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Starbucks Corporation (SBUX)

  • May. 31, 2012, 3:24 PM
    Coffee prices head for their longest streak of monthly declines in 31 years with global supplies outpacing demand. The consensus forecast calls for even lower prices, as a weak real is viewed as stoking more output from Brazil. Coffee sellers Starbucks (SBUX -0.1%) and Dunkin' Brands (DNKN +0.6%) could benefit from lower costs, while Kraft and J.M Smucker have already passed on lower prices to consumers.
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  • May. 30, 2012, 7:17 AM
    Teavana Holdings (TEA): Q1 EPS of $0.10 in-line. Revenue of $44.3M (+27% Y/Y) misses by $0.6M. (PR)
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  • May. 24, 2012, 11:58 AM
    Starbucks (SBUX -0.2%) has been outed in New York City where a stealth store inside a Macy's location sells beer and wine without displaying the trademark mermaid logo and limited menu. As more branded Starbucks stores pop up unannounced around the country, the company will get a better idea how beer and wine fits into its future.
  • May. 23, 2012, 10:44 AM
    Starbucks (SBUX +1.2%) catches an upgrade from BofA to Buy from Neutral with an improved price target of $68, as analysts see the recent 14% pullback in shares as overdone. The action seems to be tipping over to hold a bit of sway over sector rivals. GMCR +0.6%, CBOU +0.6%, PEET +1.4%.
  • May. 22, 2012, 11:19 AM
    Stephens initiates coverage on Starbucks (SBUX +0.1%) with an Overweight rating and $66 price target after seeing shares slip 10% over the last month. The bullish vibe is nothing new on the Street, with 22 out of 28 analysts rating the stock a Buy or Overweight and nary an analyst coming in below a Hold.
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  • May. 21, 2012, 9:53 AM
    Archer Consulting sees the premium that arabica coffee commands over robusta beans falling by 50% to its lowest level since 2009. While packaged sellers Kraft and J.M. Smucker have dropped prices already (I, II), mum is the word so far from Starbucks (SBUX +0.5%), Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (GMCR -1.8%), and Peet's Coffee & Tea (PEET -0.3%).
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  • May. 18, 2012, 1:30 PM
    Coffee sellers such as Starbucks (SBUX +0.6%), Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (GMCR +1.1%) and Peet's Coffee & Tea (PEET +0.1%) may try to get some mileage out of a new paper published in the New England Journal of Medicine finding coffee drinkers without pre-existing medical conditions live longer than non-drinkers of the beverage. The conclusions from the 10-year study are also backed up in part by scientific analysis on the seemingly-positive effects of coffee on the risks of diabetes.
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  • May. 17, 2012, 1:18 PM
    Though Panera Bread (PNRA -2.5%) finds that its decision to offer free Wi-Fi to customers was a big boost to revenue as it beat rivals to the punch, it now struggles to keep up with the burdens of the demand. While charging a fee for access is unlikely to sail smoothly with customers, Piper Nicole Miller Regan says tying premium Wi-Fi to the firm's loyalty program makes sense. The bigger question: Will free Wi-Fi hangouts such as PNRA, SBUX, and MCD lose revenue if truly unlimited mobile data plans take off?
  • May. 16, 2012, 10:21 AM
    Starbucks (SBUX +0.3%) hits a bit of a speed bump in its grand plans to offer beer and wine at select stores across the U.S. after it is forced to withdraw its liquor license application in a Colorado town due to resistance from community leaders. At the heart of the matter, parents don't want to have to ban local Starbucks as a teenage hangout.
  • May. 15, 2012, 7:15 AM
    J.M. Smucker (SJM) announces a 6% decrease in the list price of packaged coffee products sold in the U.S. in response to sustained declines in green coffee costs. While Kraft (KFT) may match its rival price cut, other coffee sellers such as SBUX, DNKN, PEET, and GMCR may ride the broad trend of falling coffee prices to higher margins.
  • May. 14, 2012, 3:28 PM
    Eddy Elfenbein's list of 13 "way, way, way overpriced" stocks: AMZN, MMI, CRM, NFLX, KO, WFM, COST, SRCL, SBUX, NKE, ARBA, CMG, ISRG.
  • May. 11, 2012, 10:53 AM
    Coffee stocks trade higher after reports from Brazil on this year's Arabica crop point to lower wholesale prices. Advancers: SBUX +1.4%, PEET +0.2%, DNKN +2.5%, CBOU +2.1%.
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  • May. 11, 2012, 6:55 AM
    Starbucks (SBUX) wins a battle in a U.S. appeal court in New York to limit its baristas to wearing only one pro-union button or pin on their uniforms. The court ruled the NLRB overstepped its legal bounds in challenging the company's internal rules.
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  • May. 10, 2012, 12:56 PM
    Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (GMCR +0.6%) moves higher after sitting in negative territory most of the day following comments from Starbucks (SBUX +1.7%) CEO Howard Schultz aired on CNBC (video) that the two companies can "co-exist."
  • May. 3, 2012, 2:48 PM
    The big moves in Green Mountain (GMCR -48%) and Chesapeake Energy (CHK +1.91%) recently have value investors chomping at the bit to scoop up shares at deep discounts. To do so however, is akin to trying to catch a falling knife. "You have to distinguish between just setbacks and atrophy of business model,” says Short Hill Capital's Stephen Weiss. If you don't, you might just find yourself getting impaled by tempation. Some safer bets might be: Starbucks (SBUX -2%), Visa (V -4.6%), or McDonald's (MCD -0.6%).
  • May. 2, 2012, 6:35 PM
    15 stocks traders are "shorting like crazy," according to BI: TEA, HGG, BPI, BKS, GME, INVN, MCP, KBH, SVU, ESI, OSG, RSH, CRR, USNA, ONE.
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Company Description
Starbucks Corp is the roaster, marketer & retailer of specialty coffee in the world, operating in 65 countries. It sells a variety of coffee & tea products. It sells goods and services under brands under Teavana, Tazo, Seattle's Best Coffee, etc.
Sector: Services
Country: United States