Federal Signal (FSS) Receives Daily Media Sentiment Score of 0.11

Media headlines about Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Federal Signal earned a daily sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the conglomerate an impact score of 47.2044929065368 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Federal Signal (NYSE FSS) opened at $19.05 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.67, a current ratio of 2.37 and a quick ratio of 1.23. Federal Signal has a 12 month low of $13.07 and a 12 month high of $23.64. The company has a market capitalization of $1,150.00, a PE ratio of 26.46 and a beta of 1.33.

Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 2nd. The conglomerate reported $0.24 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.03. Federal Signal had a return on equity of 11.39% and a net margin of 5.30%. The firm had revenue of $249.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $240.30 million. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.17 earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 33.4% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts expect that Federal Signal will post 0.81 EPS for the current fiscal year.

FSS has been the topic of several recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised Federal Signal from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $23.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, September 27th. ValuEngine downgraded Federal Signal from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, December 1st. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $22.50.

In related news, Director Brenda Reichelderfer sold 45,721 shares of Federal Signal stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $20.76, for a total transaction of $949,167.96. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, Director Dennis J. Martin sold 45,172 shares of Federal Signal stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $21.90, for a total value of $989,266.80. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 110,172 shares of company stock worth $2,338,207 in the last ninety days. Corporate insiders own 4.20% of the company’s stock.

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About Federal Signal

Federal Signal Corporation designs, manufactures and supplies a suite of products and integrated solutions for municipal, governmental, industrial and commercial customers. The Company’s segments include the Environmental Solutions Group and the Safety and Security Systems Group. Its Environmental Solutions Group manufactures and supplies a range of street sweeper vehicles, sewer cleaner and vacuum loader trucks, hydro-excavation trucks and waterblasting equipment.

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