Investors Spotlight: Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX), The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG)

Andrew Cummings
February 14, 2017

Relative Strength Index (RSI) was 48.69.

Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) has the market capitalization of $80.16 Billion. The company is expected to release $0.45 EPS for current quarter according to 29 analysts whereas the company reported $0.39 EPS during same quarter a year ago. The firm owned 435,956 shares of the coffee company's stock after selling 32,750 shares during the period. The price to earnings growth ration calculated as 1.84.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for Starbucks Corporation as $5.41 Billion in the Current Quarter.

Insider Trades for Starbucks Corporation show that the latest trade was made on 1 Feb 2017 where Bradley (William W), the Director completed a transaction type "Buy" in which 2966 shares were traded at a price of $11.44. The stock price of FDX is moving up from its 20 days moving average with 1.13% and isolated negatively from 50 days moving average with -0.15%.

Verizon Communications Inc. has a consensus hold rating from 31 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares now sold short amount to at least 0.77% of shares outstanding. KCM Investment Advisors LLC now owns 122,770 shares of the coffee company's stock worth $6,647,000 after buying an additional 4,502 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 68.49% of the company's stock.

The price/earnings ratio (P/E) is 28.83 and the forward P/E ratio stands at 22.91. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.46 EPS. In the most recent quarter, the company added 1.8 million Starbucks reward members in the USA year over year.

Assessment of Starbucks Corporation upholds that the 50-day MA of Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) stock is $56.69, and is trading $-0.47 points away or -0.83% from 50-day MA of $56.69. Investors of record on Thursday, February 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share. It has a dividend yield of 1.60%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, February 7th.

The firm has noticeable returns on equity ratio of 51.20%, which shows how much profit each dollar of ordinary stockholders' equity generates. If you are viewing this piece on another publication, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of United States and worldwide copyright and trademark laws. The correct version of this piece of content can be read at BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a "buy" rating on shares of Starbucks Corporation in a research report on Friday, November 4th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a "buy" rating and issued a $65.00 price target on shares of Starbucks Corporation in a research report on Sunday, November 6th. Nine investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, twenty-three have given a buy rating and two have issued a strong buy rating to the stock. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Starbucks Corporation from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $64.00 target price for the company in a research report on Tuesday, January 10th. (NYSE:IPG). At the time of writing, the First Call consensus price target for the company is $26.13. It is a widely accepted practice of opting for stock that have lower P/E as it improves prospects of equity return. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 478,446 shares in the company, valued at $28,060,857.90. The shares were sold at an average price of $58.65, for a total transaction of $9,900,941.10. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. As of October 2, 2016, the Company operated in 75 countries. Its Channel Development segment includes roasted whole bean and ground coffees, Tazo teas, Starbucks- and Tazo-branded single-serve products, a range of ready-to-drink beverages, such as Frappuccino, Starbucks Doubleshot and Starbucks Refreshers beverages and other branded products sold across the world through channels, such as grocery stores, warehouse clubs, specialty retailers, convenience stores and the United States foodservice accounts.

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