Featured Stock for Investors: Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX)

Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) Belonging to the Retail-Wholesale sector which surged 1.29% and closed its last trading session at $54.14.

The company reported its last EPS on 6/30/2016 and is expected to report its next EPS on 11/3/2016. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $66.08.

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 1.55. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell. The Stock had a 1.58 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 1.58 and 1.55 respectively.

Starbucks Corporation on 6/30/2016 reported its EPS as $0.49 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.49. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $0. This shows a surprise factor of 0%.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on Starbucks Corporation Earnings, with 28 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.55. Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $0.55 and $0.54 respectively. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $0.43.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for Starbucks Corporation as $5.68 Billion in the Current Quarter. This estimate is provided by 23 analysts. The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 5.77 Billion, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 5.51 Billion. The company’s last year sales total was 4.91 Billion.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Starbucks Corporation is 27.9%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is 19.6%. In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of 20.41% per annum. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is 18.84%.

The Company got Initiated by Longbow on 21-Sep-16 to Buy.

Insider Trades for Starbucks Corporation show that the latest trade was made on 31 Aug 2016 where Hobson (Mellody L.), the Director completed a transaction type “Buy” in which 32654 shares were traded at a price of $18.38.

11 Insider Sales transactions were made totaling 2110960 shares traded.

25 analysts projected Price Targets for Starbucks Corporation. The analysts believe that the company stock price could grow as high as $72. The Low Price target projection by analysts is $58 and the Mean Price Target is $66.08.

Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) has the market capitalization of $78.39 Billion. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $64 on Oct 30, 2015 and touched its 52-Week Low of $52.63 on Feb 8, 2016. The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of 20.6 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 47.2% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 34.1 percent.

The stock is currently showing YTD performance of -8.88 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 0.84 and ATR value of 0.75. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 1.25% and 1.29%.

Company profile:

Starbucks Corporation purchases and roasts high-quality whole bean coffees and sells them along with fresh, rich-brewed, Italian style espresso beverages, a variety of pastries and confections, and coffee-related equipments primarily through its company-operated retail stores. In addition to sales through its company-operated retail stores, Starbucks sells whole bean coffees through a specialty sales group and supermarkets. Additionally, Starbucks produces and sells bottled Frappuccino coffee drink and a line of premium ice creams through its joint venture partnerships and offers a line of innovative premium teas produced by its wholly owned subsidiary, Tazo Tea Company. The company’s objective is to establish Starbucks as the most recognized and respected brand in the world.