Sysco Corporation ( SYY ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 04, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.33 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 27, 2017. Shareholders who purchased SYY prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.45% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of SYY was $55.92, representing a -2.02% decrease from the 52 week high of $57.07 and a 43.99% increase over the 52 week low of $38.84.
SYY is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Domino's Pizza Inc ( DPZ ) and US Foods Holding Corp. ( USFD ). SYY's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.82. Zacks Investment Research reports SYY's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 15.37%, compared to an industry average of 5.7%.
Interested in gaining exposure to SYY through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SYY as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Morningstar Large-Cap ETF ( JKD ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is JKD with an increase of 2.78% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SYY at 0.53%.
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