Monster Beverage Corp. (MNST) - NASDAQ
  • May 27, 2015, 8:08 AM
    • Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) expects to close on its deal to buy a stake in Monster Beverage (NASDAQ:MNST) early next month.
    • Though Monster continues to battle some public perception issues dues to lawsuits and an ongoing FDA investigation, the company still grew sales by 10% last year as it broadened out its product mix.
    • Shares of Monster are up 17.8% YTD.
    | May 27, 2015, 8:08 AM | 9 Comments
  • May 11, 2015, 9:04 AM
    • Citigroup upgrades Monster Beverage (NASDAQ:MNST) to a Buy rating from Neutral.
    • The investment firm also lifts its price target on the beverage stock to $151 from $141.
    • Monster is expected to close on its deal with Coca-Cola sometime this quarter which Citi thinks could bring in more buying action on the stock.
    • MNST +0.40% premarket to $128.99.
    | May 11, 2015, 9:04 AM
  • May 7, 2015, 6:09 PM
    • Monster Beverage (NASDAQ:MNST) reports gross margin rate rose 260 bps to 56.1%.
    • Adjusted Operating expenses as a percentage of sales increased 0.8% to $155.35M.
    • Selling expenses as a percentage of sales fell 10 bps to 10.6%.
    • Adjusted operating margin rate increased 180 bps to 29.6%.
    • The company says the deal with Coca-Cola is on track to close in Q2.
    • MNST -0.40% after hours.
    • Q1 results
    | May 7, 2015, 6:09 PM
  • May 7, 2015, 4:35 PM
    • Monster Beverage (NASDAQ:MNST): Q1 EPS of $0.62 misses by $0.06.
    • Revenue of $626.79M (+16.9% Y/Y) beats by $25.59M.
    • Shares -3.47%.
    | May 7, 2015, 4:35 PM | 4 Comments
  • Apr. 22, 2015, 9:59 AM
    • Shares of Monster Beverage (MNST -0.2%) are on watch after Coca-Cola discloses during its earnings conference call that its refranchising agreement with the company has been delayed slightly.
    • The partnership deal is expected to close in the later part of Q2 now.
    • Coca-Cola earnings call webcast
    | Apr. 22, 2015, 9:59 AM
  • Mar. 26, 2015, 2:57 PM
    • Total soda volume in the U.S. fell for the 10th straight year, according to data from Beverage Digest.
    • Volume at Coca-Cola (KO -0.2%) was down 1.1%, while PepsiCo (PEP +0.5%) volume declined 1.4%. Both soda giants offset the soda slide in part with sales in juices, smoothie, and flavored waters.
    • Dr. Pepper (DPS +2.5%) volume was flat during the year.
    • Monster Beverage (MNST +0.5%) bucked the trend with a 7% rise in volume.
    • Total U.S. volume in the category was down 0.9%.
    | Mar. 26, 2015, 2:57 PM | 3 Comments
  • Mar. 24, 2015, 11:02 AM
    • Beverage stocks break higher as some industry sales tracking is reported to be positive.
    • The C-store channel has been vibrant for the sector recently.
    • Strong gainers include Keurig Green Mountain (NASDAQ:GMCR) up 2.5% and Monster Beverage (NASDAQ:MNST) with a 2.3% increase.
    • Small player Jones Soda (OTCQB:JSDA) is up 7% and Cott (NYSE:COT) continues its stellar 2015 run with a 2.2% rally.
    • Even large soda sellers Pepsico (PEP +1.2%), Coca-Cola (KO +0.7%), and Dr. Pepper Snapple (DPS +0.7%) are ahead of broad market averages.
    | Mar. 24, 2015, 11:02 AM | 6 Comments
  • Feb. 27, 2015, 1:32 PM
    • Monster Beverage (MNST +13%) says it increased market share across Europe in December and January.
    • A lot of detail is given out during the call on the transition to Coca-Cola from Anheuser-Busch InBev for distribution. The company maintains inventory issues will not be problem.
    • Sales of Monster products through the convenience and gas channel rose 11.3% Y/Y in January.
    • Execs says the board will examine capital allocation options in light of the new funds coming in from Coca-Cola.
    • Shares of MNST are trading over $140 for the first today.
    • Earnings call transcript
    | Feb. 27, 2015, 1:32 PM | 1 Comment
  • Feb. 27, 2015, 9:15 AM
    | Feb. 27, 2015, 9:15 AM | 9 Comments
  • Feb. 27, 2015, 8:19 AM
    • Monster Beverage (NASDAQ:MNST) trades higher after topping the expectations of analysts with its Q4 report.
    • Operating expenses as a percentage of sales declined 2.5% to $138.9M.
    • Selling expenses as a percentage of sales fell 150 bps to 9.3%.
    • The company says the deal with Coca-Cola is on track to close in Q2.
    • MNST +9.80% premarket to $136.97.
    | Feb. 27, 2015, 8:19 AM
  • Feb. 26, 2015, 5:38 PM
    | Feb. 26, 2015, 5:38 PM
  • Feb. 26, 2015, 4:09 PM
    • Monster Beverage (NASDAQ:MNST): Q4 EPS of $0.72 beats by $0.13.
    • Revenue of $605.57M (+12.0% Y/Y) beats by $21.11M.
    • Shares +4.32%.
    | Feb. 26, 2015, 4:09 PM
  • Feb. 25, 2015, 5:35 PM
  • Feb. 24, 2015, 10:19 AM
    | Feb. 24, 2015, 10:19 AM
  • Feb. 19, 2015, 3:25 PM
    • C-store chains expect the transition of Monster Beverage (MNST +0.8%) to using Coca-Cola bottlers for distribution to be potentially disruptive.
    • In some cases, the Coca-Cola bottlers delivery less frequently to retailers than beer distributors.
    • There's also the question of retail locations that buy PepsiCo products exclusively.
    • Coca-Cola and Monster Beverage entered a long-term strategic relationship last year.
    | Feb. 19, 2015, 3:25 PM | 19 Comments
  • Feb. 19, 2015, 3:06 PM
    • New recommendations from the USDA's Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee call for reduced consumption of sugar in the U.S. in order to help alleviate obesity.
    • tax on foods with high sugar content has been part of the discussion.
    • Analysis from the group on sugar supplement aspartame was mixed.
    • The consumption of sodas by children is of particular concern to the group which also issued broader guidelines on dietary health.
    • Food lobbyists are expected to challenge some of the proposals.
    • Related stocks: KRFT, MDLZ, PEP, KO, HSY, RMCF, MNST, TR.
    | Feb. 19, 2015, 3:06 PM | 13 Comments
Company Description
Monster Beverage Corp. is a holding company which conducts its businesses through its subsidiaries. It involves in the development, marketing, sale and distribution of alternative beverages which refers to combined non-carbonated ready-to-drink iced teas, lemonades, juice cocktails, single-serve... More
Industry: Beverages - Soft Drinks
Country: United States