Sysco Corporation, through its subsidiaries, markets and distributes a range of food and related products primarily to the foodservice or food-away-from-home industry in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, France, and internationally. More Details
Reasonable growth potential average dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has Sysco's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SYY is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SYY's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
US Consumer Retailing
1 Year Return
US Consumer Retailing
Return vs Industry: SYY underperformed the US Consumer Retailing industry which returned 19.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SYY underperformed the US Market which returned 19.5% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Sysco's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 day ago | Simply Wall StEstimating The Intrinsic Value Of Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY)
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StRead This Before Considering Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY) For Its Upcoming US$0.45 Dividend
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StShareholders Of Sysco (NYSE:SYY) Must Be Happy With Their 101% Total Return
Is Sysco undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: SYY ($74.87) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($85.49)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SYY is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SYY is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Consumer Retailing industry average.
PE vs Market: SYY is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate SYY's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SYY is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (29.3x) compared to the US Consumer Retailing industry average (2.6x).
How is Sysco forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 11 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SYY is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: SYY is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: SYY's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SYY's revenue (7.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SYY's revenue (7.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SYY's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (155.6%).
How has Sysco performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SYY is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: SYY is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SYY is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 4.6% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare SYY's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: SYY is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Consumer Retailing industry (57.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SYY has a negative Return on Equity (-1.6%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Sysco's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SYY's short term assets ($12.4B) exceed its short term liabilities ($7.2B).
Long Term Liabilities: SYY's short term assets ($12.4B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($14.2B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SYY's debt to equity ratio (1030.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: SYY's debt to equity ratio has increased from 58.6% to 1030.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SYY's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (17.3%).
Interest Coverage: SYY is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.
What is Sysco current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: SYY's dividend (2.4%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.39%).
High Dividend: SYY's dividend (2.4%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.85%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: SYY's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: SYY's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: SYY is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: SYY's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (55.9% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Kevin Hourican (47 yo)
Mr. Kevin P. Hourican has been President and Chief Executive Officer at Sysco Corporation since February 1, 2020 and serves as its Director. Mr. Hourican served as Executive Vice President at CVS Health Co...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Kevin's total compensation ($USD25.87M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD10.55M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Kevin's compensation with company performance.
|Executive Vice President of U.S. Foodservice Operations||8.5yrs||US$3.59m||0.0075% |
|Executive Vice President of Business Development||0.083yr||US$3.42m||0.012% |
|Chief Supply Chain Officer & Executive VP||0.83yr||US$3.49m||no data|
|Executive VP & CFO||0.083yr||no data||no data|
|Senior VP & Chief Accounting Officer||3.75yrs||no data||0.00018% |
|Executive VP||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Director of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior VP of Legal||2yrs||no data||0.0013% |
|Vice President of Compliance||5.08yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior VP of Corporate Affairs & Chief Communications Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior VP of Sales & Chief Customer Officer||no data||no data||0.0022% |
Experienced Management: SYY's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.5 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|Independent Director||10.33yrs||US$305.01k||0.014% |
|Independent Director||5.42yrs||US$285.01k||0.00095% |
|Independent Director||16.17yrs||US$305.01k||0.011% |
|Independent Director||3.33yrs||US$285.01k||0.0025% |
|Chairman of the Board||1yr||US$2.34m||0.0033% |
|Independent Director||13yrs||US$285.01k||0.011% |
|Independent Director||4.33yrs||US$300.01k||0.0043% |
|Lead Independent Director||1yr||US$335.01k||0.0035% |
|Independent Director||2.75yrs||US$285.01k||0.0022% |
|Independent Director||5.42yrs||US$285.01k||0.00095% |
|Independent Director||1.17yrs||US$235.01k||no data|
Experienced Board: SYY's board of directors are considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Sysco Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Sysco Corporation
- Ticker: SYY
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1969
- Industry: Food Distributors
- Sector: Consumer Retailing
- Market Cap: US$38.136b
- Shares outstanding: 509.36m
- Website: https://www.sysco.com
Number of Employees
- Sysco Corporation
- 1390 Enclave Parkway
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|SYY||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Feb 1971|
|SYY||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Feb 1971|
|SYY||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Feb 1971|
|SYY *||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Stock||MX||MXN||Feb 1971|
|0LC6||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||Feb 1971|
|SYY||ETLX (Eurotlx)||Yes||Common Stock||IT||EUR||Feb 1971|
|SYY||BASE (Buenos Aires Stock Exchange)||CEDEAR EACH 2 REP 1 ORD USD1||AR||ARS||Jun 2009|
|S1YY34||BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)||BDR EACH REPR 2 COM||BR||BRL||Jan 2020|
Sysco Corporation, through its subsidiaries, markets and distributes a range of food and related products primarily to the foodservice or food-away-from-home industry in the United States, Canada, the Unit...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/01/20 00:15|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/01/19 00:00|
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