Federal Signal - Comparative Multiple Analysis

Federal Signal (Comparative Multiple Analysis)

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Notes on the Comparative Multiple Analysis of Federal Signal

WikiWealth compares Federal Signal's revenue, EBITDA, and EBIT multiples to their peers in order to determine the appropriate fair valuation. Click in the top right corner to experiment with Federal Signal's comparative analysis.

Notes from the analysis:

1. WikiWealth uses quantitative measures to determine the multiple range for Federal Signal.
2. Free cash flow to the firm (FCF) multiple is free cash flow to equity holders plus interest owed to Federal Signal's debt holders.
3. Multiples incorporate benefits due to economies of scale; WikiWealth compares absolute enterprise value multiples to competitor's multiples.
4. WikiWealth excludes outliers when calculating individual company multiples.

Helpful Information for Federal Signal's Analysis


How does this work? The Comparative Investment Analysis determines the value of Federal Signal by comparing Federal Signal financial ratios, prices, growth rates, margins, etc. to those of relevant peer groups.

Value Investing Importance? This method is widely used by investment professionals to determine the correct price of investments, especially initial public offerings (IPOs). It is one element of WikiWealth's three Wall Street approaches used to determine the correct fair value of Federal Signal.

See the Federal Signal cash flow (DCF) analysis for a completely different approach that's popular on Wall Street for determining the value of an investment in Federal Signal.

Also, see the Federal Signal's buffett intrinsic valuation analysis for WikiWealth's attempt to replicate the investing formula's used by Warren Buffett and Federal Signal's valuation conclusion for a quick summary.