Today, analysts Brendan Byrnes and Austin Smith discuss whether investors should feel comfortable with Green Mountain Coffee's long-term potential. Obviously, quality management plays a strong role in how a company can adapt in dynamic markets, but Green Mountain's looks spotty all around. Questionable accounting, untimely sales, an SEC investigation, and lack of transparency have all plagued the company and are reason enough to steer clear.

With Green Mountain as cheap as it's ever been, many investors are wondering whether this is the end of the former market darling or the perfect entry point for an enormous rebound. You can find our recommendation for how to play the company in our new premium research report. In it, you'll find everything you need to know about Green Mountain, including whether it's a buy at today's prices. Click here for instant access. 

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