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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.
TypePublic
Founded1901
HQOak Brook, US
Websitefederalsignal.com
Employee Ratings3

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2018)3,300(+7%)
Revenue (FY, 2018)$1.1 B(+22%)
Share Price (Dec 2019)$32.4 (-1%)

Key People/Management at Federal Signal Corporation

Ian A. Hudson

Ian A. Hudson

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Patrick E. Miller

Patrick E. Miller

Director
Daniel A. Dupré

Daniel A. Dupré

Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
John L. Workman

John L. Workman

Director
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, Elgin, Fayette and in 13 other locations
Oak Brook, US (HQ)
1415 22nd St #1100
Cranberry Township, US
322 Commerce Park Dr
Elgin, US
1300 W Bartlett Rd
Fayette, US
719 Columbus St E
Hoover, US
5336 Stadium Trace Pkwy #212
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 $1.09 b in FY, 2018 which is a 21.3% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (Q3, 2019)

308.8m

Gross profit (Q3, 2019)

82.0m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2019), %

26.6%

Net income (Q3, 2019)

28.4m

EBIT (Q3, 2019)

38.6m

Market capitalization (2-Dec-2019)

2.0b

Closing stock price (2-Dec-2019)

32.4

Cash (30-Sept-2019)

35.9m

EV

2.2b
Federal Signal Corporation's current market capitalization is $2 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

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

Revenue growth, %

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

Cost of goods sold

570.4m542.4m524.8m677.3m807.4m

Gross profit

208.7m225.6m183.1m221.2m282.1m
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

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

Accounts Receivable

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

Prepaid Expenses

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

Inventories

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

Cash

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

Accounts Receivable

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

Prepaid Expenses

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

Inventories

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

Net Income

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

Depreciation and Amortization

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

Inventories

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

Accounts Payable

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

Net Income

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

Depreciation and Amortization

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

Cash From Operating Activities

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

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)
USDY, 2019

EV/EBIT

56.8 x

EV/CFO

37.4 x

Financial Leverage

1.9 x
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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
MRL Equipment CoMay 17, 2019$70 m
'Truck Bodies & Equipment InternationalMay 08, 2017$270 m
Joe Johnson Equipment LLCFebruary 29, 2016$163 m
Westech Vac SystemsDecember 22, 2015$6 m
SiritMarch 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
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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 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 Double-Digit Growth in Sales, Orders and Earnings in Outstanding Third Quarter

Oak Brook, Illinois, October 31, 2019 — Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS), a leader in environmental and safety solutions, today reported results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2019. • Net sales of $309 million, up $39 million, or 15%, from last year • Operating income of $38.6 milli…

Federal Signal to Host Third Quarter Earnings Conference Call on October 31, 2019

Oak Brook, Illinois, October 15, 2019 - Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE: FSS), a leader in environmental and safety solutions, will announce third quarter earnings before the market opens on Thursday, October 31, 2019.  The Company will also host an investor conference call and webcast at 10 a.m. …

Federal Signal Raises Full-Year Outlook after Record Second Quarter

Oak Brook, Illinois, July 31, 2019 — Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS), a leader in environmental and safety solutions, today reported results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2019.   • Net sales of $324 million, up $33 million, or 11%, from last year • Operating income of $46.3 million, u…

Federal Signal to Host Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call on July 31, 2019

Oak Brook, Illinois, July 16, 2019 - Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE: FSS), a leader in environmental and safety solutions, will announce second quarter earnings before the market opens on Wednesday, July 31, 2019.  The Company will also host an investor conference call and webcast at 10 a.m. East…

Federal Signal Completes Acquisition of Mark Rite Lines Equipment Company, Inc.

OAK BROOK, Illinois, July 2, 2019 — Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS) (“the Company”), a leader in environmental and safety solutions, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of the assets and operations of Mark Rite Lines Equipment Company, Inc. (“MRL”), a leading U.S. manufactur…

Federal Signal Raises Low End of Full-Year Outlook After Reporting 32% Increase in First Quarter Operating Income

Oak Brook, Illinois, May 2, 2019 — Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS), a leader in environmental and safety solutions, today reported results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2019. • Net sales of $274 million, up $24 million, or 10%, from last year • Operating income of $25.8 million, up $6…
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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, Patrick E. Miller and Daniel A. Dupré.

  • How many employees does Federal Signal Corporation have?

    Federal Signal Corporation has 3,300 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 $330.2 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, Cranberry Township, Elgin, Fayette and in 13 other locations.

  • How many offices does Federal Signal Corporation have?

    Federal Signal Corporation has 18 offices.