Federal Signal Corporation

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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. It delivers equipment that moves material, cleans infrastructure, and protects the communities. The company operates two groups: Environmental Solutions and Safety and Security Systems.
TypePublic
Founded1901
HQOak Brook, IL, US
Websitefederalsignal.com
Employee Ratings3.3

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)3,500(-2%)
Job Openings96
Revenue (FY, 2021)$1.2 B(+8%)
Share Price (Jun 2022)$36(+5%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
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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
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, Leeds, University Park and in 2 other locations
Oak Brook, IL, US (HQ)
1415 22nd St #1100
Elgin, IL, US
1300 W Bartlett Rd
Leeds, AL, US
8584 Borden Ave
University Park, IL, US
2645 Federal Signal Dr
Barcelona, ES
Carrer Dr. Ferran, 7
Macclesfield, GB
Silk House
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Federal Signal Corporation Financials and Metrics

Federal Signal Corporation Revenue

Federal Signal Corporation's revenue was reported to be $1.21 b in FY, 2021
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2021)

330.2m

Gross profit (Q3, 2021)

75.7m

Net income (Q3, 2021)

20.5m

EBIT (Q3, 2021)

28.5m

Market capitalization (24-Jun-2022)

2.2b

Closing stock price (24-Jun-2022)

36.0

Cash (31-Mar-2022)

39.2m
Federal Signal Corporation's current market capitalization is $2.2 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Revenue

1.1b1.2b1.1b1.2b

Revenue growth, %

21%12%(7%)

Cost of goods sold

807.4m898.5m837.2m924.5m

Gross profit

282.1m322.8m293.6m288.7m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021Q3, 2021

Revenue

269.4m273.8m324.3m308.8m286.1m270.1m279.8m278.8m334.7m298.3m330.2m

Cost of goods sold

200.4m203.5m235.3m226.8m211.3m199.8m207.2m210.0m253.1m227.4m254.5m

Gross profit

69.0m70.3m89.0m82.0m74.8m70.3m72.6m68.8m81.6m70.9m75.7m

Gross profit Margin, %

26%26%27%27%26%26%26%25%24%
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Cash

37.4m31.6m81.7m40.5m

Accounts Receivable

124.4m134.2m127.0m

Prepaid Expenses

9.4m12.0m11.8m25.4m

Inventories

157.3m182.9m185.0m229.1m
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Net Income

94.0m108.5m96.2m100.6m

Depreciation and Amortization

44.4m50.3m44.8m50.4m

Inventories

(22.6m)(10.4m)2.5m(24.2m)

Accounts Payable

15.6m(6.6m)(13.9m)6.4m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021Q3, 2021

Net Income

61.5m17.5m50.3m78.7m23.4m44.8m70.1m22.2m51.9m81.1m20.5m

Depreciation and Amortization

27.0m9.5m19.3m30.1m10.8m21.9m33.1m12.2m24.8m37.5m16.7m

Cash From Operating Activities

71.8m(8.8m)25.8m58.6m5.2m65.0m79.6m26.0m39.3m55.1m

Purchases of PP&E

(10.1m)(4.5m)(9.4m)(21.2m)(9.5m)(16.3m)(24.3m)(4.3m)(9.3m)(12.5m)(33.7m)
USDQ3, 2018

Debt/Equity

0.4 x

Debt/Assets

0.2 x

Financial Leverage

2 x
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Federal Signal Corporation Operating Metrics

Federal Signal Corporation's Backlog was reported to be $436.8m in Q2, 2021.
Q3, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020FY, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021

Order Volume

$214.5 m$945.8 m$299 m$308 m$328.8 m$1.04 b$303.9 m$201.3 m$265.8 m$840 m$384.1 m$360.5 m

Backlog

$289.6 m$310.3 m$363.5 m$347.7 m$366.9 m$357.6 m$400.8 m$332.7 m$319.7 m$282.5 m$409.5 m$436.8 m

Manufacturing Plants (Europe)

222

Manufacturing Plants (US)

101111

Federal Signal Corporation Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Ground Force WorldwideOctober 04, 2021
OSW Equipment and Repair, LLCFebruary 18, 2021$52.5 m
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
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Federal Signal Corporation Revenue Breakdown

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Federal Signal Corporation revenue breakdown by business segment: 81.0% from Environmental Solutions and 19.0% from Safety and Security System

Federal Signal Corporation revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 14.2% from Canada , 77.1% from United States and 8.7% from Europe/ Other

Federal Signal Corporation Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

74/100

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

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 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

Northend Truck Equipment

 Visit Website Northend Truck Equipment (NTE) was founded in Marysville, Washington, in 1982. NTE began manufacturing and designing flatbeds for trucks. Through time, these efforts evolved into dump trucks and crane trucks. NTE previously operated in a 45,000 square foot facility, and …

Switch-N-Go

Visit Website Switch-N-Go® offers a fleet of work truck bodies including dump, chipper and platform/equipment bodies, as well as storage/security containers, drop box dumpsters, and work-ready subframes. The Switch-N-Go® solution is an ideal fit for businesses that want to minimize inve…

Roll-Off Parts

Visit Website Roll-Off Parts™ manufactures over 50 different in-house replacement parts and houses several accessories for both roll-off containers and small cans. In addition, they provide built-to-order subframes and a full service refurbishment program.   Federal Signal Company S…

Ground Force Worldwide

Visit Website A "solution driven" manufacturer for the mining industry, Ground Force Worldwide offers a diverse product line for surface & underground mining around the globe.   Federal Signal Company Since 2021     Key Markets Industrial Contractors Refineries Manufacturing Pla…

Bucks Fabricating

Visit Website Bucks Fabricating provides hardworking, "Made in America" products to keep your business in motion. The full line of products includes waste hauling products, roll-off containers and custom solutions.   Federal Signal Company Since 2021     Key Markets Industrial Contr…

Federal Signal Completes Acquisition of Ground Force Worldwide

OAK BROOK, Illinois, October 4, 2021 — Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE: FSS) (the “Company”), a leader in environmental and safety solutions, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of substantially all the assets and operations of Ground Force Worldwide (“Ground Force”), a leading m…
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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 3,500 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 $346.6 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, Leeds, University Park and in 2 other locations.

  • How many offices does Federal Signal Corporation have?

    Federal Signal Corporation has 6 offices.