Curbstone Financial Management Raised Starbucks Corp. (Sbux) (SBUX) Stake By $390,186; Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA) Covered By 14 Bullish Analysts Last Week

Among 22 analysts covering Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA), 14 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. Walgreens Boots Alliance has $105 highest and $72.0 lowest target. $89.50’s average target is 30.45% above currents $68.61 stock price. Walgreens Boots Alliance had 51 analyst reports since August 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) earned “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, January 4. As per Thursday, June 29, the company rating was maintained by Pivotal Research. The firm has “Buy” rating by Mizuho given on Wednesday, January 24. As per Thursday, October 6, the company rating was initiated by UBS. The stock of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, September 5 by Jefferies. As per Wednesday, September 27, the company rating was downgraded by Raymond James. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, June 21 by Jefferies. Cowen & Co upgraded it to “Outperform” rating and $104 target in Wednesday, September 9 report. The rating was initiated by Robert W. Baird with “Outperform” on Friday, January 22. The rating was downgraded by Wood to “Underperform” on Friday, July 22. See Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) latest ratings:

24/01/2018 Broker: Mizuho Rating: Buy New Target: $87.0 Maintain
09/01/2018 Broker: Needham Rating: Buy New Target: $88.0 Maintain
04/01/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Buy New Target: $82.0 Maintain
05/01/2018 Broker: Evercore Rating: Outperform New Target: $80 Initiates Coverage On
20/12/2017 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Hold New Target: $80.0 Maintain
04/12/2017 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Hold New Target: $78 Initiates Coverage On
21/11/2017 Broker: Needham Rating: Buy New Target: $86.0 Maintain
02/11/2017 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Buy Old Target: $95 New Target: $81 Maintain
01/11/2017 Broker: Leerink Swann Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Market Perform Downgrade
27/10/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: $93.0 Maintain

Curbstone Financial Management Corp increased Starbucks Corp. (Sbux) (SBUX) stake by 98.13% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Curbstone Financial Management Corp acquired 7,362 shares as Starbucks Corp. (Sbux) (SBUX)’s stock rose 6.99%. The Curbstone Financial Management Corp holds 14,864 shares with $798,000 value, up from 7,502 last quarter. Starbucks Corp. (Sbux) now has $77.07B valuation. The stock increased 1.97% or $1.06 during the last trading session, reaching $54.83. About 3.45 million shares traded. Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) has risen 12.48% since February 9, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.22% the S&P500.

Since September 7, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 selling transactions for $13.98 million activity. Shares for $9.28 million were sold by BURROWS CLIFFORD on Wednesday, January 31. Shares for $1.23M were sold by ULLMAN MYRON E III. Another trade for 64,776 shares valued at $3.47 million was made by CULVER JOHN on Friday, September 8.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.97 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.24, from 1.21 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 95 investors sold SBUX shares while 448 reduced holdings. 100 funds opened positions while 428 raised stakes. 972.68 million shares or 1.58% less from 988.30 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Oppenheimer Asset Mngmt holds 195,332 shares or 0.27% of its portfolio. Winch Advisory Lc invested in 0.01% or 355 shares. Umb State Bank N A Mo holds 252,804 shares or 0.47% of its portfolio. Gabelli Funds Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0.1% in Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX). Cornerstone Advisors, Washington-based fund reported 4,072 shares. Aimz Ltd Limited Liability Company invested 0.29% in Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX). Keybank Natl Association Oh holds 1.07 million shares or 0.34% of its portfolio. Thomaspartners holds 0.83% in Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) or 1.93 million shares. Novare Capital Limited Liability Company, North Carolina-based fund reported 79,692 shares. Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec has 0.01% invested in Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) for 72,322 shares. Mycio Wealth Prtn Limited Company accumulated 4,037 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Adage Capital Prtnrs Gru Ltd Co has 2.03 million shares. Sandy Spring Bancshares has 0.16% invested in Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) for 32,026 shares. Wright Invsts Ser reported 16,989 shares. Gemmer Asset Mngmt Limited Liability holds 2.33% in Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) or 114,012 shares.

Among 37 analysts covering Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX), 25 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 68% are positive. Starbucks Corporation has $75.0 highest and $52 lowest target. $65.30’s average target is 19.10% above currents $54.83 stock price. Starbucks Corporation had 100 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of SBUX in report on Friday, October 30 with “Outperform” rating. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Tuesday, June 13 with “Buy”. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Friday, November 10. The stock of Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) earned “Outperform” rating by Oppenheimer on Friday, January 26. Credit Suisse maintained Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) rating on Friday, November 3. Credit Suisse has “Neutral” rating and $54 target. Stifel Nicolaus reinitiated the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, March 18 report. The firm has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Monday, September 4. The rating was maintained by Mizuho on Wednesday, November 1 with “Buy”. The stock of Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, January 26 by Credit Suisse. The stock of Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) earned “Hold” rating by Zacks on Thursday, September 3.

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. operates as a pharmacy-led health and wellbeing company. The company has market cap of $67.97 billion. It operates through three divisions: Retail Pharmacy USA, Retail Pharmacy International, and Pharmaceutical Wholesale. It has a 18.93 P/E ratio. The Retail Pharmacy USA segment sells prescription drugs and an assortment of general merchandise, including non-prescription drugs, beauty products, photo finishing, seasonal merchandise, greeting cards, and convenience foods through its retail drugstores and convenient care clinics.