Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ:SBUX) -- Semi-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." It like all other Companies is vulnerable to Pull-Backs (check-out 2012 - - $61 to $42 that's about 33% and that is unacceptable asset management) and I am now / once again suggesting - Caution.
You may want to review my articles on SBUX (just click) you will be provided with the exact history of the accuracy of my Forecasting / Formal Recommendations and much more.
Performance (my 5-Year Table) for Starbux Corp. is available by clicking: (SBUX). I treat Starbux just like any other Company, and my performance is an excellent credential that I will not hesitate to move my Clients to Cash when my Forecast dictates.
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.
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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.
Forecast w/ Performance:
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Starbucks Corp. (SBUX)
Forecasted Bullish "Alerts"
Ascending - BUT - I have recently Instated Caution to my Notes!
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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Starbucks is on my Pizazz List and has been for a long time. My performance is similar to others on this fun list and fun means superior profits for you.
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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 - ( weighting - - 40% ): 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 ( weighting - - 35% ): Within this outstanding Company, my Indicators are not breaking down like with so many other Companies. It recently took a Hit off of its highs of $83. to a very recent $75. back to $79. and once again back to $75. This means TOPPING - sooner or later.
Consensus Opinion - ( weighting - - 25% ): My third pillar of Research is one that is ALWAYS distorted to the Positive by most all financial analysts. That's because they are afraid of being Bearish. I Am NOT! My articles on "Reality" are supportive of the below 20 year Chart.
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.
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
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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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