News stories about Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) have trended positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Federal Signal earned a daily sentiment score of 0.25 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the conglomerate an impact score of 46.3057312085518 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Shares of Federal Signal (FSS) opened at $19.03 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.67, a current ratio of 2.37 and a quick ratio of 1.23. The firm has a market cap of $1,135.49, a price-to-earnings ratio of 26.07 and a beta of 1.27. Federal Signal has a one year low of $13.07 and a one year high of $23.64.

A number of analysts have recently issued reports on FSS shares. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Federal Signal from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, December 1st. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Federal Signal from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, December 7th. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, two have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $21.00.

In other Federal Signal news, Director Brenda Reichelderfer sold 8,279 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, November 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $20.76, for a total value of $171,872.04. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 69,388 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,440,494.88. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, Director James E. Goodwin sold 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, November 24th. The stock was sold at an average price of $20.67, for a total transaction of $206,700.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 122,929 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,540,942.43. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 65,000 shares of company stock valued at $1,348,940 over the last three months. 4.20% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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Federal Signal Company Profile

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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