Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) has seen its stock price gain 1.12, or +2.02%, so far in 2017. In the past 3-month period alone, shares of SBUX have appreciated +3.46 – or +6.51%. The stock’s 52-week range is $52.58 to $64.87, and its 3-month range is $52.58 to $58.01.
The average Wall Street analyst rating for Starbucks Corporation is Strong Buy, according to the average of 22 analyst scores. Of those analysts, 16 rate stock as a Strong Buy, 4 rate it as Hold, and just no analyst rates it as a Moderate Sell.
Insider Trading Activity for Starbucks Corporation
Looking at insider trading can give great insight into how Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) is performing. Starbucks Corporation has had 3 insider trades in the last 3 months, including 0 open market buys and 3 sells. Of those insider trades, 0 shares of Starbucks Corporation were purchased and 150,708 shares were sold. The total number of shares traded in the last 90-day period is 150,708.
Insider trading over the last 12 months, however, paints a different picture. In the last year there have been a total of 44 insider trades, including 16 open market buys and 28 sells. Of those transactions, there were 1.47 million shares of SBUX bought and 2.08 million shares sold. The total number of shares traded in the last 12 months is 3.55 million.
The most recent open market insider trade was Sell of 62,966 shares on a day where the closing price was 57.61. The insider, TERUEL JAVIER G, now holds 110,372 shares of SBUX.
The most recent non open market insider trade was completed by BURROWS CLIFFORD on 07/17/2017, and was a disposition of 19,183 shares with a final price of $58.33. The insider now holds 229,334 shares of Starbucks Corporation (SBUX).
Examining Institutional Ownership at Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX)
According to Starbucks Corporation’s latest 13F filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), institutional ownership is at 72.98%. The total amount of shares outstanding is 1.45 billion, giving the company a market capitalization of about 82.24 billion.
There are 1,530 institutional holders with active positions, accounting for 1.04 billion shares in total. Of those holders, 693 had increased positions amounting to 90.66 million shares, 657 had decreased positions amounting to 71.97 million shares, and 180 holders have a held position accounting for 882.21 million shares.
The top 5 institutional holders, in ascending order, are as follows: VANGUARD GROUP INC with 94.42 million shares, BLACKROCK INC. with 85.09 million shares, STATE STREET CORP with 59.29 million shares, CAPITAL WORLD INVESTORS with 45.46 million shares, and FMR LLC with 39.83 million shares.
According to Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) most recent 13F filing, the company has 113 new institutional holders – accounting for 17.86 million shares of its common stock. There were 111 sold out positions, amounting to 15.5 million shares.