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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, IL, US
Websitefederalsignal.com
Employee Ratings2.7

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)3,600(+10%)
Job Openings75
Revenue (FY, 2020)$1.1 B(-7%)
Share Price (Jun 2021)$42.2
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, IL, US (HQ)
1415 22nd St #1100
Elgin, IL, US
1300 W Bartlett Rd
Fayette, AL, US
719 Columbus St E
Houston, TX, US
13955 Farm to Market Rd 529
Houston, TX, US
5905 Thomas Rd
Lake Crystal, MN, 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 $1.13 b in FY, 2020
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2021)

278.8m

Net income (Q1, 2021)

22.2m

EBIT (Q1, 2021)

27.8m

Market capitalization (11-Jun-2021)

2.6b

Closing stock price (11-Jun-2021)

42.2

Cash (31-Mar-2021)

54.8m

EV

2.5b
Federal Signal Corporation's current market capitalization is $2.6 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

779.1m768.0m707.9m898.5m1.1b1.2b1.1b

Revenue growth, %

(8%)(1%)(8%)27%21%

Cost of goods sold

570.4m542.4m524.8m677.3m807.4m898.5m837.2m

Gross profit

208.7m225.6m183.1m221.2m282.1m322.8m293.6m
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

24.1m76.0m50.7m37.5m37.4m31.6m81.7m

Accounts Receivable

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

Prepaid Expenses

9.2m15.1m7.5m10.9m9.4m11.8m

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, 2020Q1, 2021

Cash

23.0m35.9m66.2m77.3m38.7m50.8m56.8m37.0m28.2m35.4m36.0m35.0m22.7m38.6m35.9m69.4m73.6m66.2m54.8m

Accounts Receivable

112.2m119.8m100.0m87.1m82.5m87.6m81.8m117.5m118.9m124.5m131.2m117.8m139.4m145.9m142.5m141.4m125.3m136.3m

Prepaid Expenses

11.2m10.7m9.5m12.7m13.0m6.6m7.3m8.7m9.6m8.4m10.1m8.0m9.1m9.6m12.7m10.7m10.4m9.9m9.2m

Inventories

126.5m120.1m124.7m93.6m119.5m115.8m127.5m139.7m143.9m152.9m147.7m153.6m169.0m173.5m189.1m201.4m197.5m196.6m204.6m
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

63.7m63.5m43.8m61.6m94.0m108.5m96.2m

Depreciation and Amortization

11.5m12.3m19.1m30.0m44.4m50.3m44.8m

Inventories

(15.5m)(3.3m)(2.3m)9.4m(22.6m)(10.4m)2.5m

Accounts Payable

400.0k(3.1m)(13.9m)(5.2m)15.6m(6.6m)(13.9m)
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Net Income

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

Depreciation and Amortization

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

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)(4.3m)
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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 EquipmentMay 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$77.1 m
VESystemsMarch 03, 2010$34.8 m
Diamond Consulting ServisesDecember 09, 2009$13.9 m
Riverchase Tecnoligies LLCJuly 25, 2007$6.7 m
PIPS TecnologyJuly 06, 2007$123.4 m
CodespearJanuary 15, 2007$16.6 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

86/100

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Federal Signal Corporation Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

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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 Reports Record Orders and Backlog in Strong First Quarter

Oak Brook, Illinois, May 4, 2021 — Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS) (the “Company”), a leader in environmental and safety solutions, today reported results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2021. First Quarter Highlights Record orders of $384 million, up $80 million, or 26%, from last yea…

Federal Signal Corporation Declares Dividend of $0.09 per share

Oak Brook, Illinois, April 27, 2021 – The Board of Directors of Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE: FSS) declared a quarterly cash dividend of nine cents ($0.09) per share on its common stock. The dividend is payable on June 2, 2021 to stockholders of record at the close of business on May 21, 2021. …

Annual Meeting of Stockholders (Virtual)

To attend the Annual Meeting, please visit www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/FSS2021. To access the meeting, you will be required to enter the 16 digit control number on your proxy card or voting instruction form. For further information, please click on the link for “2021 Proxy Statement” on the r…

Federal Signal to Host First Quarter Earnings Conference Call on May 4, 2021

Oak Brook, Illinois, April 20, 2021 - Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE: FSS) (the “Company”), a leader in environmental and safety solutions, will announce first quarter earnings before the market opens on Tuesday, May 4, 2021.  The Company will also host an investor conference call and webcast at …

Federal Signal Reports Strong Fourth Quarter Results and Positive Outlook for 2021

Oak Brook, Illinois, February 25, 2021 — Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS), a leader in environmental and safety solutions, today reported results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2020.  Fourth Quarter Highlights Q4 net sales of $295 million Operating margin of 11.5%, compare…

WWETT + LIVE Virtual Show 2021

  Federal Signal Environmental Solutions Group (ESG) is the leading provider of innovative environmental cleaning and material handling solutions for municipal, governmental, industrial, contractor and airport customers worldwide.  Member companies include Vactor Manufacturing, TRUVAC, Guzzler Man…
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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 $1.1 b.

  • What is Federal Signal Corporation revenue per employee?

    Latest Federal Signal Corporation revenue per employee is $314.1 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.