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Financial Statements Analysis

July 28, 2017

PORNPINITSUWAN Valunchanok (12216029)

ACCOUNTING II, SPRING 2017

Professor: UEHARA Yuko


Financial Statements Analysis

Company: Starbucks

Name of CEO: 

Howard Schultz

Location of Home Office:

2401 Utah Avenue South Seattle, Washington 98134

Ending Date of Latest Fiscal Year:

        September 27, 2016

Main Geographic Area of Activity:

        The trend on this day is descending. Investors may sell it right away because the later we sell it, the more they will lose. But due to the previous trend, which seems stable, holding the stock will be another choice for whom with confidence toward Starbucks.

Most Recent Price of the Company’s Stock:

        $25.45 on September 23rd 


Introduction

Starbucks purchases and roasts high- quality whole bean coffees and sells them, along with fresh, rich-brewed coffees, Italian-style espresso beverages, cold blended beverages, a variety of complementary food item, a selection of premium teas, and beverage-related accessories and equipment, primarily through Company- operated retail stores. Starbucks’s main geographic area of activity is in Asia Pacific and US.

Independent Auditors

-  Deloitte & Touche LLP

-  They indicated the principles of reporting accurate financial statements, which included providing reasonable assurance toward transactions and careful management from executive officers. Also, they said Starbucks had maintained effective internal control over the Company’s financial reporting.

Dividends per share: Starbucks doesn’t pay any dividend.

The trend on this day is descending. Investors may sell it right away because the later we sell it, the more they will lose. But due to the previous trend, which seems stable, holding the stock will be another choice for whom with confidence toward Starbucks.

Industry situation and company plans

Starbucks is the most successful coffee industry in the world, which changed people’s lifestyle by a cup of coffee. Its marketing strategies created a “third place” for people to relax and enjoy, and that made Starbucks huge profit as well.

Year

Gross profit

Income from

Operation

Net income

2015

$5,737.7 M

$503.9 M

$315.5 M

2016

$5,449.7 M

$562.0 M

$390.8 M

Regarding to the cost, Starbucks is cutting and closing stores to make more profits. Also, it is going to raise the price of those complicated made and lower the simple ones to meet different people’s financial capabilities. What’s more, the new Starbucks Digital Network (SDN) will be available soon to bring people more comfortable experiences in Starbucks.

INCOME STATEMENT

- Starbucks uses single-step format

From 2015 to 2016, the gross profit of Starbucks slightly decreased, but both income from operation and net income increased.

BALANCE SHEET

Year

Assets =

Liabilities +

Stockholders’ equity

2015

$5,672.6 M

$3,181.7 M

$2,490.9 M

2016

$5,576.8 M

$2,531.1 M

$3,045.7 M

From 2015 to 2016, the assets of Starbucks decreased only about $100. However, the proportion of liabilities and stockholders’ equity almost switched during 2016. Liabilities decreased, and stockholders’ equity increased.

STATEMENT OF CASH FLOWS

Net cash provided by operating activities are more than net income in both 2015 ($1,258.7M to $315,5M) and 2016 ($1.389.0 M to $390.8 M). The net cash used by investing activities were decreased from $1,086.6 M to $421.1 M during the year of 2016. As a result, Starbucks are not growing through investing activities. Starbucks’s primary source of financing is insurance from commercial paper. Cash has increased over the past two years.

ACCOUNTING POLICIES

Revenue Recognition: “Consolidated revenues are presented net of intercompany eliminations for wholly owned subsidiaries and investees controlled by the Company and for licensees accounted for under the equity method, based on the Company’s percentage ownership”.

Cash Management: “The Company’s cash management system provides for the funding of all major bank disbursement accounts on a daily basis as checks are presented for payment”.

Short-term Investment: “The Company’s short-term and long-term investments consist primarily of investment grade debt securities, equity mutual funds, and equity exchange-traded funds, all of which are classified as available-for-sale or trading”.

Inventories: “The Company records inventory reserves for obsolete and slow-moving items and for estimates shrinkage between physical inventory counts”.

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