Sysco Corporation (SYY) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 02, 2013

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Sysco Corporation ( SYY ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 02, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.28 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 25, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SYY stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that SYY has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $31.83, the dividend yield is 3.52%.

The previous trading day's last sale of SYY was $31.83, representing a -11.71% decrease from the 52 week high of $36.05 and a 6.99% increase over the 52 week low of $29.75.

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 $1.68. Zacks Investment Research reports SYY's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -11.8%, compared to an industry average of 11.9%.

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:

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

The top-performing ETF of this group is PEY with an increase of 1.38% over the last 100 days. SPHD has the highest percent weighting of SYY at 1.63%.



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 , PEY , SPHD , SPLV , SYY , UNFI

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