Monster Beverage Corporation (MNST)

91.38 -0.11%
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Pros
Revenue growth higher than the industry and sector averages
Company’s profitability is improving
Buy analyst rating
Cons
Stock price high relative to the 52-week range
Forward P/E ratio high relative to industry peers
Forward P/S ratio high relative to industry peers
High short interest

Pros

  1. MNST quarterly revenue growth was 22.10%, higher than the industry and sector average revenue growth (9.98% and 9.33%, respectively). See MNST revenue growth chart.
  2. MNST profitability is improving. The YoY profit margin change was 0.99 percentage points. See MNST profitability chart.
  3. MNST average analyst rating is Buy. See MNST analyst rating chart.

Cons

  1. MNST stock price ($96.08) is close to the 52-week high ($99.62). Perhaps now is a good time to sell? See MNST price chart.
  2. MNST forward P/E ratio is 30.84, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios. See MNST forward P/E ratio chart.
  3. MNST Price/Sales ratio is 9.21, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/S ratios. See MNST forward Price/Sales ratio chart.
  4. MNST short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 2.4. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See MNST short interest ratio chart.