Sysco Corporation (SYY) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 31, 2013


Sysco Corporation ( SYY ) 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 ( DPZ ) and United Natural Foods, Inc. ( UNFI ). 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%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SYY Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 High Yield Equity Dividend Achievers Portfolio ( PEY )
  • PowerShares S&P 500 High Dividend Portfolio ( SPHD )
  • PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio ETF ( SPLV ).

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%.

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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