Sysco Corporation ( SYY ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 04, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.36 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 26, 2018. Shareholders who purchased SYY prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 9.09% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of SYY was $60.5, representing a -3.65% decrease from the 52 week high of $62.79 and a 23.85% increase over the 52 week low of $48.85.
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 $2.2. Zacks Investment Research reports SYY's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 12.1%, compared to an industry average of 2.3%.