RBC Capital Mkts raised the price target for the Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) stock to “an Outperform”. The rating was released on July 28, 2021. We previously noted in another research note published on July 28, 2021 by Piper Sandler that reiterated the stock to a Neutral with a price target of $108 for SBUX stock. The research report from Morgan Stanley has reiterated the stock to Equal-Weight, with a price target set at $125. The stock was reiterated by Jefferies, who disclosed in a research note on July 28, 2021, to Buy and set the price objective to $145. In their research brief published July 28, 2021, Guggenheim analysts reiterated the Starbucks Corporation stock to Neutral with a price target of $126.
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The latest trade, Performances and Moving Averages give us the following Picture
The share price of Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) raised 0.67% to close Monday’s market session at $117.54, higher as compared to yesterday’s close. The stock price fluctuated between $116.41 and $117.73 throughout the trading session with the volume trading being 5951328 shares, which represented a significant variation when compared to the three months average volume of 5.45 million shares. The firm’s stock price fluctuated -0.34% within the last five trades and -1.00% within the last 30 trades, which was a significant change from the beginning of this year. Despite the fact that the share price increased 10.73% in the last 6 months and 5.91% was added to its value over the previous 3 months. SBUX stock is trading at a margin of -1.97%, 1.12% and 8.65% apart from the 20-Day, 50-Day and 200-Day Simple Moving Average prices.
As of the close of trading, SBUX deals in the Consumer Cyclical domain. The stock is trading -6.95 percent below its 52-week high and 53.73 percent above its 52-week low. For example, looking both at the price and the high and low measurements of 52 weeks will give you a clearer picture of the direction the price is heading. The firm’s Weighted Alpha is 43.91. A positive weighted alpha indicates the firm has done well over the course of the year, whereas one below 0 indicates that the firm has done poorly.
What Does Starbucks Corporation’s Profitability and Valuation Ratios Tell Us About the Stock?
With regard to the profitability of the company, the operating margin is currently at 14.60 percent and the profit margin is 10.40 percent, and the company has reported a gross margin of 27.80 percent. The profit margin, also known as the revenue ratio or gross profit ratio, is an efficiency figure used to estimate the business’s profitability by comparing net income and sales. The higher the number, the more profits are generated for the company and vice versa.
The stock’s market cap achieved a total value of $137.39 billion as of the last trading session. Market capitalization is the total value of all outstanding shares of a corporation and it is used to measure a company’s market value. The price-to-earnings ratio for Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) is 49.22. The price-to-earnings ratio is a method of assessing corporate values by comparing them to their per-share profit. Forward P/E stands at 31.56. Forward price-to-earnings is calculated using predicted earnings for the next financial year’s P/E determination. The stock has achieved an effective Price-to-Sales Ratio of 5.07 that mirrors the cost to be found for sales by the market.
Is Insider Trading a Real Thing?
Almost all investors and traders prefer to invest in shares controlled by the management of a corporation as a management company will be more likely to run the business itself and to never conduct things against the management’s desires and will always try to do what is best for their shareholders. Currently, 0.10 percent of Starbucks Corporation shares are owned by insiders, and 71.00 percent are held by financial institutions. CULVER JOHN, the group pres, N America & coo at Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) has sold 148,619 shares of firm on Aug 06 at a price of $119.00 against the total amount of $17.69 million. In another inside trade, CULVER JOHN, group pres, N America & coo of Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) sold 3,600 shares of the firm on Aug 02 for a total worth of $0.44 million at a price of $122.33. An inside trade which took place on Jul 29, president and ceo of Starbucks Corporation JOHNSON KEVIN R sold 359,177 shares of firm against total price of $44.11 million at the cost of $122.81 per share.