May 26 (Reuters) - Signet Jewelers Ltd
* Qtrly same store sales up 2.4%.
* Annual earnings guidance reaffirmed.
* Signet jewelers ltd qtrly total sales $1.6 billion, up 3.2%
* Conducting strategic evaluation of credit portfolio
* "pursuing opportunity to grow square footage both near-term, driven principally by kay, and medium-term driven more by zales"
* Q1 adjusted eps was $1.95
* Signet jewelers ltd sees q2 same store sales up 1.0% to 2.0%
* Sees q2 eps $1.39 to $1.46
* Sees q2 adjusted eps $1.49 to $1.54
* Signet jewelers ltd sees 2017 same store sales up 2.0% to 3.5%
* Goldman sachs has been engaged as company's financial advisor in strategic evaluation process
* Signet jewelers reports record first quarter earnings
* Q1 adjusted earnings per share $1.95
* Q1 earnings per share $1.87
* Q1 earnings per share view $1.94 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom: +1-646-223-8780)