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

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

Starbucks is doing exactly what it should be doing - going UP. Just so you know, when my Fundamental Valuations are super positive for a Company, the Technical or Charts ALWAYS support this kind of price movement - hence my Methodology of "Investing Wisely." I have completed my weekly study of my High Profile Cyclical - Consumer Services / Restaurant Companies. This is a study that is a pleasure for me to do because I have spent time and experience in the study of Growth Companies like (SBUX). Each time, it is a confidence builder for my Analytics 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 the Marketplace well. Although (SBUX) is currently in a strong Rally it is also an excellent Company to Forecast for accuracy of future price movements and contributor to my overall Analytics.

Forecasted Performance - - - Bullish Cycle - Performing Exactly as It Should:

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Typically, "Pazazz Performance" comes from Companies like (SBUX). In Good Times this rather conservative performer does the job quite well along with paying a small dividend. Don't be mislead, there have been "Bad Times" that take away the pleasure of profiting. (please study the 20 year chart below).

Starbucks Corp. (SBUX)

Forecasted Bullish "Alerts"


At this time (SBUX) remains in a Bullish mode and has produced an annualized profit - over the past few years of about +183%. (that's per year - not including dividends).

It, however is currently giving -- both Fundamental and Technical - - Bearish "Warnings" that if ignored will be costly.

Forecast Bullish "Alert" -- Initiated:

April, 2009 @ $8.00

Performance to Date: +913%


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My Current 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 Current Opinion is to HOLD in anticipation of taking profits - maybe at even higher prices? There will be an end but I am not Forecasting an "end" at this time.

Fundamentally: My Analytics (weighting 40%) 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 comparatively very positive.

Technically: Within this outstanding Company, my Indicators are not breaking down like with so many other Companies. It is selling on its highs of $81. The current rally, has lifted (SBUX) by over 10% and that is impressive but is also in line with my Forecasted projections.

I will personally and promptly reply to any serious investor's inquiry as to my very cautious position for (SBUX) !

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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.

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A Rather Unique Chart / Graphic on (SBUX):

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