NASDAQ:SBUX - Starbucks Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $65.34 -1.57 (-2.35 %) (As of 12/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$65.34Today's Range$63.58 - $65.8452-Week Range$47.37 - $68.98Volume16.81 million shsAverage Volume11.30 million shsMarket Capitalization$81.06 billionP/E Ratio27.00Dividend Yield2.20%Beta0.52 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Starbucks Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a roaster, marketer, and retailer of specialty coffee worldwide. The company operates in four segments: Americas; China/Asia Pacific; Europe, Middle East, and Africa; and Channel Development. Its stores offer coffee and tea beverages, roasted whole bean and ground coffees, single-serve and ready-to-drink coffee and tea products, and food and snacks; and various food products, such as pastries, breakfast sandwiches, and lunch items. The company also licenses its trademarks through licensed stores, and grocery and foodservice accounts. It offers its products under the Starbucks, Teavana, Tazo, Seattle's Best Coffee, Evolution Fresh, La Boulange, Ethos, Frappuccino, Starbucks Doubleshot, Starbucks Refreshers, premium Tazo, and Starbucks VIA brand names. As of November 1, 2018, the company operated 29,324 stores. Starbucks Corporation was founded in 1971 and is based in Seattle, Washington. Receive SBUX News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for SBUX and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Eating & drinking places Sub-IndustryRestaurants SectorRetail/Wholesale Current SymbolNASDAQ:SBUX Previous Symbol CUSIP85524410 Webwww.starbucks.com Phone206-447-1575 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio7.73 Current Ratio2.20 Quick Ratio1.95 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio27.00 Forward P/E Ratio24.75 P/E Growth1.83 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$24.72 billion Price / Sales3.28 Cash Flow$3.47 per share Price / Cash Flow18.83 Book Value$0.87 per share Price / Book75.10 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.42 Net Income$4.52 billion Net Margins18.28% Return on Equity86.33% Return on Assets17.45% Miscellaneous Employees291,000 Outstanding Shares1,240,600,000Market Cap$81.06 billion OptionableOptionable Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX) Frequently Asked Questions What is Starbucks' stock symbol? Starbucks trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "SBUX." How often does Starbucks pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Starbucks? Starbucks declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 1st. Investors of record on Thursday, November 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.36 per share on Friday, November 30th. This represents a $1.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.20%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 14th. View Starbucks' Dividend History. When did Starbucks' stock split? How did Starbucks' stock split work? Shares of Starbucks split on the morning of Thursday, April 9th 2015. The 2-1 split was announced on Wednesday, March 18th 2015. The newly minted shares were distributed to shareholders after the closing bell on Wednesday, April 8th 2015. An investor that had 100 shares of Starbucks stock prior to the split would have 200 shares after the split. How will Starbucks' stock buyback program work? Starbucks announced that its board has authorized a share repurchase plan on Thursday, April 26th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase 0 shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are usually a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued. How were Starbucks' earnings last quarter? Starbucks Co. (NASDAQ:SBUX) released its earnings results on Thursday, November, 1st. The coffee company reported $0.62 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.60 by $0.02. The coffee company had revenue of $6.30 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $6.28 billion. Starbucks had a return on equity of 86.33% and a net margin of 18.28%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 10.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.55 EPS. View Starbucks' Earnings History. When is Starbucks' next earnings date? Starbucks is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Starbucks. What guidance has Starbucks issued on next quarter's earnings? Starbucks updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 1st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.61-2.66 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.63. The company issued revenue guidance of $26-26.45 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $26.16 billion.Starbucks also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $2.61-2.66 EPS. What price target have analysts set for SBUX? 28 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Starbucks' stock. Their predictions range from $48.00 to $81.00. On average, they expect Starbucks' stock price to reach $66.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 1.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Starbucks. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Starbucks? 28 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Starbucks in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 11 hold ratings and 15 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Starbucks. Has Starbucks been receiving favorable news coverage? News headlines about SBUX stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Starbucks earned a news sentiment score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the coffee company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. Are investors shorting Starbucks? Starbucks saw a increase in short interest during the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 58,784,629 shares, an increase of 9.7% from the November 15th total of 65,134,523 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 12,607,616 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.7 days. Currently, 4.9% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Starbucks' Current Options Chain. Who are some of Starbucks' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Starbucks include Dunkin Brands Group (DNKN), Wendys (WEN), GREENE KING PLC/S (GKNGY), Shake Shack (SHAK), J D Wetherspoon (JDWPY), Cannae (CNNE), Empire Resorts (NYNY), iPic Entertainment (IPIC), Giggles N Hugs (GIGL) and Jamba (JMBA). Who are Starbucks' key executives? Starbucks' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Kevin R. Johnson, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 57)Mr. Howard D. Schultz, Founder & Chairman Emeritus (Age 65)Mr. Scott Harlan Maw, Exec. VP, CFO & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 51)Ms. Rosalind Gates Brewer, COO, Group Pres of Americas & Director (Age 56)Ms. Lucy Lee Helm, Chief Partner Officer (Age 61) Who are Starbucks' major shareholders? Starbucks' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (7.65%), Vanguard Group Inc (7.65%), BlackRock Inc. (6.70%), Morgan Stanley (3.66%), Magellan Asset Management Ltd (2.82%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.16%). Company insiders that own Starbucks stock include Clifford Burrows, Craig Weatherup, Howard D Schultz, Javier G Teruel, John Culver, Jorgen Vig Knudstorp, Joshua Cooper Ramo, Myron E Ullman III, Paul Mutty and Rosalind G Brewer. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Starbucks. Which major investors are selling Starbucks stock? SBUX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital International Investors, Capital Research Global Investors, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company, American Century Companies Inc., Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Janus Henderson Group PLC, TCW Group Inc. and FMR LLC. Company insiders that have sold Starbucks company stock in the last year include Clifford Burrows, Craig Weatherup, Javier G Teruel and Myron E Ullman III. View Insider Buying and Selling for Starbucks. Which major investors are buying Starbucks stock? SBUX stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Polen Capital Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Magellan Asset Management Ltd, Capital World Investors, Morgan Stanley, Bahl & Gaynor Inc., Standard Life Aberdeen plc and Loomis Sayles & Co. L P. Company insiders that have bought Starbucks stock in the last two years include Jorgen Vig Knudstorp and Rosalind G Brewer. View Insider Buying and Selling for Starbucks. How do I buy shares of Starbucks? Shares of SBUX can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Starbucks' stock price today? One share of SBUX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $65.34. How big of a company is Starbucks? Starbucks has a market capitalization of $81.06 billion and generates $24.72 billion in revenue each year. The coffee company earns $4.52 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.42 on an earnings per share basis. Starbucks employs 291,000 workers across the globe. What is Starbucks' official website? The official website for Starbucks is http://www.starbucks.com. How can I contact Starbucks? Starbucks' mailing address is 2401 UTAH AVENUE SOUTH, SEATTLE WA, 98134. The coffee company can be reached via phone at 206-447-1575 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Starbucks (NASDAQ SBUX)Community Ranking: 3.5 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 1,610 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 712 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 2,322MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Starbucks and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SBUX will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SBUX will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 12/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Why is Cost of Capital Important?