Starbucks Delivers Record Q2 Revenue

April 24, 2015

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX) today reported financial results for its 13-week fiscal second quarter and 26-week fiscal year to date ended March 29, 2015. All per-share data has been adjusted for the stock split announced on March 18, 2015 and effected on April 9, 2015.

Q2 Fiscal 2015 Highlights:

  • Global comparable store sales increased 7%, with a 3% increase in traffic
    • Americas comp sales increased 7%, with a 2% increase in traffic
    • CAP comp sales increased 12%, driven by a 10% increase in traffic
    • EMEA comp sales increased 2%, driven by a 2% increase in traffic
  • Consolidated net revenues increased 18% to $4.6 billion
  • Channel Development revenues grew 16% to $428.0 million
  • Consolidated operating income of $777.5 million, up 21% over Q2 of FY14
    • Non-GAAP operating income of $789.4 million, up 23% over Q2 of FY14
  • Consolidated operating margin of 17.0% increased 40 basis points over Q2 of FY14
    • Non-GAAP operating margin of 17.3% increased 70 basis points over Q2 of FY14
  • GAAP and non-GAAP earnings per share of $0.33, up 18% over Q2 of FY14
  • The company opened 210 net new stores in Q2, including its 5,000th store in China/Asia Pacific, bringing total stores worldwide to 22,088
  • Year over year comp store transactions increased over 10 million in the U.S., over 14 million globally
  • The company added a record 1.3 million new My Starbucks Rewards members in Q2 - bringing total active membership to 10.3 million - and realized a Q2 record $1.1 billion in Starbucks Card loads

“Starbucks record financial and operating performance in Q2 was driven by our people all around the world yet woven together by one common thread - industry leading partner (employee) facing and customer facing innovation,” said Howard Schultz, Starbucks chairman and CEO. “Innovation is the force that will continue to drive our business and enable us to expand and increase revenues and profits - always through the lens of humanity - long into the future,” Schultz added. View full report here.


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