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How to buy Starbucks Corporation stock
Learn how to easily invest in Starbucks Corporation stock.
Starbucks Corporation is a restaurants business based in the US. Starbucks Corporation shares (SBUX) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Starbucks Corporation employs 383,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.
How to buy shares in Starbucks Corporation
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- Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – SBUX – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
- Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
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What's in this guide?
- SBUX shares summary
- Compare share dealing platforms
- Is SBUX stock a buy or sell?
- Stock performance over time
- Is SBUX suitable for ethical investing?
- Are SBUX shares over-valued?
- Starbucks Corporation's financials
- How volatile are SBUX shares?
- Does Starbucks Corporation pay a dividend?
- Have SBUX shares ever split?
- Other common questions
Starbucks Corporation stock price (NASDAQ: SBUX)Use our graph to track the performance of SBUX stocks over time.
Starbucks Corporation shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$76.34|
|52-week range||$68.39 - $123.79|
|50-day moving average||$75.59|
|200-day moving average||$96.56|
|Wall St. target price||$94.40|
|Dividend yield||$1.92 (2.69%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$3.75|
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Starbucks Corporation price performance over time
|1 week (2022-06-23)||1.52%|
|1 month (2022-05-26)||N/A|
|3 months (2022-03-30)||-16.14%|
|6 months (2021-12-30)||-34.33%|
|1 year (2021-06-30)||-31.72%|
|2 years (2020-06-30)||3.74%|
|3 years (2019-06-28)||83.83|
|5 years (2017-06-29)||30.81%|
Is Starbucks Corporation stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing Starbucks Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Starbucks Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Starbucks Corporation's P/E ratio
Starbucks Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 21x. In other words, Starbucks Corporation shares trade at around 21x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
Starbucks Corporation's PEG ratio
Starbucks Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.8448. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Starbucks Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Starbucks Corporation's EBITDA
Starbucks Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $6.4 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Starbucks Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Starbucks Corporation financials
|Revenue TTM||$31.3 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||15.64%|
|Gross profit TTM||$8.4 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||10.67%|
|Return on equity TTM||0%|
|Market capitalisation||$89.1 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Starbucks Corporation's environmental, social and governance track record
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Starbucks Corporation.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Starbucks Corporation's total ESG risk score
Total ESG risk: 21.08
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Starbucks Corporation's overall score of 21.08 (as at 12/31/2018) is pretty good – landing it in it in the 28th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Starbucks Corporation is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
Starbucks Corporation's environmental score
Environmental score: 3.67/100
Starbucks Corporation's environmental score of 3.67 puts it squarely in the 4th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Starbucks Corporation is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Starbucks Corporation's social score
Social score: 13.57/100
Starbucks Corporation's social score of 13.57 puts it squarely in the 4th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Starbucks Corporation is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Starbucks Corporation's governance score
Governance score: 6.84/100
Starbucks Corporation's governance score puts it squarely in the 4th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Starbucks Corporation is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Starbucks Corporation's controversy score
Controversy score: 3/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Starbucks Corporation scored a 3 out of 5 for controversy – a middle-of-the-table result reflecting that Starbucks Corporation hasn't always managed to keep its nose clean.
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary
|Total ESG score||21.08|
|Total ESG percentile||27.52|
|Environmental score percentile||4|
|Social score percentile||4|
|Governance score percentile||4|
|Level of controversy||3|
Starbucks Corporation share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 57.83% of net profits
Recently Starbucks Corporation has paid out, on average, around 57.83% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.69% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Starbucks Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 2.69% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Starbucks Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $1.92 per share.
Starbucks Corporation's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.
Starbucks Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 26 May 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 11 May 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").
Have Starbucks Corporation's shares ever split?
Starbucks Corporation's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 8 April 2015. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Starbucks Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Starbucks Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Starbucks Corporation's share price.
Starbucks Corporation share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Starbucks Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $68.39 up to $123.7874. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Starbucks Corporation's is 0.9655. This would suggest that Starbucks Corporation's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Starbucks Corporation overview
Starbucks Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a roaster, marketer, and retailer of specialty coffee worldwide. The company operates through three segments: North America, International, and Channel Development. Its stores offer coffee and tea beverages, roasted whole beans and ground coffees, single serve products, and ready-to-drink beverages; 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. The company offers its products under the Starbucks, Teavana, Seattle's Best Coffee, Evolution Fresh, Ethos, Starbucks Reserve, and Princi brands. As of October 3, 2021, it operated 16,826 company-operated and licensed stores in North America; and 17,007 company-operated and licensed stores internationally. The company was founded in 1971 and is based in Seattle, Washington.
Starbucks Corporation in the news
Starbucks Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
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Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Starbucks Corporation is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.179% of Starbucks Corporation shares are held by insiders and 70.178% by institutions. How many people work for Starbucks Corporation?
Latest data suggests 383,000 work at Starbucks Corporation. When does the fiscal year end for Starbucks Corporation?
Starbucks Corporation's fiscal year ends in September. Where is Starbucks Corporation based?
Starbucks Corporation's address is: 2401 Utah Avenue South, Seattle, WA, United States, 98134 What is Starbucks Corporation's ISIN number?
Starbucks Corporation's international securities identification number is: US8552441094 What is Starbucks Corporation's CUSIP number?
Starbucks Corporation's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 855244109
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