Sysco Corporation (
) 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 (
) and United Natural Foods, Inc. (
). 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
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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 (
- PowerShares Dividend Achievers (
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%.