increased sales plus increased margins (lower costs) could mean 20% increase in operating profit at GMCR. This could break-out the stock to 150 before march.
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Howard Schultz:''Our relationship with Keurig Green Mountain continues to accelerate ''.
* According to Howard, Starbucks had 20 percent K-Cup Growth in Q1 2015 vs Q1 2014''.
* CFO calls k-Cup sales ''robust ''.
from SBUX press release 1-22-15:
Net revenues for the Channel Development segment grew 10% to $442.6 million in Q1 FY15, primarily driven by increased sales of premium single serve products and packaged coffee.
Operating income of $157.5 million in Q1 FY15 grew 33% compared to Q1 FY14. Operating margin increased 600 basis points to 35.6% in Q1 FY15, primarily due to lower coffee costs and efficiencies in cost of goods sold.