Signet Jewelers Limited ( SIG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 30, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 26, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SIG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that SIG has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $75.61, the dividend yield is .79%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SIG was $75.61, representing a -2.12% decrease from the 52 week high of $77.25 and a 49.57% increase over the 52 week low of $50.55.
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 $4.52. Zacks Investment Research reports SIG's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 8.9%, compared to an industry average of 12.4%.