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.

SBUX was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 75, implying potential capital gains of 26.05 percent. The lowest price target was 57, which equates to a potential downside of -4.2 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. 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.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 3 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of SBUX to grow at a rate of 9.58 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. SBUX has a PEG ratio of 3.15.

In the trailing 52-weeks, SBUX hit 64.87 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 50.84. Currently the stock is 17.03 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 8.28 percent. SBUX has a price/earnings 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 market cap of SBUX is $83.9 billion. SBUX is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.