Starbucks Remains Resilient

E = Equity to Debt Ratio Is Strong

The debt-to-equity ratio for Starbucks is strong. It also blows away the debt-to-equity-ratio for Dunkin’ Brands Group (NASDAQ:DNKN). As expected, the balance sheet is in great shape.

Debt-To-Equity

Cash

Long-Term Debt

SBUX

0.11

$2.04 Billion

$549.60 Million

DNKN

5.98

$165.64 Million

$1.88 Billion

MCD

0.96

$2.18 Billion

$0

 

T = Technicals on the Stock Chart Are Strong

Starbucks has outperformed Dunkin’ Brands Group and McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD) over a three-year time frame.

1 Month

Year-To-Date

1 Year

3 Year

SBUX

2.25%

2.37%

16.91%

150.20%

DNKN

10.64%

9.70%

38.71%

1.59%

MCD

4.48%

5.76%

-2.50%

61.59%

 

At $55.69, Starbucks is currently trading above all its averages.

50-Day SMA

52.88

100-Day SMA

51.02

200-Day SMA

51.95

 

E = Earnings Have Been Steady

Earnings have improved every year since 2008. Revenue has improved every year since 2009.

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

Revenue ($)in billions

10.38

9.78

10.71

11.70

13.30

Diluted EPS ($)

0.43

0.52

1.24

1.62

1.79

 

We already know what happened this quarter. Now let’s take a look at previous quarters.

9/2011

12/2011

3/2012

6/2012

9/2012

Revenue ($)in billions

3.03

3.44

3.20

3.30

3.36

Diluted EPS ($)

0.47

0.50

0.40

0.43

0.46