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Federal Signal (FSS) Company Profile

Updated May 3, 2019
Federal Signal has the following business profile:
Company's Full Name:Federal Signal Corporation
Short Name:Federal Signal
Trading Ticker Symbol:FSS
Primary Exchange:NYSE
Headquarter City/Country:Illinois, IL
Primary Industry Sector:Capital Goods
Seconday Sub-sector:Auto Manufacturing
Main Business Areas: Capital Goods, Auto Manufacturing, Industrials, Pollution & Treatment Controls
Dividend Payments:Dividend History

Market and Trading Information for Federal Signal

The following details were available for trading and market data about the stock of Federal Signal as of writing:
Current Share Price:$27.47
Previous Year's Closing Price:$19.9
Percentage Price Change (YTD):38.04%
Market Cap:$1.66 billion
52-week Price Range:$18.59 - $29
Dividend Per Share:$0
EPS (TTM):1.61
Price-Earnings (Trailing):17.02
Price-Earnings (Forward):16.16

Company Profile and Business Description for Federal Signal

Federal Signal Corporation, incorporated on January 31, 1969, 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. The Company's portfolio of products that it manufactures includes sewer cleaners, vacuum trucks, street sweepers, waterblasters, and safety and security systems, including technology-based products and solutions for the public safety market. The Company also distributes and re-sells products manufactured by other companies, which include refuse and recycling collection vehicles, camera systems, ice resurfacing equipment and snow-removal equipment. In addition, it sells parts and provides service, repair, equipment rentals and training as part of offering to its customers. As of December 31, 2016, Federal Signal Corporation and its subsidiaries operated 10 principal manufacturing facilities in five countries around the world, and provided products and integrated solutions to customers in all regions of the world.

Environmental Solutions Group

The Company's Environmental Solutions Group manufactures and supplies a range of street sweeper vehicles, sewer cleaner and vacuum loader trucks, hydro-excavation trucks and waterblasting equipment. The products are sold to both municipal and industrial customers under the Elgin, Vactor, Guzzler and Jetstream brand names. It manufactures vehicles and equipment in the United States and Canada. Under the Elgin brand name, the Company sells a United States brand of street sweepers designed for large-scale cleaning of curbed streets, parking lots and other paved surfaces utilizing mechanical sweeping, vacuum and recirculating air technology. Vactor is a manufacturer of vacuum trucks used to maintain sewer lines, catch basins and storm sewers, as well as hydro-excavation trucks to meet the need for safe and non-destructive excavation. Guzzler offers industrial vacuum loaders used to manage industrial waste or recover and recycle raw materials. Jetstream manufactures waterblast equipment and accessories for commercial and industrial cleaning and maintenance operations. In addition to equipment sales, it engages in the sale of parts, service and repair, equipment rentals and training as part of a offering to its customers under the FS Solutions brand.

Safety and Security Systems Group

Safety and Security Systems is a manufacturer and supplier of systems and products that law enforcement, fire rescue, emergency medical services, campuses military facilities and industrial sites use to protect people and property. It offers systems for campus and community alerting, emergency vehicles, first responder interoperable communications and industrial communications, as well as command and municipal networked security. Its products include vehicle lightbars and sirens, public warning sirens, general alarm systems, public address systems and public safety software. The Company's products are sold under the Federal Signal, Federal Signal VAMA and Victor brand names. The Company operates manufacturing facilities in the United States, Europe and South Africa.

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