Keurig Green Mountain Inc (GMCR): Did Whitney Telson End Up Covering his Shorts At a Loss?

Keurig Green Mountain Inc (NASDAQ:GMCR) have had its fair share of troubles in the past, but the company seems to have moved ahead without any significant damages. The real positive surprise for Keurig Green Mountain Inc (NASDAQ:GMCR)’s Shareholders came when The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) bought a 10% stake in Keurig Green Mountain Inc (NASDAQ:GMCR) in March this year and also exercised its option of buying an additional 6% stake in May.

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. (NASDAQ:GMCR)

We at Insider Monkey, went back two years in the past to see if the views, Whitney Tilson from T2 Partners shared regarding Keurig Green Mountain Inc (NASDAQ:GMCR) on CNBC two years back, do they still hold? Surprisingly, in May 2012 when Tilson gave a bearish outlook on Keurig Green Mountain Inc (NASDAQ:GMCR)’s stock, the company was actually nearing its lows at below $25 and since then had a straight ride up (with minor hiccups) to above $110, where it trades even now.

“We have been short at as high as the 80s, it’s down to 20 bucks from 50 and 30 and we are not interested in covering a single share, in our view the investment thesis is playing out exactly as we anticipated. It’s a combination of two things; we think is what’s going on here affecting the company. It’s not the weather and all this dog ate my homework kind of excuses you are hearing from management,” Tilson had said.

The two things that Tilson felt back then was that Keurig Green Mountain Inc (NASDAQ:GMCR) was facing increasing competition and that it had stolen numbers from its future earnings to make its present earnings look good, although he wasn’t very sure about the latter. Tilson had reiterated his stand that he was short on Keurig Green Mountain Inc (NASDAQ:GMCR) for the long haul and this was a rare opportunity.

Disclosure: None

blog comments powered by Disqus
Insider Monkey Headlines
Insider Monkey Small Cap Strategy
Insider Monkey Small Cap Strategy

Insider Monkey beat the market by 52 percentage points in 24 months Click to see monthly returns in table format!

Lists

Celebrities Who Believe In Scientology

10 High Margin Food Products to Build a Business Around

The 10 Most Expensive Clothing Stores in the United States to Get Decked Out At

The 5 Biggest Kickstarter Scams That Swindled Backers’ Donations

The 10 Most Expensive Boarding Schools In the World

50 Crazy Facts About Japan You Won’t Believe

Top 10 Least Expensive Hybrid Cars to Save the Planet With

The 10 Biggest ‘Gate’ Controversies in History

The 10 States with the Highest Nursing Shortages Leaving Their Hospitals Depleted

The 10 Best Value Investment Blogs that Every Investor Must Read

The 6 Cheapest Boarding Schools in Europe 2015

The 5 Most Expensive Cars To Insure in the World

The 10 Most Common Genetically Modified Foods

10 Self-Made Billionaires Who Came From Nothing

The 10 Most Expensive Cities to Live in North America

The 13 Most Expensive Headphones in the World to Represent

The Top 20 Wealthiest Soccer Teams in 2014

4 BuzzWorthy Cannabis Stocks And Some Smoking Derivative Plays

The 10 Healthiest Fast Food Chains in America to Dine At

The 5 Most Expensive Cat Food Brands You Can Spoil Your Kitty With

The 6 Best eCommerce Platforms for Small Businesses

The 10 Worst Mistakes an Entrepreneur Can Make

The 5 Most OP Characters in League of Legends to Carry Games and Crush Foes With

The 5 Best Foods to Eat Before Running that Will Help You Pound the Pavement

10 Glaring Plot Holes in The Walking Dead that a Zombie-Filled Bus Could Drive Through

The 5 Biggest Celebrity Stoners Who Love Their Reefer

The 10 Most Overrated Movies Of All Time by Out-of-Touch Critics

Top 6 Least Expensive Cruise Destinations For 2015 that Will Take You to Paradise

10 States with Lowest Substance Abuse Rates in America

The 14 Most Watched TV Finales Ever

The 10 Best Selling Role Playing Games of All Time for PC

10 Most Influential Papers In Economics

Top 8 Biggest Charities in the US

10 Worst Celebrity Career Moves Ever

Top 10 Best Paid Tennis Stars in the World

Top 6 Cities For The Ultra Rich to Live in Comfort

10 Cities with High Demand for Nurses

6 of the Worst Greeting Card Messages Ever Crafted

How to Make Money in ArcheAge and Build Your Empire

10 Foods To Eat To Lower Cholesterol Levels

The 10 Most Hated Television Characters of All Time

The 30 Worst Halloween Costume Ideas Ever Brought to Horrible Life

10 Vocational Skills in Demand Today with Jobs Waiting to be Filled

10 Best Places to Visit in Central and South America

The 10 Greatest Empires in History Which Nearly Conquered the World

The 6 Cheapest Boarding Schools In America 2015

5 Clear Reasons LoL is Better than DotA, Continues to Rule MOBAs

The Only 9 Teams with a Chance to Win the Super Bowl

The 15 Most Common Phobias in America that Induce Fits of Panic

Top 6 Least Expensive Tourist Destinations in 2014

Subscribe

Enter your email:

Delivered by FeedBurner

X

Thanks! An email with instructions is sent to !

Your email already exists in our database. Click here to go to your subscriptions

Insider Monkey returned 47.6% in its first year! Wondering How?

Download a complete edition of our newsletter for free!