Federal Signal Corporation (FSS): Price and Financial Metrics

Federal Signal Corporation (FSS): $34.74

0.53 (+1.55%)

POWR Rating

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  • FSS scores best on the Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 82.98% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for FSS is in Stability, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • FSS's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 5.92% of US stocks).

FSS Stock Summary

  • Federal Signal Corp's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.84% of US equities in our set.
  • Price to trailing twelve month operating cash flow for FSS is currently 20.8, higher than 70.19% of US stocks with positive operating cash flow.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 34.23%, Federal Signal Corp's debt growth rate surpasses 79.47% of about US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Federal Signal Corp are OFED, CRWS, ADUS, HONE, and WOR.
  • Visit FSS's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.federalsignal.com.

FSS Valuation Summary

  • FSS's price/earnings ratio is 24.3; this is 8.82% lower than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • FSS's price/sales ratio has moved up 1.3 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, FSS's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 7.3.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for FSS.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
FSS 2021-09-03 2.1 3.4 24.3 19.9
FSS 2021-09-02 2.1 3.4 24.3 20.0
FSS 2021-09-01 2.1 3.3 23.9 19.7
FSS 2021-08-31 2.1 3.3 24.0 19.7
FSS 2021-08-30 2.1 3.4 24.2 19.9
FSS 2021-08-27 2.1 3.3 24.0 19.7

FSS Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year price growth rate is now at 137.52%.
  • The year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at -16.96%.
  • Its 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 32.32%.
Over the past 70 months, FSS's revenue has gone up $494,000,000.

The table below shows FSS's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 1,213.2 101.8 100.6
2021-09-30 1,206.6 111.7 107.2
2021-06-30 1,188.1 110.5 103.3
2021-03-31 1,123.5 157 95
2020-12-31 1,130.8 136.2 96.2
2020-09-30 1,150.4 124.1 99.9

FSS's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • FSS has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 87.41% of graded US stocks.
  • FSS's asset turnover comes in at 0.953 -- ranking 33rd of 68 Automobiles and Trucks stocks.
  • WNC, ALSN, and MLR are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with FSS.

The table below shows FSS's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.953 0.252 0.192
2021-03-31 0.915 0.256 0.182
2020-12-31 0.928 0.260 0.185
2020-09-30 0.953 0.260 0.188
2020-06-30 0.987 0.262 0.196
2020-03-31 1.058 0.265 0.227

FSS Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of FSS, see our FSS price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $47.50 Average Broker Recommendation 1.36 (Strong Buy)

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FSS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $34.74 52-week high $48.88
Prev. close $34.21 52-week low $31.86
Day low $34.53 Volume 153,000
Day high $35.13 Avg. volume 318,270
50-day MA $33.82 Dividend yield 1.05%
200-day MA $38.94 Market Cap 2.11B

Federal Signal Corporation (FSS) Company Bio

Federal Signal is a designer and manufacturer of products and total solutions that serve municipal, governmental, industrial and commercial customers. The Company operates three groups: Environmental Solutions, Safety and Security Systems and Fire Rescue. The company was founded in 1901 and is based in Oak Brook, Illinois.

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Latest FSS News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Federal Signal Corp that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate FSS as an investment opportunity.

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LSB (LXU) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 94.59% and 5.62%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

Federal Signal Corporation Declares Dividend of $0.09 per share

The Board of Directors of Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE: FSS) declared a quarterly cash dividend of nine cents ($0.09) per share on its common stock. The dividend is payable on April 1, 2022 to stockholders of record at the close of business on March 18, 2022.

Yahoo | February 18, 2022

Federal Signal to Host Fourth Quarter Earnings Conference Call on March 1, 2022

Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE: FSS) (the "Company"), a leader in environmental and safety solutions, will announce fourth quarter earnings before the market opens on Tuesday, March 1, 2022. The Company will also host an investor conference call and webcast at 10 a.m. Eastern Time the same day with Jennifer L. Sherman, president and chief executive officer, and Ian A. Hudson, senior vice president and chief financial officer.

Yahoo | February 15, 2022

IIROC Trading Halt - RV

The following issues have been halted by IIROC:

Yahoo | February 11, 2022

Should You Investigate Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS) At US$38.02?

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Yahoo | January 28, 2022

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FSS Price Returns

1-mo 1.26%
3-mo -3.31%
6-mo -21.00%
1-year -16.55%
3-year 46.90%
5-year 130.15%
YTD -19.41%
2021 31.80%
2020 3.99%
2019 63.92%
2018 0.39%
2017 30.79%

FSS Dividends

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Continue Researching FSS

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