Federal Signal (FSS) Earns Daily Media Impact Score of 0.17

Media headlines about Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Federal Signal earned a daily sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the conglomerate an impact score of 47.5710455072221 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Shares of FSS stock traded up $0.28 during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $22.01. 210,937 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 283,731. Federal Signal has a 12 month low of $13.07 and a 12 month high of $23.64. The stock has a market cap of $1,298.40, a PE ratio of 21.58 and a beta of 1.18. The company has a current ratio of 2.59, a quick ratio of 1.42 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.61.

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Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, February 28th. The conglomerate reported $0.24 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.20 by $0.04. Federal Signal had a net margin of 6.86% and a return on equity of 12.07%. The firm had revenue of $247.60 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $228.90 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.16 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 40.6% on a year-over-year basis. sell-side analysts forecast that Federal Signal will post 1.17 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, March 19th. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 5th were issued a dividend of $0.07 per share. This represents a $0.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.27%. The ex-dividend date was Friday, March 2nd. Federal Signal’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 27.45%.

A number of research analysts have issued reports on the stock. Seaport Global Securities reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Federal Signal in a research report on Thursday, March 1st. ValuEngine raised shares of Federal Signal from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, February 28th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Federal Signal from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, January 22nd. Finally, Sidoti initiated coverage on shares of Federal Signal in a report on Tuesday, February 20th. They set a “neutral” rating on the stock. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, four have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. Federal Signal has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $21.00.

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About Federal Signal

Federal Signal Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and supplies a suite of products and integrated solutions for municipal, governmental, industrial, and commercial customers in the United States, Canada, Europe, and internationally. It operates through two segments, Environmental Solutions Group and Safety and Security Systems Group.

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