The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. After-hours trades for Federal Signal Corporation (FSS) shows that investor sentiment remained same, with the stock’s consolidated last price remained same to $59.65. The Federal Signal Corporation has recorded 298,816 volume in the after hours trading session. Yahoo Finance discussed the stock recently as it posted Federal Signal Reports Record Second Quarter Results Including Double-Digit Sales and Earnings Growth, Record Orders and Backlog; Raises Full-Year Outlook.
The company is listed on the NYSE and operates within the Pollution & Treatment Controls industry segment. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $59.65 and fluctuated between $60.36 as its day high and $57.83 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Federal Signal Corporation is $3.57B. A total of 1.51 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 294.83K shares.
Furthermore, investors take into consideration insider trades when predicting a stock’s future trajectory. During the recent three months, FSS has seen 0 BUY and 2 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 0 and the disposition of 49,936 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 33 BUYs and 29 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 425,297 shares during that period but sold 367,378.
In the most recent transaction, MARTIN DENNIS J sold 32,191 shares of FSS for 61.47 per share on Aug 02. After the transaction, the Director now owns 523,550 company shares. In a previous transaction on Aug 01, MARTIN DENNIS J sold 17,745 shares at 61.26 per share. FSS shares that Director owns now total 555,741.
Among the insiders who sold shares, Elting Lauren B disposed of 14,541 shares on May 23 at a per-share price of $53.86. This resulted in the VP, Corp. Controller & CAO holding 13,991 shares of FSS after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Hudson Ian A. sold 9,343 shares at $52.53 per share on May 08. Company shares held by the S.V.P. & CFO now total 70,651.
The dividend paying company demonstrates a positive outlook for investors and helps them generate immediate cash. Federal Signal Corporation pays an annual dividend of $0.40, resulting in a dividend yield of 0.67%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 27.27. FSS’s most recent ex-dividend date was 8/17/2023 when it declared a $0.10 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 9/1/2023. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 6/2/2023 with an ex-dividend date of 5/18/2023. The FSS stock dividend was $0.10 per share in cash.
It has been observed that price targets are rarely accurate, but they can exert some influence from time to time, and are often accepted as valuable in the market. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for FSS in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $66.40 with high estimates of $75.00 and low estimates of $61.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, FSS has a high of $65.33 and a low of $37.13.
As of this writing, FSS has an earnings estimate of $Kohl’s Corporation per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of Fisker Inc. estimates, with a high estimate of $FS KKR Capital Corp. per share and a lower estimate of $Fidelity National Information S.
Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly
An equity investor’s investment can be viewed on a balance sheet by looking at what assets and liabilities the company has. Investors can determine the company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information. FSS’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $40.50M in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $313.70M in debt and $170.40M in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $15.22, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $784.00M.
There may be slightly higher risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading than during regular market hours. Due to the fact that issuers often announce critical financial information outside of regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for FSS is Buy with a score of 4.00.