It’s Not Over Yet For Sysco Corp. (NYSE: SYY)

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Stocks Info

Sysco Corp. is listed on the NYSE as a member of the Consumer Defensive sector and is a part of the Food Distribution industry. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $80.84 and fluctuated between $81.48 as its day high and $80.28 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Sysco Corp. is $40.24B. A total of 4.13 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 3.12M shares.

Additionally, investors take into account insider trades when predicting how a stock will perform. During the recent three months, SYY has seen 12 BUY and 0 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 38,071 and the disposition of 0 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 47 BUYs and 15 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 165,877 shares during that period but sold 24,941.

In the most recent transaction, Talton Sheila sold 2,200 shares of SYY for 71.76 per share on Nov 22. After the transaction, the Director now owns 12,782 company shares. In a previous transaction on Sep 01, Russell Neil sold 219 shares at 69.88 per share. SYY shares that SVP, Corp. Affairs and CAO owns now total 25,154.


It is more appealing for investors to invest in companies that pay dividends because dividends generate immediate cash flow and indicate a positive outlook for the company. Sysco Corp. pays an annual dividend of $2.02, resulting in a dividend yield of 2.50%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 19.72. SYY’s most recent ex-dividend date was 1/4/2024 when it declared a $0.50 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 1/26/2024. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 10/27/2023 with an ex-dividend date of 10/5/2023. The SYY stock dividend was $0.50 per share in cash.

Though price targets are rarely accurate, they can exert some influence from time to time and were often accepted as valuable by the market. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for SYY in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $87.69 with high estimates of $92.00 and low estimates of $77.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, SYY has a high of $82.89 and a low of $62.24.

As of this writing, SYY has an earnings estimate of $0.95 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 16 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.99 per share and a lower estimate of $0.91. The company reported an EPS of $1.07 in the last quarter, which was 2.90% higher than expectations of $1.04.

Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly

A balance sheet is a report that shows the company’s assets and liabilities. In addition, it shows how much equity investors have invested in the company. Investors can determine the company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information. SYY’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $867.09M in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2022. There were $11.39B in debt and $8.75B in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $4.77, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $1.41B.

Analysts Opinion

It may be riskier to trade before market opening and after market closing than during regular market hours. Since issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities due to lower liquidity and higher volatility. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for SYY is Buy with a score of 4.47.

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