Starbucks (SBUX +0.4%) says it will assess a report on Teavana (TEA -4.9%) before commenting on...

|About: Starbucks Corporation (SBUX)|By:, SA News Editor

Starbucks (SBUX +0.4%) says it will assess a report on Teavana (TEA -4.9%) before commenting on it publicly. Though analysts don't expect the flareup cause by a motivated short seller to be a deal killer, a filing with the SEC shows the breakup cost for Starbucks is only around $18M if it gets cold feet.