Why Are People Selling Their MNST Shares?

Monster Beverage stock is trading -9.26% below its average target price of $62.41 after dropping -1.4% during today's afternoon session. Analysts are giving the large-cap Beverages company an average rating of buy and target prices ranging from $51.5 to $72.0 per share.

The stock has a very low short interest at 1.9%, and a short ratio of 2.49. The company's insiders own 28.07% of its outstanding shares, which indicates a strong alignment between management and shareholder interests. Finally, we also note that an average number of institutional investors are invested in the stock, with 68.1% of Monster Beverage's shares being owned by this investor type.

Institutions Invested in Monster Beverage

Date Reported Holder Percentage Shares Value
2023-06-30 Vanguard Group Inc 6% 63,491,955 $3,595,549,479
2023-06-30 Blackrock Inc. 5% 53,324,053 $3,019,741,178
2023-06-30 FMR, LLC 4% 39,453,041 $2,234,225,753
2023-06-30 Alliancebernstein L.P. 4% 37,174,265 $2,105,178,666
2023-06-30 State Street Corporation 3% 34,684,521 $1,964,184,461
2023-06-30 JP Morgan Chase & Company 3% 29,760,640 $1,685,345,074
2023-06-30 Loomis Sayles & Company, LP 3% 27,203,495 $1,540,533,950
2023-06-30 Capital World Investors 2% 21,587,295 $1,222,488,538
2023-06-30 Nuveen Asset Management, LLC 2% 18,321,200 $1,037,529,575
2023-06-30 Price (T.Rowe) Associates Inc 2% 17,638,324 $998,858,306

Besides an analyst consensus of some upside potential, other market factors point to there being positive market sentiment on Monster Beverage.

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