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Positives for Federal Signal Corporation (FSS) as stock gains in recent trading

Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE: FSS) is -14.14% lower on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $31.86 and a high of $48.88 in the current 52-week trading range. The question becomes, what are the chances the stock will make a comeback and enjoy potential growth. Why not look at analysts view on what the future holds for the stock. The FSS stock was last observed hovering at around $36.95 in the last trading session, with the day’s gains setting it 0.26%.

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Currently trading at $37.21, the stock is 5.15% and 6.72% above its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 0.23 million and changing 0.70% at the moment leaves the stock -2.67% off its SMA200. FSS registered -3.50% loss for a year compared to 6-month loss of -9.68%. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average (SMA 50) of $1.97 and a 200-day simple moving average (SMA200) of $14.31.

The stock witnessed a 9.63% gain in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a 9.02%, and is 5.44% up over the last 5 days. If we measure the stock’s price variations over the week and the month, we find that the volatility rates stand at 2.46% over the week and 2.61% over the month.

Federal Signal Corporation (FSS) has around 3900 employees, a market worth around $2.22B and $1.26B in sales. Current P/E ratio is 23.24 and Fwd P/E is 15.81. Profit margin for the company is 7.80%. Distance from 52-week low is 16.79% and -23.87% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (9.70%).

The EPS is expected to grow by 4.30% this year.

Federal Signal Corporation (FSS) Top Institutional Holders

The shares outstanding are 60.70M, and float is at 59.08M with Short Float at 1.86%.

Federal Signal Corporation (FSS) Insider Activity

A total of 22 insider transactions have happened at Federal Signal Corporation (FSS) in the last six months, with sales accounting for 9 and purchases happening 13 times. The most recent transaction is an insider purchase by SHERMAN JENNIFER L,the company’sPresident & CEO. SEC filings show that SHERMAN JENNIFER L bought 2,800 shares of the company’s common stock on Mar 03 at a price of $34.60 per share for a total of $96880.0. Following the purchase, the insider now owns 0.39 million shares.

Federal Signal Corporation (FSS): Who are the competitors?

The company’s main competitors (and peers) include Cintas Corporation (CTAS) that is trading 0.74% up over the past 12 months and Gentex Corporation (GNTX) that is -7.94% lower over the same period. Kandi Technologies Group Inc. (KNDI) is -52.67% down on the 1-year trading charts.

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