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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, MNST  has a market cap of 25853.52. Since its IPO date on the 8/18/1995, Monster Beverage Corporation, MNST performance year to date is -8.81%. Today Monster Beverage Corporation, MNST has gained -0.40%, with a current price of 45.1.

Ownership of the company is 1.00% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 66.20%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 0.00%. Return of assets are at 13.80%, 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 23.10%, this is combined with a gross margin of 61.40%, and operating margin of 36.10%. Monster Beverage Corporation ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 3.3, while the quick ratio is 2.9.

For the last year Monster Beverage Corporation, MNST has seen a EPS growth of 2.40%. A performance for the year of -12.14%. The 52-week high is -18.74%, and the 52-week low is 19.65%. The average volume for Monster Beverage Corporation, MNST is 298780.

With a target price of 54.42, 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 40.54 and a forward P/E of 30.07. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 1.99. Monster Beverage Corporation also has a P/S and a P/B of 8.79 and 7.61 respectively. For P/cash, Monster Beverage Corporation has a value of 43.15, while it is 145.9 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 45.1, Monster Beverage Corporation has a dividend yield of *TBA. We see a return on equity of 16.60%.

Looking more long-term Monster Beverage Corporation, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 20.37%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 21.94% 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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