Federal Signal Corporation (FSS): Price and Financial Metrics

Federal Signal Corporation (FSS)

Today's Latest Price: $34.93 USD

0.52 (1.51%)

Updated Jan 15 7:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating

POWR Components:

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 83 in Industrial - Services

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FSS Stock Summary

  • FSS's went public 35.06 years ago, making it older than 92.8% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • Of note is the ratio of Federal Signal Corp's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 85.16% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The volatility of Federal Signal Corp's share price is greater than that of just 7% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to FSS, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are APOG, HWKN, TRNS, AVD, and LCII.
  • Visit FSS's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.federalsignal.com.

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FSS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $34.93 52-week high $35.82
Prev. close $34.41 52-week low $23.32
Day low $33.76 Volume 336,800
Day high $34.96 Avg. volume 260,500
50-day MA $32.63 Dividend yield 0.92%
200-day MA $30.49 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.

FSS Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$34.93$13.72 -60%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Federal Signal Corp. To summarize, we found that Federal Signal Corp ranked in the 30th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for FSS, they are:

  • The company's balance sheet shows it gets 89% of its capital from equity, and 11% of its capital from debt. Its equity weight surpasses that of 73.38% of free cash flow generating stocks in the Industrials sector.
  • FSS's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 2%; for context, that number is higher than 31.66% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • Federal Signal Corp's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at 20.94. This coverage rate is greater than that of 86.92% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

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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.

Shareholders Are Thrilled That The Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) Share Price Increased 111%

The most you can lose on any stock (assuming you don't use leverage) is 100% of your money. But when you pick a company...

Yahoo | December 14, 2020

Federal Signal Corporation Declares Dividend of $0.08 per Share

The Board of Directors of Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE: FSS) declared a quarterly cash dividend of eight cents ($0.08) per share on its common stock. The dividend is payable on December 1, 2020 to stockholders of record at the close of business on November 19, 2020.

Yahoo | October 27, 2020

Analysts Estimate Federal Signal (FSS) to Report a Decline in Earnings: What to Look Out for

Federal Signal (FSS) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

Yahoo | October 22, 2020

Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) vs. Li Auto (NYSE:LI) Critical Contrast

Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) and Li Auto (NASDAQ:LI) are both small-cap multi-sector conglomerates companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership and dividends. Institutional and Insider Ownership 89.6% of Federal Signal shares are held by institutional investors. […]

Dakota Financial News | October 20, 2020

Sidoti-Virtual Investor Conference.

* Presentation Times and Weblinks Released for Over 150 Presenting Companies * Day 1: Wednesday, September 23, 2020 * ALL INSTITUTIONAL AND RETAIL INVESTORS ARE WELCOMENEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / September 22, 2020 / Sidoti & Company, LLC has released the presentation schedule, with weblink click-throughs, for Wednesday, September 23, 2020, the first day of its two-day Fall 2020 Virtual Investor Conference.

Yahoo | September 23, 2020

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FSS Price Returns

1-mo 4.80%
3-mo 12.52%
6-mo 17.98%
1-year 1.40%
3-year 73.14%
5-year 165.86%
YTD 5.31%
2020 3.99%
2019 63.92%
2018 0.39%
2017 30.79%
2016 0.56%

FSS Dividends

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