Energy drink maker Hansen Natural (HANS) says it's changing its name to Monster Beverage, and...

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

Energy drink maker Hansen Natural (HANS) says it's changing its name to Monster Beverage, and will begin trading under the ticker MNST on Jan. 9. In addition, the company says its shareholders have approved a doubling of its authorized share level, to 240M - a move that could set the stage for a stock split.