It’s the second quarter in a row where same-store sales top 7 percent — underscoring how Starbucks is figuring out new opportunities to draw customers into its stores, from a rapidly growing rewards program to expanded food offerings.

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Starbucks keeps getting bigger, quickly.

The Seattle coffee behemoth Thursday unveiled record quarterly profit and revenue, the result of a big jump in sales, especially in the Americas and Asia.

A 4 percent increase in traffic drove the 7 percent jump in sales at stores open at least a year. That’s a big deal for a company with more than 22,000 stores.

CEO Howard Schultz said it represents 23 million more transactions than last year for the same quarter ended in June.

It’s the second quarter in a row where comparable sales topped 7 percent — underscoring how Starbucks is figuring out new opportunities to draw in customers, from a rapidly growing rewards program to expanded food offerings.

Its stock price rallied at the numbers. The company also announced its board had authorized Starbucks to repurchase 50 million shares, a move that tends to boost a stock’s value.

Shares rose 4.49 percent in aftermarket trading after the report, reaching record territory at $59.10 per share.

That means investors value Starbucks at nearly $89 billion — more than $17 billion more than three months ago and almost twice what it was worth in June 2013.

The announcement came as Starbucks posted record revenue of $4.9 billion, up 18 percent from the same quarter a year ago, and profit of 41 cents a share, up 21 percent, which met analyst expectations.

The traffic and sales numbers were so good that Schultz warned analysts in a conference call not to expect them to repeat.

“We don’t expect internally to maintain these kinds of very high level, high single-digit comp numbers and the kind of traffic number we provided you with today,” he said, reiterating Starbucks guidance of mid-single digits growth in comparable sales.

Sales grew quickly in the Americas, Starbucks’ largest segment, where the company has been experimenting with mobile ordering and other ways to lure more people into its rewards program.

Comparable sales there grew 8 percent; that brisk pace was due to more demand for classic drinks, lunch items such as bistro boxes and wraps, tea; and limited-time offerings such as the S’mores Frappucino, which Chief Operating Officer Kevin Johnson said was a best-seller.

The company, which historically has made most money in the morning, has seen activity pick up at lunch and in the afternoon. One key element: improved efficiency by adding staff in its higher-volume stores, which helps lines to move faster.

Mobile ordering, which Starbucks rolled out only recently, had a very limited impact on the quarter but looked promising, executives said.

Comparable sales growth in China and the Asia Pacific region was also rapid: Sales jumped 11 percent, boosted by a 10 percent increase in store traffic. Schultz said the company remains on track to triple its revenue there to about $3 billion over the next five years.

Schultz reiterated the company’s view that despite its size, it’s still in the early stages of growth — even in the U.S., where in lots of cities it often seems there’s a Starbucks in every corner.

“In many places in the U.S. we have far more demand than our stores can serve,” Schultz said.

The company has recently focused on design and in creating new store formats — from all-out luxury at the Capitol Hill roastery to drive-thrus and mini-stores. That has “given us opportunities very few people thought existed,” Schultz said.