Signet Jewelers Limited ( SIG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 25, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.26 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 28, 2017. Shareholders who purchased SIG prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that SIG has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of SIG was $80.91, representing a -35.5% decrease from the 52 week high of $125.45 and a 11.37% increase over the 52 week low of $72.65.
SIG is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Tiffany & Co. ( TIF ) and Central Garden & Pet Company ( CENT ). SIG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $6.55. Zacks Investment Research reports SIG's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 7.8%, compared to an industry average of -7.4%.
Interested in gaining exposure to SIG through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SIG as a top-10 holding:
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Discretionary ETF ( RCD )
- PowerShares Russell Midcap Equal Weight Portfolio ( EQWM )
- PowerShares Russell 1000 Equal Weight POrtfolio ( EQAL ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is EQWM with an increase of 3.99% over the last 100 days. RCD has the highest percent weighting of SIG at 1.2%.