HOUSTON, April 25, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY) today announced that the Board of Directors has approved a $0.01 increase in the quarterly cash dividend to $0.51 per share from the current $0.50 per share. The new dividend is payable for the first time on July 26, 2024, to common stockholders of record at the close of business on July 5, 2024.

“The Board’s decision today to increase the dividend underscores Sysco's commitment to shareholder returns and maintaining our status as a Dividend Aristocrat. Our decision today further rewards our shareholders with a planned annual dividend increase of $0.04 for fiscal year 2025,” said Kenny Cheung, Sysco’s executive vice president and chief financial officer.

About Sysco

Sysco is the global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food products to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers who prepare meals away from home. Its family of products also includes equipment and supplies for the foodservice and hospitality industries. With more than 72,000 colleagues, the company operates 334 distribution facilities worldwide and serves approximately 725,000 customer locations. For fiscal year 2023 that ended July 1, 2023, the company generated sales of more than $76 billion. Information about our Sustainability program, including Sysco’s 2023 Sustainability Report and 2023 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Report, can be found at www.sysco.com.

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