Monster Beverage Corporation (NASDAQ: MNST) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 28725.58. It is in the Beverages – Soft Drinks industry and sector Consumer Goods, with a current P/E of 45.69, a forward P/E of 30.78 and EPS of 3.2. At a stock price of 146.35 (2.41%) it has a dividend yield of *TBA.
EPS growth for the last five years have been 20.00%, more recently this last year it has grown by 2.40%. The next year growth is going to be about 21.77% and more long-term 21.30% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -28.80%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 15.90% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 19.30%.
For performance, Monster Beverage Corporation the past week has seen a gain of -3.79%. For the last month performance for Monster Beverage Corporation is -8.31%. While the last quarter is -6.08% and half year, 7.47%. Finally for the year, performance is 9.27%.
The 52-week high for Monster Beverage Corporation, is at -12.10%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 29.42%. The 20-day simple moving average is -7.13% and 0.59% for the 200-day simple moving average.
Volatility for the week is at 2.57%, and for the month it is 1.60%. Monster Beverage Corporation, has a target price of 178.
In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0, and for total debt/equity Monster Beverage Corporation has 0. The gross margin is 62.20%, while operating margin is 36.50%, the profit margin is 22.70%. The current ratio is 2.6 and the quick ratio is 2.2.
Insider ownership is at 1.40%, with instituitional ownership at 68.50%. Monster Beverage Corporation has a payout ratio of 0.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 196.28. The shares float is 129.91, with the float short at 2.67%, with short ratio coming to 3.55.
In terms of returns, the return on assets see Monster Beverage Corporation, get 12.50%, with its returns on investment at 11.40%. Return on equity is 15.00%. So will the investors see the target price of 178, reached soon?
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