Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Federal Signal Corporation (FSS) Stock Price

News articles about Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Federal Signal Corporation earned a news impact score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the conglomerate an impact score of 45.9516449793794 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 Corporation (NYSE:FSS) traded down 0.93% during trading on Tuesday, reaching $21.39. 127,610 shares of the company traded hands. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.28 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 32.66 and a beta of 1.38. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $20.13 and its 200 day moving average price is $17.47. Federal Signal Corporation has a 12-month low of $11.68 and a 12-month high of $21.94.

Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The conglomerate reported $0.23 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.20 by $0.03. Federal Signal Corporation had a net margin of 5.20% and a return on equity of 10.59%. The company had revenue of $224.40 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $206.53 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.17 EPS. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 30.2% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities research analysts expect that Federal Signal Corporation will post $0.79 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of equities analysts have recently commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Federal Signal Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $21.00 price target on the stock in a report on Thursday, August 10th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Federal Signal Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 20th. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $21.50.

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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.

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