Starbucks - Financial Analysis

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Sbux stock paper 4/11/2012 Starbucks Stock Analysis Contents Overview of This Report 3 Business Summary 3 U.S. Economic Overview……………………………………………………............................ 3 Industry Outlook…………………………………………………………………………….….… 4 Current Conditions ……………………………………………………………………………….. 5 Major Competitors: 6 Funadmental Analysis……………………………………………………………………….. 8 Buffett- Hagstrom Methodology 8 Income Statement Analysis …………………………………………………………….. 10 Balance Sheet Analysis 11 Ratio Analysis ….12 Recent News………………………………………………………………………………………13 Analysts’ Opinions 13 Recent Stock Price Movements 13 Graph of Stock Prices 14 Summary…………………………………………………………………………………………. 14 Recap of Analysis 14 Recommendation to Hold, Sell or Increase Allocation 14 Overview of This Report This analysis report gives an evaluation of Starbuck’s current conditions and insight in regards to value creation and stock statistics since the date of purchase 11/1/2011. Provided is a business summary, current economic overview, industry outlook, news, opinions and recent stock movements, along with a comparison to the “Buffet-Hagstrom method”. Business Summary Starbucks was founded on March 30th 1971 in Seattle, Washington. They are in the special eateries sector of the service industry with a focus on purchasing and roasting coffee beans. Starbucks is the largest coffee house in the world, with more than 17,000 stores in over 55 countries.(Yahoo Finance) Starbucks also provides decaffeinated beverages, Italian espresso, iced beverages, select premium teas as well as variety of items to order off of their in store made-to-order menu. In addition, they also sell bottled Frappuccino, Double-Shot espresso drinks as well as marketing and distributing their own brand of super-premium ice creams. Starbucks also provides other coffee and tea products while licensing its trademarks

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