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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 10/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.15
SIG's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
53% of the 1151 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. SIG: 0.15 )
SIG' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.06   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.15

Equity to Asset 0.45
SIG's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
65% of the 1139 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. SIG: 0.45 )
SIG' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 0.66
Current: 0.45

0.29
0.66
Interest Coverage No Debt
SIG's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
85% of the 801 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 35.18 vs. SIG: No Debt )
SIG' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.08   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

1.08
9999.99
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 4.04
M-Score: -1.97
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 12.05
SIG's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1158 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. SIG: 12.05 )
SIG' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -8.89   Max: 14.07
Current: 12.05

-8.89
14.07
Net-margin (%) 7.87
SIG's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1158 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.54 vs. SIG: 7.87 )
SIG' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -11.77   Max: 9.03
Current: 7.87

-11.77
9.03
ROE (%) 13.54
SIG's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1141 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 8.77 vs. SIG: 13.54 )
SIG' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -24.46   Max: 19.67
Current: 13.54

-24.46
19.67
ROA (%) 6.06
SIG's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1158 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.22 vs. SIG: 6.06 )
SIG' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -13.33   Max: 11.17
Current: 6.06

-13.33
11.17
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 16.66
SIG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1157 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 17.35 vs. SIG: 16.66 )
SIG' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -13.4   Max: 27.33
Current: 16.66

-13.4
27.33
Revenue Growth (%) 9.50
SIG's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1017 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. SIG: 9.50 )
SIG' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 56
Current: 9.5

0
56
EBITDA Growth (%) 15.60
SIG's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 843 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. SIG: 15.60 )
SIG' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -41.5   Max: 84.5
Current: 15.6

-41.5
84.5
EPS Growth (%) 25.30
SIG's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 803 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. SIG: 25.30 )
SIG' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -33.6   Max: 47.3
Current: 25.3

-33.6
47.3
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

SIG Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Steven Cohen 1,138,507 sh (+61.46%)
Chuck Royce 241,820 sh (+4.92%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Ken Heebner Sold Out
Scott Black 131,865 sh (-3.63%)
First Pacific Advisors 1,226,700 sh (-20.97%)
FPA Capital Fund 163,800 sh (-21.25%)
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Q4 2013

SIG Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Caxton Associates 5,500 sh (New)
FPA Capital Fund 163,800 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 232,820 sh (-3.72%)
Scott Black 121,815 sh (-7.62%)
First Pacific Advisors 1,128,800 sh (-7.98%)
Steven Cohen 547,648 sh (-51.9%)
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Q1 2014

SIG Guru Trades in Q1 2014

George Soros 4,800 sh (New)
Ken Heebner 800,000 sh (New)
Daniel Loeb 800,000 sh (New)
Alan Fournier 1,488,785 sh (New)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Scott Black Sold Out
FPA Capital Fund 155,600 sh (-5.01%)
First Pacific Advisors 1,041,100 sh (-7.77%)
Steven Cohen 437,244 sh (-20.16%)
Chuck Royce 101,520 sh (-56.4%)
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Q2 2014

SIG Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 246,300 sh (New)
Alan Fournier 1,570,785 sh (+5.51%)
Steven Cohen 152,100 sh (unchged)
First Pacific Advisors 1,041,100 sh (unchged)
FPA Capital Fund 155,600 sh (unchged)
Daniel Loeb Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Ken Heebner 670,000 sh (-16.25%)
Chuck Royce 22,520 sh (-77.82%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with SIG

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Daniel Loeb 2014-06-30 Sold Out 1.2%$97.56 - $111.23 $ 116.3812%0
George Soros 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$97.56 - $111.23 $ 116.3812%0
Daniel Loeb 2014-03-31 New Buy1.2%$70.12 - $105.97 $ 116.3834%800000
Scott Black 2014-03-31 Sold Out 1%$70.12 - $105.97 $ 116.3835%0
George Soros 2014-03-31 New Buy0.01%$70.12 - $105.97 $ 116.3834%4800
FPA Capital Fund 2013-09-30 Reduce -21.25%0.36%$66.4 - $75.61 $ 116.3864%163800
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.06%$66.4 - $75.61 $ 116.3864%0
Scott Black 2013-06-30 Add 14.07%0.14%$65.14 - $71.63 $ 116.3870%136835
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 New Buy0.06%$65.14 - $71.63 $ 116.3870%21907
FPA Capital Fund 2013-03-31 Reduce -46.27%1.2%$53.4 - $67 $ 116.3891%219700
FPA Capital Fund 2012-12-31 Reduce -29.73%1.01%$48.8 - $56.49 $ 116.38122%408900
Scott Black 2012-12-31 Add 1531.51%0.87%$48.8 - $56.49 $ 116.38122%119100
Scott Black 2012-09-30 New Buy0.05%$42.21 - $50.85 $ 116.38153%7300
Lee Ainslie 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.15%$41.03 - $48.98 $ 116.38156%0
Lee Ainslie 2012-03-31 Reduce -47.58%0.12%$44.05 - $51.26 $ 116.38162%225840
Lee Ainslie 2011-12-31 Reduce -34.14%0.11%$33.47 - $45.93 $ 116.38174%430835
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.04%$33.47 - $45.93 $ 116.38174%0
George Soros 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$33.47 - $45.93 $ 116.38174%0
Lee Ainslie 2011-09-30 Reduce -31.09%0.13%$31.26 - $48.01 $ 116.38196%654122
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 New Buy0.04%$31.26 - $48.01 $ 116.38196%6675
Lee Ainslie 2011-06-30 Add 30.81%0.1%$40.45 - $46.5 $ 116.38166%949298
FPA Capital Fund 2011-06-30 Add 2.38%0.1%$40.45 - $46.5 $ 116.38166%855000
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Guru Investment Theses on Signet Jewelers Ltd

FPA Capital Comments on Signet Jewelers - May 02, 2014

Signet Jewelers (SIG) is another stock that has performed exceedingly well for the portfolio over the last several years. Our investment strategy initiated its position prior to the financial crisis and then added to the position as the stock declined into the mid - single digits. During the most recent quarter, SIG reached an all - time hig h at over $105 a share.



The most recent run up in SIG shares is due to investor excitement of the company's announced acquisition of its strongest U.S. competitor, Zale Corp. Signet owns and runs the Kay Jewelers and Jared jewelry retailers. If federal r egulators agree to the merger between Zale and Signet, SIG would be in a position to substantially improve Zale's operating profits. Besides buying diamonds at a better price than Zale currently pays for them, SIG can add its branded jewelry products to Za le's current offerings. SIG's branded products, such as Neil Lane, Jane Seymour, and Tolkowsky, provide materially higher profit margins than more commoditized diamond products. Zale does not have these brands and would likely benefit from carrying these b rands and others in their stores.



Nonetheless, with the huge run up in SIG's share price, we have reduced our position and now have less than a 2% position. We believe the merger will be approved by the regulators, and SIG's profits should be enhanced by the combination. However, if the merger is not allowed to proceed, SIG's stock would likely decline materially, in our opinion. Therefore, we made the decision to reduce the SIG position in the quarter and will likely pare the position further should the s tock continue to rise.



From FPA Capital's first quarter 2014 commentary.



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FPA Capital Comments on Signet Jewelers
Signet Jewelers (SIG) is another stock that has performed exceedingly well for the portfolio over the last several years. Our investment strategy initiated its position prior to the financial crisis and then added to the position as the stock declined into the mid - single digits. During the most recent quarter, SIG reached an all - time hig h at over $105 a share. Read more...

Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 25.80
SIG's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1199 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 22.80 vs. SIG: 25.80 )
SIG' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.97   Max: 45.27
Current: 25.8

3.97
45.27
P/B 3.50
SIG's P/B is ranked higher than
57% of the 1199 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. SIG: 3.50 )
SIG' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 3.55
Current: 3.5

0.32
3.55
P/S 2.00
SIG's P/S is ranked higher than
51% of the 1199 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. SIG: 2.00 )
SIG' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 2.13
Current: 2

0.18
2.13
PFCF 54.80
SIG's PFCF is ranked higher than
75% of the 1199 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 148.64 vs. SIG: 54.80 )
SIG' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.85   Max: 165.16
Current: 54.8

4.85
165.16
EV-to-EBIT 16.56
SIG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
70% of the 1199 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 16.16 vs. SIG: 16.56 )
SIG' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5   Max: 79.3
Current: 16.56

5
79.3
PEG 0.50
SIG's PEG is ranked higher than
96% of the 1199 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SIG: 0.50 )
SIG' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 120.42
Current: 0.5

0.28
120.42
Shiller P/E 51.00
SIG's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
73% of the 1199 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 45.86 vs. SIG: 51.00 )
SIG' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 3.21   Max: 52.2
Current: 51

3.21
52.2
Current Ratio 3.47
SIG's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 785 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. SIG: 3.47 )
SIG' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 4.26
Current: 3.47

1.2
4.26
Quick Ratio 1.47
SIG's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 785 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. SIG: 1.47 )
SIG' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 2.25
Current: 1.47

0.63
2.25

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 0.60
SIG's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
89% of the 801 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. SIG: 0.60 )
SIG' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 5.55
Current: 0.6

0.22
5.55
Dividend Payout 0.15
SIG's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
93% of the 1199 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. SIG: 0.15 )
SIG' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 30.81
Current: 0.15

0.06
30.81
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.60
SIG's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
86% of the 824 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.32 vs. SIG: 0.60 )
SIG' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 5.55
Current: 0.6

0.22
5.55
Share Buyback Rate 2.20
SIG's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
90% of the 797 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. SIG: 2.20 )
SIG' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 30.8   Max: -87.7
Current: 2.2

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 5.60
SIG's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
57% of the 1199 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.22 vs. SIG: 5.60 )
SIG' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 11.18
Current: 5.6

0.38
11.18
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.70
SIG's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1199 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.47 vs. SIG: 1.70 )
SIG' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 13.22
Current: 1.7

0.34
13.22
Price/Median PS Value 1.90
SIG's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
51% of the 1199 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. SIG: 1.90 )
SIG' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 1.93
Current: 1.9

0.03
1.93
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.80
SIG's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 1199 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SIG: 1.80 )
SIG' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 3.39
Current: 1.8

0.36
3.39
Price/Graham Number 2.50
SIG's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
67% of the 1199 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. SIG: 2.50 )
SIG' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 18.06
Current: 2.5

0.35
18.06
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.00
SIG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1066 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. SIG: 6.00 )
SIG' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 20
Current: 6

1.3
20
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 15.55
SIG's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
81% of the 891 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 7.98 vs. SIG: 15.55 )
SIG' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -2.5   Max: 292
Current: 15.55

-2.5
292

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Luxury Goods
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Traded in other countries:SIG.UK, SZ2.Germany
Signet Jewelers Ltd is incorporated in Bermuda. The Company is engaged in retailling of jewellery, watches and associated services. It manages its business from United States of America and the United Kingdom. The Company's US region operates 1,443 stores in all 50 states and its stores trade nationally in malls and off-mall locations. The Company's UK division operated 511 stores, including 14 stores in the Republic of Ireland and three in the Channel Islands. The Company's stores trade in regional shopping malls and prime locations as "H.Samuel," "Ernest Jones," and "Leslie Davis." The Company competes primarily against other specialty jewelers as well as other retailers that sell jewelry including department stores, discount stores, apparel outlets, and internet retailers.
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