Analyst Ratings for Mondelez International Inc. Cl A (MDLZ)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Mondelez International Inc. Cl A (NASDAQ:MDLZ) was awarded an average rating of Buy from investment analysts following the stock. About 30 days ago, MDLZ was issued an average rating of Overweight.

23 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 17 gave MDLZ a buy rating, 2 gave an overweight rating, 4 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 3 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Several price targets were given for MDLZ by the analysts covering the stock. The highest price target was 54, implying potential capital gains of 22.85 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 45, which equates to a potential downside of 2.37 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -4.17 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -8 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.24 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -0.24 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 8 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 3 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 5 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of MDLZ to grow at a rate of 89.56 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. MDLZ has a PEG ratio of 0.44.

In the trailing 52-weeks, MDLZ hit 47.23 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 40.50. Currently the stock is 8.54 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 6.93 percent. MDLZ has a price/earnings ratio of 39.75. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The MDLZ value stock report compares MDLZ to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of MDLZ is $67.12 billion. MDLZ is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.