When was the Company founded?
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.
Where are Tiffany's headquarters?
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.
What is Tiffany's sales mix by product category?
For 2017, jewelry represented approximately 91% of Tiffany's net sales, with timepieces, tableware and all other categories aggregating 9%.
What is Tiffany's geographical sales mix?
For 2017, 42% of worldwide net sales were in the United States and 58% were in other countries.
What is the number and total square footage of Company-operated TIFFANY & CO. stores?
At January 31, 2018, the Company operated 124 TIFFANY & CO. stores in the Americas (which totaled approximately 730,000 gross square feet), 87 stores in the Asia-Pacific region (which totaled approximately 246,000 gross square feet), 54 stores in Japan (which totaled approximately 145,000), and 46 stores in Europe (which totaled approximately 183,000 gross square feet) and 4 stores in emerging markets (which totaled approximately 7,000 gross square feet).
What percentage of net sales does Tiffany's New York flagship store represent?
Less than 10% of worldwide sales.
On what stock exchange is Tiffany's shares traded and what is the ticker symbol?
The Company's Common Stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange with the symbol TIF.
Is Tiffany in any major stock index?
Yes, Tiffany is included in the S&P 500 index.
When does the Company's fiscal year end?
Tiffany's fiscal year ends on January 31.
Is Tiffany stock widely followed by security analysts?
Yes. Tiffany is followed by a substantial number of "sell-side" analysts who represent major global, national and regional brokerage firms.
When was Tiffany's initial public offering and at what price?
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).
Has Tiffany ever had a stock split?
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.
When does Tiffany report its quarterly results?
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 and fourth quarter (November-January) results in mid-March.
Does Tiffany distribute its Proxy Statement using the "Notice and Access" process?
Yes, shareholders will receive a notice to access the Proxy Statement on a website and may also request a printed copy.
How can I receive an Annual Report? a Form 10-K? a Proxy Statement?
Tiffany's Annual Report now 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.
Does Tiffany pay a dividend on its stock and at what rate?
Yes, Tiffany pays a dividend on its Common Stock and the current quarterly rate is 55 cents per share.
When does Tiffany pays its quarterly dividend?
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.
Has the quarterly dividend been increased?
Yes, the quarterly dividend rate has most recently been increased by 10%, going from 50 cents per share to 55 cents per share effective with the payment in July 2018.
Does Tiffany offer a direct stock purchase and dividend reinvestment plan?
The Computershare CIP Program allows investors to purchase Tiffany & Co. Common Stock directly, rather than through a stockbroker, and become a registered shareholder 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.
When and where will Tiffany hold its Annual Meeting of Shareholders?
The meeting is typically held on the fourth Thursday of May in New York. The 2018 meeting will be on May 24th. The meeting will be held at The Rubin Museum of Art, 150 West 17th Street (at Seventh Avenue) in New York, and will begin at 9:30 a.m. ET.
How can I receive news updates about Tiffany?
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 Shareholder tools section of this website.
As a registered shareholder, who should I contact to report my address change/report a lost stock certificate/report a missing dividend check?
Please direct your communications regarding individual stock records, address changes or dividend payments to: Computershare, PO Box 505000, Louisville, KY 40233-5000 (by regular mail) or 462 South 4th Street, Suite 1600, Louisville, KY 40202 (by overnight delivery); 888-778-1307 or 201-680-6578; or www.computershare.com/investors.
What is the Company's CUSIP number?
The CUSIP number for Tiffany & Co. Common Stock is 886547-10-8
Who are Tiffany's independent auditors?
The Company's Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm is PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, located at 300 Madison Avenue, New York, New York 10017.
How many people does Tiffany employ?
There are more than 13,000 employees around the world as of January 31, 2018.
How can I apply for employment at Tiffany?
Please either contact our Human Resources Department at 200 Fifth Avenue, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10010 or visit www.TiffanyCareers.com.