NYSE:FSS (USA) Also trade in: Germany

Federal Signal Corp

$ 24.75 -0.69 (-2.71%)
Volume: 238,422 Avg Vol (1m): 285,242
Market Cap $: 1.49 Bil Enterprise Value $: 1.69 Bil
P/E (TTM): 15.37 P/B: 2.76
Earnings Power Value 14.26
Net Current Asset Value -2.97
Tangible Book 0.53
Projected FCF 21.44
Median P/S Value 19.36
Graham Number 4.38
Peter Lynch Value 16.94
DCF (FCF Based) 0
DCF (Earnings Based) 0
YTD (-%)

Financial Strength : 7/10

GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company's financial situation is . It is based on these factors
1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.
A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.
Current vs industry vs history
Cash-to-Debt 0.11
Cash-To-Debt ranked lower than
82.81% of 1955 companies
in the Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.
Industry Max: 18748.75, Med: 0.88, Min: 0.01
FSS: 0.11
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-To-Debt only.
Cash-To-Debt range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: 0.06, Max: 128.83
Current: 0.11
0
128.83
Equity-to-Asset 0.51
Equity-to-Asset ranked lower than
51.60% of 1934 companies
in the Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.
Industry Max: 2.87, Med: 0.52, Min: -71.16
FSS: 0.51
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
Equity-to-Asset range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.23, Med: 0.4, Max: 0.7
Current: 0.51
0.23
0.7
Debt-to-Equity 0.40
Debt-to-Equity ranked lower than
53.03% of 1569 companies
in the Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.
Industry Max: 68.65, Med: 0.39, Min: 0.01
FSS: 0.4
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
Debt-to-Equity range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: 0.72, Max: 1.4
Current: 0.4
0
1.4
Debt-to-EBITDA 1.32
Debt-to-EBITDA ranked higher than
58.59% of 1536 companies
in the Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.
Industry Max: 919.63, Med: 2.08, Min: 0.01
FSS: 1.32
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
Debt-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.39, Med: 2.03, Max: 11.61
Current: 1.32
0.39
11.61
Interest Coverage 14.69
Interest Coverage ranked lower than
57.43% of 1675 companies
in the Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.
Industry Max: 23895183, Med: 13.91, Min: 0.01
FSS: 14.69
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
Interest Coverage range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.02, Med: 8.35, Max: 45.04
Current: 14.69
2.02
45.04
Piotroski F-Score 4
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4
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8
9
Altman Z-Score 3.94
DISTRESS
GREY
SAFE
Beneish M-Score -2.23
Not Manipulator
Manipulator
WACC vs ROIC %
ROIC 15.17%
WACC 10.7%

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way.
Current vs industry vs history
Operating Margin % 11.61
Operating Margin ranked higher than
65.61% of 1954 companies
in the Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.
Industry Max: 13338.71, Med: 6.99, Min: -25375
FSS: 11.61
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin only.
Operating Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: 3.27, Med: 8.31, Max: 13.49
Current: 11.61
3.27
13.49
Net Margin % 8.85
Net Margin ranked higher than
72.31% of 1954 companies
in the Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.
Industry Max: 8021.23, Med: 4.94, Min: -31862.5
FSS: 8.85
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin only.
Net Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: -27.75, Med: 6.53, Max: 22.44
Current: 8.85
-27.75
22.44
ROE % 19.31
ROE ranked higher than
84.96% of 1921 companies
in the Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.
Industry Max: 4655.61, Med: 7.64, Min: -11407.44
FSS: 19.31
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE only.
ROE range over the past 10 years
Min: -63.94, Med: 12.71, Max: 64.27
Current: 19.31
-63.94
64.27
ROA % 9.61
ROA ranked higher than
82.10% of 1978 companies
in the Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.
Industry Max: 2479.63, Med: 3.84, Min: -1188916.67
FSS: 9.61
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA only.
ROA range over the past 10 years
Min: -23.29, Med: 7.11, Max: 25.44
Current: 9.61
-23.29
25.44
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 42.41
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) ranked higher than
82.39% of 1971 companies
in the Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.
Industry Max: 239329.21, Med: 12.65, Min: -146437.5
FSS: 42.41
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) only.
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: 6.18, Med: 28, Max: 59.84
Current: 42.41
6.18
59.84
3-Year Total Revenue Growth Rate 12.40
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate ranked higher than
65.68% of 1859 companies
in the Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.
Industry Max: 507.7, Med: 3.1, Min: -100
FSS: 13.7
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -17.5, Med: 0.9, Max: 16.9
Current: 13.7
-17.5
16.9
3-Year Total EBITDA Growth Rate 11.20
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate ranked lower than
56.66% of 1682 companies
in the Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.
Industry Max: 353.1, Med: 4.3, Min: -1168.5
FSS: 12.5
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -40.6, Med: 3.6, Max: 37
Current: 12.5
-40.6
37
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate 13.70
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate ranked lower than
55.08% of 1525 companies
in the Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.
Industry Max: 447, Med: 5.3, Min: -405.7
FSS: 13.7
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate only.
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: -1.8, Max: 85.5
Current: 13.7
0
85.5

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Business Description

Industry Industrial Products » Pollution & Treatment Controls    NAICS : 333249    SIC : 3559
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Traded in other countries FSG.Germany
Address 1415 West 22nd Street, Suite 1100, Oak Brook, IL, USA, 60523
Federal Signal Corp designs and manufactures products and integrated solutions for municipal, governmental, industrial, and airport customers. The company operates in two segments namely Environmental Solutions Group and Safety and Security Systems Group. The environmental solution is a leading manufacturer and supplier of a full range of street sweeper vehicles, sewer cleaner, and high-performance waterblasting equipment. Safety and Security Systems Group is a leading manufacturer and supplier of comprehensive systems and products such as emergency medical services, campuses, and others. It generates a majority of its revenue from the Environmental Solution Segment.

Ratios

Current vs industry vs history
PE Ratio (TTM) 15.28
PE Ratio ranked higher than
59.12% of 1590 companies
in the Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.
Industry Max: 5225, Med: 17.65, Min: 0.05
FSS: 15.28
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 4.86, Med: 15.15, Max: 30.72
Current: 15.28
4.86
30.72
Forward PE Ratio 16.03
Forward P/E ranked higher than
50.59% of 253 companies
in the Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.
Industry Max: 2500, Med: 15.06, Min: 4.15
FSS: 16.03
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 15.37
PE without NRI ranked higher than
58.73% of 1570 companies
in the Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.
Industry Max: 5225, Med: 17.66, Min: 0.06
FSS: 15.37
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE without NRI only.
PE without NRI range over the past 10 years
Min: 4.28, Med: 17.08, Max: 46.63
Current: 15.37
4.28
46.63
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 23.82
Price-to-Owner-Earnings ranked higher than
62.61% of 888 companies
in the Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.
Industry Max: 4763.33, Med: 21.25, Min: 0.01
FSS: 23.82
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
Price-to-Owner-Earnings range over the past 10 years
Min: 6.53, Med: 15.4, Max: 45.94
Current: 23.82
6.53
45.94
PB Ratio 2.76
PB Ratio ranked lower than
74.64% of 1944 companies
in the Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.
Industry Max: 525, Med: 1.54, Min: 0.02
FSS: 2.76
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PB Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.68, Med: 2.22, Max: 3.87
Current: 2.76
0.68
3.87
PS Ratio 1.36
PS Ratio ranked lower than
56.06% of 1948 companies
in the Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.
Industry Max: 1900, Med: 1.07, Min: 0.01
FSS: 1.36
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PS Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.23, Med: 1.07, Max: 1.62
Current: 1.36
0.23
1.62
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 26.08
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ranked higher than
60.70% of 738 companies
in the Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.
Industry Max: 5820, Med: 21.23, Min: 0.02
FSS: 26.08
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.97, Med: 16.55, Max: 58.94
Current: 26.08
1.97
58.94
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 20.57
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow ranked higher than
51.57% of 1086 companies
in the Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.
Industry Max: 3375, Med: 15.29, Min: 0.01
FSS: 20.57
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.58, Med: 13.27, Max: 592.73
Current: 20.57
1.58
592.73
EV-to-EBIT 13.30
EV-to-EBIT ranked lower than
54.77% of 1647 companies
in the Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.
Industry Max: 13326.84, Med: 13.68, Min: 0.08
FSS: 13.3
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EV-to-EBIT range over the past 10 years
Min: 6.7, Med: 16, Max: 60.3
Current: 13.3
6.7
60.3
EV-to-EBITDA 10.28
EV-to-EBITDA ranked lower than
50.99% of 1724 companies
in the Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.
Industry Max: 1187.9, Med: 11.03, Min: 0.1
FSS: 10.28
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
EV-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 5.7, Med: 12.1, Max: 26
Current: 10.28
5.7
26
EV-to-Revenue 1.51
EV-to-Revenue ranked lower than
57.38% of 1957 companies
in the Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.
Industry Max: 5753.25, Med: 1.22, Min: 0.01
FSS: 1.51
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
EV-to-Revenue range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.5, Med: 1.1, Max: 1.9
Current: 1.51
0.5
1.9
PEG Ratio 1.13
PEG Ratio ranked higher than
55.77% of 814 companies
in the Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.
Industry Max: 409, Med: 1.63, Min: 0.01
FSS: 1.13
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
PEG Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.42, Med: 1.37, Max: 12.66
Current: 1.13
0.42
12.66
Shiller PE Ratio 51.38
Shiller PE Ratio ranked lower than
91.94% of 732 companies
in the Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.
Industry Max: 400.99, Med: 21.39, Min: 0.06
FSS: 51.38
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
Shiller PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 7.67, Med: 60.73, Max: 927
Current: 51.38
7.67
927
Current Ratio 2.08
Current Ratio ranked higher than
58.65% of 1930 companies
in the Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.
Industry Max: 170.17, Med: 1.8, Min: 0.01
FSS: 2.08
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
Current Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.7, Med: 1.59, Max: 3.08
Current: 2.08
0.7
3.08
Quick Ratio 1.05
Quick Ratio ranked lower than
62.31% of 1929 companies
in the Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.
Industry Max: 170.17, Med: 1.25, Min: -6.16
FSS: 1.05
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
Quick Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.4, Med: 0.89, Max: 2.04
Current: 1.05
0.4
2.04
Days Inventory 69.22
Days Inventory ranked higher than
69.15% of 1909 companies
in the Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.
Industry Max: 921.12, Med: 97.47, Min: 0.02
FSS: 69.22
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
Days Inventory range over the past 10 years
Min: 58.81, Med: 70.73, Max: 87.16
Current: 69.22
58.81
87.16
Days Sales Outstanding 45.69
Days Sales Outstanding ranked higher than
90.55% of 1925 companies
in the Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.
Industry Max: 870.82, Med: 83.11, Min: 0.05
FSS: 45.69
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
Days Sales Outstanding range over the past 10 years
Min: 34.48, Med: 46.03, Max: 58.22
Current: 45.69
34.48
58.22
Days Payable 32.33
Days Payable ranked lower than
87.33% of 1879 companies
in the Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.
Industry Max: 894.15, Med: 74.81, Min: 0.05
FSS: 32.33
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
Days Payable range over the past 10 years
Min: 24.57, Med: 29.61, Max: 40.5
Current: 32.33
24.57
40.5

Dividend & Buy Back

Current vs industry vs history
Dividend Yield % 1.29
Trailing Dividend Yield ranked lower than
67.88% of 1980 companies
in the Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.
Industry Max: 23.04, Med: 1.98, Min: 0.02
FSS: 1.29
Ranked among companies with meaningful Trailing Dividend Yield only.
Trailing Dividend Yield range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.2, Med: 1.76, Max: 6.02
Current: 1.29
0.2
6.02
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.20
Dividend Payout Ratio ranked higher than
75.02% of 1329 companies
in the Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.
Industry Max: 35.61, Med: 0.31, Min: 0.01
FSS: 0.2
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
Dividend Payout Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.1, Med: 0.26, Max: 0.59
Current: 0.2
0.1
0.59
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate (Per Share) 7.40
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate ranked higher than
94.77% of 899 companies
in the Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.
Industry Max: 229.2, Med: 6.3, Min: -100
FSS: 7.4
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: 0, Max: 46
Current: 7.4
0
46
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.29
Forward Dividend Yield ranked lower than
68.95% of 1929 companies
in the Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.
Industry Max: 84.66, Med: 2.2, Min: 0.02
FSS: 1.29
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield-on-Cost (5-Year) % 1.30
Yield-on-Cost (5y) ranked lower than
70.49% of 1938 companies
in the Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.
Industry Max: 92.13, Med: 2.46, Min: 0.01
FSS: 1.3
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield-on-Cost (5y) only.
Yield-on-Cost (5y) range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.2, Med: 1.76, Max: 6.02
Current: 1.3
0.2
6.02
3-Year Share Buyback Rate 1.10
3-Year Share Buyback Rate ranked higher than
91.38% of 1160 companies
in the Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.
Industry Max: 100, Med: -3.2, Min: -565.3
FSS: 1.1
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Share Buyback Rate only.
3-Year Share Buyback Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -9.5, Med: 0, Max: 1.7
Current: 1.1
-9.5
1.7

Valuation & Return

Current vs industry vs history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 46.79
Price-to-Tangible-Book ranked lower than
100.00% of 1900 companies
in the Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.
Industry Max: 10434.71, Med: 1.77, Min: 0.02
FSS: 46.79
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
Price-to-Tangible-Book range over the past 10 years
Min: 3.05, Med: 9.78, Max: 100.51
Current: 46.79
3.05
100.51
Price-to-Projected-FCF 1.15
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF ranked higher than
56.00% of 1075 companies
in the Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.
Industry Max: 426, Med: 1.25, Min: 0.03
FSS: 1.15
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.37, Med: 1.12, Max: 2.62
Current: 1.15
0.37
2.62
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.29
Price-to-Median-PS-Value ranked lower than
80.61% of 1826 companies
in the Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.
Industry Max: 938.75, Med: 0.9, Min: 0.01
FSS: 1.29
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
Price-to-Median-PS-Value range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.28, Med: 1.01, Max: 1.63
Current: 1.29
0.28
1.63
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 1.46
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value ranked lower than
64.39% of 483 companies
in the Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.
Industry Max: 60.9, Med: 1.17, Min: 0.01
FSS: 1.46
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.51, Med: 1.52, Max: 4.97
Current: 1.46
0.51
4.97
Price-to-Graham-Number 5.65
Price-to-Graham-Number ranked lower than
100.00% of 1478 companies
in the Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.
Industry Max: 110.19, Med: 1.26, Min: 0.02
FSS: 5.65
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
Price-to-Graham-Number range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.42, Med: 2.8, Max: 15.11
Current: 5.65
1.42
15.11
Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % 7.52
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) ranked higher than
55.30% of 2018 companies
in the Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.
Industry Max: 1250, Med: 5.81, Min: -5000
FSS: 7.52
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.7, Med: 6.3, Max: 15
Current: 7.52
1.7
15
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 14.18
Forward Rate of Return ranked higher than
73.27% of 1227 companies
in the Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.
Industry Max: 3279.49, Med: 6.3, Min: -6478.15
FSS: 14.18
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return only.
Forward Rate of Return range over the past 10 years
Min: -12.9, Med: 13.7, Max: 27.6
Current: 14.18
-12.9
27.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $ 1,113.6
EPS (TTM) $ 1.62
Beta 1.58
Volatility % 35.01
52-Week Range $ 18.59 - 29
Shares Outstanding (Mil) 60.29

Analyst Estimate

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score 4
Positive ROA Y
Positive CFROA Y
Higher ROA yoy N
CFROA > ROA N
Lower Leverage yoy Y
Higher Current Ratio yoy N
Less Shares Outstanding yoy N
Higher Gross Margin yoy Y
Higher Asset Turnover yoy N