The on-again, off-again talk of Coca-Cola (KO) buying Monster Beverage (MNST) keeps rolling...

|About: The Coca-Cola Company (KO)|By:, SA News Editor

The on-again, off-again talk of Coca-Cola (KO) buying Monster Beverage (MNST) keeps rolling right along with Stifel Nicolaus saying a KO-MNST deal still makes sense due to distribution savings. Other industry watchers see the racy images put out by energy drinker sellers like Monster and rival Rockstar scaring off staid suitors such as Coca-Cola and Anheuser-Busch InBev (BUD), on top of high growth numbers in the sub-sector that are pushing valuations too high. Meanwhile, somewhere, a restless MNST buyer at $83.96 waits...