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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Sysco Corporation, SYY

Sysco Corporation, SYY is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Food Wholesale in the sector of Services. Based in USA, Sysco Corporation, SYY  has a market cap of 26718.37. Since its IPO date on the 5/8/1973, Sysco Corporation, SYY performance year to date is 19.79%. Today Sysco Corporation, SYY has gained -1.66%, with a current price of 48.11.

Ownership of the company is 0.30% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 79.00%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 74.20%. Return of assets are at 6.70%, with return on investment at 12.50%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Sysco Corporation, SYY is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 2.11. While Total debt/equity is 2.14. With a profit margin of 1.90%, this is combined with a gross margin of 17.90%, and operating margin of 3.70%. Sysco Corporation ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 2.3, while the quick ratio is 1.7.

For the last year Sysco Corporation, SYY has seen a EPS growth of 42.90%. A performance for the year of 22.14%. The 52-week high is -10.86%, and the 52-week low is 25.48%. The average volume for Sysco Corporation, SYY is 3915055.

With a target price of 51.27, can Sysco Corporation, SYY reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Sysco Corporation, SYY. Sysco Corporation has a P/E of 29.25 and a forward P/E of 18.61. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.92. Sysco Corporation also has a P/S and a P/B of 0.53 and 7.77 respectively. For P/cash, Sysco Corporation has a value of 6.82, while it is 37.8 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 48.11, Sysco Corporation has a dividend yield of 2.58%. We see a return on equity of 22.80%.

Looking more long-term Sysco Corporation, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 10.03%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 11.81% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 42.90% for this year and for the last five years a -3.40% growth has been seen.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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