Stifel Nicolaus downgrades Monster Beverage (MNST) to Hold from Buy on the expectation that...

|About: Monster Beverage Corp. (MNST)|By:, SA News Editor

Stifel Nicolaus downgrades Monster Beverage (MNST) to Hold from Buy on the expectation that sales will fall off more than expected through Q1. With most of the buzz over possible M&A activity on the name fizzling out, the focus is back on fundamentals. Shares of MNST -2.8% premarket.