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.

MNST was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 63.64, implying a possible profit of 19.15 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 42, implying potential capital losses of -21.36 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.34 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

MNST has an estimated earnings growth rate of 18.65 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of MNST is 2.31.

In the trailing 52-weeks, MNST hit 55.50 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 40.64. Currently the stock is 31.42 percent higher than its low, and 3.77 percent below the high. MNST has a P/E 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.