Signet Jewelers Limited ( SIG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 31, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 28, 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 same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $71.89, the dividend yield is .83%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SIG was $71.89, representing a -0.87% decrease from the 52 week high of $72.52 and a 71.17% increase over the 52 week low of $42.
SIG is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Tiffany & Co. ( TIF ) and Fossil Group, Inc. ( FOSL ). SIG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.53. Zacks Investment Research reports SIG's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 10.08%, compared to an industry average of 9.2%.
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 DWA Technical Leaders Portfolio ( PDP ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PDP with an increase of 8.34% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SIG at 0.76%.