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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 29225.12. Since its IPO date on the 5/8/1973, Sysco Corporation, SYY performance year to date is 28.45%. Today Sysco Corporation, SYY has gained 0.00%, with a current price of 51.59.

Ownership of the company is 0.30% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 79.80%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 87.40%. Return of assets are at 5.60%, with return on investment at 7.20%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Sysco Corporation, SYY is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 1.08. While Total debt/equity is 1.1. With a profit margin of 1.60%, this is combined with a gross margin of 17.80%, and operating margin of 2.90%. Sysco Corporation ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.7, while the quick ratio is 1.

For the last year Sysco Corporation, SYY has seen a EPS growth of -27.10%. A performance for the year of 47.43%. The 52-week high is -0.21%, and the 52-week low is 49.30%. The average volume for Sysco Corporation, SYY is 0.

With a target price of 50, can Sysco Corporation, SYY reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Sysco Corporation, SYY. Sysco Corporation has a P/E of 37.22 and a forward P/E of 22.75. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 3.81. Sysco Corporation also has a P/S and a P/B of 0.59 and 7.36 respectively. For P/cash, Sysco Corporation has a value of 47.85, while it is 56.73 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 51.59, Sysco Corporation has a dividend yield of 2.40%. We see a return on equity of 17.50%.

Looking more long-term Sysco Corporation, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 9.77%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 11.56% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -27.10% for this year and for the last five years a -10.40% 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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