Charles Lewis Tiffany founded TIFFANY AND COMPANY in 1837 when he opened a store at 259 Broadway in downtown Manhattan. His first day receipts were $4.98. The current corporate structure was established in 1984, when Tiffany & Co. was incorporated in Delaware to purchase the original company.
The Company's headquarters are located at 727 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10022. The building, housing its flagship store at that address, was constructed in 1940. Approximately 45,500 square feet of this 124,000 square foot building, are devoted to retail selling purposes, with the balance devoted to administrative offices, certain product services, jewelry manufacturing and storage.
For 2016, jewelry represented approximately 92% of Tiffany's worldwide net sales, with timepieces, leather accessories, fragrance, eyewear, tableware and other categories aggregating 8%.
For 2016, the Americas represented approximately 46% of worldwide net sales, the Asia-Pacific region represented 25%, Japan 15%, Europe was 11% and all other was 3%.
At January 31, 2017, the Company operated 125 TIFFANY & CO. stores in the Americas (which totaled approximately 722,000 gross square feet); 85 stores in the Asia-Pacific region (which totaled approximately 241,000 gross square feet); 55 stores in Japan (which totaled approximately 153,000 gross square feet); 43 stores in Europe (which totaled approximately 158,000 gross square feet); and five stores in the United Arab Emirates (which totaled approximately 7,900 gross square feet).
The Company's Common Stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange with the symbol TIF.
Yes, Tiffany is included in the S&P 500 index.
Tiffany's fiscal year ends on January 31.
Tiffany & Co. publishes its Corporate Responsibility Report online at https://www.tiffany.com/sustainability, in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative's sustainability reporting framework. The website includes information on the Company's history of environmentally and socially responsible practices, select performance data, as well as further information about Tiffany's sustainability initiatives.
Yes. Research reports on Tiffany are published by a substantial number of "sell-side" analysts at major global and national brokerage firms. Please click on "Analyst Coverage" to see the list.
The Company's initial public offering occurred on May 5, 1987 at a price of $23.00 per share (that equals $1.916 per share when adjusted for four subsequent stock splits).
Yes, since its initial public offering in May 1987, the Company has had four stock splits; a three-for-two split in July 1989, and two-for-one splits in July 1996, July 1999 and July 2000.
We typically report first quarter (February-April) results in late-May, second quarter (May-July) results in late-August, third quarter (August-October) results in late-November, holiday period (November-December) sales results in mid-January and fourth quarter (November-January) results in late-March.
Yes, shareholders receive a notice to access the Proxy Statement and vote their shares on a website, and may also request a printed copy.
Tiffany's Annual Report includes the Report on Form 10K and the Proxy Statement. It is available on this website, or you can request a printed version by contacting our Investor Relations Department at the Company's headquarters or by clicking on the "PRINTED MATERIALS" tab in the shareholder tools section of this website.
Yes, Tiffany pays a dividend on its Common Stock and the current quarterly rate is 50 cents per share.
Subject to declaration by the Board of Directors, quarterly dividends are typically paid on or around the 10th day of January, April, July and October.
Yes, the quarterly dividend rate has been increased 16 times in the past 15 years. Most recently it was increased by 11%, going from 45 cents per share per quarter to 50 cents per share per quarter effective with the payment in July 2017.
Yes, the Computershare CIP Program allows investors to purchase Tiffany & Co. Common Stock directly, rather than through a stockbroker, and become a registered stockholder of the Company. The program's features also include dividend reinvestment. Computershare Trust Company, N.A. administers the Program, which provides Tiffany & Co. shares through market purchases. For additional information, please contact Computershare at 888-778-1307 or 201-680-6578 or www.computershare.com/investor.
Yes, through the Computershare Investment Program ("CIP"). For more information about the CIP, enrollment forms are available by calling Computershare at 888-778-1307 or 201-680-6578 or by visiting their website at www.computershare.com/investor. However, please contact your stockbroker if your shares are held in a brokerage account.
The meeting is typically held in the month of May. This year's meeting was held on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at The Rubin Museum of Art, 150 West 17th Street (at Seventh Avenue) in New York.
Tiffany's annual and quarterly financial results and other information are available on this website. You can automatically receive updates by clicking on "Email Alerts" in the Stockholder tools section of this website.
Tiffany's transfer agent and registrar is Computershare. Registered stockholders may contact them: by mail at Computershare, P.O. Box 505000, Louisville, KY 40233; or 462 South 4th Street, Suite 1600, Louisville, KY 40202 (for overnight correspondence) or by phone at 888-778-1307 or 201-680-6578 or through their website at www.computershare.com/investor. However, please contact your stockbroker if your shares are held in a brokerage account.
The CUSIP number for Tiffany & Co. Common Stock is 886547108.
The Company's Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm is PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, located at 300 Madison Avenue, New York, New York 10017.
There are 11,900 employees around the world as of January 31, 2017.
Please either contact our Human Resources Department at 200 Fifth Avenue, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10010 or visit https://www.tiffanycareers.com/home.