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Sysco Corp (NYSE:SYY)
Dividends Per Share
$1.14 (TTM As of Mar. 2014)

Sysco Corp's dividends per share for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $0.29. Its dividends per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was $1.14. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was 0.94. As of today, Sysco Corp's Dividend Yield is 3.20%.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of Sysco Corp is 0.95, which seems too high.

Warning Sign:

Sysco Corp stock dividend yield is close to 5-year low.

During the past 12 months, Sysco Corp's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 3.60% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 3.90% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 4.20% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 9.30% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Sysco Corp was 22.80% per year. The lowest was 3.90% per year. And the median was 15.15% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

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Definition

Dividends paid to per common share.


Explanation

1. Dividend payout ratio measures the percentage of the company’s earnings paid out as dividends.

Sysco Corp's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2014 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Mar. 2014 )/Earnings per Share (Q: Mar. 2014 )
=0.29/0.31
=0.94

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Sysco Corp was 0.94. The lowest was 0.26. And the median was 0.42.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of Sysco Corp is 0.95, which seems too high.

2. Dividend Yield measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.

Sysco Corp Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.2902014-07-012014-07-032014-07-25Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2902014-04-022014-04-042014-04-25Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2902013-12-312014-01-032014-01-24Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2802013-10-022013-10-042013-10-25Cash Dividendquarterly

Sysco Corp's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=1.15/35.62
=3.23 %

Current Share Price is $35.62.
Sysco Corp's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $1.15.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Sysco Corp was 4.55%. The lowest was 1.16%. And the median was 3.12%.

Warning Sign:

Sysco Corp stock dividend yield is close to 5-year low.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Related Terms

Dividend Yield, Dividend Payout Ratio, Earnings per Share, 3-Year Dividends Growth Rate, 5-Year Dividends Growth Rate


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Sysco Corp Annual Data

Jun04Jun05Jun06Jun07Jun08Jun09Jun10Jun11Jun12Jun13
Dividends Per Share 0.500.580.660.740.850.940.991.031.071.11

Sysco Corp Quarterly Data

Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14
Dividends Per Share 0.270.270.270.270.280.280.280.280.290.29
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