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Green Mountain Stock Gets a Jolt

Hedge Fund manager David Einhorn talked up his bearish stance on Green Mountain Coffee Monday at the Value Investor Congress.


The reaction to his comments, details of which I have not seen, should serve as a reminder that this story, and its many controversies, are continuing.

I've reported on the controversy surrounding Green Mountain quite a bit, noting several amended class action lawsuits with former employees and others spelling out the kind of stuff that could lead to regulatory issues.

I normally ignore lawsuits, but these include allegations of inventory parking at third party fulfillment shop M-Block, in Chicago.

I first reported on thisin September.

And while the company appeared to strike gold with a licensing deal with Starbucks , it's unclear just how profitable that deal is for Green Mountain, whose K-Cup patents are set to expire next year.

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