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Is Sysco Corporation(NYSE: SYY), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Sysco Corporation (NYSE: SYY) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 5/8/1973. Sysco Corporation is in the Food Wholesale industry and Services sector. Average volume for Sysco Corporation, is 3490.57, and so far today it has a volume of 4184800. Performance year to date since the 5/8/1973 is 29.62%.

To help you determine whether Sysco Corporation is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 31.67 and forward P/E is 20.19. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Sysco Corporation has a value for PEG of 3.15. P/S ratio is 0.59 and the P/B ratio is 8.42. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 7.53 and 41.77 respectively.

At the current price Sysco Corporation is trading at, 52.06 (0.39% today), Sysco Corporation has a dividend yield of 2.38%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 74.30%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 1.64, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 11.98% after growing 42.90% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 211.60%, and 10.00% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 567.19, and the number of shares float is 557.92. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.30%, and institutional ownership is at 77.70%. The float short is 2.61%, with the short ratio at a value of 4.17. Management has seen a return on assets of 6.70%, and also a return on investment of 12.50%.

The ability for Sysco Corporation, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 2.3, and quick ratio is 1.7. Long term debt/equity is 2.11 and total debt/equity is 2.14. In terms of margins, Sysco Corporation has a gross margin of 17.90%, with its operating margin at 3.70%, and Sysco Corporation has a profit margin of 1.90%.

The 52 week high is -3.54%, with 38.62% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 0.90% and the 200 day simple moving average is 13.22%.

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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