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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for SYY. The highest price target was 61, which equates to a potential upside of 16.8 percent. The minimum price target given was 45, which equates to a potential downside of -13.83 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 2.17 percent. 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.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

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. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. 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. Today's price is 10.76 percent above the 52-week low, 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 stock has a market capitalization of $28.13 billion. SYY will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.