Analyst Ratings for Monster Beverage Corp. (MNST)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Monster Beverage Corp. (NASDAQ:MNST) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. About 30 days ago, MNST was issued an average rating of Overweight.

A buy rating was issued by 14 analysts, 1 gave an overweight rating, 5 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for MNST. The most optimistic price target was 63.64, which equates to a potential upside of 19.15 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 42, implying potential capital losses of -21.36 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.34 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of MNST to grow at a rate of 18.65 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. MNST has a PEG ratio of 2.31.

MNST has traded between a high of 55.50 and a low of 40.64 over the past year. Currently the stock is 31.42 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 3.77 percent. MNST has a price/earnings ratio of 43.07. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The MNST value stock report compares MNST to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $30.68 billion. MNST's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.