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Open
$15.35
Previous Close
$15.32
Day High
$15.54
Day Low
$15.22
52 Week High
04/4/14 - $16.05
52 Week Low
02/3/14 - $11.53
Market Cap
953.3M
Average Volume 10 Days
365.7K
EPS TTM
$1.06
Shares Outstanding
62.6M
EX-Date
11/7/14
P/E TM
14.3x
Dividend
$0.12
Dividend Yield
0.59%
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federal signal corp (FSS) Details

Federal Signal Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells a suite of products and integrated solutions primarily in the United States, Europe, and Canada. The company operates in three segments: Environmental Solutions, Safety and Security Systems, and Fire Rescue. The Environmental Solutions segment manufactures various self-propelled street cleaning vehicles, vacuum loader vehicles, municipal catch basin/sewer cleaning vacuum trucks, and water blasting equipment; sells parts and tooling; rents equipment; and provides service, repair, and training. This segment sells its products under the Elgin, Vactor, Guzzler, and Jetstream brands primarily to municipal and government customers, and industrial contractors. The Safety and Security Systems segment manufactures and supplies systems and products for law enforcement, fire rescue, emergency medical services, campuses, military facilities, and industrial sites to protect people and property. It offers systems for campus and community alerting, emergency vehicles, first responder interoperable communications, industrial communications, and command and municipal networked security; and vehicle light bars and sirens, public warning sirens, and public safety software. This segment sells its products primarily under the Federal Signal, Federal Signal VAMA, Target Tech, and Victor brands. The Fire Rescue segment manufactures articulated and telescopic aerial platforms for fire fighting, rescue, electric utility, and industrial uses. It also sells parts; and provides service and training. This segment sells its products under the Bronto Skylift brand to municipal and industrial fire services, civil defense authorities, rental companies, electric utilities, and industrial customers. The company sells its products through dealers, direct sales, and wholesalers/distributors, as well as independent foreign distributors. Federal Signal Corporation was founded in 1901 and is headquartered in Oak Brook, Illinois.

2,550 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/5/14
Founded in 1901

federal signal corp (FSS) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $750.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $191.6K
Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $375.0K
President of Public Safety Systems
Total Annual Compensation: $237.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

federal signal corp (FSS) Key Developments

Philadelphia Jury Finds in Favor of Federal Signal Corporation in Trial of Firefighter Hearing Loss Claims

Federal Signal Corporation announced that a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania jury absolved the Company from any liability in a lawsuit brought by three Philadelphia firefighters and found that the Company's Q2B electromechanical siren product was not defective. The firefighters claimed that the siren caused them hearing loss. The jury deliberated for less than an hour in exonerating the Company. This was the fourth trial in Philadelphia involving claims of firefighters alleging hearing loss. Two earlier trials in Philadelphia, involving 18 firefighters, resulted in defense verdicts. Since 2010, the Company has obtained favorable jury verdicts regarding 19 of 20 Philadelphia firefighters whose cases have been tried to verdict. The Company is also involved in hearing loss cases in Cook County, Illinois, where it has obtained verdicts in favor of the Company with respect to 45 of 54 firefighter claims. During the course of the firefighter litigation, claims of more than 200 firefighter plaintiffs have been dismissed.

Environmental Solutions Group Announces Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2014

Environmental Solutions Group announced earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported net sales of $134.1 million against $113.1 million a year ago. Operating income was $21.1 million against $12.1 million a year ago. For the nine months, the company reported net sales of $394.0 million against $353.1 million a year ago. Operating income was $59.8 million against $40.6 million a year ago.

Federal Signal Corp. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2014 Revises Earnings Guidance for the Year 2014

Federal Signal Corp. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2014. Consolidated net sales for the third quarter were $219.3 million, up 5% versus the same quarter a year ago. Third quarter income from continuing operations was $15.2 million, equal to $0.24 per diluted share, compared to $16.8 million, equal to $0.26 per diluted share, in the prior-year quarter. The third quarter of 2013 included significantly lower income tax expense due to the prior-year release of valuation allowance on deferred income taxes. The company also reported adjusted net income from continuing operations for the third quarter of $15.3 million, equal to $0.24 per diluted share, up 31% compared to $11.7 million, equal to $0.18 per diluted share, in the same quarter a year ago. Net sales were $219.3 million for the quarter, up 5% compared to the third quarter of 2013. Consolidated third-quarter operating income was $24.9 million, up 32% compared to the third quarter of 2013. Cash provided by continuing operating activities totaled $20.9 million in the third quarter, compared to $26.4 million in the third quarter of 2013. Cash provided by continuing operating activities totaled $44.6 million for the first three quarters of 2014, compared to $37.3 million during 2013. For the nine months period, the company reported net sales of $654.1 million against $631.7 million a year ago. Operating income was $61.6 million against $49.1 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was $58.2 million against $32.8 million a year ago. Income from continuing operations was $39.8 million or $0.62 per diluted share against $133.5 million or $2.12 per diluted share a year ago. Net income was $39.8 million or $0.62 per diluted share against $132.9 million or $2.11 per diluted share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $44.6 million against $37.3 million a year ago. Purchases of properties and equipment were $13.3 million against $13.7 million a year ago. Adjusted income before income taxes was $58.2 million against $40.9 million a year ago. Adjusted income from continuing operations was $39.9 million or $0.62 per diluted share against $133.5 million or $0.44 per diluted share a year ago. The company raised earnings guidance for the year from a range of $0.83 to $0.87 per share to a new range of $0.87 to $0.91 per share.

 

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