Federal Signal Corporation designs, manufactures, and supplies a suite of products and integrated solutions for municipal, governmental, industrial, and commercial customers internationally. It operates through two segments, Environmental Solutions Group and Safety and Security Systems Group. The Сompany sells its products through wholesaler, distributor, independent manufacturer representative, original equipment manufacturer, and direct sales force, as well as independent foreign distributor.

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TypePublic
HQOak Brook, US
Founded1901
Size (employees)3,100 (est)
Websitefederalsignal.com
Federal Signal Corporation was founded in 1901 and is headquartered in Oak Brook, US
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Key People/Management at Federal Signal Corporation

Ian A. Hudson

Ian A. Hudson

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Daniel A. Dupré

Daniel A. Dupré

Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Julie A. Cook

Julie A. Cook

Vice President, Human Resources
Svetlana Vinokur

Svetlana Vinokur

Vice President, Treasurer and Corporate Development
Lauren B. Elting

Lauren B. Elting

Vice President, Corporate Controller
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Federal Signal Corporation Office Locations

Federal Signal Corporation has offices in Oak Brook, Cranberry Township, Houston, Hoover and in 13 other locations
Oak Brook, US (HQ)
1100 1415 22nd St
Cranberry Township, US
322 Commerce Park Dr
Elgin, US
1300 W Bartlett Rd
Fayette, US
719 Columbus St E
Hoover, US
212 5336 Stadium Trace Pkwy
Houston, US
13955 Farm to Market Rd 529
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Federal Signal Corporation Financials and Metrics

Federal Signal Corporation Revenue

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Federal Signal Corporation's revenue was reported to be $898.50 m in FY, 2017 which is a 26.9% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (Q2, 2018)

291.0m

Gross profit (Q2, 2018)

79.2m

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2018), %

27.2%

Net income (Q2, 2018)

26.9m

EBIT (Q2, 2018)

38.1m

Market capitalization (14-Dec-2018)

1.2b

Closing stock price (14-Dec-2018)

20.6

Cash (30-Sep-2018)

35.0m
Federal Signal Corporation's current market capitalization is $1.2 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

779.1m768.0m707.9m898.5m

Revenue growth, %

(8%)(1%)(8%)27%

Cost of goods sold

570.4m542.4m524.8m677.3m

Gross profit

208.7m225.6m183.1m221.2m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Revenue

196.5m205.4m179.7m172.8m172.3m186.7m177.8m224.4m248.7m249.7m291.0m

Cost of goods sold

141.6m144.7m125.0m125.4m127.3m141.4m134.2m169.7m187.4m187.8m211.8m

Gross profit

54.9m60.7m54.7m47.4m45.0m45.3m43.6m54.7m61.3m61.9m79.2m

Gross profit Margin, %

28%30%30%27%26%24%25%24%25%25%27%
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

24.1m76.0m50.7m37.5m

Accounts Receivable

73.6m73.0m81.3m118.2m

Prepaid Expenses

9.2m15.1m7.5m10.9m

Inventories

87.6m87.2m120.1m137.2m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

23.0m35.9m66.2m77.3m38.7m50.8m56.8m37.0m28.2m35.4m36.0m35.0m

Accounts Receivable

112.2m119.8m100.0m87.1m82.5m87.6m81.8m117.5m118.9m124.5m131.2m

Prepaid Expenses

11.2m10.7m9.5m12.7m13.0m6.6m7.3m8.7m9.6m8.4m10.1m

Inventories

126.5m120.1m124.7m93.6m119.5m115.8m127.5m139.7m143.9m152.9m147.7m
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

63.7m63.5m43.8m61.6m

Depreciation and Amortization

11.5m12.3m19.1m30.0m

Inventories

(15.5m)(3.3m)(2.3m)9.4m

Accounts Payable

400.0k(3.1m)(13.9m)(5.2m)
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

14.9m33.2m52.0m13.6m22.7m31.2m7.3m18.7m12.9m39.8m

Depreciation and Amortization

3.0m6.2m9.1m3.0m7.2m13.0m5.7m12.3m8.6m17.6m27.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

3.3m27.4m67.9m(5.4m)5.2m17.9m13.7m45.5m10.3m37.8m

Purchases of PP&E

(2.7m)(5.1m)(7.7m)(2.0m)(3.6m)(4.8m)(1.1m)(2.7m)(3.0m)(7.0m)
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Federal Signal Corporation Operating Metrics

Federal Signal Corporation's Backlog was reported to be $322.3m in Q2, 2018.
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Federal Signal Corporation Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
'Truck Bodies & Equipment InternationalMay 08, 2017$270 m
Joe Johnson Equipment LLCFebruary 29, 2016$163 m
Westech Vac SystemsDecember 22, 2015$6 m
Sirit March 03, 2010$77.10 m
VESystemsMarch 03, 2010$34.80 m
Diamond Consulting ServisesDecember 09, 2009$13.90 m
Riverchase Tecnoligies LLCJuly 25, 2007$6.70 m
PIPS TecnologyJuly 06, 2007$123.40 m
CodespearJanuary 15, 2007$16.60 m
WittkeOctober 03, 2002
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Federal Signal Corporation Revenue Breakdown

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Federal Signal Corporation revenue breakdown by business segment: 22.9% from Safety and Security System and 77.1% from Environmental Solutions

Federal Signal Corporation revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 9.1% from Europe/ Other , 15.9% from Canada and 75.0% from United States

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Federal Signal Corporation Online and Social Media Presence

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Federal Signal Corporation News and Updates

Pennsylvania Appellate Court Affirms Significant Ruling in Favor of Federal Signal Corporation in Firefighter Hearing Loss Case

OAK BROOK, Ill., Aug. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE: FSS), a leader in environmental and safety solutions, announced today that a Pittsburgh court of appeals issued an opinion affirming the trial court's dismissal of a case filed by seven Pittsburgh firefighter ...

Federal Signal Corporation Declares Dividend of $0.08 per Share

OAK BROOK, Ill., July 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 August 28, 2018 to stockholders of record at the close of...

Federal Appellate Court Affirms Fees Award in Favor of Federal Signal Corporation in Firefighter Hearing Loss Cases

OAK BROOK, Ill., June 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE: FSS), a leader in environmental and safety solutions, announced today that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has issued an opinion affirming an award of attorneys' fees and costs to Federal...
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Federal Signal Corporation Blogs

Pension Plan Information

Summary Plan Descriptions: Federal Signal Retirement Plan - FSC Salaried - Signal, Sign, Corporate Federal Signal Retirement Plan - IBEW Federal Signal Retirement Plan - Vactor These Summary Plan Descriptions summarize the main provisions of the Plan. It is not the complete Plan. A complete copy …

Q3 Earnings Call Presentation

Date:  Tuesday, November 6, 2018 File:  federal_signal_q3_2018_earnings_call.pdf

Federal Signal Raises Full-Year Outlook after Outstanding Third Quarter

Oak Brook, Illinois, November 6, 2018 — Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS), a leader in environmental and safety solutions, today reported results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2018. • Orders of $268 million, up $39 million, or 17%, from last year • Net sales of $269 million, up $21 …

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Sidoti & Company Fall 2018 Investor Conference

Date:  Thursday, September 27, 2018 Place:  Grand Hyatt, NYC
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Federal Signal Corporation Company Life and Culture

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Federal Signal Corporation Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Federal Signal Corporation founded?

    Federal Signal Corporation was founded in 1901.

  • Who are Federal Signal Corporation key executives?

    Federal Signal Corporation's key executives are Ian A. Hudson, Daniel A. Dupré and Julie A. Cook.

  • How many employees does Federal Signal Corporation have?

    Federal Signal Corporation has 3,100 employees.

  • What is Federal Signal Corporation revenue?

    Latest Federal Signal Corporation annual revenue is $898.5 m.

  • What is Federal Signal Corporation revenue per employee?

    Latest Federal Signal Corporation revenue per employee is $289.8 k.

  • Who are Federal Signal Corporation competitors?

    Competitors of Federal Signal Corporation include Spartan Motors, Oshkosh Corporation and Danfoss.

  • Where is Federal Signal Corporation headquarters?

    Federal Signal Corporation headquarters is located at 1100 1415 22nd St, Oak Brook.

  • Where are Federal Signal Corporation offices?

    Federal Signal Corporation has offices in Oak Brook, Cranberry Township, Houston, Hoover and in 13 other locations.

  • How many offices does Federal Signal Corporation have?

    Federal Signal Corporation has 18 offices.