Bloomberg speculates Monster Beverage (MNST) could prove a tempting acquisition target for the...

|By:, SA News Editor

Bloomberg speculates Monster Beverage (MNST) could prove a tempting acquisition target for the likes of Coca-Cola (KO), which looks to capture more of the U.S. energy drink business and could use its strong distribution network to broaden MNST's prospects overseas. Despite MNST's market cap surging past $10B, earnings should grow another 70% in 2012.