Starbucks Corporation [NASDAQ: SBUX] opened at $82.60 and closed at $82.19 a share within trading session on 02/26/20. That means that the stock dropped by -1.85% compared to the closing price from a day before, when the stock touched $80.67.

Between the start and the closing of the latest trading session, Starbucks Corporation [NASDAQ: SBUX] had 10.55 million shares being bought and sold. In the last three months, average trading volumes hovered around 7.30M shares. During the last week, volatility in the share price was set at 2.87%, which placed the metric for the last 30 days at 2.18%. The price of the stock additionally went down to $69.03 during that period and SBUX managed to take a rebound to $99.72 in the last 52 weeks.

Starbucks Corporation [NASDAQ:SBUX]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Its stock price has been found in the range of 69.03 to 99.72. This is compared to its latest closing price of $82.19.

Keep your eyes peeled for the next scheduled financial results to be made public for this company, which are scheduled to be released on 04/28/2020.

Fundamental Analysis of Starbucks Corporation [SBUX]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for Starbucks Corporation [SBUX] sitting at +14.73 and its Gross Margin at +21.62, this company’s Net Margin is now 13.80%. These measurements indicate that Starbucks Corporation [SBUX] is generating considerably more profit, after expenses are accounted for, compared to its market peers.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is 49.81, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 77.60%. Its Return on Assets is 16.60.

Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 224.58, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 58.46.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 20.18 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 2.10. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 4.01, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.10.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, Starbucks Corporation [SBUX] earns $76,594 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 19.86 and its Total Asset Turnover is 1.22. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 0.67 and its Current Ratio is 0.92. This company is not investing its short-term assets in an optimally efficient way, making it a riskier investment.

Starbucks Corporation [SBUX] has 1.19B shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $96.03B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 69.03 to 99.72. At its current price, it has moved down by -19.10% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 16.86% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently 0.54, which indicates that it is 2.87% more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 29.27. This stock, according to these metrics, is currently Oversold.

Conclusion: Is Starbucks Corporation [SBUX] a Reliable Buy?

Starbucks Corporation [SBUX] stock is presenting a less attractive investment opportunity when compared to similarly-sized corporations in the same industry. The price performance of these shares has not shown much promise, and the financial results that this company has recently delivered present a highly risky investment.