Signet Jewelers Limited is a luxury goods business based in the US. Signet Jewelers shares (SIG) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Signet Jewelers employs 21,700 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.
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- SIG shares summary
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- Is SIG stock a buy or sell?
- Stock performance over time
- Can I short SIG shares?
- Is SIG suitable for ethical investing?
- Are SIG shares over-valued?
- Signet Jewelers's financials
- How volatile are SIG shares?
- Does Signet Jewelers pay a dividend?
- Have SIG shares ever split?
- Other common questions
Signet Jewelers stock price (NYSE: SIG)Use our graph to track the performance of SIG stocks over time.
Signet Jewelers shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$60.58|
|52-week range||$10.34 - $83.00|
|50-day moving average||$73.40|
|200-day moving average||$58.95|
|Wall St. target price||$74.20|
|Dividend yield||$0.37 (0.57%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$5.08|
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Signet Jewelers price performance over time
|1 week (2021-07-21)||N/A|
|1 month (2021-07-01)||-24.09%|
|3 months (2021-04-30)||1.39%|
|6 months (2021-01-28)||N/A|
|1 year (2020-07-28)||N/A|
|2 years (2019-07-28)||N/A|
|3 years (2018-07-28)||N/A|
|5 years (2016-07-28)||N/A|
Is Signet Jewelers under- or over-valued?
Valuing Signet Jewelers stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Signet Jewelers's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Signet Jewelers's P/E ratio
Signet Jewelers's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 28x. In other words, Signet Jewelers shares trade at around 28x recent earnings.
That's comparable to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29).
Signet Jewelers's PEG ratio
Signet Jewelers's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.25. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Signet Jewelers's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Signet Jewelers's EBITDA
Signet Jewelers's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $632.7 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Signet Jewelers's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Signet Jewelers financials
|Revenue TTM||$6.1 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||7.54%|
|Gross profit TTM||$1.7 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||4.38%|
|Return on equity TTM||2485.68%|
|Market capitalisation||$3.4 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Shorting Signet Jewelers shares
There are currently 4.7 million Signet Jewelers shares held short by investors – that's known as Signet Jewelers's "short interest". This figure is 6.1% down from 5.1 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Signet Jewelers shares can be evaluated.
Signet Jewelers's "short interest ratio" (SIR)
Signet Jewelers's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Signet Jewelers shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Signet Jewelers shares traded daily (recently around 846091.08734403). Signet Jewelers's SIR currently stands at 5.61. In other words for every 100,000 Signet Jewelers shares traded daily on the market, roughly 5610 shares are currently held short.
However Signet Jewelers's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Signet Jewelers shares, or, against the total number of tradable Signet Jewelers shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Signet Jewelers's short interest could be expressed as 0.09% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Signet Jewelers shares in existence, roughly 90 shares are currently held short) or 0.1058% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Signet Jewelers shares, roughly 106 shares are currently held short).
A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Signet Jewelers.
Find out more about how you can short Signet Jewelers stock.
Signet Jewelers's environmental, social and governance track record
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Signet Jewelers.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Signet Jewelers's total ESG risk score
Total ESG risk: 15.03
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Signet Jewelers's overall score of 15.03 (as at 12/31/2018) is excellent – landing it in it in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Signet Jewelers is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
Signet Jewelers's controversy score
Controversy score: 2/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Signet Jewelers scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Signet Jewelers has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary
|Total ESG score||15.03|
|Total ESG percentile||8.14|
|Level of controversy||2|
Signet Jewelers share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 3.36% of net profits
Recently Signet Jewelers has paid out, on average, around 3.36% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.1% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Signet Jewelers shareholders could enjoy a 1.1% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Signet Jewelers's case, that would currently equate to about $0.37 per share.
While Signet Jewelers's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Signet Jewelers is investing more in its future growth.
Signet Jewelers's most recent dividend payout was on 26 August 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 28 July 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Have Signet Jewelers's shares ever split?
Signet Jewelers's shares were split on a 1:2 basis on 10 September 2008. So if you had owned 2 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Signet Jewelers shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 100% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Signet Jewelers shares which in turn could have impacted Signet Jewelers's share price.
Signet Jewelers share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Signet Jewelers's shares have ranged in value from as little as $10.34 up to $83. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Signet Jewelers's is 2.6393. This would suggest that Signet Jewelers's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.
Signet Jewelers overview
Signet Jewelers Limited engages in the retail sale of diamond jewelry, watches, and other products. It operates through three segments: North America, International, and Other. The North America segment operates jewelry stores in malls and off-mall locations primarily under the Kay Jewelers, Kay Jewelers Outlet, Jared The Galleria Of Jewelry, Jared Vault, Zales Jewelers, Zales Outlet, Piercing Pagoda, and Peoples Jewellers, as well as operates online through JamesAllen. com. The International segment operates stores in shopping malls and off-mall locations primarily under the H. Samuel and Ernest Jones brands. The Other segment is involved in the purchase and conversion of rough diamonds to polished stones, as well as the provision of diamond polishing services.
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Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Signet Jewelers is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.932% of Signet Jewelers shares are held by insiders and 97.49% by institutions. How many people work for Signet Jewelers?
Latest data suggests 21,700 work at Signet Jewelers. When does the fiscal year end for Signet Jewelers?
Signet Jewelers's fiscal year ends in February. Where is Signet Jewelers based?
Signet Jewelers's address is: Clarendon House, Hamilton, Bermuda, HM11 What is Signet Jewelers's ISIN number?
Signet Jewelers's international securities identification number is: BMG812761002 What is Signet Jewelers's CUSIP number?
Signet Jewelers's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 82668L104
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