Most top Wall Street analysts, though surprised by the timing of the news, tell clients impact on growth is likely to be negligible.
Starbucks fell 3 percent in premarket trade after the company announced CEO Howard Schultz is leaving his post.
Starbucks executives Schultz and Johnson sat down for their first TV interview since the company announced Schultz would be handing over the reins.
Cramer says when he heard the news about Starbucks, "I was immediately very disappointed because I love what Howard [has] done."
Here are the key views on Starbucks from some of Wall Street's biggest investment firms.
Incoming Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson needs to prove to investors that he will be able to navigate managing retail, Morningstar's RJ Hottovy tells CNBC.
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz and COO Kevin Johnson talk with CNBC's "Squawk Box" about leadership changes within the company.
CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin reacts to his interview from this morning on "Squawk Box" with Starbucks outgoing CEO Howard Schultz and incoming CEO Kevin Johnson.
CNBC's Jim Cramer discusses the interview with Starbucks outgoing CEO Howard Schultz and incoming CEO Kevin Johnson about the transition of power in the coffee company.
"Ninety-million customers a week are going through Starbucks stores, and I assume many of them voted for Donald Trump," the outgoing CEO tells CNBC.
Starbucks, Smith & Wesson and Lululemon stocks are making headlines this Friday morning to wrap up the trading week.
Discussing Howard Schultz's decision to step down as Starbucks CEO in April, with R.J. Hottovy, Morningstar global director of consumer equity research.
Starbucks outgoing CEO Howard Schultz answers questions on his political ambitions once he has stepped down as CEO of the coffee company.
Starbucks outgoing CEO Howard Schultz and incoming CEO Kevin Johnson discuss the transition of power between the two at the coffee company.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Starbucks outgoing CEO Howard Schultz discusses the Starbucks ethos and the incoming Trump administration.
CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin speaks with Starbucks outgoing CEO Howard Schultz about his strategies for higher-end retail stores as well as the company's plans for China.
Starbucks incoming CEO Kevin Johnson answers questions from CNBC's Jim Cramer and Andrew Ross Sorkin about the coffee company's plans and challenges of the job.
Starbucks outgoing CEO Howard Schultz and incoming CEO Kevin Johnson answers questions from CNBC's Jim Cramer about why investors should still buy the stock even without Schultz at the helm.
CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin speaks with Starbucks outgoing CEO Howard Schultz about the last time that Schultz stepped down as CEO of the company before coming back to the role.