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• Starbucks reported fourth quarter earnings of $117.3 million, down five percent from last year’s Q4 earnings of $123.7 million…though the company said that if it had not implemented an accounting change, earnings would have been up to $134.5 million. Revenue for the quarter was $2 billion, up 20 percent from last year’s Q4 revenue of $1.66 billion.

For the just-ended fiscal year, Starbucks reported earnings of $564.3 million, up from $494.5 million for fiscal 2005. Revenue for fiscal 2006 was $7.8 billion, up 22 percent from $6.4 billion the year before.
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