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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for SBUX. The most optimistic price target was 75, implying a possible profit of 26.05 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 57, implying potential capital losses of -4.2 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. 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 made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 3 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

SBUX has an estimated earnings growth rate of 9.58 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. SBUX has a PEG ratio of 3.15.

SBUX has traded between a high of 64.87 and a low of 50.84 over the past year. Today's price is 17.03 percent above the 52-week low, 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 market cap of SBUX is $83.9 billion. SBUX will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.