Sysco Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 31, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.29 per share is scheduled to be paid on
January 24, 2014. Shareholders who purchased SYY stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 3.57% increase over the prior quarter. At the current
stock price of $36.82, the dividend yield is 3.15%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SYY was $36.82,
representing a -15.16% decrease from the 52 week high of $43.40 and
a 20.52% increase over the 52 week low of $30.55.
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 $1.67. Zacks Investment Research reports SYY's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -13.19%, compared to an
industry average of 10.3%.
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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 High Yield Equity Dividend Achievers Portfolio (
- PowerShares S&P 500 High Dividend Portfolio (
- PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PEY with an increase of
4.13% over the last 100 days. SDY has the highest percent weighting
of SYY at 2.16%.