News headlines about Signet Jewelers (NYSE:SIG) have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Signet Jewelers earned a media sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the company an impact score of 47.7419755737186 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
- SIG INVESTOR ALERT: Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Commences Investigation on Behalf of Signet Jewelers Limited Investors (SIG) (finance.yahoo.com)
- Signet Jewelers Ltd. :SIG-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2018 By the Numbers : December 5, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- Signet In-Store Credit Practices Being Investigated (nationaljeweler.com)
- Signet Jewelers: Should You Consider Buying The Dip? – Seeking Alpha (seekingalpha.com)
- Signet Jewelers discloses that consumer agency is weighing legal action for store credit practices (finance.yahoo.com)
A number of analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Northcoast Research reissued a “neutral” rating on shares of Signet Jewelers in a research report on Friday, September 29th. ValuEngine raised shares of Signet Jewelers from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, October 2nd. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $63.00 price objective on shares of Signet Jewelers in a research report on Thursday, August 17th. Telsey Advisory Group raised their price objective on shares of Signet Jewelers from $60.00 to $66.00 and gave the company a “market perform” rating in a research report on Friday, August 25th. Finally, Cowen set a $61.00 price objective on shares of Signet Jewelers and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, August 25th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Signet Jewelers presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $66.00.
Signet Jewelers (NYSE SIG) opened at $50.43 on Wednesday. Signet Jewelers has a twelve month low of $46.09 and a twelve month high of $99.19. The company has a current ratio of 2.63, a quick ratio of 0.76 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.33. The company has a market capitalization of $3,027.85, a P/E ratio of 7.67, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.00 and a beta of 0.94.
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Signet Jewelers Company Profile
Signet Jewelers Limited is a retailer of diamond jewelry. The Company’s segments include the Sterling Jewelers division; the Zale division, which consists of the Zale Jewelry and Piercing Pagoda segments; the UK Jewelry division, and Other. The Sterling Jewelers division’s stores operate in the United States principally as Kay Jewelers (Kay), Kay Jewelers Outlet, Jared The Galleria Of Jewelry (Jared) and Jared Vault.
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