Why Monster Beverage Is Trading at a Premium Valuation to Peers
As of March 3, 2017, Monster Beverage (MNST) was trading at a 12-month forward PE ratio of 31.5x. Its valuation multiple rose 12.5% on March 2, 2017.
On March 3, 2017, 13 of the 17 analysts (or 76.0%) covering Monster Beverage (MNST) stock gave it a “buy” recommendation. Four analysts gave it a “hold.”
Monster Beverage (MNST) delivered net sales of $753.8 million in 4Q16, which was significantly above the consensus analyst sales estimate of $722.5 million.
Monster Beverage (MNST) impressed investors with significant gross margin expansion in 4Q16. However, the company’s operating margin fell in 4Q16.
Monster Beverage (MNST) exceeded analysts’ 4Q16 earnings expectations after missing them in the last two quarters.
Monster Beverage (MNST) announced its 4Q16 and 2016 results after the markets closed on March 1, 2017. The next day, March 2, MNST stock rose 12.8%.
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On February 9, 2017, Coca-Cola’s (KO) 12-month forward PE (price-to-earnings) ratio fell 2.2% to 20.9x in reaction to the company’s 4Q16 results.
Coca-Cola (KO) stock fell 1.8% to $41.25 on February 9, 2017, in reaction to the company’s 4Q16 results.
In 4Q16, Coca-Cola’s (KO) total unit case volume fell 1.0% on a year-over-year basis.
Coca-Cola’s (KO) gross margin in 4Q16 rose to 59.7% from 59.5% in 4Q15.
Coca-Cola (KO) generated revenue of $9.4 billion in 4Q16, exceeding the consensus Wall Street analyst estimate of $9.1 billion.
Coca-Cola (KO) announced its 4Q16 and 2016 results on February 9, 2017. The soda giant’s adjusted EPS of $0.37 was in line with the consensus estimate.
As of February 9, 2017, PepsiCo (PEP) was trading at a 12-month forward PE (price-to-earnings) ratio of 20.5x.