Should Starbucks Be on the Dow?
The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which analysts Jason Moser and Jim Mueller discuss topics across the investing world.
Starbucks' recent acquisition of Bay Bread and their La Boulange brand is another example of the growth possibilities that still exist for this company. Given the global nature of the brand, and the fact that Starbucks has throttled the market over the last decade, should Starbucks be on the Dow today?
With Europe in shambles, many investors may be nervous about investing in a company that's internationally focused, but they shouldn't be. Emerging markets are giving new life to established American companies with deep pockets. As these industry titans look abroad for more sales, they aren't starting with a blank slate -- they're bringing their operational excellence to new markets and thriving. To uncover these picks today, we invite you to read a copy of our free report: "3 American Companies Set to Dominate the World." The report won't be available forever, so we invite you to click here to get your copy today!
At the time this article was published Jason Moserowns shares of Starbucks.Jim Muellerowns shares of Coca-Cola and Starbucks. The Motley Fool owns shares of Coca-Cola and Starbucks.Motley Fool newsletter services recommendStarbucks and Coca-Cola. Try any of our Foolish newsletter servicesfree for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe thatconsidering a diverse range of insightsmakes us better investors. The Motley Fool has adisclosure policy.
Copyright © 1995 - 2012 The Motley Fool, LLC. All rights reserved. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.