Will Starbucks’s Opportunities in Mexico Be Delectable To These Top Institutional Shareholders?

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ:SBUX) is experiencing some fast-growing coffee consumption trends in Mexico, so they plan to open 45 new stores every year for the next four years there. “The market is there, and if we could open 200 stores this year, we would,” said Federico Tejado, Starbucks Mexico Director. “We do see an opportunity to continue growing at these levels and if things continue at the current pace, perhaps a little more.” Mexico is the fastest growing coffee market in Latin America.

Will Starbucks Corp.’s shareholders increase their holdings? They reported owning a total of 8.735 million shares on 12/31/2012. The shares closed at $53.63 on 12/31/2012.

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Here are the ten largest positions in Starbucks Corp. at the end of December 31st, 2012.

Churchill Management Corp. held 1,974,636 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $105,899,731. This brought the portfolio total to 9.66%.

Sei Trust Co. held 818,939 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $43,919,699. This brought the portfolio total to 0.65%.

Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc. held 583,494 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $31,292,784. This brought the portfolio total to 0.3%.

Honeywell International Inc. held 494,800 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $26,536,125. This brought the portfolio total to 0.9%.

Ami Asset Management Corp. held 444,439 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $23,835,264. This brought the portfolio total to 5.41%.

Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft /FI held 427,182 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $22,909,771. This brought the portfolio total to 0.18%.

Texas Permanent School Fund held 411,278 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $22,056,840. This brought the portfolio total to 0.24%.

Gofen & Glossberg LLC. /IL/ held 302,674 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $16,232,407. This brought the portfolio total to 1.01%.

Oakbrook Investments LLC. held 287,500 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $15,418,625. This brought the portfolio total to 0.51%.

Exxonmobil Investment Management Inc. /TX held 237,949 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $12,761,205. This brought the portfolio total to 0.31%.

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