Monster Beverage Corp
Coca-Cola’s 3Q15 Earnings Beat Estimates, Decline from Prior Year
Coca-Cola’s 3Q15 earnings were negatively impacted by currency headwinds and a 4.6% decline in 3Q15 revenue.
Why Analysts Expect PepsiCo’s Revenue to Fall in Fiscal 3Q16
PepsiCo (PEP) is scheduled to announce its fiscal 3Q16 results on September 29, 2016. Fiscal 2Q16 was the seventh consecutive quarter that its revenue fell on a year-over-year basis.
Can Monster Beverage Get Back Some Energy with 1Q18 Results?
Monster Beverage (MNST) is expected to announce its 1Q18 results after the markets close on May 8. The stock has fallen 16.7% YTD.
Will PepsiCo’s Earnings Stay Ahead of Wall Street in 2Q15?
PepsiCo expects currency headwinds to impact its fiscal 2015 core EPS by 11% compared to its previous estimate of 7%. It expects currency headwinds to drag down EPS in 2Q15 by 12%.
Coca-Cola’s 2Q17 Results Beat Market Expectations
Coca-Cola’s (KO) stock price was up 1.1% to $45.74 on July 26 in reaction to the company’s 2Q17 results.
What to Expect from Monster Beverage’s Q4 Earnings
Monster Beverage (MNST) exceeded analysts’ earnings expectations in the second and third quarters of 2018.
BMO Capital Increases Dr Pepper Snapple’s Price Target to $100
Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPS) has a market cap of $18.4 billion. It rose by 1.7% to close at $97.87 per share on July 28, 2016.
Analyzing Consumer Sector Earnings This Week
Monster Beverage (MNST) is scheduled to announce its 4Q17 earnings results on February 28. The company’s revenue is expected to rise 11.8% YoY.
Where Does Monster Beverage’s Valuation Stand ahead of 3Q Results?
As of November 1, Monster Beverage (MNST) was trading at a 12-month forward PE of 36.5x.
Coca-Cola’s Valuation Fell Due to Bleak Fiscal 2016 Guidance
Coca-Cola’s 12-month forward PE ratio fell by 3.2% to 22.0x on July 27. The company lowered its guidance for fiscal 2016 organic revenue growth.
Which Nonalcoholic Beverage Company Delivered Higher Returns?
PepsiCo, Dr Pepper Snapple, and Monster Beverage have delivered total returns of 2.1%, -1.8%, and -10.1%, respectively, since the start of 2016.
Things that Could Influence Monster Beverage’s 2Q15 Margins
Monster Beverage’s margins in 2Q15 might benefit from higher sales, given that the company’s product portfolio now includes Coca-Cola’s energy drink brands.
Why Did Moody’s Rate Dr Pepper Snapple Senior Notes as Baa1?
Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPS) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.53 per share on its common stock. This dividend will be paid on January 5, 2017, to shareholders of record on December 13, 2016.
Can PepsiCo’s Stock Pick Up Momentum in 2016?
As of January 28, about 59% (or 17) analysts out of 29 analysts, have a “buy” recommendation for PepsiCo and 12 analysts have a “hold” recommendation. None of the analysts have a sell recommendation.
Monster Beverage’s Profitability: What Do Analysts Expect?
Monster Beverage’s (MNST) adjusted EPS rose over 20% in each of the first three quarters of 2018.
Coca-Cola Deal Gives Monster Beverage Yet Another Boost
In 2014, Monster Beverage’s net sales increased by 9.7% to $2.5 billion, with 21.7% of its net sales from outside the United States.
Coca-Cola’s 4Q15 Operating Margin Rose on Productivity Measures
Coca-Cola’s operating margin improved significantly to 15.2% in 4Q15 from 13.3% in the comparable quarter of the previous year.
Can Monster Beverage’s Sales Exceed Expectations in 2Q15?
Monster Beverage (MNST) will announce its results for the second quarter of 2015 after the close of financial markets on August 6.
Coca-Cola Beats Analyst Estimates Despite Falling Revenue in 2Q15
Coca-Cola’s (KO) second quarter revenue came in at $12.2 billion, beating consensus Wall Street analysts’ estimate of $12.1 billion.
Why Monster’s Trading at a Premium Valuation Compared to Peers
On February 26, Monster Beverage was trading at a 12-month forward PE (price-to-earnings) ratio of 33.8x.
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Can Coca-Cola’s 3Q15 Revenue Grow amid Currency Fluctuations?
Coca-Cola (KO) is expected to announce its results for the third quarter of fiscal 2015 on October 21.
Energy Drinks Outperform Soda Drinks in Case-Volume Growth
An interesting development in the energy drinks industry is Monster Beverage’s strategic deal with Coca-Cola. The deal will expand Monster Beverage’s product line-up.
Impact of Coca-Cola’s 1Q18 Results on Its Valuations
Coca-Cola’s (KO) 12-month forward price-to-earnings ratio declined 3.4% to 20.2x on April 24, the day the company announced its 1Q18 results.
Key Drivers of Dr Pepper Snapple’s 4Q15 Sales
Dr Pepper Snapple reported sales of nearly $1.6 billion in 4Q15, beating the consensus Wall Street analyst estimate of $1.53 billion.
Dr Pepper Snapple’s Carbonated Drink Volumes Grow by 2%
Dr Pepper Snapple’s bottler case sales volumes were driven by a 2% rise in both carbonated soft drink category volumes and noncarbonated beverage volumes.
Will Dr Pepper Snapple Benefit from Focus on Still Beverages?
The volume growth of Dr Pepper Snapple’s still beverages portfolio surpassed the volume growth of carbonated soft drinks in each of the four quarters of fiscal 2015.
Dr Pepper Snapple Stock: Why Most Analysts Rate It a ‘Buy’
On a YTD basis, Dr Pepper Snapple (DPS) stock has fallen 5.5% to $87.12 as of October 20, 2016. It’s currently trading below its YTD average price of $92.25.
New York Is Gearing Up for PepsiCo’s Kola House this Spring
PepsiCo is getting ready to launch Kola House, its first hospitality venture, at its flagship location in New York City’s Meatpacking District. The first Kola House, which will operate as a kola bar, restaurant, lounge, and event space, is expected to open this spring.
Monster’s 1Q16 Sales Benefit from Strategic Deal with Coca-Cola
Monster Beverage’s (MNST) net sales in 1Q16 ended March 31, 2016, were $680.2 million, ahead of the consensus analyst sales estimate of $656.9 million.
How Did the Stock Market React to Dr Pepper Snapple’s 1Q16 Data?
Dr Pepper Snapple’s stock price appreciated by ~3% to $90.38 on April 27, in reaction to the company’s strong 1Q16 results and revised outlook.
Can Still Beverages Add Some Spark to Dr Pepper Snapple’s Sales?
Dr Pepper Snapple’s still beverage portfolio consists of brands such as Snapple, Mott’s, Hawaiian Punch, Clamato, Rose’s, and Mr & Mrs T mixers.
Can PepsiCo’s Revenue Rise after 3 Straight Quarters of Decline?
PepsiCo’s revenue in 2Q15 fell 5.7% due to a 10 percentage point impact of currency headwinds. PepsiCo expects currency headwinds to have an 11 percentage point impact on net revenue growth in 3Q15.
Mintel Forecasts Strong Growth in the US Energy Drink Market
The US energy drink and shots market grew by 56% between 2009 and 2014, even though the category was entangled in litigation and had negative publicity.
Why Does Monster Beverage Command Higher Valuations than Peers?
As of October 28, Monster Beverage (MNST) was trading at a forward PE (or price-to-earnings ratio) of 38.4x, up 12.5% since the start of this year.
Coca-Cola Forecasts Higher Impact of Currency Headwinds in 4Q15
Beverage giant Coca-Cola (KO) provided an update on the expected impact of currency headwinds on its 4Q15 results.
Can PepsiCo’s Valuation See Some Upward Revision in 2016?
As of January 28, 2016, PepsiCo (PEP) was trading at a forward price-to-earnings ratio of 20.6x.
Monster Beverage Delivered Higher Margins in Fiscal 3Q15
Monster Beverage (MNST) enjoys higher margins than other nonalcoholic beverage companies primarily due to the higher pricing of energy drinks compared to soda beverages.
The Growing Emphasis of Coca-Cola and Peers on Still Beverages
Another plant-based beverage acquisition made by Coca-Cola was that of Xiamen Culiangwang Beverage Technology Company in 2015.
PepsiCo’s Valuation ahead of 1Q17 Results
As of April 19, PepsiCo (PEP) was trading at a 12-month forward PE (price-to-earnings) ratio of 22.1x.
Monster Missed 2Q16 Estimates despite Strong Earnings Growth
Monster Beverage (MNST) missed the consensus analyst earnings estimate in 2Q16 despite strong growth in its adjusted earnings on a year-over-year basis.
Innovation and Marketing Fuel Dr Pepper Snapple’s Future Growth
Dr Pepper Snapple is creating more visibility for its products by associating with popular movies. It expects its marketing spend to be ~7.6% of net sales in 2015.
How Coca-Cola Benefits from Its Refranchising Efforts
By refranchising its bottling operations to independent bottlers, Coca-Cola can take advantage of these bottlers’ local expertise—including local consumer preferences, demand, and marketing programs.
Monster Beverage’s Stock Outperforms Peers in 2015
As of July 31, 2015, Monster Beverage (MNST) was trading at a stock price of $153.55, up 41.9% compared to the beginning of 2015.
Did Dr Pepper Snapple’s Non-Carbonated Beverages Call the Shots in 4Q15?
Dr Pepper Snapple (DPS) saw higher volume growth in non-carbonated beverages in all the quarters of fiscal 2015 compared to CSDs.
Assessing Monster Beverage’s Valuation before 2Q16 Results
Monster Beverage (MNST) was trading at a 12-month forward PE (price-to-earnings) ratio of 36.6x as of July 25.
Coca-Cola Speeds Up Refranchising of Bottling Operations
Coca-Cola is accelerating the refranchising of its bottling operations, with the goal to hand back about two-thirds of its US bottler–delivered business by the end of 2017.
Why Monster Beverage’s Margins Expanded Significantly in 3Q15
Monster Beverage’s (MNST) margins in 3Q15, which ended September 30, 2015, expanded significantly. The expansion was driven by double-digit sales growth.
Monster Beverage’s Valuation Benefits from 1Q16 Results
Monster Beverage’s valuation multiple is higher than its nonalcoholic beverage peers Coca-Cola (KO), PepsiCo (PEP), and Dr Pepper Snapple (DPS).
What’s Behind Monster Beverage’s 1Q15 Sales Growth?
Monster Beverage expects its Monster Unleaded, Ultra Sunrise, and Ultra Citron lines, as well as Rehab Peach Tea + Energy, to perform well in 2015.
PepsiCo and Theo Muller Cease Yogurt Production in the US
PepsiCo (PEP) and Germany-based dairy giant Theo Muller Group have ended their yogurt production at a western New York plant.
Dr Pepper Snapple Gets a Hold Recommendation from Most Analysts
Of the 22 analysts covering Dr Pepper Snapple, 15, or 68%, have given the company a “hold” recommendation as of December 31, 2015.
What Are Analyst Recommendations for Coca-Cola’s Stock?
As of June 17, Coca-Cola’s (KO) stock price has risen by 5.6% on a year-to-date basis.
Why Monster Beverage Stock Surged over 5% on Wednesday
Monster Beverage stock rose 5.4% to $51.96 on May 30 in reaction to the company’s announcement of its new share repurchase program.
Dr Pepper Snapple’s Bleak Outlook, and What This Means for Its Stock Price
On February 17, Dr Pepper Snapple’s stock price declined by 2.9% to $89.33, following the announcement of its 4Q15 results and its weak outlook for 2016.
What Boosted Dr Pepper Snapple’s Margins in 1Q16?
Expansion of Dr Pepper Snapple’s margins in 1Q16 facilitated growth in the company’s adjusted EPS (earnings per share
Coca-Cola Is Open to Inorganic Growth in Still Beverages
Coca-Cola has a dominant presence in the sparkling beverages market, but it’s the still beverage space that has huge growth prospects.
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PepsiCo Beats 4Q Earnings Estimates, Stock Falls
PepsiCo stock fell 0.2% to $106.73 on February 15. This series on PepsiCo’s 4Q16 results will discuss the company’s earnings, revenue, and margins.
What Do Analysts Expect from PepsiCo’s 2Q16 Earnings?
PepsiCo’s (PEP) performance in recent quarters has been under pressure due to currency headwinds and weakness in carbonated soft drink volumes.
What Caused Contraction in Coca-Cola’s 1Q16 Margins?
In 1Q16, Coca-Cola’s operating margin contracted to 20.8% from 21.4% in 1Q15.
Monster Beverage’s 3Q16 Earnings: Why Analysts Expect Strong Growth
Monster Beverage delivered adjusted EPS (earnings per share) of $0.99 in 2Q16, which was lower than the consensus analyst estimate of $1.04.
Monster Beverage’s Valuation: Impact of 1Q17 Results
On May 5, 2017, Monster Beverage (MNST) was trading at a 12-month forward PE (price-to-earnings multiple) of 31.1x, up 3.7% in reaction to its 1Q17 results.
Are Coca-Cola’s Shareholder Rewards Better Than Its Peers?
As of December 15, 2017, Coca-Cola (KO) has delivered a total return of 15% on a YTD (year-to-date) basis.
Dr Pepper’s Prospects in Other Non-Carbonated Beverages
Dr Pepper Snapple adopted a strong strategy by acquiring an 11.7% stake in BodyArmor. But it could grow more in other non-carbonated beverage categories.
Will Dr Pepper Snapple’s 3Q15 Operating Margin Expand?
Dr Pepper Snapple’s 2Q15 operating margin improved by 100 basis points to 22.3%, driven by higher revenue, lower depreciation and amortization, favorable foreign currency, and favorable mark-to-market comparison.
PepsiCo’s Gross Margin Continued Its Expansion Trend in 3Q15
PepsiCo’s gross margin was 54.7% in 3Q15, up from 53.6% in 3Q14. This marked the 13th consecutive quarter of gross margin expansion for PepsiCo.
Understanding Coca-Cola’s business segments
Overall, in 2013, still beverages performed better than sparkling beverages across all the segments except for Europe. Sparkling beverage volumes have been declining over the past few years.
Why Coca-Cola Is Expanding Its Portfolio with Smartwater Sparkling
Coca-Cola is initially introducing Smartwater Sparkling in one-liter bottles in New York City, Los Angeles, and Miami.
Monster Beverage: Can You Expect Improved Margins in 3Q15?
In 2Q15, Monster Beverage reported a gross margin of 56.9%, up from 55.2% in 2Q14. The improved gross margin was due to net sales of the Concentrate segment.
Analysts Revised Price Target for Monster after 3Q Results
As of November 9, Monster Beverage (MNST) was rated a “buy” by 14 out of 18 (or 78%) analysts covering the stock.
Coca-Cola’s Still Beverages Deliver Strong Volumes in 3Q15
In 3Q15, Coca-Cola’s still beverage volume growth was a result of 4% growth in ready-to-drink tea, 5% in sports drinks, and 11% in packaged water.
Dr Pepper Snapple’s Valuation: The Impact of 3Q17 Results
Dr Pepper Snapple’s (DPS) 12-month forward PE (price-to-earnings) ratio fell 6.8% to 18.0x on October 25, 2017, in reaction to the company’s 3Q17 results.
Can Monster Beverage Deliver Strong Sales Growth in 2Q17?
Monster Beverage’s (MNST) international growth, innovation, and strong portfolio have driven its sales in recent quarters.
How Monster Beverage’s International Sales Fared in 2Q15
Monster Beverage’s net sales in Japan surged by 41.8%. According to research provider Intage, the company’s market share in the convenience store channel in Japan increased from 24.1% to 32.7% in June 2015.
Currency Headwinds Might Pull PepsiCo’s 4Q15 Earnings Down
PepsiCo (PEP) is expected to announce its fourth quarter results on February 11, 2016. The consensus Wall Street analysts’ adjusted EPS estimate for 4Q15 ended December 26, 2015, is $1.06.
Consumer Sector Insights: January 15–19
Another week in January has passed with a continuing positive performance of the S&P 500 Index (SPY) (SPX-INDEX). Most of the sectors reported positive growth.
Dr Pepper Snapple Disappoints Investors with 3Q17 Results
Dr Pepper Snapple (DPS) stock fell 4.7% on October 25, 2017, in reaction to its 3Q17 results. The third-largest soda drink maker in the United States missed analysts’ sales and earnings estimates.
What Do Analysts Expect from Coca-Cola’s Fiscal 2016 Revenue?
Currently, analysts expect Coca-Cola’s revenue to rise 6% to $41.6 billion in fiscal 2016.
Can Coca-Cola’s Margins Improve in 3Q15?
Coca-Cola’s margins have been under pressure due to the impact of adverse currency movements and structural changes.
Which Nonalcoholic Beverage Company Has Better Margins?
Margins of Coca-Cola (KO), PepsiCo (PEP), and Monster Beverage (MNST) have been under pressure due to rising input costs for aluminum.
Can Coca-Cola Stock Get a Boost from 4Q17 Results?
Coca-Cola (KO) is set to announce its 4Q17 results on February 16, 2018. The soda giant’s stock has fallen 4.2% YTD as of February 12, 2018.
How Coca-Cola Stock Reacted to 4Q16 Results
Coca-Cola (KO) stock fell 1.8% to $41.25 on February 9, 2017, in reaction to the company’s 4Q16 results.
How Analysts Rate Monster Beverage Stock before 1Q18 Results
As of May 2, Monster Beverage (MNST) stock was rated a “buy” by 78% (14 of 18) of analysts.
Can PepsiCo’s Carbonated Beverage Volumes Recover in 4Q15?
PepsiCo’s North America Beverages segment reported a decline of 2%, 3%, and 2% in its CSD volumes in 1Q15, 2Q15, and 3Q15, respectively.
Monster Beverage Beats Q1 Estimates, Q2 Sales Feel Pressure
Monster Beverage beat analysts’ sales and earnings expectations for the first quarter despite COVID-19. The company generated net sales of $1.06 billion.
Will Monster Beverage’s Q1 Sales Impress amid COVID-19?
Monster Beverage will likely announce its first-quarter results after the financial markets close on Thursday. So far, the stock has fallen 4.6% in 2020.
PepsiCo Seeks Energy with Rockstar Acquisition
PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP) is gearing up to capture growth in the energy drinks market by acquiring Rockstar Energy Beverages for $3.85 billion.
Has Monster Beverage Outpaced Soda Giants in 2019?
Leading energy drinks maker Monster Beverage (MNST) beat analysts’ earnings expectations in two out of the first three quarters of this year.
Understanding PepsiCo’s Business Segments and More
PepsiCo (PEP) is one of two beverage-industry behemoths. We break down everything investors should know about the stock and the business.
PG&E Stock Continues to Soar, Bears Run for Cover
The wild swings continued in PG&E stock yesterday. The stock gained another 13%. The company has come up with a compensation plan for wildfire victims.
Monster Beverage Beats Wall Street’s Q3 Estimates
Monster Beverage (MNST) stock was up 3% as of 1:48 PM ET today after the leading energy drink maker beat analysts’ earnings estimates.
Will Monster Beverage Beat Q3 Expectations?
Monster Beverage will declare its third-quarter results after the financial markets close on Thursday. The company’s second-quarter results weren’t impressive.
Eminence Capital ups position in Allscripts Healthcare Solutions
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Must-know: Ricky Sandler’s Eminence Capital’s key 1Q14 positions
The size of the fund’s 1Q14 portfolio was slightly increased to $6.17 billion from $5.6 billion in 4Q13.
Why Eminence opens new position in Cadence Design Systems
San Jose, California-based Cadence Design Systems develops solutions for its customers to design increasingly small and complex integrated circuits (or ICs) and electronic devices.
Will Monster Beverage Stock Gain More Momentum?
Monster Beverage (MNST) is scheduled to announce its second-quarter results after the financial markets close on Wednesday.
Gauging PepsiCo’s Valuation Against Its Peers’
PepsiCo experienced strong organic revenue growth of 5.2% in the first quarter driven mainly by the performance of its Frito-Lay North America segment. However, the company doesn’t expect this impressive rate of growth to continue in the remainder of 2019.
Assessing Monster Beverage’s Valuation after Its Strong Q1
Monster Beverage’s (MNST) 12-month forward PE multiple rose 6.3% to 29.5x on May 3 after the company released its first-quarter results.
How Monster Beverage’s Margins Fared in Q1
Monster Beverage (MNST) was able to fight higher costs in the first quarter by increasing its product pricing.