Sysco Corporation (SYY) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 03, 2013

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Sysco Corporation ( SYY ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 03, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.28 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 26, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SYY stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 3.7% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $35.24, the dividend yield is 3.18%.

The previous trading day's last sale of SYY was $35.24, representing a -1.07% decrease from the 52 week high of $35.62 and a 30.28% increase over the 52 week low of $27.05.

SYY is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Domino's Pizza Inc ( DPZ ) and United Natural Foods, Inc. ( UNFI ). SYY's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.84. Zacks Investment Research reports SYY's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -4.62%, compared to an industry average of 16.7%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SYY Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to SYY through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SYY as a top-10 holding:

  • SPDR S&P Dividend ETF ( SDY )
  • PowerShares Dividend Achievers ( PFM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SDY with an increase of 13.42% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SYY at 1.84%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: DPZ , PFM , SDY , SYY , UNFI

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