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Federal Signal Corporation is a company that designs, manufactures, and supplies a suite of products and integrated solutions for municipal, governmental, industrial, and commercial customers internationally. The company sells its products through wholesaler, distributor, independent manufacturer representative, original equipment manufacturer, and direct sales force, as well as independent foreign distributor.

TypePublic
Founded1901
HQOak Brook, US
Websitefederalsignal.com
Employee Ratings2.8

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)3,600(+10%)
Job Openings20
Revenue (FY, 2019)$1.2 B(+13%)
Share Price (Nov 2020)$32.1 (+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

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
John L. Workman

John L. Workman

Director
Dennis J. Martin

Dennis J. Martin

Chairman of the Board
Eugene J. Lowe

Eugene J. Lowe

Director
William F. Owens

William F. Owens

Director
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Federal Signal Corporation Office Locations

Federal Signal Corporation has offices in Oak Brook, Elgin, Fayette, Houston and in 11 other locations
Oak Brook, US (HQ)
1415 22nd St #1100
Elgin, US
1300 W Bartlett Rd
Fayette, US
719 Columbus St E
Houston, US
13955 Farm to Market Rd 529
Houston, US
5905 Thomas Rd
Lake Crystal, US
52182 Ember Rd
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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 $1.22 b in FY, 2019
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Revenue (Q3, 2020)

279.8m

Gross profit (Q3, 2020)

72.6m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2020), %

25.9%

Net income (Q3, 2020)

25.3m

Market capitalization (13-Nov-2020)

1.9b

Closing stock price (13-Nov-2020)

32.1

Cash (30-Sept-2020)

66.2m

EV

2.1b
Federal Signal Corporation's current market capitalization is $1.9 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

24.1m76.0m50.7m37.5m37.4m31.6m

Accounts Receivable

73.6m73.0m81.3m118.2m124.4m

Prepaid Expenses

9.2m15.1m7.5m10.9m9.4m

Inventories

87.6m87.2m120.1m137.2m157.3m182.9m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Cash

23.0m35.9m66.2m77.3m38.7m50.8m56.8m37.0m28.2m35.4m36.0m35.0m22.7m38.6m35.9m69.4m73.6m66.2m

Accounts Receivable

112.2m119.8m100.0m87.1m82.5m87.6m81.8m117.5m118.9m124.5m131.2m117.8m139.4m145.9m142.5m141.4m125.3m

Prepaid Expenses

11.2m10.7m9.5m12.7m13.0m6.6m7.3m8.7m9.6m8.4m10.1m8.0m9.1m9.6m12.7m10.7m10.4m9.9m

Inventories

126.5m120.1m124.7m93.6m119.5m115.8m127.5m139.7m143.9m152.9m147.7m153.6m169.0m173.5m189.1m201.4m197.5m196.6m
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

63.7m63.5m43.8m61.6m94.0m108.5m

Depreciation and Amortization

11.5m12.3m19.1m30.0m44.4m50.3m

Inventories

(15.5m)(3.3m)(2.3m)9.4m(22.6m)(10.4m)

Accounts Payable

400.0k(3.1m)(13.9m)(5.2m)15.6m(6.6m)
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Net Income

39.9m14.9m33.2m52.0m13.6m22.7m31.2m7.3m18.7m12.9m39.8m61.5m17.5m50.3m78.7m23.4m44.8m70.1m

Depreciation and Amortization

11.1m3.0m6.2m9.1m3.0m7.2m13.0m5.7m12.3m8.6m17.6m27.0m9.5m19.3m30.1m10.8m21.9m33.1m

Cash From Operating Activities

44.3m3.3m27.4m67.9m(5.4m)5.2m17.9m13.7m45.5m10.3m37.8m71.8m(8.8m)25.8m58.6m5.2m79.6m

Purchases of PP&E

(13.3m)(2.7m)(5.1m)(7.7m)(2.0m)(3.6m)(4.8m)(1.1m)(2.7m)(3.0m)(7.0m)(10.1m)(4.5m)(9.4m)(21.2m)(9.5m)(16.3m)(24.3m)
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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

Company NameDateDeal Size
MRL Equipment CoMay 17, 2019$70 m
'Truck Bodies & Equipment InternationalMay 08, 2017$270 m
Joe Johnson Equipment LLCFebruary 29, 2016c$163 m
Westech Vac SystemsDecember 22, 2015$6 m
SiritMarch 03, 2010c$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
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Federal Signal Corporation Revenue Breakdown

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Federal Signal Corporation revenue breakdown by business segment: 20.7% from Safety and Security System and 79.3% from Environmental Solutions

Federal Signal Corporation revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 8.3% from Europe/ Other , 13.9% from Canada and 77.8% from United States

Federal Signal Corporation Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

80/100

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Federal Signal Corporation Online and Social Media Presence

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Federal Signal Corporation News and Updates

Federal Signal Corporation Appoints New Director

OAK BROOK, Ill., Dec. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE: FSS), a leader in environmental and safety solutions, today announced the appointment of Patrick E. Miller to the company's board of directors, effective immediately. Since November...

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...

Federal Signal Corporation Blogs

Federal Signal Raises Full-Year Outlook after Reporting Strong Third Quarter Results

Oak Brook, Illinois, October 29, 2020 — Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS) (the “Company”), a leader in environmental and safety solutions, today reported results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2020. Third Quarter Highlights Net sales of $280 million Operating margin of 12.2%, comp…

2021 Open Enrollment

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Federal Signal Corporation Releases Inaugural Sustainability Report

Oak Brook, Illinois, October 8, 2020 — Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS) (the “Company”), a leader in environmental and safety solutions, today released its first annual Sustainability Report, highlighting the Company’s ongoing focus on operating in a socially responsible and sustainable manner…

Sustainability Report Links to electronic documents

2019 Sustainability Report   Employee Compliance Manual Sept 2020   External version for sharing with no links to internal policies                                    

Rock Island Upgrades Outdoor Warning Siren System

MILAN, Illinois — Outdoor warning sirens give us an early warning when severe weather is approaching. While the siren itself hasn't changed in terms of its looks, the technology that drives it has. Weather can change an instant. Rock Island County is now showing off its new outdoor siren system,…

Federal Signal Completes Acquisition of Public Works Equipment and Supply, Inc.

OAK BROOK, Illinois, June 15, 2020 — Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS) (“the Company”), a leader in environmental and safety solutions, today announced the acquisition of certain assets and operations of Public Works Equipment and Supply, Inc. (“PWE”), a distributor of maintenance and infrastru…
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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 John L. Workman.

  • How many employees does Federal Signal Corporation have?

    Federal Signal Corporation has 3,600 employees.

  • What is Federal Signal Corporation revenue?

    Latest Federal Signal Corporation annual revenue is $1.2 b.

  • What is Federal Signal Corporation revenue per employee?

    Latest Federal Signal Corporation revenue per employee is $339.3 k.

  • Who are Federal Signal Corporation competitors?

    Competitors of Federal Signal Corporation include Schneider Electric, Danfoss and Oshkosh Corporation.

  • Where is Federal Signal Corporation headquarters?

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

  • Where are Federal Signal Corporation offices?

    Federal Signal Corporation has offices in Oak Brook, Elgin, Fayette, Houston and in 11 other locations.

  • How many offices does Federal Signal Corporation have?

    Federal Signal Corporation has 16 offices.