[at Forbes] – Consistently, one of the more popular stocks people enter into their stock options watchlist at Stock Options Channel is Starbucks Corp. (NASD: SBUX). So this week we highlight one interesting put contract, and one interesting call contract, from the January 2016 expiration for SBUX. The put contract our YieldBoost algorithm identified [...]
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Starbucks Corporation (SBUX), valued at $60.75B, opened at $81.02.
Looking at the equity, the company’s one day range is $80.58 to $81.34 with a one year range of $48.95 to $82.50.
SBUX shares are currently priced at 30.64x this year’s forecasted earnings, which makes them relatively expensive compared to the industry’s 27.56x earnings multiple for the same period.
And for income investors, the company pays shareholders $1.04 per share annually in dividends, yielding 1.30%.
According to a consensus of 28 analysts, the earnings estimate of $0.69 per share would be $0.12 better than the year-ago quarter and a $0.00 sequential decrease. What we find to be interesting is that the full-year EPS estimate of $2.65 is a $0.39 improvement when compared to the previous year’s annual results.
The quarterly earnings estimate is based on a consensus revenue forecast of the current quarter of $4.28 Billion. If realized, that would be a 12.63% increase over the year-ago quarter.
Recently, RBC Capital Mkts Initiated SBUX at Outperform (Nov 8, 2013). Previously, Pacific Crest Initiated SBUX at to Outperform.
Given all the information above, we should disclose to readers that the average price target is $89.12, which is 10.00% above than it opened this morning.
Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX), operates as a roaster, marketer and retailer of specialty coffee worldwide. As of September 30, 2012, the company operated 9,405 company-operated stores and 8,661 licensed stores. The company was founded in 1985 and is based in Seattle, Washington.
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