Monster Beverage Corporation (NASDAQ:MNST) posted its earnings results on Tuesday. The company reported $0.39 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.40 by $0.01, Briefing.com reports. The business had revenue of $907.07 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $901.38 million. Monster Beverage Corporation had a return on equity of 23.36% and a net margin of 23.36%. The business’s revenue was up 9.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.99 earnings per share.

Shares of Monster Beverage Corporation (NASDAQ:MNST) traded down 0.45% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $52.63. 3,150,506 shares of the stock were exchanged. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $51.56 and a 200 day moving average price of $47.49. Monster Beverage Corporation has a 12-month low of $40.64 and a 12-month high of $54.24. The company has a market capitalization of $29.88 billion, a PE ratio of 42.38 and a beta of 0.96.

MNST has been the subject of several recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Monster Beverage Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $58.00 target price for the company in a research report on Monday, July 17th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) boosted their target price on shares of Monster Beverage Corporation from $54.00 to $57.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, May 15th. Vetr raised shares of Monster Beverage Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $52.90 target price for the company in a research report on Wednesday, May 17th. Jefferies Group LLC boosted their target price on shares of Monster Beverage Corporation from $60.00 to $62.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, April 19th. Finally, Morgan Stanley reissued an “overweight” rating and issued a $58.00 target price on shares of Monster Beverage Corporation in a research report on Monday, May 15th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, fourteen have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $56.75.

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About Monster Beverage Corporation

Monster Beverage Corporation is a holding company. The Company develop, market, sell and distribute alternative beverage category beverages under the brand names of Monster Energy, Monster Rehab, Monster Energy Extra Strength Nitrous Technology, Java Monster, X-Presso Monster, Muscle Monster, Punch Monster, Hansen’s, Hansen’s Natural Cane Soda, Junior Juice, Blue Sky, Hubert’s, Worx Energy and Peace Tea.

Earnings History for Monster Beverage Corporation (NASDAQ:MNST)

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