HOUSTON, Feb. 13, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.28 per share, payable on April 26, 2013, to common shareholders of record at the close of business on April 5, 2013.
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 185 distribution facilities serving over 400,000 customers. For the fiscal year 2012 that ended June 30, 2012, the company generated record sales of over $42 billion. For more information about Sysco visit the company's Internet home page at www.sysco.com. For investor relations news follow us at www.twitter.com/SyscoStock or download the new Sysco IR App, available on the iTunes App Store and the Google Play Market.
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