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Mondelez International, Inc (MDLZ) is a leading confectioners business with stocks listed in the US. It opened the day at US$59.45 after a previous close of US$59.57. During the day the price has varied from a low of USD59.29 to a high of USD59.77. The latest price was USD59.55 (25 minute delay). Mondelez International is listed on the NASDAQ. All prices are listed in US Dollars.
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- Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Mondelez International. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.
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- Mondelez International key stats
- Compare share trading platforms
- Is Mondelez International stock a buy or sell?
- Mondelez International performance over time
- Can I short Mondelez International shares?
- Is Mondelez International suitable for ethical investing?
- Are Mondelez International shares over-valued?
- Mondelez International's financials
- How volatile are Mondelez International shares?
- Does Mondelez International pay a dividend?
- Other common questions
Mondelez International share priceUse our graph to track the performance of MDLZ stocks over time.
Mondelez International shares at a glance
|52-week range||US$47.7135 - US$59.98|
|50-day moving average||US$57.2365|
|200-day moving average||US$56.9426|
|Dividend yield||US$1.2 (2.06%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||US$2.47|
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Is it a good time to buy Mondelez International stock?
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Mondelez International price performance over time
|1 week (2021-04-12)||1.60%|
|1 month (2021-03-23)||1.62%|
Is Mondelez International under- or over-valued?
Valuing Mondelez International stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Mondelez International's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Mondelez International's P/E ratio
Mondelez International's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 24x. In other words, Mondelez International shares trade at around 24x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
Mondelez International's PEG ratio
Mondelez International's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.5173. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Mondelez International's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Mondelez International's EBITDA
Mondelez International's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is US$5.4 billion (£3.9 billion).
The EBITDA is a measure of a Mondelez International's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Mondelez International financials
|Revenue TTM||US$26.6 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||16.16%|
|Gross profit TTM||US$10.4 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||4.06%|
|Return on equity TTM||12.99%|
|Market capitalisation||US$82.5 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Shorting Mondelez International shares
There are currently 15.9 million Mondelez International shares held short by investors – that's known as Mondelez International's "short interest". This figure is 5% up from 15.1 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Mondelez International shares can be evaluated.
Mondelez International's "short interest ratio" (SIR)
Mondelez International's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Mondelez International shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Mondelez International shares traded daily (recently around 9.1 million). Mondelez International's SIR currently stands at 1.74. In other words for every 100,000 Mondelez International shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1740 shares are currently held short.
However Mondelez International's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Mondelez International shares, or, against the total number of tradable Mondelez International shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Mondelez International's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Mondelez International shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0114% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Mondelez International shares, roughly 11 shares are currently held short).
Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Mondelez International.
Find out more about how you can short Mondelez International stock.
Mondelez International's environmental, social and governance track record
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Mondelez International.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Mondelez International's total ESG risk score
Total ESG risk: 24.86
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Mondelez International's overall score of 24.86 (as at 12/31/2018) is nothing to write home about – landing it in it in the 43rd percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Mondelez International is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
Mondelez International's environmental score
Environmental score: 11.31/100
Mondelez International's environmental score of 11.31 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Mondelez International is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Mondelez International's social score
Social score: 10.63/100
Mondelez International's social score of 10.63 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Mondelez International is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Mondelez International's governance score
Governance score: 6.43/100
Mondelez International's governance score puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Mondelez International is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Mondelez International's controversy score
Controversy score: 3/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Mondelez International scored a 3 out of 5 for controversy – a middle-of-the-table result reflecting that Mondelez International hasn't always managed to keep its nose clean.
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary
|Total ESG score||24.86|
|Total ESG percentile||42.72|
|Environmental score percentile||2|
|Social score percentile||2|
|Governance score percentile||2|
|Level of controversy||3|
Mondelez International share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 46.95% of net profits
Recently Mondelez International has paid out, on average, around 46.95% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.16% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Mondelez International shareholders could enjoy a 2.16% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Mondelez International's case, that would currently equate to about $1.2 per share.
While Mondelez International's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Mondelez International may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.
Mondelez International's most recent dividend payout was on 13 April 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 29 March 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Mondelez International share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Mondelez International's shares have ranged in value from as little as US$47.7135 up to US$59.98. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Mondelez International's is 0.663. This would suggest that Mondelez International's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Mondelez International overview
Mondelez International, Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures, markets, and sells snack food and beverage products worldwide. It offers biscuits, including cookies, crackers, and salted snacks; chocolates; and gums and candies, as well as various cheese and grocery, and powdered beverage products. The company's snack brand portfolio includes Cadbury, Milka, and Toblerone chocolates; Oreo, belVita, and LU biscuits; Halls candies; and Trident gums and Tang powdered beverages. It serves supermarket chains, wholesalers, supercenters, club stores, mass merchandisers, distributors, convenience stores, gasoline stations, drug stores, value stores, and other retail food+ outlets through direct store delivery, company-owned and satellite warehouses, distribution centers, and other facilities, as well as through independent sales offices and agents, and e-commerce channels. The company was formerly known as Kraft Foods Inc. and changed its name to Mondelez International, Inc. in October 2012. Mondelez International, Inc. was incorporated in 2000 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.
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