NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Sysco Corporation (NYSE: SYY) is tomorrow, October 5, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 26 cents per share. At a price of $25.47 as of 9:31 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 4%. The average volume for Sysco has been 4.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Sysco has a market cap of $15.4 billion and is part of the services sector and wholesale industry. Shares are down 12.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Sysco Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in the marketing and distribution of a range of food and related products primarily to the foodservice or food-away-from-home industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.2, equal to the average wholesale industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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