Federal Signal Corporation (FSS)
NYSE: FSS · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
-0.90 (-1.05%)
Jun 25, 2024, 2:25 PM EDT - Market open

Federal Signal Statistics

Total Valuation

Federal Signal has a market cap or net worth of $5.16 billion. The enterprise value is $5.46 billion.

Market Cap 5.16B
Enterprise Value 5.46B

Important Dates

The next estimated earnings date is Thursday, July 25, 2024, before market open.

Earnings Date Jul 25, 2024
Ex-Dividend Date May 16, 2024

Share Statistics

Federal Signal has 61.10 million shares outstanding. The number of shares has increased by 0.49% in one year.

Shares Outstanding 61.10M
Shares Change (YoY) +0.49%
Shares Change (QoQ) n/a
Owned by Insiders (%) 2.45%
Owned by Institutions (%) 94.17%
Float 59.61M

Valuation Ratios

The trailing PE ratio is 28.84 and the forward PE ratio is 26.71. Federal Signal's PEG ratio is 2.71.

PE Ratio 28.84
Forward PE 26.71
PS Ratio 2.96
Forward PS 2.71
PB Ratio 4.99
P/FCF Ratio 28.06
PEG Ratio 2.71
Financial Ratio History

Enterprise Valuation

The stock's EV/EBITDA ratio is 18.27, with an EV/FCF ratio of 29.37.

EV / Earnings 30.07
EV / Sales 3.10
EV / EBITDA 18.27
EV / EBIT 23.00
EV / FCF 29.37

Financial Position

The company has a current ratio of 2.82, with a Debt / Equity ratio of 0.28.

Current Ratio 2.82
Quick Ratio 1.14
Debt / Equity 0.28
Debt / EBITDA 0.98
Debt / FCF 1.58
Interest Coverage 13.04

Financial Efficiency

Return on equity (ROE) is 18.50% and return on invested capital (ROIC) is 14.82%.

Return on Equity (ROE) 18.50%
Return on Assets (ROA) 11.00%
Return on Capital (ROIC) 14.82%
Revenue Per Employee $391,578
Profits Per Employee $40,356
Employee Count 4,500
Asset Turnover 1.07
Inventory Turnover 4.03


In the past 12 months, Federal Signal has paid $37.60 million in taxes.

Income Tax 37.60M
Effective Tax Rate 17.15%

Stock Price Statistics

The stock price has increased by +37.43% in the last 52 weeks. The beta is 0.99, so Federal Signal's price volatility has been similar to the market average.

Beta (1Y) 0.99
52-Week Price Change +37.43%
50-Day Moving Average 85.05
200-Day Moving Average 74.98
Relative Strength Index (RSI) 49.57
Average Volume (20 Days) 277,370

Short Selling Information

The latest short interest is 598,266, so 0.98% of the outstanding shares have been sold short.

Short Interest 598,266
Short Previous Month 572,376
Short % of Shares Out 0.98%
Short % of Float 1.00%
Short Ratio (days to cover) 1.76

Income Statement

In the last 12 months, Federal Signal had revenue of $1.76 billion and earned $181.60 million in profits. Earnings per share was $2.96.

Revenue 1.76B
Gross Profit 470.40M
Operating Income 239.30M
Pretax Income 219.20M
Net Income 181.60M
EBITDA 298.90M
EBIT 237.40M
Earnings Per Share (EPS) $2.96
Full Income Statement

Balance Sheet

The company has $48.90 million in cash and $293.60 million in debt, giving a net cash position of -$244.70 million or -$4.00 per share.

Cash & Cash Equivalents 48.90M
Total Debt 293.60M
Net Cash -244.70M
Net Cash Per Share -$4.00
Equity / Book Value 1.04B
Book Value Per Share 17.09
Working Capital 384.30M
Full Balance Sheet

Cash Flow

In the last 12 months, operating cash flow was $218.60 million and capital expenditures -$32.70 million, giving a free cash flow of $185.90 million.

Operating Cash Flow 218.60M
Capital Expenditures -32.70M
Free Cash Flow 185.90M
FCF Per Share $3.05
Full Cash Flow Statement


Gross margin is 26.70%, with operating and profit margins of 13.58% and 10.31%.

Gross Margin 26.70%
Operating Margin 13.58%
Pretax Margin 12.44%
Profit Margin 10.31%
EBITDA Margin 16.96%
EBIT Margin 13.47%
FCF Margin 10.55%

Dividends & Yields

This stock pays an annual dividend of $0.48, which amounts to a dividend yield of 0.57%.

Dividend Per Share $0.48
Dividend Yield 0.57%
Dividend Growth (YoY) 18.92%
Years of Dividend Growth 1
Payout Ratio 16.22%
Buyback Yield -0.49%
Shareholder Yield 0.07%
Earnings Yield 3.48%
FCF Yield 3.56%
Dividend Details

Analyst Forecast

The average price target for Federal Signal is $70.50, which is -16.53% lower than the current price. The consensus rating is "Buy".

Price Target $70.50
Price Target Difference -16.53%
Analyst Consensus Buy
Analyst Count 3
Revenue Growth Forecast (5Y) 7.77%
EPS Growth Forecast (5Y) n/a
Stock Forecasts

Stock Splits

The last stock split was on March 2, 1994. It was a forward split with a ratio of 4:3.

Last Split Date Mar 2, 1994
Split Type Forward
Split Ratio 4:3


Federal Signal has an Altman Z-Score of 7.79 and a Piotroski F-Score of 8.

Altman Z-Score 7.79
Piotroski F-Score 8