Company:  MONSTER BEVERAGE CORP (MNST)
Form Type:  10-K
Filing Date:  2/29/2012 
CIK:  0000865752 
Address:  1 MONSTER WAY 
City, State, Zip:  CORONA, California 92879 
Telephone:  909-739-6200 
Fiscal Year:  12/31 
Last Trade
Last Trade: 
$112.13  
Change: 
0.50 (0.45%)  
Trade Time: 
04:00 PM EST  
Market Cap: 
$18.80B
Description of Business
Monster Beverage Corporation was incorporated in Delaware on April 25, 1990. Our principal place of business is located at 1 Monster Way, Corona, California 92879 and our telephone number is (951) 739-6200. When this report uses the words �Monster Energy Company�, �Monster�, �Hansen�, �Hansen Natural Corporation�, �Hansen Beverage Company�, �the Company�, �we�, �us�, and �our�, these words refer to Monster Beverage Corporation and its subsidiaries, unless the context otherwise requires. We are a holding company and conduct no operating business except through our consolidated subsidiaries.
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  FORM 10-K
    PART I
      ITEM 1. BUSINESS
      ITEM 1A. RISK FACTORS
      ITEM 1B. UNRESOLVED STAFF COMMENTS
      ITEM 2. PROPERTIES
      ITEM 3. LEGAL PROCEEDINGS
      ITEM 4. Mine Safety Disclosures
    PART II
      ITEM 5. MARKET FOR THE REGISTRANT'S COMMON EQUITY, ...
      ITEM 6. SELECTED FINANCIAL DATA
      ITEM 7. MANAGEMENT'S DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS OF ...
        Results of Operations
        Liquidity and Capital Resources
      ITEM 7A. QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE DISCLOSURES ABOUT ...
      ITEM 8. FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND SUPPLEMENTARY DATA
      ITEM 9. CHANGES IN AND DISAGREEMENTS WITH ACCOUNTANTS ...
      ITEM 9A. CONTROLS AND PROCEDURES
      REPORT OF INDEPENDENT REGISTERED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM
      ITEM 9B. OTHER INFORMATION
    PART III
      ITEM 10. DIRECTORS, EXECUTIVE OFFICERS AND CORPORATE ...
      ITEM 11. EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION
      ITEM 12. SECURITY OWNERSHIP OF CERTAIN BENEFICIAL OWNERS ...
      ITEM 13. CERTAIN RELATIONSHIPS AND RELATED TRANSACTIONS ...
      ITEM 14. PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTANT FEES AND SERVICES
    PART IV
      ITEM 15. EXHIBITS, FINANCIAL STATEMENT SCHEDULES
    SIGNATURES
    INDEX TO EXHIBITS
    REPORT OF INDEPENDENT REGISTERED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM
    BALANCE SHEET
    BALANCE SHEET
    INCOME STATEMENT
    STOCKHOLDERS EQUITY
    CASH FLOW
    NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
    VALUATION AND QUALIFYING ACCOUNTS
  EXHIBIT 3.1
    CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION FILED
  EXHIBIT 21
  EXHIBIT 23
    CONSENT OF INDEPENDENT REGISTERED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM
  EXHIBIT 31.1
    CERTIFICATION PURSUANT TO RULE 13A-14(a) OR 15D-14(a) OF THE ...
  EXHIBIT 31.2
    CERTIFICATION PURSUANT TO RULE 13A-14(a) OR 15D-14(a) OF THE ...
  EXHIBIT 32.1
    CERTIFICATION PURSUANT TO
  EXHIBIT 32.2
    CERTIFICATION PURSUANT TO