HOUSTON, Oct. 24, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY) will host a live conference call and webcast to discuss its first quarter fiscal 2017 financial results at 10 a.m. (Eastern), Monday, November 7, 2016. All interested parties are invited to listen online at investors.sysco.com. A replay of the webcast will be available online at investors.sysco.com shortly after the live webcast is completed.
Prior to the conference call and webcast, the company will also issue a news release and post a slide presentation online at investors.sysco.com.
For purposes of public disclosure, Sysco plans to use the investor relations portion of its website as a primary channel for publishing key information to its investors, some of which may contain material and previously non-public information. As a result, a live webcast of the call, a copy of this press release and a slide presentation, will be available online at investors.sysco.com. We encourage investors to consult that section of our website, or our investor relations app, regularly for important information about us.
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. The company operates distribution facilities across a broad geographic presence serving approximately 425,000 customers. For Fiscal Year 2016 that ended July 2, 2016, the company generated sales of more than $50 billion. Subsequent to fiscal year 2016 the company completed the acquisition of the Brakes Group, a leading European foodservice distributor with operations in the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Sweden, Spain, Belgium and Luxembourg.
For more information, visit www.sysco.com or connect with Sysco on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SyscoCorporation or Twitter at www.twitter.com/Sysco. For important news regarding Sysco, visit the Investor Relations portion of the company's Internet home page at investors.sysco.com, follow us at www.twitter.com/SyscoStock and download the new Sysco IR App, available on the iTunes App Store and the Google Play Market. In addition, investors should also continue to review our news releases and filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. It is possible that the information we disclose through any of these channels of distribution could be deemed to be material information.
For more information contact: Neil Russell Investor and Media Contact T 281-584-1308