Starbucks Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1971

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Public

  • Employees
  • 381,000


  • Stock Symbol
  • SBUX

Stock Symbol

  • Investments
  • 43

  • Share Price
  • $81.33
  • (As of Monday Closing)

Starbucks General Information


Starbucks is one of the most widely recognized restaurant brands in the world, operating more than 38,000 stores across more than 80 countries as of the end of fiscal 2023. The firm operates in three segments: North America, international markets, and channel development (grocery and ready-to-drink beverage). The coffee chain generates revenue from company-operated stores, royalties, sales of equipment and products to license partners, ready-to-drink beverages, packaged coffee sales, and single-serve products.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Pequod, Cargo House
Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Restaurants and Bars
Other Industries
Food Products
Stock Exchange
Corporate Office
  • 2401 Utah Avenue South
  • Seattle, WA 98134-1435
  • United States
+1 (206) 000-0000

Starbucks Timeline

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Starbucks Stock Performance

(As of Monday Closing)

Stock Price Previous Close 52 wk Range Market Cap Shares Average Volume EPS
$81.33 $79.65 $71.80 - $107.66 $92.1B 1.13B 11.4M $3.65

Starbucks Financials Summary

In Thousands,
TTM 31-Mar-2024 FY 2023 30-Sep-2023 FY 2022 30-Sep-2022 FY 2021 30-Sep-2021
EV 124,560,758 125,298,858 117,332,224 148,690,621
Revenue 36,530,200 35,975,600 32,250,300 29,060,600
EBITDA 7,399,000 7,321,100 6,147,200 7,260,700
Net Income 4,157,800 4,124,500 3,281,600 4,199,300
Total Assets 29,363,200 29,445,500 27,978,400 31,392,600
Total Debt 25,176,500 24,599,800 23,804,800 23,605,100
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Starbucks Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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Starbucks Comparisons

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Starbucks Competitors (24)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Keurig Dr Pepper Formerly PE-Backed Burlington, MA 00000 000.00 000000000000 000.00
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Formerly PE-Backed Winston-Salem, NC 00000 00.00 0000 00.00
McDonald's Corporation Chicago, IL 000000 000.00 000000000 000.00
Lagkagehuset Private Equity-Backed Copenhagen, Denmark 0000 00000000000
Friendly's Ice Cream Formerly PE-Backed El Paso, TX 00000 0000 000000&0
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Starbucks Patents

Starbucks Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-11925297-B1 Calibration tool for a coffee grinder Active 16-Aug-2023 000000000 00
US-11941311-B1 Machine-learning system and print-queue-based estimator for predicting wait times Active 07-Aug-2023 000000000 00
US-11914504-B1 Performing physical experiments based on automatically-generated testing scripts Active 27-Jun-2023 00000000000 00
US-12001653-B1 Integrated backend and dynamic interface system for handling multiple transaction channels across different devices Active 25-May-2023 0000000000 00
US-11983658-B1 Execution of machines based on performance data Active 26-Jan-2023 G06Q10/08 0
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Starbucks Executive Team (86)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Belinda Wong Chairwoman & Chief Executive Officer, Starbucks China
Takafumi Minaguchi Chief Executive Officer, Starbucks Japan
Michael Conway Group President, International and Channel Development
Rachel Ruggeri Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Rosalind Brewer Chief Operating Officer, Group President and Board Member
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Starbucks Board Members (21)

Name Representing Role Since
Andrew Campion JD Starbucks Board Member 000 0000
Belinda Wong Starbucks Chairwoman & Chief Executive Officer, Starbucks China 000 0000
Beth Ford Self Board Member 000 0000
Daniel Javier Montull Starbucks Board Member 000 0000
Howard Schultz Starbucks Founder & Board Member 000 0000
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Starbucks Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Starbucks Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Starbucks Investments & Acquisitions (43)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Circular Services 16-Mar-2023 00 0000000 000 Environmental Services (B2B) 0000000 0
QualySense 11-Dec-2022 00000 0000 00.000 Machinery (B2B)
Brightloom 22-Jul-2019 00000 0000 0000 Business/Productivity Software 00000 000
Starbucks (Two solar and One wind project) 05-Jun-2019 000000000 Other Energy 0000000 0
Bakkt Holdings 31-Dec-2018 Early Stage VC 00000 Financial Software
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Starbucks Subsidiaries (2)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Starbucks Coffee Japan Beverages Tokyo, Japan 1995
Starbucks Coffee International Acquirer
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Starbucks ESG

Risk Overview

Risk Rating

Updated May, 31, 2024

22.26 | Med Risk

Risk Scale

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Management is related to actions taken to manage ESG issues


Peers Analysis

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Starbucks Exits (14)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
QualySense 11-Dec-2022 00000 00000 00 00.000 Completed
  • 7 buyers
Bakkt Holdings 31-Dec-2018 00000 00000 00 00000 Completed
  • 19 buyers
Formation (Business/Productivity Software) 01-Jun-2016 00000 00000 00 0000 Completed
  • 2 buyers
Starbucks Coffee España 03-Sep-2013 000000000 00000000 Completed
  • 000000000
Block 07-Aug-2012 Later Stage VC 00000 Completed
  • 4 buyers
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Starbucks FAQs

  • When was Starbucks founded?

    Starbucks was founded in 1971.

  • Who is the CEO of Starbucks?

    Belinda Wong, Takafumi Minaguchi, and Laxman Narasimhan are the CEOs of Starbucks.

  • Where is Starbucks headquartered?

    Starbucks is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

  • What is the size of Starbucks?

    Starbucks has 381,000 total employees.

  • What industry is Starbucks in?

    Starbucks’s primary industry is Restaurants and Bars.

  • Is Starbucks a private or public company?

    Starbucks is a Public company.

  • What is Starbucks’s stock symbol?

    The ticker symbol for Starbucks is SBUX.

  • What is the current stock price of Starbucks?

    As of 17-Jun-2024 the stock price of Starbucks is $81.33.

  • What is the current market cap of Starbucks?

    The current market capitalization of Starbucks is $92.1B.

  • What is Starbucks’s current revenue?

    The trailing twelve month revenue for Starbucks is $36.5B.

  • Who are Starbucks’s competitors?

    Keurig Dr Pepper, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, McDonald's, Lagkagehuset, and Friendly's Ice Cream are some of the 24 competitors of Starbucks.

  • What is Starbucks’s annual earnings per share (EPS)?

    Starbucks’s EPS for 12 months was $3.65.

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