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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.58
SBUX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
60% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. SBUX: 0.58 )
SBUX' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 234.58
Current: 0.58

0.1
234.58
Equity to Asset 0.49
SBUX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
66% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. SBUX: 0.49 )
SBUX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 0.82
Current: 0.49

0.39
0.82
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 8.75
M-Score: -2.44
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 0.69
SBUX's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 6.33 vs. SBUX: 0.69 )
SBUX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -2.19   Max: 15.02
Current: 0.69

-2.19
15.02
Net-margin (%) 1.54
SBUX's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. SBUX: 1.54 )
SBUX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 10.65
Current: 1.54

0.06
10.65
ROE (%) 4.90
SBUX's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9.46 vs. SBUX: 4.90 )
SBUX' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 29.45
Current: 4.9

0.19
29.45
ROA (%) 2.39
SBUX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.37 vs. SBUX: 2.39 )
SBUX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 16.92
Current: 2.39

0.07
16.92
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 3.28
SBUX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 16.96 vs. SBUX: 3.28 )
SBUX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -10.17   Max: 75.12
Current: 3.28

-10.17
75.12
Revenue Growth (%) 11.70
SBUX's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 270 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. SBUX: 11.70 )
SBUX' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 2.8   Max: 30.5
Current: 11.7

2.8
30.5
EBITDA Growth (%) -38.90
SBUX's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 223 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. SBUX: -38.90 )
SBUX' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -38.9   Max: 38.7
Current: -38.9

-38.9
38.7
EPS Growth (%) -79.90
SBUX's EPS Growth (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. SBUX: -79.90 )
SBUX' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -79.9   Max: 55.6
Current: -79.9

-79.9
55.6
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

SBUX Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Murray Stahl 4,492 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 54,405 sh (+26.52%)
Jeremy Grantham 524,065 sh (+0.5%)
Ron Baron 49,932 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 5,477 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
RS Investment Management 76,400 sh (-2.18%)
Pioneer Investments 3,370,748 sh (-3.78%)
John Burbank 522,552 sh (-6.37%)
Steven Cohen 444,619 sh (-7.59%)
Robert Karr 620,700 sh (-11.79%)
Louis Moore Bacon 55,000 sh (-21.43%)
Frank Sands 8,456,213 sh (-24.96%)
Ken Fisher 9,535 sh (-27.42%)
Jim Simons 655,200 sh (-41.4%)
Jim Chanos 153,300 sh (-42.04%)
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Q4 2013

SBUX Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 11,057 sh (New)
John Hussman 125,000 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 34,530 sh (New)
Bill Frels 7,259 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 6,613 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 6,835 sh (+52.16%)
Jim Simons 925,892 sh (+41.31%)
Jim Chanos 184,850 sh (+20.58%)
Ken Fisher 10,488 sh (+9.99%)
Pioneer Investments 3,498,358 sh (+3.79%)
Jeff Auxier 5,477 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates 50,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 522,408 sh (-0.32%)
Ron Baron 49,769 sh (-0.33%)
Mario Gabelli 50,187 sh (-7.75%)
Frank Sands 7,162,541 sh (-15.3%)
RS Investment Management 62,100 sh (-18.72%)
Robert Karr 310,350 sh (-50%)
Steven Cohen 204,814 sh (-53.93%)
John Burbank 30,750 sh (-94.12%)
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Q1 2014

SBUX Guru Trades in Q1 2014

John Burbank 443,726 sh (+1343.01%)
Steven Cohen 993,662 sh (+385.15%)
Jeremy Grantham 1,048,235 sh (+100.65%)
John Hussman 250,000 sh (+100%)
Murray Stahl 10,354 sh (+51.49%)
Ron Baron 71,689 sh (+44.04%)
Frank Sands 7,218,948 sh (+0.79%)
Jeff Auxier 5,477 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Robert Karr Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Jim Chanos 180,440 sh (-2.39%)
Mario Gabelli 47,932 sh (-4.49%)
Pioneer Investments 3,317,851 sh (-5.16%)
RS Investment Management 58,300 sh (-6.12%)
Joel Greenblatt 6,208 sh (-6.12%)
Ken Fisher 9,389 sh (-10.48%)
Bill Frels 4,208 sh (-42.03%)
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Q2 2014

SBUX Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Chanos 183,650 sh (+1.78%)
Frank Sands 7,235,551 sh (+0.23%)
Jeff Auxier 5,477 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 385,300 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates 300,000 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
John Hussman Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 47,887 sh (-0.09%)
Murray Stahl 10,319 sh (-0.34%)
Ron Baron 71,168 sh (-0.73%)
RS Investment Management 53,300 sh (-8.58%)
Pioneer Investments 2,915,915 sh (-12.11%)
Ken Fisher 7,952 sh (-15.31%)
Jeremy Grantham 829,442 sh (-20.87%)
Bill Frels 3,180 sh (-24.43%)
John Burbank 332,459 sh (-25.08%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with SBUX

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
John Hussman 2014-06-30 Sold Out 1.4%$68.73 - $78.12 $ 75.14%0
John Burbank 2014-06-30 Reduce -25.08%0.23%$68.73 - $78.12 $ 75.14%332459
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$68.73 - $78.12 $ 75.14%0
John Burbank 2014-03-31 Add 1343.01%0.84%$68.97 - $78.55 $ 75.11%443726
John Hussman 2014-03-31 Add 100%0.7%$68.97 - $78.55 $ 75.11%250000
Ron Baron 2014-03-31 Add 44.04%0.01%$68.97 - $78.55 $ 75.11%71689
John Burbank 2013-12-31 Reduce -94.12%1.22%$75.26 - $81.99 $ 75.1-5%30750
John Hussman 2013-12-31 New Buy0.7%$75.26 - $81.99 $ 75.1-5%125000
Frank Sands 2013-12-31 Reduce -15.3%0.28%$75.26 - $81.99 $ 75.1-5%7162541
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 New Buy0.01%$75.26 - $81.99 $ 75.1-5%6613
Frank Sands 2013-09-30 Reduce -24.96%0.62%$66.61 - $77.33 $ 75.14%8456213
Mario Gabelli 2013-09-30 Add 26.52%0.01%$66.61 - $77.33 $ 75.14%54405
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Top Ranked Articles about Starbucks Corp

Starbucks: Coffee That Tastes Good For Investors
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 248.70
SBUX's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
52% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 30.90 vs. SBUX: 248.70 )
SBUX' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 18.34   Max: 605.61
Current: 248.7

18.34
605.61
P/B 11.20
SBUX's P/B is ranked lower than
57% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.73 vs. SBUX: 11.20 )
SBUX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.3   Max: 13.67
Current: 11.2

2.3
13.67
P/S 3.60
SBUX's P/S is ranked lower than
57% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. SBUX: 3.60 )
SBUX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 4.73
Current: 3.6

0.56
4.73
EV-to-EBIT 516.94
SBUX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
54% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 20.11 vs. SBUX: 516.94 )
SBUX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 12.2   Max: 550.7
Current: 516.94

12.2
550.7
Shiller P/E 60.20
SBUX's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
79% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SBUX: 60.20 )
SBUX' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 12.43   Max: 107.52
Current: 60.2

12.43
107.52
Current Ratio 1.16
SBUX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 242 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. SBUX: 1.16 )
SBUX' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 5.12
Current: 1.16

0.65
5.12
Quick Ratio 0.81
SBUX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 242 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. SBUX: 0.81 )
SBUX' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 3.74
Current: 0.81

0.36
3.74

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.40
SBUX's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
69% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. SBUX: 1.40 )
SBUX' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 1.49
Current: 1.4

0.37
1.49
Dividend Payout 3.05
SBUX's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
61% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. SBUX: 3.05 )
SBUX' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 0.46
Current: 3.05

0.28
0.46
Dividend growth (3y) 54.00
SBUX's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
98% of the 144 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9.10 vs. SBUX: 54.00 )
SBUX' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 54
Current: 54

0
54
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.40
SBUX's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
61% of the 222 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. SBUX: 1.40 )
SBUX' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 1.49
Current: 1.4

0.37
1.49
Share Buyback Rate 0.10
SBUX's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
77% of the 228 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: -0.20 vs. SBUX: 0.10 )
SBUX' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 3.1   Max: -17.9
Current: 0.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 14.39
SBUX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
50% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. SBUX: 14.39 )
SBUX' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.6   Max: 17.3
Current: 14.39

2.6
17.3
Price/DCF (Projected) 4.29
SBUX's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
73% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.87 vs. SBUX: 4.29 )
SBUX' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.93   Max: 111.29
Current: 4.29

0.93
111.29
Price/Median PS Value 1.19
SBUX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
74% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. SBUX: 1.19 )
SBUX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 1.57
Current: 1.19

0.12
1.57
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.37
SBUX's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SBUX: 1.37 )
SBUX' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 118.77
Current: 1.37

0.9
118.77
Price/Graham Number 12.07
SBUX's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
58% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.53 vs. SBUX: 12.07 )
SBUX' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 2.25   Max: 70.61
Current: 12.07

2.25
70.61
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 0.20
SBUX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
64% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. SBUX: 0.20 )
SBUX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 8.2
Current: 0.2

0.2
8.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -8.80
SBUX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
55% of the 226 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9.37 vs. SBUX: -8.80 )
SBUX' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -8.6   Max: 30.5
Current: -8.8

-8.6
30.5

Business Description

Industry: Restaurants » Restaurants
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Traded in other countries:04337.Hongkong, SRB.Germany
Starbucks Corporation was formed in 1985. The Company purchases and roasts high-quality whole bean coffees and sells them, along with fresh, rich-brewed coffees, Italian-style espresso beverages, cold blended beverages, complementary food items, a selection of teas, and beverage-related accessories and equipment, through its Company-operated retail stores. Starbucks produces and sells ready-to-drink beverages. All channels outside the Company-operated retail stores are collectively known as specialty operations. The Company's objective is to maintain Starbucks standing as one of the most recognized and respected brands in the world. It has three operating segments: United States ("US"), International and Global Consumer Products Group ("CPG"). The US and International segments both include Company-operated retail stores and certain components of specialty operations. Specialty operations within the US include licensed retail stores and other initiatives related to the Company's core business. International specialty operations consist of retail store licensing operations in nearly 40 countries and foodservice accounts in Canada and the United Kingdom. Stores offer a choice of regular and decaffeinated coffee beverages, a selection of Italian-style espresso beverages, cold blended beverages, iced shaken refreshment beverages, a selection of premium teas, distinctively packaged roasted whole bean coffees, and it's recently launched soluble coffee Starbucks VIA (tm) Ready Brew ("VIA"). Starbucks stores also offer a variety of fresh food items, including healthier choice selections focusing on high-quality ingredients, nutritional value and great flavor. Food items include pastries, prepared breakfast and lunch sandwiches, oatmeal, and salads as well as sodas, juices and bottled water. The Starbucks Card program is designed to increase customer loyalty and the frequency of store visits by cardholders. Specialty operations strive to develop the Company's brands outside the Company-operated retail store environment through a number of channels. Through a licensing relationship with Kraft Foods, Inc. the Company sells a selection of Starbucks and Seattle's Best Coffee branded packaged coffees and Tazo (r) teas in grocery and warehouse club stores throughout the US. Kraft manages all distribution, marketing, advertising and promotion of these products. The Company sells whole bean and ground coffees, including the Starbucks and Seattle's Best Coffee brands, as well as a selection of premium Tazo (r) teas, VIA and other related products, to institutional foodservice companies that service business and industry, education, healthcare, office coffee distributors, hotels, restaurants, airlines and other retailers. The Company's competitors for coffee beverage sales are quick-service restaurants and specialty coffee shops. Some of the trademarks, including Starbucks, the Starbucks logo, Frappuccino, Seattle's Best Coffee and Tazo are of mater
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