Did Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) Catch A Cold, Flu Or Worse?

Wall Street analysts will be watching closely when Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) reports its quarterly earnings next, which is scheduled for Thu 25 Apr (In 72 Days). Looking at the latest analyst forecasts, the current earnings-per-share (EPS) consensus estimate is sitting at $0.78 per share. In the preceding quarter, the company reportedly generated EPS of $0.68 per share of its common stock. Looking at profitability indicators, this organization has an operating margin of 15.20%, a profit margin of 12.00% and a gross margin of 58.70%.

Speaking of Wall Street analysts, a number of market experts at top investment banks have recently posted their updated ratings on shares of Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX). Most recently, on January 25th, 2019, Oppenheimer Reiterated a Outperform rating. Before that, on January 11th, 2019, Goldman Downgrade to Neutral. Telsey Advisory Group Reiterated a Market Perform rating on December 3rd, 2018, Argus Upgrade an Buy rating on November 12th, 2018, and Mizuho Upgrade a Buy rating on November 5th, 2018.

At its current price point, combined with the fact that this company has 1.23B shares outstanding, the current market capitalization sits at 85.98B. In the last trading day, 8,845,716 shares of Starbucks Corporation were traded, which compares to its usual volume of about 12.89M shares per day of trading.

If we compare this company’s current price to its recent pricing activity, we can see that the price has changed by $0.41 in the past five trading days, resulting in a percentage change of +0.59% and a moving average of 69.50. In the past 20 days, its price changed by $6.38 (which is +10.07%) and the stock’s moving average was 67.16. Looking back a full 50 days, shares of SBUX changed by $2.93 (which is +4.38%) and demonstrated a moving average of 65.52.

Staying in the same analytical area, this company’s stock has demonstrated a 9-day Stochastic %K score of 87.68%, a 14-day Stochastic %K score of 94.40% and a 20-day Stochastic %K score of 94.45%. Using a similar metric, Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) shares showed a Stochastic %D of 89.76% over the past 9 days, a Stochastic %D score of 94.94% over the last 14 days, and a 20-day Stochastic %D of 95.35%. Meanwhile, this stock’s MACD Oscillator was 0.87 over the past 9 days, 1.65 over the past two weeks, and 2.67 in the last 20 days.

As recent trading data suggests, this company’s shares have been hovering close to the $69.75 level. Over the past 12 months, this stock has experienced a high price of $70.46 and a low of $47.37. Top market experts pay heightened attention to a stock as it is getting closer to a notable historic high price or low price.

The Vanguard Group Inc sold more shares of this company during the last fiscal quarter, as we can observe in the latest corresponding filing from Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). This specific major shareholder, at the end of the quarter, held 92,741,926 shares of the company’s stock following the subtraction of -978,958 to this investor’s holdings during the three-month period. This share count represents that The Vanguard Group Inc now held 7.46% stake in Starbucks Corporation (SBUX)’s shares.

Just in the most recent trading day, Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) experienced a high price of $70.46 and low point of $69.71. At the end of the last trading session, this stock was at 69.75 per share, following a gain of $0.25, or -0.34% during the full day.