Today, analysts Brendan Byrnes and Austin Smith discuss what investors should fear most about Green Mountain Coffee. Troubling issues jump out everywhere, including an upcoming patent expiration, an inability to project and manage inventory, and a lack of return on aggressive growth spending.

With Green Mountain as cheap as it's ever been, many investors are wondering whether this is the end of the former market darling, or the perfect entry point for an enourmous rebound. You can find our recommendation for how to play the company in our new premium research report. In it you'll find everything you need to know about Green Mountain, including whether it's a buy at today's prices. Click here for instant access.