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 most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 54, implying a possible profit of 22.85 percent. The minimum price target given was 45, implying a possible loss of 2.37 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -4.17 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -8 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.24 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 8 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 3 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 5 analysts decreased their estimates.

MDLZ has an estimated earnings growth rate of 89.56 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. MDLZ has a PEG ratio of 0.44.

In the last 52-weeks, MDLZ has achieved a high of 47.23 and a low of 40.50. Currently the stock is 8.54 percent higher than its low, and 6.93 percent below the high. 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.