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How to buy Tiffany-and-Co stock

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Tiffany & Co is a luxury goods business based in the US. Tiffany-and-Co shares (TIF) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Tiffany-and-Co employs 14,100 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$3.7 billion.

How to buy shares in Tiffany-and-Co

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Tiffany-and-Co. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: TIF. 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 Tiffany-and-Co 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. 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 Tiffany-and-Co, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Tiffany-and-Co. 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.

Tiffany-and-Co share price

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Tiffany-and-Co shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-02-28.
52-week rangeUSD$101.8839 - USD$131.5
50-day moving average USD$131.3183
200-day moving average USD$125.3171
Wall St. target priceUSD$126.82
PE ratio 55.6562
Dividend yield USD$2.32 (1.76%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$2.362

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Is it a good time to buy Tiffany-and-Co stock?

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Is Tiffany-and-Co under- or over-valued?

Valuing Tiffany-and-Co stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Tiffany-and-Co's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Tiffany-and-Co's P/E ratio

Tiffany-and-Co's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 56x. In other words, Tiffany-and-Co shares trade at around 56x recent earnings.

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

Tiffany-and-Co's PEG ratio

Tiffany-and-Co's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 4.8797. 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 Tiffany-and-Co's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Tiffany-and-Co's EBITDA

Tiffany-and-Co's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$723.4 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Tiffany-and-Co's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Tiffany-and-Co financials

Revenue TTM USD$3.7 billion
Operating margin TTM 12.27%
Gross profit TTM USD$2.8 billion
Return on assets TTM 4.26%
Return on equity TTM 8.95%
Profit margin 7.84%
Book value $26.91
Market capitalisation USD$16 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Tiffany-and-Co shares

There are currently 5.4 million Tiffany-and-Co shares held short by investors – that's known as Tiffany-and-Co's "short interest". This figure is 18.1% down from 6.6 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Tiffany-and-Co shares can be evaluated.

Tiffany-and-Co's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Tiffany-and-Co's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Tiffany-and-Co shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Tiffany-and-Co shares traded daily (recently around 1.9 million). Tiffany-and-Co's SIR currently stands at 2.8. In other words for every 100,000 Tiffany-and-Co shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2800 shares are currently held short.

However Tiffany-and-Co's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Tiffany-and-Co shares, or, against the total number of tradable Tiffany-and-Co shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Tiffany-and-Co's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Tiffany-and-Co shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.0502% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Tiffany-and-Co shares, roughly 50 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Tiffany-and-Co.

Find out more about how you can short Tiffany-and-Co stock.

Tiffany-and-Co'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 Tiffany-and-Co.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Tiffany-and-Co's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 13.37

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Tiffany-and-Co's overall score of 13.37 (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 Tiffany-and-Co 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.).

Tiffany-and-Co's environmental score

Environmental score: 0.24/100

Tiffany-and-Co's environmental score of 0.24 puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Tiffany-and-Co is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Tiffany-and-Co's social score

Social score: 7.35/100

Tiffany-and-Co's social score of 7.35 puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Tiffany-and-Co is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Tiffany-and-Co's governance score

Governance score: 2.78/100

Tiffany-and-Co's governance score puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Tiffany-and-Co is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Tiffany-and-Co's controversy score

Controversy score: 2/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Tiffany-and-Co scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Tiffany-and-Co has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Tiffany & Co was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 13.37
Total ESG percentile 8.46
Environmental score 0.24
Environmental score percentile 1
Social score 7.35
Social score percentile 1
Governance score 2.78
Governance score percentile 1
Level of controversy 2

Tiffany-and-Co share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 85.93% of net profits

Recently Tiffany-and-Co has paid out, on average, around 85.93% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.76% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Tiffany-and-Co shareholders could enjoy a 1.76% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Tiffany-and-Co's case, that would currently equate to about $2.32 per share.

Tiffany-and-Co'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.

Tiffany-and-Co's most recent dividend payout was on 22 December 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 30 November 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Tiffany-and-Co's shares ever split?

Tiffany-and-Co's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 21 July 2000. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Tiffany-and-Co shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Tiffany-and-Co shares which in turn could have impacted Tiffany-and-Co's share price.

Tiffany-and-Co share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Tiffany-and-Co's shares have ranged in value from as little as $101.8839 up to $131.5. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

TIF.US volatility(beta: 0.75)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Tiffany-and-Co's is 0.7458. This would suggest that Tiffany-and-Co's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Tiffany-and-Co overview

Tiffany & Co., through its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and retails jewelry and other items. The company offers jewelry collections, engagement rings, and wedding bands. It also sells watches, home and accessories products, and fragrances; and wholesales diamonds and earnings. The company sells its products through retail, Internet and catalog, business-to-business, and wholesale distribution channels. As of January 31, 2020, it operated 124 stores in the Americas, 91 stores in the Asia-Pacific, 58 stores in Japan, 48 stores in Europe, and 5 stores in the United Arab Emirates. Tiffany & Co. was founded in 1837 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

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