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Monster Beverage Corporation – What You Need to Know about the NASDAQ-listed Company (Guest Post)

Monster Beverage Corporation – What You Need to Know about the NASDAQ-listed Company (Guest Post)

Monster Beverage Corporation (NASDAQ:MNST) is in the business of developing, marketing, selling, and distributing energy drink beverages, as well as concentrates for energy drink beverages.

Monster Beverage Corporation's 'Monster Energy' Drinks. Photo by Christian Wiediger on Unsplash

This post was originally posted here. The writer, Lim Jun Yuan is a veteran community member and blogger on InvestingNote, with username known as @ljunyuan and has 1404 followers.

The company has three operating and reporting segments, namely:

(i) Monster Energy drinks and Reign Total Body high-performance energy drinks, where its range of products are sold in 148 countries and territories globally,

(ii) Strategic brands segment, which comprises of various energy drink brands acquired from The Coca Cola Company in 2015; its products are currently sold in 106 countries and territories globally,

(iii) Other segments, which comprises of certain products sold by American Fruits and Flavors LLC to independent third-party customers.

As for the company’s customer segments, as at the end of the financial year 2019 (ended 31 December 2019), they are as follows:

  • 58% – US full-service bottlers/distributors
  • 33% – International full-service bottlers/distributors
  • 7% – Club stores, mass merchandisers, and e-commerce retailers
  • 1% – Retail grocery, specialty chains, and wholesalers
  • 1% – Others

In the remainder of today’s post about Monster Beverage Corporation, you will read about its historical financial performance and debt profile (over a 5-year period), its key financial performance for the first half of the current financial year (compared against the same period last year), and finally, whether or not at its current share price, is the company considered ‘cheap’ or ‘expensive.’

Let’s begin…

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Amazon.com Inc. – Everything You Need to Know about the NASDAQ-Listed Company (Guest Post)

Amazon.com Inc. – Everything You Need to Know about the NASDAQ-Listed Company (Guest Post)

Most of us here should be familiar with Amazon.com… – they are the largest e-commerce retailer by online revenue in the world (you can check out the report by Forbes published in May 2019 here.)

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This post was originally posted here. The writer, Lim Jun Yuan is a veteran community member and blogger on InvestingNote, with username known as ljunyuan and has 1241  followers.

Had you invested in the company since its IPO back in 15 May 1997, at a price of just US$18 per share, you would be sitting on a 191% capital gain based on its closing price of US$3,450.96 as at market close yesterday (31 August.)

In my post today, I will be sharing with you all the researches I have done about the NASDAQ-listed company – including its businesses, historical financial performance, debt profile, and dividend payouts to shareholders (over a 5-year period between FY2015 and FY2019), a summary of its financial performances so far this year (i.e. 1H FY2020), and finally, whether or not its current share price (at the time of writing) is trading at a discount or at a premium (based on its current vs. its historical valuations.)

Let’s begin…

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