Sysco Corp racks up 137 dividends in a row

Sysco Corp, the Houston TX-based foodservice marketer and distributor, declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.13 per share, payable July 23, 2004, to common shareholders of record at the close of business July 2, 2004. The dividend payment is the 137th consecutive one in Sysco’s 34-year history.

For the first 39 weeks of fiscal 2004, which ended March 27, 2004, the company reported sales of $21.2 billion and net earnings of $626.6 million.

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