Analyst Ratings for Sysco Corp. (SYY)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Analysts covering Sysco Corp. (NYSE:SYY) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. About 30 days ago, SYY was issued an average rating of Overweight.

6 analysts declared SYY a buy, 0 issued an overweight rating, 10 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 1 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

SYY was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 61, implying potential capital gains of 16.8 percent. The lowest price target was 45, which equates to a potential downside of -13.83 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. That number becomes 2.17 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of SYY's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 43.63 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. SYY has a PEG ratio of 0.63.

SYY has traded between a high of 57.07 and a low of 47.15 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 10.76 percent, and 8.49 percent lower than its 52-week high. SYY has a P/E ratio of 27.49. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The SYY value stock report compares SYY to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of SYY is $28.13 billion. SYY will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.