Why Signet Jewelers Limited (SIG) shares are suddenly plunging -2.47% today

What just happened? Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE:SIG) stock value has plummeted by nearly -2.47% or (-0.66 points) to $26.11 from its previous close of $26.77. Does this decline mean it the best stock to buy right now? The shares seem to have an active trading volume day with a reported 769501 contracts so far this session. SIG shares had a relatively better volume day versus average trading capacity of 2.55 million shares, but with a 51.54 million float and a 0.9% run over a week, it’s definitely worth keeping an eye on. The one year price forecast for SIG stock indicates that the average analyst price target is $26 per share. This means the stock has a potential decrease of -0.42% from where the SIG share price has been trading recently.

During the recent trading session for Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE:SIG), the company witnessed their stock rise $1.05 over a week and tumble down $-3.89 from the price 20 days ago. When compared to their established 52-week high of $31.44, the high they recorded in their recent session happens to be higher. Their established 52-week high was attained by the company on 01/16/20. The recent low of $10.4 stood for a -16.95% since 04/09/19, a data which is good for most investors who are looking to take advantage of the stock’s recent rise. A beta of 1.13 is also allocated to the stock. Since the beta is greater than one, it implies that the stock is more volatile than the market, a data that traders are keeping close attention to.

Looking at the current readings for Signet Jewelers Limited, the two-week RSI stands at 56.28. This figure suggests that SIG stock, for now, is neutral, meaning that the shares are stable in terms of price movement. The stochastic readings, on the other hand, based on the current SIG readings is similarly very revealing as it has a stochastic reading of 83.81% at this stage. This figure means that SIG share price today is being oversold.

Technical chart claims that Signet Jewelers Limited (SIG) would settle between $27.02/share to $27.26/share level. However, if the stock price goes below the $26.34 mark, then the market for Signet Jewelers Limited becomes much weaker. If that happens, the stock price might even plunge as low as $25.9 for its downside target. The stock is currently in the green zone of MACD, with the indicator reading 0.83. Traders are always alerted for the move of a stock above or below the zero line due to the fact that the reading is an indicator of the position of the short-term average relative to the long-term average. If the MACD is above the zero line, then the short-term average relative is above that of the long-term average, thus implying an upward momentum. Vice versa is the case if the MACD is below the zero line.

Analysts at Telsey Advisory Group lifted target price for shares of SIG but were stick to Market Perform recommendation for the stock in their opinion released on January 17. The price target has been raised from $20 to $32. Wells Fargo analysts have lowered their rating of Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE:SIG) stock from Equal Weight to Underweight in a separate flash note issued to investors on January 02. Analysts at Telsey Advisory Group are sticking to their Outperform stance. However, on December 06, they lifted price target for these shares to $20 from $14.

SIG equity has an average rating of 3.33, with the figure leaning towards a bullish end. 5 analysts who tracked the company were contacted by Reuters. Amongst them, 3 rated the stock as a hold while the remaining 2 were split even though not equally. Some analysts rate the stock as a buy or a strong buy while others rated it as a sell. 0 analysts rated Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE:SIG) as a buy or a strong buy while 2 advised that investors should desist from purchasing the stock or sell them if they already own the company’s stock.

Moving on, SIG stock price is currently trading at 7.57X forward 12-month Consensus EPS estimates, and its P/E ratio is 0 while for the average stock in the same group, the multiple is 27.2. Signet Jewelers Limited current P/B ratio of 1.3 means it is trading at a discount against its industry’s 2.8.

Signet Jewelers Limited (SIG)’s current-quarter revenues are projected to climb by nearly -1.5% to hit $2.12 billion, based on current consensus estimate. The firm’s full-year revenues are expected to expand by over -2.2% from $6.25 billion to a noteworthy $6.11 billion. At the other end of the current quarter income statement, Signet Jewelers Limited is expected to see its adjusted earnings surge by roughly -12.4% to hit $3.47 per share. For the fiscal year, SIG’s earnings are projected to climb by roughly -1.3% to hit $3.67 per share.