Trefis Morning Coffee – Google, Starbucks, Disney & American Express


The scene on Friday… Google's ( GOOG ) YouTube is pushing further into Netflix's ( NFLX ) turf by doubling its movie title count. See how much value YouTube adds to Google by checking out the display below… With Starbucks' ( SBUX ) near-term international growth focus in China, we take a look at how store count drives the company's stock value.

Today's quiz looks at Disney's ( DIS ) channel line-up. Besides ESPN and ABC broadcasting, which channel is worth the most? And take a minute to explore today's free company model on American Express ( AXP ).

Google - Company of the Day

Google's video sharing site YouTube is giving Netflix investors a scare with its recent announcement that it has doubled its movie title count to 6,000, on top of an already large number of free and paid titles.

Compared to Netflix's approximate 23.6 million subscribers, YouTube's user count of close to 500 million points to a vast market opportunity.

See our complete analysis of Google stock

Starbucks - Forecast of the Day

The near-term focus of international growth for Starbucks is mainland China. By 2015, it is expected to more than triple to 1,500 stores in 90 cities. According to Annie Young-Scrivner, chief marketing officer, Starbucks stores in China outperform the U.S. in terms of average store profitability.

See our complete analysis of Starbucks stock

Disney - Quiz of the Day

Which of these channels contributes the most to Disney's stock value?

  1. ABC Family
  2. Lifetime
  3. A&E and History
  4. Disney Channel

American Express - Today's Free Company Model

Get free access to American Express Company today only. This company's model is usually only available for Trefis Pro subscribers.

Click here for full access to our American Express model

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This article appears in: Investing , Investing Ideas , Stocks , US Markets

Referenced Stocks: AXP , DIS , GOOG , NFLX , SBUX



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