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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for SYY. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 61, which equates to a potential upside of 16.8 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 45, which equates to a potential downside of -13.83 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 2.17 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, 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, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of SYY to grow at a rate of 43.63 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of SYY is 0.63.

SYY has a 52-week high of 57.07 and a 52-week low of 47.15. Today's price is 10.76 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 8.49 percent. SYY has a price/earnings 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.