Is Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) A Safe Bet For Investors?


Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) closed its last session at $42.96. The stock traded within a range of $42.04 and $43.31. The company operates in the Consumer Defensive sector with a market capitalization of 65.02 Million. Trading volume for Mondelez International, Inc. was 10.13 Million in its previous trading session. Currently, Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) has an average volume of 9.02 Million.

Company Profile

Mondelez International, Inc. is a food and beverage company. The Company manufactures and markets packaged food products, including snacks, beverages, cheese, convenient meals and various packaged grocery products. Its brands include Oreo, Nabisco and LU biscuits; Milka and Cadbury chocolates; Trident gum; Jacobs and Maxwell House coffees; Philadelphia cream cheeses; Kraft cheeses, dinners and dressings; Oscar Mayer meats, and Tang powdered beverage. Its brands span various consumer sectors: Biscuits, Confectionery, Beverages, Cheese, Grocery and Convenient Meals. Mondelez International, Inc., formerly known as Kraft Foods Inc., is based in Deerfield, IL.

Analyst Views

Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) received a Buy rating from 6 analysts. 1 analysts gave its stock an Outperform rating. 1 analysts say it’s a Hold while 0 analysts provided their expert opinion as Sell.

Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) touched its 1-Year High price of $47.23 on 06/02/17 and its 1-Year Low price of $39.19 on 10/30/17.

EPS & Financials

Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.57/Share beating the analyst estimate of $0.56/Share by a difference of $0.01. This showed a surprise of 1.8% in the last quarter earnings.

For the current quarter, 18 analysts are projecting a mean EPS of $0.61/share. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0.64/share and a low EPS of $0.58/share.

Analysts believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $6.67 Billion for the current quarter. According to their predictions high & low revenue estimates are 6.8 Billion and 6.44 Billion respectively.

Technical Analysis

By taking a look at the stock’s current statistics it can gauged that the stock candle is BULLISH with HIGH volatility. Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) has a 20-Day average volume of 10.5 Million. According to today’s trading volume Mondelez International, Inc. is BELOW its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing ABOVE Abnormal volume in the past 150 days.

Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend. The trend for the past 10-days shows that the company was in BEARISH territory while an analysis of the last 40-Day trend shows a BULLISH signal. The 100-Day trend also shows a BULLISH trend as well.

The company currently has an insider ownership of 0.1 Percent and Institutional ownership of 78.6 Percent. The return on assets stands at 2.8%, Return on Equity currently is 6.9% and the Return on Investment value is 4.8%.

Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) gross margin percentage stands at 38.9% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is 8.7 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is 6.8 Percent. The stock is currently moving below its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of -2.51% with a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -1 percent. As of today, the company has a SMA200 (200-day simple moving average) of -0.38 Percent. The Stock has YTD (year to date) performance of 0.37 percent.

The TTM operating margin for the company stands at 8.7%. The return on invested capital is at 4.8%, which is good, compared to its peers. The Free Cash Flow or FCF margin is 217.46.

The company’s stock is currently moving with a -ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately -0.38%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of 0.37% which means that the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.