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FORM 4
Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP
Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
HALL MARK J
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Monster Beverage Corp [ MNST]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X __ Director _____ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
1 MONSTER WAY
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YY)
03/13/2020
(Street)
CORONA, CA92879
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YY)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
__ X __ Form filed by One Reporting Person
_____ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (MM/DD/YY) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (MM/DD/YY) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 03/16/2020 M 850 A 871,125 I By MJCF Hall Family Trust ( 2 )
Common Stock 03/16/2020 F 275 D $ 57.44 870,850 I By MJCF Hall Family Trust ( 2 )
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (MM/DD/YY) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (MM/DD/YY) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(MM/DD/YY)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Employee Stock Option (right to buy) $ 45.16 ( 3 ) 03/13/2025 Common Stock ( 4 ) 60,000 D
Employee Stock Option (right to buy) $ 43.64 ( 5 ) 12/01/2026 Common Stock ( 4 ) 60,000 D
Employee Stock Option (right to buy) $ 58.73 ( 6 ) 03/14/2028 Common Stock ( 4 ) 50,000 D
Employee Stock Option (right to buy) $ 59.67 ( 7 ) 03/14/2029 Common Stock ( 4 ) 25,000 D
Employee Stock Option (right to buy) $ 62.39 03/13/2020 A 20,000 ( 8 ) 03/13/2030 Common Stock 20,000 $ 0 20,000 D
Restricted Stock Units ( 9 ) 03/16/2020 M 850 ( 10 ) ( 11 ) Common Stock 850 $ 0 7,650 D
Restricted Stock Units ( 9 ) 03/13/2020 A 7,000 ( 12 ) ( 11 ) Common Stock 7,000 $ 0 7,000 D
Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
HALL MARK J
1 MONSTER WAY
CORONA, CA92879
X
Signatures
/s/ Paul J. Dechary, attorney-in-fact 03/17/2020
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
Explanation of Responses:
( 1 )Each restricted stock unit represents a contingent right to receive one share of the Company's common stock as of the vesting date. Accordingly, these restricted stock units were settled in shares of common stock.
( 2 )The reporting person serves as co-trustee of the MJCF Hall Family Trust, of which the reporting person and his wife are trustees and beneficiaries.
( 3 )The options are fully vested.
( 4 )No transaction is being reported at this time. This line is only reporting holdings as of the date hereof.
( 5 )The options are currently vested with respect to 20,000 shares. The remaining options vest in two equal installments on December 1, 2020 and 2021.
( 6 )The options are currently vested with respect to 12,500 shares. The remaining options vest in three installments as follows: 10,000 shares on March 14, 2021; 12,500 shares on March 14, 2022; 15,000 shares on March 14, 2023.
( 7 )The options are currently vested with respect to 2,500 shares. The remaining options vest in four installments as follow: 3,750 shares on March 14, 2021? 5,000 shares on March 14, 2022? 6,250 shares on March 14, 2023? 7,500 shares on March 14, 2024.
( 8 )The options vest in five installments as follows: 2,000 shares on March 13, 2021? 3,000 shares on March 13, 2022? 4,000 shares on March 13, 2023? 5,000 shares on March 13, 2024? 6,000 shares on March 13, 2025.
( 9 )The restricted stock units were granted under the Monster Beverage Corporation 2011 Omnibus Incentive Plan. Each restricted stock unit represents a contingent right to receive one share of the Company's common stock as of the vesting date.
( 10 )The remaining restricted stock units vest in four installments as follows: 1,275 units on March 14, 2021? 1,700 units on March 14, 2022? 2,125 units on March 14, 2023? 2,550 shares on March 14, 2024.
( 11 )Not applicable.
( 12 )The restricted stock units vest in five installments as follows: 700 units on March 13, 2021? 1,050 units on March 13, 2022? 1,400 units on March 13, 2023? 1,750 units on March 13, 2024? 2,100 units on March 13, 2025.

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