Federal Signal Corporation

NYSE:FSS Stock Report

Market Cap: US$5.2b

Federal Signal Past Earnings Performance

Past criteria checks 5/6

Federal Signal has been growing earnings at an average annual rate of 9%, while the Machinery industry saw earnings growing at 8.9% annually. Revenues have been growing at an average rate of 8.8% per year. Federal Signal's return on equity is 17.4%, and it has net margins of 10.3%.

Key information

9.0%

Earnings growth rate

8.7%

EPS growth rate

Machinery Industry Growth8.8%
Revenue growth rate8.8%
Return on equity17.4%
Net Margin10.3%
Last Earnings Update31 Mar 2024

Recent past performance updates

Recent updates

Federal Signal: Impressive Signals

Jun 17

Here's Why We Think Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) Is Well Worth Watching

May 30
Here's Why We Think Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) Is Well Worth Watching

Returns On Capital At Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) Have Hit The Brakes

May 13
Returns On Capital At Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) Have Hit The Brakes

Is It Time To Consider Buying Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS)?

Apr 30
Is It Time To Consider Buying Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS)?

Does Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Apr 18
Does Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Shareholders Should Be Pleased With Federal Signal Corporation's (NYSE:FSS) Price

Apr 06
Shareholders Should Be Pleased With Federal Signal Corporation's (NYSE:FSS) Price

Growth And Strong Margins Push Up Federal Signal's Earnings And Price

Mar 06

Return Trends At Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) Aren't Appealing

Feb 07
Return Trends At Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) Aren't Appealing

At US$76.93, Is It Time To Put Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS) On Your Watch List?

Jan 26
At US$76.93, Is It Time To Put Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS) On Your Watch List?

Calculating The Fair Value Of Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS)

Jan 14
Calculating The Fair Value Of Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS)

With Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS) It Looks Like You'll Get What You Pay For

Jan 02
With Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS) It Looks Like You'll Get What You Pay For

We Ran A Stock Scan For Earnings Growth And Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) Passed With Ease

Dec 08
We Ran A Stock Scan For Earnings Growth And Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) Passed With Ease

Federal Signal: Solid Quarterly Results And A Positive Outlook

Nov 26

Slowing Rates Of Return At Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) Leave Little Room For Excitement

Oct 31
Slowing Rates Of Return At Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) Leave Little Room For Excitement

Here's Why Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) Can Manage Its Debt Responsibly

Oct 19
Here's Why Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) Can Manage Its Debt Responsibly

Is There Now An Opportunity In Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS)?

Oct 06
Is There Now An Opportunity In Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS)?

Are Investors Undervaluing Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS) By 21%?

Sep 18
Are Investors Undervaluing Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS) By 21%?

Federal Signal: Strong Signals

Aug 13

Returns At Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) Are On The Way Up

Jul 25
Returns At Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) Are On The Way Up

Here's Why Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) Can Manage Its Debt Responsibly

Jul 10
Here's Why Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) Can Manage Its Debt Responsibly

What Is Federal Signal Corporation's (NYSE:FSS) Share Price Doing?

Jun 28
What Is Federal Signal Corporation's (NYSE:FSS) Share Price Doing?

Calculating The Intrinsic Value Of Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS)

Jun 14
Calculating The Intrinsic Value Of Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS)

Federal Signal Corporation: Great Performance Does Not Translate To A Great Opportunity

May 25

Should You Be Adding Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) To Your Watchlist Today?

May 21
Should You Be Adding Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) To Your Watchlist Today?

Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) Is Doing The Right Things To Multiply Its Share Price

Apr 14
Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) Is Doing The Right Things To Multiply Its Share Price

Is Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) A Risky Investment?

Apr 01
Is Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) A Risky Investment?

When Should You Buy Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS)?

Mar 20
When Should You Buy Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS)?

A Look At The Fair Value Of Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS)

Mar 06
A Look At The Fair Value Of Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS)

Federal Signal declares $0.09 dividend

Feb 14

Federal Signal Corp.: No Buy Signal Yet

Jan 16

Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) Is Experiencing Growth In Returns On Capital

Jan 09
Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) Is Experiencing Growth In Returns On Capital

Is Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) A Risky Investment?

Dec 22
Is Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) A Risky Investment?

What Is Federal Signal Corporation's (NYSE:FSS) Share Price Doing?

Dec 08
What Is Federal Signal Corporation's (NYSE:FSS) Share Price Doing?

Federal Signal Non-GAAP EPS of $0.53 in-line, revenue of $346M misses by $23.07M, updates FY guidance

Nov 03

Are Investors Undervaluing Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS) By 38%?

Nov 01
Are Investors Undervaluing Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS) By 38%?

Federal Signal secures $800M credit facility in refinancing arrangement

Oct 24

Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) Is Doing The Right Things To Multiply Its Share Price

Sep 19
Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) Is Doing The Right Things To Multiply Its Share Price

Federal Signal: A Solid Sign

Sep 14

Federal Signal to acquire TowHaul Corp. for $46.1M

Sep 07

What Does Federal Signal Corporation's (NYSE:FSS) Share Price Indicate?

Sep 01
What Does Federal Signal Corporation's (NYSE:FSS) Share Price Indicate?

Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet

Aug 17
Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet

Federal Signal Non-GAAP EPS of $0.53 beats by $0.06, revenue of $367M beats by $2.2M

Jul 27

Revenue & Expenses Breakdown

How Federal Signal makes and spends money. Based on latest reported earnings, on an LTM basis.


Earnings and Revenue History

NYSE:FSS Revenue, expenses and earnings (USD Millions)
DateRevenueEarningsG+A ExpensesR&D Expenses
31 Mar 241,76218220412
31 Dec 231,72315719812
30 Sep 231,66614619112
30 Jun 231,56613418012
31 Mar 231,49012716812
31 Dec 221,43512016012
30 Sep 221,34510515111
30 Jun 221,29710314411
31 Mar 221,2659914211
31 Dec 211,21310113711
30 Sep 211,20710713012
30 Jun 211,18810313512
31 Mar 211,1249513312
31 Dec 201,1319613712
30 Sep 201,15010014914
30 Jun 201,17910315414
31 Mar 201,23411415914
31 Dec 191,22110815214
30 Sep 191,18611115513
30 Jun 191,14710415013
31 Mar 191,1149814913
31 Dec 181,0909414713
30 Sep 181,0589114713
30 Jun 181,0378214713
31 Mar 189706614213
31 Dec 178996113213
30 Sep 178274312313
30 Jun 177653811513
31 Mar 177133611013
31 Dec 167083910913
30 Sep 167184510814
30 Jun 167115310614
31 Mar 167446210714
31 Dec 157686610814
30 Sep 15707689513
30 Jun 15746689913
31 Mar 157756710313
31 Dec 147796010713
30 Sep 148746712511
30 Jun 148646812311
31 Mar 1485216912211
31 Dec 1371315310311
30 Sep 1384913812710
30 Jun 1382512612810

Quality Earnings: FSS has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: FSS's current net profit margins (10.3%) are higher than last year (8.5%).


Free Cash Flow vs Earnings Analysis


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: FSS's earnings have grown by 9% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: FSS's earnings growth over the past year (42.7%) exceeds its 5-year average (9% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: FSS earnings growth over the past year (42.7%) exceeded the Machinery industry 14.8%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: FSS's Return on Equity (17.4%) is considered low.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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