Here Are the Facts You Need to Understand Starbucks (SBUX)

Large-cap consumer discretionary company Starbucks has moved 1.2% this afternoon, reaching $107.31 per share. In contrast, the average analyst target price for the stock is $104.55.

Starbucks Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a roaster, marketer, and retailer of specialty coffee worldwide. The company is based in the United States. Starbucks currently returns an annual dividend yield of 2.0%.

Make Sure to Consider the Following Before Buying Starbucks:

  • Starbucks has moved 11.0% over the last year.

  • SBUX has a forward P/E ratio of 24.1 based on its EPS guidance of 4.45.

  • Over the last 6 years, earnings per share (EPS) have been growing at a compounded average rate of 0.5%.

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 1.73.

Starbucks Has Irregular Cash Flows

Date Reported Cash Flow from Operations ($ k) Capital expenditures ($ k) Free Cash Flow ($ k) YoY Growth (%)
2023 5,163,400 2,180,000 2,983,400 16.72
2022 4,397,300 1,841,300 2,556,000 -43.44
2021 5,989,100 1,470,000 4,519,100 3857.18
2020 1,597,800 1,483,600 114,200 -96.48
2019 5,047,000 1,806,600 3,240,400 -67.47
2018 11,937,800 1,976,400 9,961,400

Starbucks's free cash flows have a decent average of $3.9 Billion over the last 6 years, but they are highly variable since their coefficient of variability is 285.9%. The compounded average growth rate over this period is -18.2%.

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