Monster Beverage Corp. (NASDAQ: MNST)’s stock price has increased by 0.05 compared to its previous closing price of 54.79. However, the company has seen a -1.30% decrease in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. 24/7 Wall Street reported 2023-11-19 that If any investor has stood the test of time, it’s Warren Buffett, and with good reason.
Is It Worth Investing in Monster Beverage Corp. (NASDAQ: MNST) Right Now?
The price-to-earnings ratio for Monster Beverage Corp. (NASDAQ: MNST) is above average at 37.10x, while the 36-month beta value is 0.83.Analysts have differing opinions on the stock, with 14 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 3 as “overweight,” 7 as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price point forecasted by analysts for Monster Beverage Corp. (MNST) is $61.75, which is $6.93 above the current market price. The public float for MNST is 747.80M, and currently, short sellers hold a 1.83% ratio of that floaft. The average trading volume of MNST on November 21, 2023 was 5.38M shares.
MNST’s Market Performance
MNST stock saw an increase of -1.30% in the past week, with a monthly gain of 9.68% and a quarterly increase of -4.41%. The volatility ratio for the week is 1.46%, and the volatility levels for the last 30 days are 1.85% for Monster Beverage Corp. (MNST). The simple moving average for the past 20 days is 2.78% for MNST’s stock, with a -0.16% simple moving average for the past 200 days.
MNST Trading at 3.68% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought MNST to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -9.34% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 1.85%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 1.46%, as shares surge +8.99% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -3.45% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, MNST fell by -1.30%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +7.70% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $53.56. In addition, Monster Beverage Corp. saw 7.99% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at MNST starting from Demel Ana, who sale 116 shares at the price of $57.24 back on Aug 21. After this action, Demel Ana now owns 0 shares of Monster Beverage Corp., valued at $6,640 using the latest closing price.
HALL MARK J, the Director of Monster Beverage Corp., sale 56,202 shares at $58.81 during a trade that took place back on Aug 14, which means that HALL MARK J is holding 1,027,840 shares at $3,305,240 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for MNST
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +25.11 for the present operating margin
- +50.30 for the gross margin
The net margin for Monster Beverage Corp. stands at +18.88. The total capital return value is set at 23.19, while invested capital returns managed to touch 17.47. Equity return is now at value 21.32, with 17.87 for asset returns.
Based on Monster Beverage Corp. (MNST), the company’s capital structure generated 0.65 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 0.65. Total debt to assets is 0.55, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 0.42. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 0.42.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 7.86, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.00. The receivables turnover for the company is 6.60 and the total asset turnover is 0.78. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 4.76.
In a nutshell, Monster Beverage Corp. (MNST) has experienced a mixed performance in recent times. The stock has received mixed “buy” and “hold” ratings from analysts. It is worth mentioning that the stock is currently trading in close proximity to its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.