Why Green Mountain Has Crashed Hard This Year
Aug 4th 2012 4:30PM
Updated Aug 5th 2012 12:34AM
Today, analysts Brendan Byrnes and Austin Smith discuss why Green Mountain Coffee Roasters shares have fallen so far over the past year. Even despite an impressive post-earnings pop, they still trade down 80% over the past 12 months. After the company reached a P/E of 90, overpriced shares suffered from a host of imperfect situations. Hedge fund manager David Einhorn famously shorted the stock, its shaky business model received more exposure, and inventory buildup accelerated.
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