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Federal Signal Corporation (FSS)

(Delayed Data from NYSE)

$38.60 USD


-0.66 (-1.68%)

Updated Jun 18, 2021 04:00 PM ET

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1Strong Buy25.41%
5Strong Sell3.06%

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B Value C Growth B Momentum B VGM

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Top 18% (45 out of 252)

Industry: Diversified Operations

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Company Summary

Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS) is a leader in environmental and safety solutions. It provides products and services to protect people and the planet. Federal Signal is a leading global designer, manufacturer and supplier of products of and total solutions that serve municipal, governmental, industrial and commercial customers. With manufacturing facilities worldwide, the company operates through the following business segments: Environmental Solutions and Safety and Security Systems. Federal Signal is best known for its variety of emergency lighting, sirens, industrial equipment, and public safety solutions under brands including Federal Signal, Elgin, Guzzler, Jetstream, Vactor and Victor. Federal Signal Corporation is headquartered in Oak Brook, IL.

General Information

Federal Signal Corporation



Phone: 630-954-2000

Fax: 630-954-2030



Industry Diversified Operations
Sector Conglomerates
Fiscal Year End December
Last Reported Quarter 3/31/2021
Next EPS Date 8/4/2021

EPS Information

Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate 0.45
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate 1.83
Estimated Long-Term EPS Growth Rate 15.00
Next EPS Report Date 8/4/2021

Price and Volume Information

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Yesterday's Close 39.26
52 Week High 43.77
52 Week Low 27.29
Beta 1.07
20 Day Moving Average 197,555.30
Target Price Consensus 47.75


% Price Change
4 Week -6.90
12 Week -0.36
YTD 16.37
% Price Change Relative to S&P 500
4 Week -7.13
12 Week -4.95
YTD 4.91
Share Information
Shares Outstanding (millions) 61.01
Market Capitalization (millions) 2,354.89
Short Ratio NA
Last Split Date 3/2/1994
Dividend Information
Dividend Yield 0.93%
Annual Dividend $0.36
Payout Ratio 0.22
Change in Payout Ratio -0.05
Last Dividend Payout / Amount 5/20/2021 / $0.09

Fundamental Ratios

P/E (F1) 21.14
Trailing 12 Months 23.25
PEG Ratio 1.41
EPS Growth
vs. Previous Year -2.56%
vs. Previous Quarter -13.64%
Sales Growth
vs. Previous Year -2.55%
vs. Previous Quarter -5.43%
Price Ratios
Price/Book 3.25
Price/Cash Flow 15.77
Price / Sales 2.10
3/31/21 14.81
12/31/20 15.41
9/30/20 16.12
3/31/21 8.32
12/31/20 8.46
9/30/20 8.72
Current Ratio
3/31/21 2.43
12/31/20 2.73
9/30/20 2.63
Quick Ratio
3/31/21 1.20
12/31/20 1.49
9/30/20 1.39
Operating Margin
3/31/21 9.09
12/31/20 9.11
9/30/20 9.15
Net Margin
3/31/21 8.46
12/31/20 8.51
9/30/20 8.68
Pre-Tax Margin
3/31/21 10.79
12/31/20 11.02
9/30/20 10.91
Book Value
3/31/21 11.89
12/31/20 11.60
9/30/20 11.23
Inventory Turnover
3/31/21 4.27
12/31/20 4.29
9/30/20 4.37
3/31/21 0.31
12/31/20 0.30
9/30/20 0.35
Debt to Capital
3/31/21 23.58
12/31/20 23.01
9/30/20 25.99