FSS Stock Overview
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.
FSS passed our risk checks.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$33.10|
|52 Week High||US$48.88|
|52 Week Low||US$31.86|
|1 Month Change||-0.72%|
|3 Month Change||-11.26%|
|1 Year Change||-20.78%|
|3 Year Change||31.56%|
|5 Year Change||107.92%|
|Change since IPO||370.99%|
Recent News & Updates
Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) Will Pay A Dividend Of US$0.09
The board of Federal Signal Corporation ( NYSE:FSS ) has announced that it will pay a dividend of US$0.09 per share on...
Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) Has Announced A Dividend Of US$0.09
The board of Federal Signal Corporation ( NYSE:FSS ) has announced that it will pay a dividend on the 3rd of June, with...
|FSS||US Machinery||US Market|
Return vs Industry: FSS underperformed the US Machinery industry which returned -13.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: FSS underperformed the US Market which returned -8.1% over the past year.
|FSS Average Weekly Movement||4.4%|
|Machinery Industry Average Movement||5.6%|
|Market Average Movement||7.8%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||16.9%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||2.9%|
Stable Share Price: FSS is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: FSS's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
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 Environmental Solutions Group, and Safety and Security Systems Group. The Environmental Solutions Group segment offers a range of street sweepers, safe-digging trucks ,sewer cleaners, industrial vacuum loaders, vacuum, and hydro-excavation trucks; road-marking, line-removal and waterblasting equipment, dump truck bodies, trailers, and metal extraction support equipment under the Elgin, Vactor, Guzzler, TRUVAC, Westech, Jetstream, Mark Rite Lines, Ox Bodies, Crysteel, J-Craft, Duraclass, Rugby, Travis, OSW, NTE, WTB, Ground Force, Bucks, and Switch-N-Go brand names.
Federal Signal Fundamentals Summary
|FSS fundamental statistics|
Is FSS overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|FSS income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$969.00m|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||1.63|
|Net Profit Margin||7.82%|
How did FSS perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
1.1%Current Dividend Yield
Does FSS pay a reliable dividends?See FSS dividend history and benchmarks
|Federal Signal dividend dates|
|Ex Dividend Date||May 19 2022|
|Dividend Pay Date||Jun 03 2022|
|Days until Ex dividend||0 days|
|Days until Dividend pay date||15 days|
Does FSS pay a reliable dividends?See FSS dividend history and benchmarks
Is Federal Signal undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 4/6
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
PE vs Industry
PE vs Market
PB vs Industry
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: FSS ($33.1) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($79.94)
Significantly Below Fair Value: FSS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: FSS is good value based on its PE Ratio (20.3x) compared to the US Machinery industry average (21.9x).
PE vs Market: FSS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (20.3x) compared to the US market (16x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: FSS is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.9x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: FSS is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.5x) compared to the US Machinery industry average (2.2x).
How is Federal Signal forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 7 analysts?
Future Growth Score3/6
Future Growth Score 3/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: FSS's forecast earnings growth (21.4% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: FSS's earnings (21.4% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (12.4% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: FSS's revenue (7.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: FSS's revenue (7.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if FSS's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Federal Signal performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score2/6
Past Performance Score 2/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: FSS has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: FSS's current net profit margins (7.8%) are lower than last year (8.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: FSS's earnings have grown by 13.8% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: FSS's earnings growth over the past year (4.2%) is below its 5-year average (13.8% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: FSS earnings growth over the past year (4.2%) underperformed the Machinery industry 24%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: FSS's Return on Equity (12.6%) is considered low.
How is Federal Signal's financial position?
Financial Health Score5/6
Financial Health Score 5/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: FSS's short term assets ($464.2M) exceed its short term liabilities ($181.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: FSS's short term assets ($464.2M) exceed its long term liabilities ($455.8M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: FSS's net debt to equity ratio (36.6%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: FSS's debt to equity ratio has increased from 16.7% to 41.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: FSS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (25.3%).
Interest Coverage: FSS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (27.8x coverage).
What is Federal Signal current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 1/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: FSS's dividend (1.09%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.51%).
High Dividend: FSS's dividend (1.09%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.97%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, FSS has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: FSS's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 8 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (22.1%), FSS's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its high cash payout ratio (136.4%), FSS's dividend payments are not well covered by cash flows.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jennifer Sherman (56 yo)
Ms. Jennifer L. Sherman has been the Chief Executive Officer, President and Director of Federal Signal Corporation since January 1, 2016. Ms. Sherman served as the Chief Operating Officer of Federal Signal...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jennifer's total compensation ($USD4.67M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.45M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jennifer's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: FSS's management team is considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: FSS's board of directors are considered experienced (8.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: FSS insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Federal Signal Corporation's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Federal Signal Corporation
- Ticker: FSS
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1901
- Industry: Construction Machinery and Heavy Trucks
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Implied Market Cap: US$2.071b
- Shares outstanding: 60.61m
- Website: https://www.federalsignal.com
Number of Employees
- Federal Signal Corporation
- 1415 West 22nd Street
- Suite 1100
- Oak Brook
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/05/18 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/05/18 00:00|
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