Long-Term Potential Remains Strong With Monster Beverage Corporation (MNST)

Carling Guy, President of EMEA, subtracted 24,000 shares of Monster Beverage Corporation (MNST) from its portfolio at the rate of $65.82 per share valuing $1,579,680 on Jun 10. The insider left behind 20,035 shares of the company to its portfolio. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of Monster Beverage Corporation (MNST) was $64.80. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $65.21, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $65.61. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $64.29 and a 2nd Support Level at $63.78. Monster Beverage Corporation (MNST) stock has lost -$1.15, or -1.74%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have gained $0.30, or 0.47%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has risen by $10.05, or 18.36%. This year-to-date, Monster Beverage Corporation (MNST) shares have gained $15.58, or 31.65%.

Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For Monster Beverage Corporation (MNST) stock, 20% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Buy .” Meanwhile, 75% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Buy .” Looking further ahead, 67% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Buy .”

With 543,576 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $35,223,724K. Monster Beverage Corporation (MNST) generates $3,807 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $993,000 K. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of 7.57%, a 3-Year Total Return of 20.30%, and a 5-year Total Return of 186.68%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 0.00%. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 0.00%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 0.00.

In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in Mar-19, Monster Beverage Corporation (MNST) reported earnings of $0.50 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $0.42 per share, representing a 0.08 difference and 17.90% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in Dec-18, the reported earnings of $0.43 represented a 0.03 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $0.40 per share, which was a 6.30% surprise.

For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 06/2019, the average earnings estimate is $0.56 per share. This estimate came from a total of 8 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $0.59 and the low estimate was $0.55. In the year-ago quarter, Monster Beverage Corporation (MNST) generated per-share earnings of $0.48. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be +16.67% .

Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 13 purchases (475,378 shares in total) and 6 sale (449,375 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 19 insider buys amounting to 616,381 shares and 12 insider sales amounting to 603,843 shares. In the past full year, 25 insider purchases were made (involving 1,845,796 shares) and 15 insider sell-offs equivalent to 644,504 shares.

Moving onto liquidity, Monster Beverage Corporation (MNST) has a Current Ratio of 3.00, a Quick Ratio of 2.54 and a Cash Ratio of 1.59. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 0.32, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 0.32, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 0.25.