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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Monster Beverage Corporation, MNST

Monster Beverage Corporation, MNST is in the exchange NASDAQ and its industry is Beverages – Soft Drinks in the sector of Consumer Goods. Based in USA, Monster Beverage Corporation, MNSTĀ  has a market cap of 28012.25. Since its IPO date on the 8/18/1995, Monster Beverage Corporation, MNST performance year to date is -1.25%. Today Monster Beverage Corporation, MNST has gained -0.23%, with a current price of 147.1.

Ownership of the company is 1.40% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 68.40%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 0.00%. Return of assets are at 12.50%, with return on investment at 11.40%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Monster Beverage Corporation, MNST is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0. While Total debt/equity is 0. With a profit margin of 22.70%, this is combined with a gross margin of 62.20%, and operating margin of 36.50%. Monster Beverage Corporation ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 2.6, while the quick ratio is 2.2.

For the last year Monster Beverage Corporation, MNST has seen a EPS growth of 2.40%. A performance for the year of 8.77%. The 52-week high is -11.65%, and the 52-week low is 30.08%. The average volume for Monster Beverage Corporation, MNST is 744500.

With a target price of 177.29, can Monster Beverage Corporation, MNST reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Monster Beverage Corporation, MNST. Monster Beverage Corporation has a P/E of 45.93 and a forward P/E of 30.95. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.16. Monster Beverage Corporation also has a P/S and a P/B of 9.63 and 9.26 respectively. For P/cash, Monster Beverage Corporation has a value of 58.47, while it is 67.91 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 147.1, Monster Beverage Corporation has a dividend yield of *TBA. We see a return on equity of 15.00%.

Looking more long-term Monster Beverage Corporation, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 21.30%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 21.81% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 2.40% for this year and for the last five years a 20.00% growth has been seen.

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