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Starbucks Corp. (SBUX) -- Bi-Monthly Update

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Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ:SBUX) -- Bi-Monthly Update

I just completed my weekly study of all my High Profile Cyclical - Consumer Services / Restaurant Companies. This is a study that is a pleasure for me to do because I have spent so much time and experience in the study of Companies like (SBUX). Each time, it is a confidence builder and I smile.

My objective is to identify changing trends for my Forecasting Analytics. Simple stated, I want to have current notes to quickly refer to on the anticipated direction of this Sector and Industry Group.

This week's Commentary on - Starbucks Corp. (SBUX) - covers all of my Indicators, both Fundamentally for Valuations and Technically for Momentum. There is much to cover to provide my best possible Forecast and Opinion.

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Forecast & Opinion from my Study / Analytics:

Starbucks Corp. and other Restaurant Companies are tracking well. Although (SBUX) is currently in a strong Rally it is always an excellent contributor to my Analytics.

My Forecast is quite bright. That is if my Forecast for a General Market - Bearish Cycle / Bearish Inflection Point is delayed.! (I will be more specific upon request).

If you own or are considering owning Restaurant Companies, the securities have definitely been positive. Starbucks Corp. is currently strong Technically but I have mini - reservations about my Fundamental Valuation, however it on an Strong Bullish Forecast - "Alert."

My Opinion is to HOLD in anticipation of taking profits.

Fundamentally: My Analytics (weighting) for my Fundamental Valuation play a vital role in profitable managing money. At this time my Valuations of (SBUX) are and remain positive. Plainly stated they are Flat but very positive.

Technically: Even with this outstanding Company, my Indicators are breaking down. The next rally, is coming soon and that will tell a compelling story as to the future direction of the price of (SBUX).

A Twenty Year Perspective of Starbucks Corp. (SBUX)

It has NOT always been like you are being told by so many who do not take the time to Invest Wisely. Starbucks Corp. (SBUX) has taken some big hits over the years.

URL for (20-years of -(SBUX): http://stockcharts.com/h-sc/ui?s=SBUX&p=W&yr=20&mn=0&dy=0&id=p68855862234&a=312039539

A Rather Unique Chart / Graphic on (SBUX):

URL for this representation of - (SBUX): http://stockcharts.com/h-sc/ui?s=SBUX&p=W&yr=1&mn=6&dy=0&id=p07703062549&a=312039530

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Here are a number of the Component Companies / Peers in the Restaurant Industry Group that I focus on rather frequently: SBUX, MCD, WEN, YUM, ARCO, EAT, DRI, KKD, DNKN CAKE, RT, DPZ, PNRA, BLMN, TXRH, DENN, BWLD, THI.

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Smile, Have Fun, "Investing Wisely,"

Dr. Steve

Stocks: SBUX, MCD, WEN, YUM, ARCO, EAT, DRI, KKD, RT, DPZ, PNRA, BLMN, TXRH, DENN, BWLD, QSR