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Stock Risk Measures for Federal Signal Corp

A quantitative factor review, as of July 31, 2020.
  1. Company Info - Description, identity and sector data.
  2. Share Data - Stock earnings and key dates.
  3. Market Risk - Beta, size, liquidity and momentum measures.
  4. Financial Risk - Earnings and dividends.
by Paul Alan Davis, CFA
Updated: August 02, 2020
See how we arrive at an overall risk score of 50 for FSS below.

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FSS Risk Report

Overview

Our quantitative data points are meant to provide a high-level understanding of factors in equity risk models for Federal Signal Corp. Portfolio managers use these models to forecast risk, optimize portfolios and review performance.

We show how FSS stock compares to 2,000+ US-based stocks, and to peers in the Producer Manufacturing sector and Trucks/Construction/Farm Machinery industry.

Please do not consider this data as investment advice. Data is downloaded from sources we deem reliable, but errors may occur.

Company Info

Business Description

Company logo Federal Signal Corp. engages in the designed manufacture of products and integrated solutions for municipal, governmental, industrial, and commercial customers. It operates through the Environmental Solutions Group, and Safety and Security Systems Group segments. The Environment Solutions Group segment involves in the manufacture and supply of street sweeper vehicles, sewer cleaner, vacuum loader trucks, hydro-excavation trucks, and water blasting equipment. The Safety and Security Systems Group segment offers comprehensive systems and products which law enforcement, fire rescue, emergency medical services, campuses, military facilities, and industrial sites use to protect people and property. The company was founded in 1901 and is headquartered in Oak Brook, IL.

Identity

Sector and Industry

Share Data

Shares and Float

Earnings and Dividends

Market Risk Measures

Many of the following risk metrics are standardized and transformed into quantitative factors in institutional-level risk models.

Rankings below represent percentiles from 1 to 100, with 1 being the lowest rating of risk.

Systematic Risk

Stocks with higher beta exhibit higher sensitivity to the ups and downs in the market. (↑↑)

Company Size

Stocks with higher market capitalization often have lower risk. (↑↓)

Trading Liquidity

Higher average daily dollar volume over the past 30 days implies lower liquidity risk. (↑↓)

Price Momentum

Higher price momentum stocks, aka recent winners, equate to lower risk for many investors. (↑↓)

Financial Risk Measures

Style risk factors often include measures of profitability and payout levels.

Earnings Yield

Companies with higher earnings generally provide lower risk. (↑↓)

Dividend Yield

Companies with higher dividend yields, if sustaintable, are perceived to have lower risk. (↑↓)

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