Signet Jewelers Limited

  • Which Retail Name Is in Fashion?

    By Zain Abbas - August 14, 2013 | Tickers: EXPR, SIG, URBN

    Fashion-retail investors are having the time of their lives. Top- and bottom-line expansion has helped this space to outperform the market by leaps and bounds. A straightforward example has been fashion retailer Express (NYSE: EXPR), which has witnessed more than a 50% rise in its stock price since the start of the year, more than double the appreciation in the S&P 500 (21%). 

    What has led to these superb more »

  • Plummeting Gold & Silver Costs Make Jewelers Compelling Buys

    By Brendan O'Boyle - July 22, 2013 | Tickers: SIG, TIF, ZLC

    Much ink has been spilled on the precipitous decline of precious metal prices. While investors have focused intently on companies that are exposed to these declines, they may have overlooked the beneficiaries of lower precious metal prices. One candidate: jewelers, who craft luxury items from precious metals and then sell them to consumers at a heathy mark up. It is likely that the declining cost of gold and silver may more »

  • The Best Specialty Retailers for Your Money

    By Damon Churchwell - July 18, 2013 | Tickers: HIBB, SBH, SIG, VSI

    Using the The Motley Fool stock screener, I sought out four of the most appealing specialty retail stocks based on the following metrics: earnings per share growth over the past three years averaging at least 20%; a Price-to-Earnings multiple below 25 times trailing-12-month earnings; a strong current ratio (CA/CL) of more than 2.0; and no long-term debt.

    The companies also encompass some of the features displayed by many more »

  • Three Ways to Invest in a Girl's Best Friend

    By Reuben Brewer - July 8, 2013 | Tickers: NILE, SIG, TIF

    Jewelry is a timeliness gift and a completely discretionary expense. However, buying fancy baubles never seems to go out of style. Tiffany (NYSE: TIF), Blue Nile (NASDAQ: NILE), and Signet Jewelers (NYSE: SIG) each fill a different niche in the space.

    Frivolous

    Most people know full well that buying jewelry is an unnecessary expense. Sales are better in good times and worse when the economy cools off, but they never more »

  • Wedding Stocks May Benefit from Same-Sex Wedding Ruling

    By Stephanie Faris - July 3, 2013 | Tickers: FLWS, SIG, XOXO

    Eleven states now allow same-sex marriages, and that number is expected to grow over the next few years. A recent Supreme Court ruling in California has overturned the ban on same-sex marriages and has served to echo a growing acceptance. In fact, a recent poll conducted by the USA Today found that 55% of those surveyed believe same-sex marriages should be legally recognized.

    UCLA estimates 37,000 same-sex couples in more »

  • What Does Billionaire Dan Loeb See in This Jeweler?

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - June 28, 2013 | Tickers: NILE, COH, SIG, TIF, ZLC

    Several weeks after the end of each quarter, hedge funds and other major investors file 13Fs with the SEC, which are then disclosed to the general public. We track these filings, using the included information to develop investing strategies; for example, we’ve found that the most popular small cap stocks among hedge funds generate an average excess return of 18 percentage points per year (learn more about our small more »

  • Wedding Bells and Cash Registers Ring in Harmony for This Stock

    By Mark Lin - June 24, 2013 | Tickers: NILE, SIG, XOXO

    XO Group (NYSE: XOXO) is a media company focused on wedding-related content. It runs several websites, such as TheKnot.com (started in 1996), a wedding-related website targeting newly engaged women, and it also publishes magazines complementary to its websites.

    Not a matter of death and taxes, but marriage comes close

    Death and taxes are the only two things that are certain in life. For most people, marriage comes close as more »

  • Wedding Season Looks Strong for These Jewelers

    By Mark Yagalla - June 20, 2013 | Tickers: NILE, SIG, TIF

    The rebounding economy is helping couples looking to celebrate that joyous occasion of marriage. Consumer confidence is strong as rising home values and a strong stock market have given way to pricier engagement rings. That is boosting the profits at jewelers and lifting their outlook for the rest of the year.

    The Great Gatsby of jewelers

    Tiffany (NYSE: TIF) considers itself to be the world's premier jeweler. Tiffany not more »

  • Time to Buy Tiffany?

    By Veena Gupta - June 4, 2013 | Tickers: NILE, SIG, TIF, ZLC

    TIFFANY & Co. (NYSE: TIF) headquartered in New York City is a luxury brand which is primarily a jeweler and a retailer specializing in a wide range of merchandise like timepieces, silverware, china, crystal, stationary, fragrances, accessories also leather goods. The company is engaged in product designing, manufacturing and retailing activities.

    Financial Aspects

    The revenue for Q1 for the company has been better than the analyst expectations at $895 million against more »

  • Mega-Investor Crispin Odey’s Top 5 Stocks

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - May 31, 2013 | Tickers: DAL, PHM, SIG, TSO, WFC

    Each quarter, hedge funds, such as Crispin Odey’s Odey Asset Management Group, file 13Fs with the SEC. These 13F forms disclose many of the positions held in the funds’ equity portfolios during the quarter. Odey Asset Management, managed by Crispin Odey, is a London-based hedge fund with $6.2 billion in assets under management.

    Originally founded in 1991, Odey’s fund has had its fair share of ups and more »

  • Looking For The Best Play On Luxury Spending

    By Matthew Frankel - May 21, 2013 | Tickers: XLY, SIG, TIF

    Luxury is back! With the continuing improvement in the U.S. economy, consumers are gradually becoming more willing to spend money on luxury items. For those who remember, manufacturers of luxury items enjoyed a huge rally for much of the 2000’s, then in 2008 when the economy tanked, anything that was not considered essential spending was regarded as a leper by the market. Tiffany & Co (NYSE: TIF) was no more »

  • This Stock Can Add Shine to Your Portfolio

    By Mark Lin - May 20, 2013 | Tickers: NILE, SIG, TIF

    Most people might cut back on discretionary spending for their own pleasure when times are bad, but tend to still show their appreciation for their loved ones. The stellar financial track record of Signet (NYSE: SIG), the largest specialty jeweler in the U.S. and the U.K., bears testimony to the resilience of bridal purchases and gift giving. Signet has an edge over competitors with its in-house credit program more »

  • Who's Going to Have Tiffany's for Breakfast?

    By Marshall Hargrave - May 1, 2013 | Tickers: FOSL, SIG, TIF

    Tiffany & Co. (NYSE: TIF) is the famous "blue box" specialty jeweler, but it's also heavily tied to the economy. However, with a rebounding economy, is now a good time to invest in the jewelry company? The other big tailwind to the stock could be a potential buyout. 

    I'm like cat here, a no-name slob. We belong to nobody, and nobody belongs to us. We don't even belong more »

  • This Jeweler Hit It Big With Earnings, but Is It a Buy?

    By Austin Higgins - April 17, 2013 | Tickers: SIG, TIF, ZLC

    As consumer spending increases, many industries and companies see healthy growth ahead. Jewelry retailers typically suffer during down and flat markets, so when the tides turn these companies are among those that have the ability to expand. There have been numerous positive developments at jewelry companies that offer great opportunities to investors. 

    Signet Jewelers (NYSE: SIG) posted outstanding financial results for its fiscal fourth quarter. Its retail jewelry chains had more »

  • These 3 Luxury Stocks Are Worth a Look

    By Piyush Arora - April 12, 2013 | Tickers: LUX, SIG, TIF

    The unemployment rate is consistently dipping as the Fed continues to pump $85 billion of liquidity every month. This has increased personal disposable income, which in turn has bolstered consumer confidence.

    It’s a well-known fact that with increased liquidity in the economy, retailers perform well, and with increased consumer confidence, real estate and luxury companies also get a boost. With this investment thesis, luxury retailer Tiffany (NYSE: TIF) seems more »

  • Luxury Stocks Are Here To Stay

    By Piyush Arora - April 9, 2013 | Tickers: LUX, SIG, TIF

    The unemployment rate is consistently dipping as the Fed continues to pump $85 billion worth of monthly liquidity. This has increased the personal disposable income in the economy which in turn has bolstered the consumer confidence. It’s a well-known fact that with increased liquidity in the economy, retailers perform well, and with increased consumer confidence, real estate and luxury companies also get a boost. With this investment thesis, luxury more »

  • This Jewelry Stock Can Make You Rich

    By Sonam Chamaria - April 2, 2013 | Tickers: FOSL, SIG, TIF

    This has been a tough year for luxury brands. Low disposable income, poor demand, and rising commodity prices have affected all major retailers. As a result, most retailers witnessed a poor holiday season with low growth in sales. Amidst all this, jewelry retailer Signet (NYSE: SIG) managed to outshine the others. The company recently announced strong fourth-quarter results. Let's check them out.

    Solid figures

    Total sales were up 11 more »

  • This Jeweler Hit it Big with Earnings, but is It a buy?

    By Austin Higgins - April 1, 2013 | Tickers: SIG, TIF, ZLC

    Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE: SIG) posted outstanding financial reports for its fourth quarter in its fiscal year. Its retail jewelry chains had an 18% increase in earnings per share. Revenues rose an impressive 12% to $1.51 billion. Last year the company opened 101 new stores and just announced it is raising its dividend. What more can investors want out of a company?

    Signet Jewelers owns and operates Kay Jewelers more »

  • Will This Stock Add Sparkle to Your Portfolio?

    By Sonam Chamaria - March 31, 2013 | Tickers: COH, SIG, TIF

    Jewelry giant Tiffany (NYSE: TIF) recently posted its fourth quarter results. Despite only a slight increase in top-line and bottom-line results, the company managed to do something it hasn't been able to do in the last year and that's beat market expectations. What does this mean for the investors? Let's read on.

    Better than expected?

    In its fourth quarter, Tiffany's net sales rose to $1.2 more »

  • Could This Jeweler Topple Tiffany?

    By Leo Sun - March 28, 2013 | Tickers: NILE, SIG, TIF

    It’s tough being a jeweler these days. Raising prices to stay in sync with commodity prices and customer demand is a challenging balancing act that only some of the strongest names in the industry - such as Tiffany (NYSE: TIF), Signet (NYSE: SIG) and Blue Nile (NASDAQ: NILE) - have pulled off with any degree of regularity. 

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    In this article, I’ll focus on Signet Jewelers, which has handily outperformed both more »

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