Sysco Corp. (SYY): Price and Financial Metrics

Sysco Corp. (SYY): $73.59

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Industry: Food Makers


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  • SYY scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 87.35% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for SYY is in Growth, which has been heading up over the past 31 weeks.
  • SYY ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 61st percentile.

SYY Stock Summary

  • SYY has a higher market value than 93.06% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $37,278,972,980.
  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for SYY is 31.55 -- better than 99.14% of US stocks.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 17.02 for Sysco Corp; that's greater than it is for 97.06% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to SYY, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are MFC, PRU, SLF, AEG, and SIVB.
  • Visit SYY's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

SYY Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Defensive stock, SYY's price/earnings ratio is 833.17% lower, now standing at -151.4.
  • Over the past 243 months, SYY's price/sales ratio has gone down 0.1.
  • SYY's price/sales ratio has moved down 0.1 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for SYY.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
SYY 2019-05-21 0.6 16.4 24.4 20.6
SYY 2016-12-15 0.6 10.1 29.7 20.9
SYY 2012-09-12 0.4 3.8 15.8 10.5
SYY 2011-01-31 0.4 4.3 14.8 9.6
SYY 2009-12-11 0.5 4.7 15.7 10.0
SYY 2006-04-06 0.6 7.2 21.3 13.6

SYY Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of SYY, see our SYY price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $89.50 Average Broker Recommendation 1.77 (Moderate Buy)

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SYY Price/Volume Stats

Current price $73.59 52-week high $86.73
Prev. close $73.32 52-week low $50.90
Day low $72.59 Volume 2,004,288
Day high $73.91 Avg. volume 2,329,968
50-day MA $77.29 Dividend yield 2.56%
200-day MA $75.79 Market Cap 37.65B

Sysco Corp. (SYY) Company Bio

Sysco Corp. is headquartered in Houston, Texas and is in the business of food distribution. Its primary business involves the distribution of food and related products to the foodservice or food-away-from-home industry. The company has operations in 90 countries around the world in four business groups: Broadline, Specialty Companies, International, and Sygma. Sysco employs over 57,000 individuals across the globe and operates 326 distribution facilities that serve more than 625,000 customer locations. For the fiscal year ending June 27, 2020, the company generated more than 52 billion US dollars in sales. Kevin Hourican serves as Sysco’s President and Chief Executive Officer.

SYY Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$73.59$24.97 -69%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Sysco Corp. To summarize, we found that Sysco Corp ranked in the 25th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Sysco Corp ended up being:

  • The company's debt burden, as measured by earnings divided by interest payments, is 0.51; that's higher than merely 18.14% of US stocks in the Consumer Defensive sector that have positive free cash flow.
  • Sysco Corp's effective tax rate, as measured by taxes paid relative to net income, is at 0 -- greater than only 0% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

LND, CHD, KO, HAIN, and WBA can be thought of as valuation peers to SYY, in the sense that they are in the Consumer Defensive sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Business Wire | June 23, 2021

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SYY Price Returns

1-mo -3.90%
3-mo -11.06%
6-mo 0.41%
1-year 39.74%
3-year 11.18%
5-year 60.97%
YTD 0.86%
2020 -10.40%
2019 39.64%
2018 5.48%
2017 12.47%
2016 38.76%

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