Home Sectors Consumer Defensive Latest Valuation: Monster Beverage Corporation (NASDAQ: MNST)

Latest Valuation: Monster Beverage Corporation (NASDAQ: MNST)

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Monster Beverage Corporation trades as part of the consumer defensive sector and is part of the non-alcoholic beverages industry. The company CEO is Rodney C. Sacks. Monster Beverage Corp develops, markets, sells and distributes energy drink beverages and/or concentrates for energy drink beverages. Its brands include Monster Energy, Java Monster, Monster Rehab, NOS, Full Throttle, Mother, among others.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The MNST stock showed a previous change of 0.19% with an open at 57.94 and a close of 58.00. It reached an intraday high of 58.32 and a low of 57.80.

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Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $32.1b with 553.0m shares outstanding, of which the float is 551.7m shares. Trading volume reached 1,472,292 shares compared to its average volume of 3,282,508 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Monster Beverage Corporation shares returned 0.68% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 18.27%. Over three months, it changed 5.94%. In one year it has changed -9.49% and within that year its 52-week high was 66.43 and its 52-week low was 47.61. MNST stock is 21.82% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 55.93 and a 50 day moving average of 54.53. Currently MNST stock is trading 3.70% above its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy.

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Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 1.43 that ended on 31st of December 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 40.56. Based on 8 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.40. The TTM EPS is 1.72, which comes to a TTM PE of 33.72. Historically, the PE high was 59.50 and the PE low was 24.40. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 41.97, which is a decrease of -27.64%.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
09-30-2018:  0.50
06-30-2018:  0.48
03-31-2018:  0.39
12-31-2017:  0.35

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 44.88, which means it may be overvalued by -29.24%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 0.20% of insider ownership and 103.80% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 0, which is 0.00% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 0.00.

The current calculated beta is 1.52

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 24.94%, return on assets is 19.94%, profit margin is 26.15%, price-to-sales is 11.10 and price-to-book is 8.22.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 0  :Valuation Score
 5  :Past Performance Score
 6  :Financial Strength Score
 3  :Future Growth Score
 0  :Dividend Score
 3  :Overall Score

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