Starbucks Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 05, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.21 per share is scheduled to be paid on
February 22, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SBUX stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This represents an 23.53% increase over the same period a year
The previous trading day's last sale of SBUX was $56.12,
representing a -9.48% decrease from the 52 week high of $62 and a
30.39% increase over the 52 week low of $43.04.
SBUX is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as McDonald's Corporation (
) and Yum! Brands, Inc. (
). SBUX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.86. Zacks Investment Research reports SBUX's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 20.09%, compared to an
industry average of 19.4%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to SBUX through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SBUX as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Dynamic Leisure & Entertainment Portfolio (
- iShares KLD Select Social Index Fund (
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Consumer Discretionary (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Consumer Index Fund (
- Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is VCR with an increase of
10.51% over the last 100 days. PEJ has the highest percent
weighting of SBUX at 4.7%.