Sysco Corp’s board of directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.19 per share, payable April 27, 2007, to common shareholders of record at the close of business April 6, 2007. This marks the company’s 149th consecutive quarterly dividend. For the calendar year 2006, the company generated $33.9 billion in sales.
Houston TX-based Sysco sells, markets, and distributes food products to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, and lodging establishments. Its products also include equipment and supplies for the foodservice and hospitality industries.