Friday, July 29, 2011

Investors Roast on Earnings at Green Mountain Coffee - Ignore Future Threats

Shares in Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (GMCR-$102.57) soared more than 16 percent, or $14.46, as investors responded enthusiastically to news of better-than-expected sales and net income for third-quarter 2011.

Nonetheless, the threat of direct competition from Starbucks (SBUX-$39.98) still percolates below the K-cup rim – come 2013, the beverage purveyor loses exclusivity on two key manufacturing/design patents.

Read Full Story at 24/7 Wall Street….

Editor David J Phillips does not hold a financial interest in any stocks mentioned in this article. The 10Q Detective has a Full Disclosure Policy.

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