Sharkey Howes & Javer boosted its stake in shares of Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) by 8.5% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 1,924 shares of the coffee company’s stock after buying an additional 150 shares during the period. Sharkey Howes & Javer’s holdings in Starbucks Corporation were worth $112,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of SBUX. Gradient Investments LLC increased its stake in shares of Starbucks Corporation by 62.6% in the first quarter. Gradient Investments LLC now owns 1,865 shares of the coffee company’s stock valued at $109,000 after buying an additional 718 shares during the period. Jacobi Capital Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Starbucks Corporation by 2.7% in the first quarter. Jacobi Capital Management LLC now owns 1,878 shares of the coffee company’s stock valued at $109,000 after buying an additional 50 shares during the period. IHT Wealth Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Starbucks Corporation by 10.2% in the first quarter. IHT Wealth Management LLC now owns 2,012 shares of the coffee company’s stock valued at $117,000 after buying an additional 187 shares during the period. TrimTabs Asset Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Starbucks Corporation during the first quarter valued at about $122,000. Finally, Kings Point Capital Management increased its stake in shares of Starbucks Corporation by 22.5% in the first quarter. Kings Point Capital Management now owns 2,310 shares of the coffee company’s stock valued at $135,000 after buying an additional 425 shares during the period. 69.85% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Shares of Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) traded up 0.38% on Monday, hitting $55.65. The stock had a trading volume of 2,731,524 shares. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $58.47 and a 200-day moving average price of $58.49. The company has a market cap of $80.35 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 28.09 and a beta of 0.80. Starbucks Corporation has a 52 week low of $50.84 and a 52 week high of $64.87.

Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 27th. The coffee company reported $0.55 EPS for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.55. The company had revenue of $5.66 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.76 billion. Starbucks Corporation had a return on equity of 52.82% and a net margin of 12.93%. The business’s revenue was up 8.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.49 earnings per share. Analysts anticipate that Starbucks Corporation will post $2.08 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, August 25th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 10th will be paid a $0.25 dividend. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.80%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, August 8th. Starbucks Corporation’s dividend payout ratio is currently 50.76%.

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Several analysts have issued reports on the stock. UBS AG set a $70.00 price objective on shares of Starbucks Corporation and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, April 25th. Stifel Nicolaus raised shares of Starbucks Corporation to a “buy” rating in a research report on Saturday, May 13th. Wedbush reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Starbucks Corporation in a research report on Friday, July 28th. Guggenheim downgraded shares of Starbucks Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Friday, July 28th. Finally, BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a $64.00 price objective (down previously from $67.00) on shares of Starbucks Corporation in a research report on Friday, July 28th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating, twenty-two have given a buy rating and three have assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $64.93.

In other Starbucks Corporation news, Director Myron E. Ullman III sold 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, June 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $60.63, for a total value of $606,300.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 24,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,455,120. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, insider Clifford Burrows sold 114,826 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $59.46, for a total value of $6,827,553.96. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 363,343 shares in the company, valued at approximately $21,604,374.78. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 3.40% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

Starbucks Corporation Company Profile

Starbucks Corporation (Starbucks) is a roaster, marketer and retailer of coffee. As of October 2, 2016, the Company operated in 75 countries. The Company operates through four segments: Americas, which is inclusive of the United States, Canada, and Latin America; China/Asia Pacific (CAP); Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA), and Channel Development.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX)

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