Sysco Corporation ( SYY ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 30, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.3 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 23, 2015. Shareholders who purchased SYY 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 $38.72, the dividend yield is 3.1%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SYY was $38.72, representing a -7.52% decrease from the 52 week high of $41.87 and a 9.22% increase over the 52 week low of $35.45.
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 $1.16. Zacks Investment Research reports SYY's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 7.61%, compared to an industry average of 2.2%.
Interested in gaining exposure to SYY through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SYY as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Dynamic Food & Beverage ( PBJ ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PBJ with an decrease of -0.82% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SYY at 4.93%.