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 maximum price target given was 54, implying a possible profit of 22.85 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 45, implying potential capital losses of 2.37 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

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. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.24 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0.24 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 8 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 3 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 5 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of MDLZ's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 89.56 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of MDLZ is 0.44.

MDLZ has traded between a high of 47.23 and a low of 40.50 over the past year. Currently the stock is 8.54 percent higher than its low, and 6.93 percent below the high. MDLZ has a P/E 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 stock has a market capitalization of $67.12 billion. MDLZ is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.