Sysco Corp Dividend yield

 Price  81.65
 Dividend  1.88
 Earnings  1.23
 Cash-flow  3.73
 Book value  3.04
 Equity  2.66

Sysco Corp is part of Food and Drug Retailers business, which is part of Consumer Services industry. Sysco Corp is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Sysco Corp paid a total dividend of 963 million USD last year, for a market value of 41,805 millions (Market Cap 41,666 millions). Dividend per share of Sysco Corp is 1.88 USD, and his stock market price 81.65 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Sysco Corp has a dividend yield of 2.30%, which is lower than the amount offered by the market average , but bigger than Consumer Services industry. Dividend yields are similar among companies from the same industry, so it is a positive sign for the company.

In addition, you should compare Sysco Corp dividend yield with other Food and Drug Retailers companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Sysco Corp

Sysco Corp Dividend Payout

About the ability of Sysco Corp to maintain his current dividend of USD 1.88 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.30%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Sysco Corp payout on ernings is currently 152.85%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 38.25% and 25.53% respectively. Both figures show that Sysco Corp can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Sysco Corp is USD 3.73 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 1.88, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Sysco Corp, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Consumer Services industry and Food and Drug Retailers sector companies.

Sysco Corp payout

Sysco Corp Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Sysco Corp Stock performance

Finally, last moth Sysco Corp showed a return of -6.30% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a 0.56% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 3.70% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Food and Drug Retailers firms.

Sysco Corp stock and market return