NASDAQ:SBUX - Starbucks Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $70.71 -0.13 (-0.18 %) (As of 02/15/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$70.71Today's Range$70.1935 - $71.3752-Week Range$47.37 - $71.54Volume13.88 million shsAverage Volume12.32 million shsMarket Capitalization$87.93 billionP/E Ratio29.22Dividend Yield2.03%Beta0.48 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 beverages, iced tea, 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 Reserve, Princi, Starbucks Doubleshot, Starbucks Refreshers, and Starbucks VIA brand names. As of January 12, 2019, the company operated approximately 25,000 stores worldwide. 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 Phone206-447-1575Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio7.73 Current Ratio1.41 Quick Ratio1.16Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio29.22 Forward P/E Ratio26.00 P/E Growth2.02 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$24.72 billion Price / Sales3.56 Cash Flow$3.4798 per share Price / Cash Flow20.32 Book Value($2.31) per share Price / Book-30.61Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.42 Net Income$4.52 billion Net Margins11.98% Return on Equity193.00% Return on Assets17.16%Miscellaneous Employees291,000 Outstanding Shares1,243,600,000Market Cap$87.93 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, January 24th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, February 7th will be given a dividend of $0.36 per share on Friday, February 22nd. This represents a $1.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.04%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, February 6th. View Starbucks' Dividend History. When did Starbucks' stock split? How did Starbucks' stock split work? Starbucks shares split before market open on Thursday, April 9th 2015. The 2-1 split was announced on Wednesday, March 18th 2015. The newly created shares were payable to shareholders after the market closes 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 buyback program on Thursday, April 26th 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback 0 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are typically a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued. How were Starbucks' earnings last quarter? Starbucks Co. (NASDAQ:SBUX) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January, 24th. The coffee company reported $0.75 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.65 by $0.10. The coffee company had revenue of $6.63 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.49 billion. Starbucks had a return on equity of 193.00% and a net margin of 11.98%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 9.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.65 EPS. View Starbucks' Earnings History. When is Starbucks' next earnings date? Starbucks is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Starbucks. What guidance has Starbucks issued on next quarter's earnings? Starbucks updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, January, 24th. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.68-2.73 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.65. Starbucks also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $2.68-2.73 EPS. What price target have analysts set for SBUX? 26 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Starbucks' shares. Their predictions range from $48.00 to $81.00. On average, they expect Starbucks' share price to reach $67.0769 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.1%. View Analyst Price Targets for Starbucks. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Starbucks? 26 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Starbucks in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 12 hold ratings and 12 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Starbucks. Has Starbucks been receiving favorable news coverage? Media headlines about SBUX stock have been trending neutral recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Starbucks earned a daily sentiment score of 0.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the coffee company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. Are investors shorting Starbucks? Starbucks saw a decrease in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 30,558,548 shares, a decrease of 21.2% from the January 15th total of 38,764,143 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 14,859,241 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.1 days. Currently, 2.5% of the company's stock are short sold. 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), Simplicity Esports and Gaming (WINR), 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 58)Mr. Howard D. Schultz, Founder & Chairman Emeritus (Age 66)Ms. Rosalind Gates Brewer, COO, Group Pres of Americas & Director (Age 57)Mr. Clifford Burrows, Group Pres of Siren Retail (Age 60)Mr. John Culver, Group Pres of International, Channel Devel. and Global Coffee & Tea (Age 59) Who are Starbucks' major shareholders? Starbucks' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.58%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.11%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (1.90%), Northern Trust Corp (1.63%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.40%) and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.09%). 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, Rosalind G Brewer and Vivek C Varma. 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 BlackRock Inc., Polen Capital Management LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Epoch Investment Partners Inc., TD Asset Management Inc., Northern Trust Corp, Eaton Vance Management and Conning Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Starbucks company stock in the last year include Clifford Burrows, Craig Weatherup, Javier G Teruel, John Culver, Myron E Ullman III and Vivek C Varma. View Insider Buying and Selling for Starbucks. Which major investors are buying Starbucks stock? SBUX stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Two Sigma Advisers LP, Swedbank, Bahl & Gaynor Inc., Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Worldquant Millennium Quantitative Strategies LLC, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC and Bessemer Group Inc.. 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 $70.71. How big of a company is Starbucks? Starbucks has a market capitalization of $87.93 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: 1,648 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 727 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 2,375MarketBeat'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 2/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What factors cause inflation to rise?