Signet Jewelers The jewelry company reported on March 22 fourth-quarter earnings of $156.6 million, or $1.79 a share, up from year-earlier earnings of $105.4 million, or $1.21. "Shares of SIG have come under pressure post Q4 earnings (down 8% vs. group flat) due to a perceived comp slowdown and negative Street revisions via the impact of a Q1 calendar shift," JPMorgan analysts wrote in an April 2 report. "Now, with the negative catalyst out of the way, we feel that the SIG shares can begin to work again from here. Reasons for our optimism stem from 1) the fact that the negative Q1 Mother's Day shift will turn into a positive Q2 shift, 2) an anticipated near-term round of price increases should give a boost to both margins and comps coming out of Q1, 3) we believe the negative UK comps in February bounced back in March and 4) Street numbers now reflect a more compelling "beat and raise" setup." Forward Annual Dividend Yield: 1% Rated "A- (Buy)" by TheStreet Ratings: The company's fourth-quarter gross profit margin was about the same as the prior year. Signet Jewelers has strong liquidity. Its Quick Ratio is 1.87, which shows the company can meet its short-term cash needs. In the fourth quarter, stockholders' net worth increased 17.53% from the previous year. TheStreet Ratings' price target is $54.23.