Signet Jewelers Limited (SIG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 01, 2013

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Signet Jewelers Limited ( SIG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 01, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 29, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SIG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 25% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $67.85, the dividend yield is .88%.

The previous trading day's last sale of SIG was $67.85, representing a -3.1% decrease from the 52 week high of $70.02 and a 66.54% increase over the 52 week low of $40.74.

SIG is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Tiffany & Co. ( TIF ) and Fossil, Inc. ( FOSL ). SIG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.36. Zacks Investment Research reports SIG's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 10.73%, compared to an industry average of 9.1%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SIG Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to SIG through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SIG as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares Dynamic Retail ( PMR )
  • First Trust Mid Cap Growth AlphaDEX ( FNY )
  • SPDR S&P Retail ETF ( XRT )
  • First Trust Mid Cap Core AlphaDEX ( FNX )
  • Schwab U.S. Mid Cap ETF ( SCHM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XRT with an increase of 15.83% over the last 100 days. PMR has the highest percent weighting of SIG at 2.77%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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