I think Federal Signal Corporation ($FSS) is a Possible Buy. It currently should be $34. Confident Investor Rating: Good
|Company name||Federal Signal Corporation|
|Live stock price||[stckqut]FSS[/stckqut]|
|P/E compared to competitors||Fair|
|Return on Assets growth||Good|
|Market Capitalization Growth||Good|
|Income / Rev growth||Good|
|Weighted ann. stock price increase||Fair|
|Confident Investor Rating||Good|
|Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario)||$45.56|
|Target stock price (averages with growth)||$46.71|
|Target stock price (averages with no growth)||$35.|
|Target stock price (manual assumptions)||$38.09|
The following company description is from Yahoo: https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/fss/profile?p=fss
Federal Signal Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and supplies a suite of products and integrated solutions for municipal, governmental, industrial, and commercial customers in the United States, Canada, Europe, and internationally. It operates through two segments, Environmental Solutions Group, and Safety and Security Systems Group. The Environmental Solutions Group segment offers a range of street sweeper vehicles, sewer cleaner, vacuum loader and safe-digging trucks, hydro-excavation trucks, water blasting equipment, dump truck bodies, and trailers under the Elgin, Vactor, Guzzler, Westech, TRUVAC, Jetstream, Ox Bodies, Crysteel, J-Craft, Duraclass, Rugby, and Travis brand names. It also offers refuse and recycling collection vehicles, camera systems, ice resurfacing equipment, and snow-removal equipment. In addition, this segment engages in the sale of parts, service and repair, equipment rental, and training activities. The Safety and Security Systems Group segment provides systems and products for community alerting, emergency vehicles, first responder interoperable communications, and industrial communications. Its products include vehicle lightbars and sirens, industrial signaling equipment, public warning systems, general alarm systems, public address systems, and public safety software. This segment sells its products under the Federal Signal, Federal Signal VAMA, and Victor brand names. The company sells its products through wholesaler, distributor, independent manufacturer representative, original equipment manufacturer, and direct sales force, as well as independent foreign distributor. Federal Signal Corporation was founded in 1901 and is headquartered in Oak Brook, Illinois.
Confident Investor comments: At this price and at this time, I think that a Confident Investor can confidently invest in Federal Signal Corporation as long as the indicators that I describe in my book The Confident Investor are favorable.
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How was this analysis of Federal Signal Corporation calculated?
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In order to assist you in using the techniques of this book, the values that I used when calculating the Manual pricing above were:
- Stock price at the time of the calculation: $29.55
- Growth: 0.148533333333333
- Current EPS (TTM): $2.0173325
- P/E: 15.2159299909883
- Future EPS Calc: $4.03
- Future Stock Price Calc: $61.34
- Target stock price: $38.09
I hope that this makes you a Confident Investor.