SYY : NYSE : Services
$55.16 up 0.28 | 0.51%
Today's Range: 54.79 - 55.1
Avg. Daily Volume: 3612700.0
01/18/17 - 11:32 AM ET

Financial Analysis


SYSCO CORP's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago. SYSCO CORP has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.92 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has significantly decreased by 43.06% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.

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Income Statement Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)13968.6512562.61
EBITDA ($mil)793.8642.44
EBIT ($mil)610.4506.48
Net Income ($mil)323.89244.42


Balance Sheet Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)759.9388.26
Total Assets ($mil)18024.8113371.55
Total Debt ($mil)7859.573088.23
Equity ($mil)3020.795305.69


Profitability Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Gross Profit Margin20.7918.9
EBITDA Margin5.685.11
Operating Margin4.374.03
Sales Turnover2.873.65
Return on Assets5.74.87
Return on Equity34.0612.29
Debt Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Current Ratio1.521.77
Debt/Capital0.720.37
Interest Expense73.7732.29
Interest Coverage8.2715.69


Share Data Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)548.99596.12
Div / share0.00.3
EPS0.580.41
Book value / share5.58.9
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume3643048.03371560.0

Valuation


BUY. SYSCO CORP's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 23.24 for the Food & Staples Retailing industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.49. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 9.98 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.84 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 3.78. The current price-to-sales ratio is well below the S&P 500 average, but above the industry average. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, SYSCO CORP proves to trade at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
SYY 30.16 Peers 23.24   SYY 12.63 Peers 9.29

Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.

SYY is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

 

Premium. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

SYY is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
SYY 20.33 Peers 18.78   SYY 0.63 Peers 2.09

Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.

SYY is trading at a premium to its peers.

 

Discount. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

SYY trades at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
SYY 9.98 Peers 3.78   SYY 65.45 Peers 0.18

Premium. A higher price-to-book ratio makes a stock less attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

SYY is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

 

Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

SYY is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
SYY 0.58 Peers 0.54   SYY 6.09 Peers 1.37

Average. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

SYY is trading at a valuation on par with its industry on this measurement.

 

Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.

SYY has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 

 

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