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Shares of Monster Worldwide Rank the Highest in Terms of P/E Ratio in the Soft Drinks Industry (MNST, FIZZ, COKE, DPS, PEP)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Soft Drinks industry with the highest price to earnings (P/E) ratios. P/E is an important valuation tool when comparing companies in the same industry. A higher P/E ratio means that investors are paying more for each unit of net income, so the stock is more expensive compared to one with a lower P/E ratio.

Monster Worldwide ranks highest with a a P/E ratio of 52.56. Following is National Beverage with a a P/E ratio of 49.23. Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated ranks third highest with a a P/E ratio of 29.22.

Dr Pepper Snapple follows with a a P/E ratio of 24.83, and PepsiCo rounds out the top five with a a P/E ratio of 23.42.

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