Wall Street analysts have a current quarter EPS estimate of $0.2 on shares of Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE:SIG). Analysts and investors will be looking ahead to the next company earnings report which is scheduled to be on or around 2016-11-22 for the period ending 2016-10-31. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company reported EPS of $0.33.
When a company releases earnings information, the results have the possibility of causing short-term stock movements whether the company misses or beats projections. Prior to the company’s earnings report, investors may be tracking directional trends of provided estimates. The company most recently reported a previous quarter earnings per share of $1.14. The Zacks Research consensus before the earnings release was $1.47.
The gap between the estimate and actual was $-0.33 which created a surprise factor of -22.45%. The current mean price target on the stock is $114.888 which includes 9 analysts that were polled by Zacks Research. The high end target price has shares touching $148 and the low end target estimate has the stock moving to $90 within the year. Zacks Research also uses a numerical ratings scale that spans from 1 to 5. Using this rating scale, a 1 would represent a Strong Buy, and a 5 rating would represent a Strong Sell rating. Combining all the ratings on Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE:SIG), the current mean is sitting at 1.5.
Analyst recommendations and estimates are for informational purposes only and should be used along with a number of other factors when considering an investment position.
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