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Sysco Corporation is a food distribution business based in the US. Sysco Corporation shares (SYY) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Sysco Corporation employs 57,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$49.4 billion.
|Latest market close||USD$65.78|
|52-week range||USD$25.3243 - USD$83.305|
|50-day moving average||USD$68.7541|
|200-day moving average||USD$61.3141|
|Wall St. target price||USD$73.78|
|Dividend yield||USD$1.8 (2.37%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$0.42|
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|1 week (2021-01-12)||N/A|
|1 month (2020-12-23)||-9.73%|
|3 months (2020-10-23)||1.51%|
|6 months (2020-07-23)||19.73%|
|1 year (2020-01-19)||N/A|
|2 years (2019-01-19)||N/A|
|3 years (2018-01-19)||N/A|
|5 years (2016-01-19)||N/A|
Valuing Sysco Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Sysco Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Sysco Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 130x. In other words, Sysco Corporation shares trade at around 130x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
Sysco Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.2848. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Sysco Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Sysco Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$2.1 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Sysco Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$49.4 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||2.73%|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$9.9 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||4.03%|
|Return on equity TTM||-1.12%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$38.7 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 10.7 million Sysco Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Sysco Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 2.6% up from 10.5 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Sysco Corporation shares can be evaluated.
Sysco Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Sysco Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Sysco Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 3.3 million). Sysco Corporation's SIR currently stands at 3.22. In other words for every 100,000 Sysco Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3220 shares are currently held short.
However Sysco Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Sysco Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Sysco Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Sysco Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Sysco Corporation shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0222% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Sysco Corporation shares, roughly 22 shares are currently held short).
Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Sysco Corporation.
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Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Sysco Corporation.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Total ESG risk: 18.21
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Sysco Corporation's overall score of 18.21 (as at 01/01/2019) is excellent – landing it in it in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Sysco Corporation is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
Environmental score: 5.17/100
Sysco Corporation's environmental score of 5.17 puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Sysco Corporation is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Social score: 7.58/100
Sysco Corporation's social score of 7.58 puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Sysco Corporation is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Governance score: 7.95/100
Sysco Corporation's governance score puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Sysco Corporation is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Controversy score: 2/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Sysco Corporation scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Sysco Corporation has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.
|Total ESG score||18.21|
|Total ESG percentile||8.3|
|Environmental score percentile||6|
|Social score percentile||6|
|Governance score percentile||6|
|Level of controversy||2|
Dividend payout ratio: 133.33% of net profits
Recently Sysco Corporation has paid out, on average, around 133.33% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.37% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Sysco Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 2.37% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Sysco Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $1.8 per share.
Sysco Corporation's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.
Sysco Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 29 January 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 7 January 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Sysco Corporation's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 18 December 2000. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Sysco Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Sysco Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Sysco Corporation's share price.
Over the last 12 months, Sysco Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $25.3243 up to $83.305. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Sysco Corporation's is 1.3638. This would suggest that Sysco Corporation's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
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. It operates through three segments: U.S. Foodservice Operations, International Foodservice Operations, SYGMA, and Other. The company distributes frozen foods, such as meats, seafood, fully prepared entrees, fruits, vegetables, and desserts; canned and dry foods; fresh meats and seafood; dairy products; beverage products; imported specialties; and fresh produce. It also supplies various non-food items, including paper products comprising disposable napkins, plates, and cups; tableware consisting of China and silverware; cookware, which include pots, pans, and utensils; restaurant and kitchen equipment and supplies; and cleaning supplies. The company serves restaurants, hospitals and nursing homes, schools and colleges, hotels and motels, industrial caterers, and other foodservice venues. As of June 27, 2020, it operated 326 distribution facilities. Sysco Corporation was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.
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