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How to buy Signet Jewelers stock | $27.27

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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 26,126 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$5.2 billion.

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  3. Search for Signet Jewelers. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: SIG. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Signet Jewelers reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$27.27, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Signet Jewelers, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Signet Jewelers. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Signet Jewelers share price

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Signet Jewelers shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-29.
Latest market closeUSD$27.27
52-week rangeUSD$5.6001 - USD$32.22
50-day moving average USD$27.8862
200-day moving average USD$19.0512
Wall St. target priceUSD$25
PE ratio 10.1143
Dividend yield USD$1.48 (23.13%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$1.4

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Is it a good time to buy Signet Jewelers stock?

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Signet Jewelers price performance over time

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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 10x. In other words, Signet Jewelers shares trade at around 10x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

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 USD$316.1 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 USD$5.2 billion
Operating margin TTM 2.75%
Gross profit TTM USD$2.2 billion
Return on assets TTM 1.41%
Return on equity TTM -5.12%
Profit margin -1.59%
Book value $17.512
Market capitalisation USD$1.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Signet Jewelers shares

There are currently 10.5 million Signet Jewelers shares held short by investors – that's known as Signet Jewelers's "short interest". This figure is 6.4% down from 11.2 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 1.3 million). Signet Jewelers's SIR currently stands at 7.97. In other words for every 100,000 Signet Jewelers shares traded daily on the market, roughly 7970 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 0.2% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Signet Jewelers shares in existence, roughly 200 shares are currently held short) or 0.28% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Signet Jewelers shares, roughly 280 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 01/01/2019) 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

Signet Jewelers Limited was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 15.03
Total ESG percentile 8.14
Level of controversy 2

Signet Jewelers share dividends

Dividend payout ratio: 123.33% of net profits

Recently Signet Jewelers has paid out, on average, around 123.33% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 23.13% 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 23.13% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Signet Jewelers's case, that would currently equate to about $1.48 per share.

Signet Jewelers's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

Signet Jewelers's most recent dividend payout was on 28 February 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 30 January 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Signet Jewelers's shares ever split?

Signet Jewelers's shares were split on a 1:2 basis on 11 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 $5.6001 up to $32.22. 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 2.7213. 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. As of February 01, 2020, it operated 3,208 stores and kiosks. The company 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, Peoples Jewellers, Gordon's Jewelers, and Mappins Jewellers regional banners; and JamesAllen.com, an online jewelry retailer Website. This segment operated 2,639 locations in the United States and 118 locations in Canada. The International segment operates stores in shopping malls and off-mall locations, principally under the H.Samuel and Ernest Jones brands. This segment operated 451 stores in the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, and the Channel Islands. The Other segment is involved in the purchase and conversion of rough diamonds to polished stones, as well as provision of diamond polishing services. Signet Jewelers Limited was founded in 1950 and is based in Hamilton, Bermuda.

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