Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday. The conglomerate reported $0.23 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.20 by $0.03, Bloomberg Earnings reports. The firm had revenue of $224.40 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $206.53 million. Federal Signal Corporation had a net margin of 5.26% and a return on equity of 9.75%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 30.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.17 EPS.

Shares of Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE FSS) traded up 4.11% during trading on Tuesday, reaching $19.27. 127,104 shares of the company were exchanged. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $17.61 and its 200 day moving average is $15.75. Federal Signal Corporation has a 1-year low of $11.68 and a 1-year high of $19.80. The company has a market capitalization of $1.15 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 31.54 and a beta of 1.37.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, September 6th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, August 15th will be given a dividend of $0.07 per share. This represents a $0.28 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.51%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 11th. Federal Signal Corporation’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 45.16%.

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In related news, VP Samuel Miceli sold 2,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, June 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $16.05, for a total value of $32,100.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Also, Director Paul W. Jones sold 50,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, May 24th. The stock was sold at an average price of $15.96, for a total transaction of $798,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 72,901 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,163,499.96. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 52,900 shares of company stock worth $844,662 in the last ninety days. 4.20% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

Several analysts have recently weighed in on FSS shares. BidaskClub cut shares of Federal Signal Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 20th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Federal Signal Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, April 21st. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $19.00.

About Federal Signal Corporation

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.

Earnings History for Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS)

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