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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for MDLZ. The most optimistic price target was 54, implying a possible profit of 22.85 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 45, which equates to a potential downside of 2.37 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -4.17 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which 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.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their 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. During this time, 3 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 5 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

MDLZ has an estimated earnings growth rate of 89.56 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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, 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.

In the trailing 52-weeks, MDLZ hit 47.23 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 40.50. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 8.54 percent, and below the high by 6.93 percent. 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 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.