and Meridian Wealth Management LLC.
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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.

What is Federal Signal's stock price today?

One share of FSS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $35.16.

How big of a company is Federal Signal?

Federal Signal has a market capitalization of $2.13 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. Federal Signal employs 3,600 workers across the globe.

What is Federal Signal's official website?

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

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 1/20/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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