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Here's Why Starbucks (SBUX) is a Strong Growth Stock

For new and old investors, taking full advantage of the stock market and investing with confidence are common goals.

While you may have an investing style you rely on, finding great stocks is made easier with the Zacks Style Scores. These are complementary indicators that rate stocks based on value, growth, and/or momentum characteristics.

Why This 1 Growth Stock Should Be On Your Watchlist

For growth investors, a company's financial strength, overall health, and future outlook take precedence, so they'll want to zero in on the Growth Style Score. This Score examines things like projected and historical earnings, sales, and cash flow to find stocks that will generate sustainable growth over time.

Starbucks (SBUX)

Founded in 1985 and based in Seattle, WA, Starbucks Corporation is the leading roaster and retailer of specialty coffee globally. In addition to fresh, rich-brewed coffees, Starbucks’ offerings include many complimentary food items and a selection of premium teas and other beverages, sold mainly through the company’s retail stores. The company’s popular brands include Starbucks coffee, Teavana tea, Seattle's Best Coffee, La Boulange bakery products and Evolution Fresh juices.

SBUX boasts a Growth Style Score of B and VGM Score of A, and holds a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) rating. Its bottom-line is projected to rise 17% year-over-year for 2024, while Wall Street anticipates its top line to improve by 10.2%.

11 analysts revised their earnings estimate upwards in the last 60 days for fiscal 2024. The Zacks Consensus Estimate has increased $0.08 to $4.14 per share. SBUX boasts an average earnings surprise of 6.9%.

Starbucks is also cash rich. The company has generated cash flow growth of 3.4%, and is expected to report cash flow expansion of 11.4% in 2024.

With solid fundamentals, a good Zacks Rank, and top-tier Growth and VGM Style Scores, SBUX should be on investors' short lists.

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