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

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...
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  • Soxbills
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    I worked for Anheuser-Busch, we delivered cans to two breweries in the north. They had an energy drink in the early 2000's. It was made at one of the breweries we serviced, so it cut down on our can deliveries while they canned that product. 163,380 12oz beer cans in 48ft trailer that we ran double on NYS thruway. Used on tlr every 1hr and 1/2. Lots fo 6 packs
    4 May 2012, 09:03 AM Reply Like
  • Joseph Poma
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    What is the $83.96 price derived from?
    4 May 2012, 10:20 AM Reply Like
  • Jeremy Johnson, CFA
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    52 week high. Someone bought some there.
    4 May 2012, 02:49 PM Reply Like
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