How have Sysco Corporation (SYY)’s performance and profitability changed over the time?

Sysco Corporation [SYY] stock prices are up 1.15% to $86.21 at the moment. An important factor to consider is whether the stock is rising or falling in short-term value. The SYY shares have gain 3.31% over the last week, with a monthly amount glided 5.77%, and seem to be holding up well over a long-time horizon.

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On 21, November 2022, Sysco Strengthens its Commitment to Sustainability and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. In a post published today on Yahoo Finance, Shares progress in its 2022 Sustainability Report and produces first ever DEI Report.

From an analyst’s perspective:

Sysco Corporation [NYSE: SYY] stock has seen the most recent analyst activity on September 23, 2022, when Stephens initiated its Overweight rating and assigned the stock a price target of $90. Previously, JP Morgan upgraded its rating to Overweight on May 26, 2022, and kept the price target unchanged to $98. On March 11, 2022, CL King initiated with a Neutral rating. Argus upgraded its rating to a Buy but stick to its price target of $95 on February 22, 2022. Truist initiated its recommendation with a Buy and recommended $89 as its price target on February 01, 2022. Deutsche Bank started tracking with a Hold rating for this stock on January 04, 2022, and assigned it a price target of $82. In a note dated December 15, 2021, Barclays upgraded an Overweight rating on this stock and boosted its target price from $80 to $86.

The stock price of Sysco Corporation [SYY] has been fluctuating between $68.05 and $91.53 over the past year. Currently, Wall Street analysts expect the stock to reach $91.38 within the next 12 months. Sysco Corporation [NYSE: SYY] shares were valued at $86.21 at the most recent close of the market. An investor can expect a potential return of 6.0% based on the average SYY price forecast.

Analyzing the SYY fundamentals

The most recent quarter, Sysco Corporation [NYSE:SYY] reported sales of 19.13 billion, representing a surge of 16.20%. Gross Margin for this corporation currently stands at +17.80% with Operating Margin at +3.54%, Pretax Margin comes in at +2.54%, and Net Margin reading is +1.98%.

Before buying any particular stock, readers tend to pay close attention to the indicators that support and create resistance. The company’s stock is currently sitting at 85.66 points at the first support level, and at 85.11 for the second support level. However, for the 1st resistance point, the stock is sitting at 86.55, and for the 2nd resistance point, it is at 86.89.

Sysco Corporation [SYY] reported earnings per share of $1.15 for its fiscal quarter that ended on 6/29/2022. Based on the Wall Street analysts’ estimates, the company was expected to report earnings of $1.11/share, meaning a difference of $0.04 and a surprise factor of 3.60%. By comparison, the stated earnings for the previous quarter ended on 3/30/2022 were $0.71 per share as compared to estimates of $0.55 per share, a difference of $0.16 representing a surprise of 29.10%.

Ratios To Look Out For

It’s worth pointing out that Sysco Corporation [NYSE:SYY]’s Current Ratio is 1.20. On the other hand, the Quick Ratio is 0.69, and the Cash Ratio is 0.10. Considering the valuation of this stock, the price to sales ratio is 0.65, the price to book ratio is 31.76 and the P/E (TTM) ratio is 30.54.

Transactions by insiders

The next item on our agenda is insider trading, which has seen 9 insider purchases totaling 76,978 shares and 13 insider sales totaling 104,970 shares over the past 3 months. Recent insider trading involved Bertrand Greg D, EVP, that happened on Oct 28 when 12000.0 shares were sold. President and CEO, Hourican Kevin completed a deal on Oct 24 to sell 75019.0 shares. Meanwhile, EVP and CFO Alt Aaron E bought 1000.0 shares on Jun 21.