Starbucks Getting Ready to Drop a Bomb on Wall Street?

A red-hot stock market naturally has to mean a top-flight company such as Starbucks (SBUX) is flying high, no? Not in this case, and that's a problem. 

I was reminded of this after sitting in on TheStreet's founder Jim Cramer's monthly call with Action Alerts PLUS members. Shares of the coffee king have badly lagged the S&P 500 this year amid several quarters of slowing sales growth. Starbucks isn't a broken company by any means, but it's having its operational challenges and is bumping up against years of strong numbers. The reality is that Wall Street remains too bullish on the coffee giant's prospects over the next 12-months -- analyst models will likely be reset when Starbucks reports soon. ...339 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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