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Morning Watch List: Monster Beverage Corporation (MNST)

Today’s top gainers include the company Monster Beverage Corporation (NASDAQ:MNST) which is in the industry Beverages – Soft Drinks, gaining 0.02% today. In the last week its performance is -2.23%, and 7.73% for the past quarter. Currently, Monster Beverage Corporation, MNST has a target price of 55.59, so today’s gain of 0.02% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 1.79%.

Monster Beverage Corporation (NASDAQ:MNST), has a market cap of 26.72 B, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 1.00%, and institutional ownership is 68.20%.

At the current price of 46.81, it has a dividend yield of *TBA, and its target price is 55.59. This is with a profit margin of 23.40%, and total debt/equity of 0. Monster Beverage Corporation (NASDAQ:MNST) has a P/E of 38, as well as a forward P/E of 27.49.

With a current EPS of 1.23, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 14.76%,Monster Beverage Corporation (NASDAQ:MNST) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 18.40%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 18.03%.

Performance for the year is -5.64%. Since its IPO date on 8/18/1995, the total performance to date is 5.57%.

Volume today for Monster Beverage Corporation (NASDAQ:MNST), is 2437853, while its average volume is 2651.12. Whilst the total gain today was 0.02%, it did have a day high of -3.86%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.49%, and 1.67% for the month. The 52-week low for Monster Beverage Corporation, MNST has been 15.18%, while the 52-week-high has reached -15.66%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 21.60%, and its return on assets is 17.30%. Monster Beverage Corporation (NASDAQ:MNST) has an operating margin of 35.20%. With a sales growth of 9.10% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Monster Beverage Corporation, MNST is in the sector Consumer Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 0, and has a current ratio of 3.4 and 3.1 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Monster Beverage Corporation? Well its PEG is 2.11, and the P/S is 8.59, along with a P/B of 7.57. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 34.01.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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