CORONA, CALIF. — The board of directors of Monster Beverage Corp. has authorized a new share repurchase program for the repurchase of up to $250 million of the company’s outstanding common stock. There was no availability remaining under the previously authorized $500 million share repurchase program.

“The company expects the share repurchases to be made from time to time in the open market or through privately negotiated transactions, or otherwise, subject to applicable laws, regulations and approvals,” Monster said. “The timing of the share repurchases will depend on a variety of factors, including market conditions, and share repurchases may be suspended or discontinued at any time.”