The Federal Signal (FSS) Earning Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Study Finds

The Federal Signal (FSS) Earning Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Study Finds

Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted AlphaOne’s rankings:

News headlines about Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) have been trending somewhat positive this week, AlphaOne Sentiment reports. The research firm, a subsidiary of Accern, ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. AlphaOne ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Federal Signal earned a news sentiment score of 0.14 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also gave press coverage about the conglomerate an impact score of 25 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Several research analysts have recently weighed in on FSS shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Federal Signal from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, April 21st. TheStreet lowered Federal Signal from a “b” rating to a “c” rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 22nd. Finally, KeyCorp raised Federal Signal from a “sector weight” rating to an “overweight” rating and set a $20.00 price target for the company in a research note on Tuesday, May 9th. Shares of Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) opened at 16.41 on Monday. The stock has a market capitalization of $981.09 million, a P/E ratio of 26.86 and a beta of 1.53. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $15.57 and a 200 day moving average price of $15.27. Federal Signal has a one year low of $11.68 and a one year high of $17.19.

Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April 27th. The conglomerate reported $0.14 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.12 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $177.80 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $176.97 million. Federal Signal had a net margin of 5.95% and a return on equity of 11.98%. Federal Signal’s revenue for the quarter was up 2.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.19 EPS. Equities analysts forecast that Federal Signal will post $0.76 earnings per share for the current year. The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, June 2nd. Shareholders of record on Friday, May 12th were issued a $0.07 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, May 10th. This represents a $0.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.71%. Federal Signal’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 40.58%.

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.new TradingView.widget({ “height”: 400, “width”: 625, “symbol”: “FSS”, “interval”: “D”, “timezone”: “Etc/UTC”, “theme”: “White”, “style”: “1”, “locale”: “en”, “toolbar_bg”: “#f1f3f6”, “enable_publishing”: false, “hideideas”: true, “referral_id”: “2588”});

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