Signet Jewelers Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (SIG)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Signet Jewelers (NYSE: SIG) is tomorrow, January 25, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 10 cents per share. At a price of $46.46 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 0.9%.

The average volume for Signet Jewelers has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Signet Jewelers has a market cap of $4.06 billion and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are up 6.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Signet Jewelers Limited operates as a specialty jewelry retailer in the United States, the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, and the Channel Islands. The company retails jewelry, watches, and associated services. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.8, equal to the average specialty retail industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Signet Jewelers as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Signet Jewelers Ratings Report.

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