NASDAQ:MNST - Monster Beverage Stock Price, News & Analysis

$56.08
-1.07 (-1.87 %)
(As of 08/25/2019 07:19 AM ET)
Today's Range
$55.85
Now: $56.08
$57.66
50-Day Range
$56.39
MA: $62.16
$65.92
52-Week Range
$47.74
Now: $56.08
$66.38
Volume2.43 million shs
Average Volume3.72 million shs
Market Capitalization$30.56 billion
P/E Ratio29.48
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.3
Monster Beverage Corporation, through its subsidiaries, develops, markets, sells, and distributes energy drink beverages and concentrates in the United States and internationally. It operates through three segments: Monster Energy Drinks, Strategic Brands, and Other. The company offers ready-to-drink packaged energy drinks, carbonated energy drinks, non-carbonated dairy based coffee and energy drinks, non-carbonated energy shakes, and non-carbonated energy drinks primarily to bottlers and full service beverage distributors, as well as sells directly to retail grocery and specialty chains, wholesalers, club stores, drug stores, mass merchandisers, convenience chains, food service customers, and the military; and concentrates and/or beverage bases to authorized bottling and canning operations. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Bottled & canned soft drinks
Sub-IndustrySoft Drinks
SectorConsumer Staples
Current SymbolNASDAQ:MNST
CUSIP61174010
Phone909-739-6200

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.81 billion
Cash Flow$1.8920 per share
Book Value$7.45 per share

Profitability

Net Income$993 million

Miscellaneous

Employees3,142
Market Cap$30.56 billion
Next Earnings Date11/6/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Monster Beverage (NASDAQ:MNST) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Monster Beverage's stock symbol?

Monster Beverage trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "MNST."

When did Monster Beverage's stock split? How did Monster Beverage's stock split work?

Monster Beverage's stock split before market open on Thursday, November 10th 2016. The 3-1 split was announced on Friday, October 14th 2016. The newly created shares were distributed to shareholders after the market closes on Wednesday, November 9th 2016. An investor that had 100 shares of Monster Beverage stock prior to the split would have 300 shares after the split.

How will Monster Beverage's stock buyback program work?

Monster Beverage announced that its board has initiated a stock repurchase program on Wednesday, August 8th 2018, which allows the company to repurchase $500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase up to 1.5% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are often a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Monster Beverage's earnings last quarter?

Monster Beverage Corp (NASDAQ:MNST) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August, 7th. The company reported $0.53 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.56 by $0.03. The company earned $1.10 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.13 billion. Monster Beverage had a return on equity of 28.10% and a net margin of 26.58%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 8.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.48 earnings per share. View Monster Beverage's Earnings History.

When is Monster Beverage's next earnings date?

Monster Beverage is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 6th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Monster Beverage.

What price target have analysts set for MNST?

13 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Monster Beverage's stock. Their forecasts range from $52.00 to $77.00. On average, they anticipate Monster Beverage's share price to reach $65.4615 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 16.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Monster Beverage.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Monster Beverage?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Monster Beverage in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 6 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Monster Beverage.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Monster Beverage stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Monster Beverage stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Monster Beverage has outpaced the industry in the past year as its energy drinks business continues to witness solid momentum, backed by brand strength and product launches. Further, the company is seeing robust growth in international markets and remains on track to launch products in 2019. Globally, Monster Beverage is optimistic about the alignment with Coca-Cola’s bottlers, which expanded its distribution network. These efforts led to a robust surprise trend for the company, which continued in first-quarter 2019. This marked the fourth straight positive earnings surprise, with the third consecutive sales beat. However, higher input costs and negative geographic mix, along with higher operating expenses, continued to remain headwinds. Additionally, unfavorable foreign currency translation marred the top line." (5/7/2019)
  • 2. Jefferies Financial Group Inc analysts commented, "We came away positive from MNST’s NYC Analyst Day as commentary centered on: (i) high expectations for Reign launch (March) in performance segment in response to Bang, (ii) update on." (1/18/2019)

Has Monster Beverage been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about MNST stock has trended positive on Sunday, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Monster Beverage earned a coverage optimism score of 2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Monster Beverage.

Are investors shorting Monster Beverage?

Monster Beverage saw a increase in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 11,269,100 shares, an increase of 5.1% from the June 30th total of 10,721,300 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,900,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.9 days. Approximately 2.9% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Monster Beverage's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Monster Beverage's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Monster Beverage own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Monster Beverage investors own include Alibaba Group (BABA), Starbucks (SBUX), NVIDIA (NVDA), Netflix (NFLX), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Micron Technology (MU), Paypal (PYPL), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Baidu (BIDU) and Visa (V).

Who are Monster Beverage's key executives?

Monster Beverage's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Rodney Cyril Sacks, Chairman & CEO (Age 69)
  • Mr. Hilton H. Schlosberg, Vice Chairman, Pres, COO, CFO & Sec. (Age 66)
  • Mr. Thomas J. Kelly, Exec. VP of Fin., Controller & Sec. (Age 65)
  • Mr. Guy Carling, Pres of EMEA (Age 42)
  • Ms. Emelie Tirre, Pres of the Americas (Age 49)

Who are Monster Beverage's major shareholders?

Monster Beverage's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (5.72%), BlackRock Inc. (4.49%), BlackRock Inc. (4.48%), Nuveen Asset Management LLC (1.67%), Viking Global Investors LP (1.63%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.59%). Company insiders that own Monster Beverage stock include Emelie Tirre, Guy Carling, Harold C Taber Jr, Hilton H Schlosberg, Mark J Hall, Norman Epstein, Rodney C Sacks, Sydney Selati and Thomas J Kelly. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Monster Beverage.

Which institutional investors are selling Monster Beverage stock?

MNST stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., USS Investment Management Ltd, Banco Santander S.A., Morgan Stanley, UBS Asset Management Americas Inc., Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL, Vanguard Group Inc. and Man Group plc. Company insiders that have sold Monster Beverage company stock in the last year include Emelie Tirre, Guy Carling, Harold C Taber Jr, Mark J Hall and Thomas J Kelly. View Insider Buying and Selling for Monster Beverage.

Which institutional investors are buying Monster Beverage stock?

MNST stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Viking Global Investors LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Worldquant Millennium Advisors LLC, Natixis, Natixis and Balyasny Asset Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Monster Beverage.

How do I buy shares of Monster Beverage?

Shares of MNST can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Monster Beverage's stock price today?

One share of MNST stock can currently be purchased for approximately $56.08.

How big of a company is Monster Beverage?

Monster Beverage has a market capitalization of $30.56 billion and generates $3.81 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $993 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.79 on an earnings per share basis. Monster Beverage employs 3,142 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Monster Beverage.

What is Monster Beverage's official website?

The official website for Monster Beverage is http://www.monsterbevcorp.com/.

How can I contact Monster Beverage?

Monster Beverage's mailing address is 1 MONSTER WAY, CORONA CA, 92879. The company can be reached via phone at 909-739-6200 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Monster Beverage (NASDAQ MNST)

Community Ranking:  3.0 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  787 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  513 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,300
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Monster Beverage and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe MNST will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe MNST will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/25/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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