Analyst Ratings for Starbucks Corp. (SBUX)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ:SBUX) was awarded an average rating of Buy from investment analysts following the stock. About 30 days ago, SBUX was issued an average rating of Buy.

Of the 33 analysts covering the stock, 24 gave it a buy rating, 2 issued an overweight rating, 7 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 1. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

A number of analysts gave price targets for SBUX. The maximum price target given was 75, implying potential capital gains of 26.05 percent. The minimum price target given was 57, which equates to a potential downside of -4.2 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0.71 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 3 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of SBUX's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 9.58 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of SBUX is 3.15.

In the trailing 52-weeks, SBUX hit 64.87 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 50.84. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 17.03 percent, and 8.28 percent lower than its 52-week high. SBUX has a P/E ratio of 30.2. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The SBUX value stock report compares SBUX to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $83.9 billion. SBUX will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.