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Checking the Overall Picture for Mondelez International, Inc. (MDLZ)

Checking the Overall Picture for Mondelez International, Inc. (MDLZ)

Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ:MDLZ) has risen 5.69% since September 21, 2016 and is uptrending. Susquehanna Bancshares Inc reaffirmed a "hold" rating on shares of Mondelez International in a research note on Wednesday, August 2nd. Zeke Advsrs Ltd owns 16,409 shares or 0.2% of their USA portfolio. The Virginia-based Burke Herbert Retail Bank Tru has invested 0.48% in Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ:MDLZ). (MDLZ) is 0.48 while the analysts predicted the EPS of the stock to be 0.46 suggesting the company fell short of the analysts' expectations. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed an outperform rating and set a $53.00 target price (down previously from $54.00) on shares of Mondelez International in a research report on Monday, July 31st. $58.13's average target is 9.82% above currents $52.93 stock price. Assetmark Inc. raised its stake in Mondelez International by 13.5% in the 1st quarter. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 20,965 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $858,307.10.

Clarkston Capital Partners Llc increased Mondelez Intl Inc (MDLZ) stake by 4.56% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. IA ADV raised its position in shares of Mondelez International by 0.6% during the 1st quarter.

Nomura Holdings Inc, which manages about $39.38 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Caterpillar Inc (NYSE:CAT) by 220,639 shares to 104,361 shares, valued at $9.68 million in 2016Q4, according to the filing. The portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock was $0.31 a share in the trailing twelve months. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 75.83% of the company's stock. It increased, as 60 investors sold MDLZ shares while 418 reduced holdings. The stock has "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, September 1. UBS AG restated a "buy" rating and issued a $51.00 price objective on shares of Mondelez International in a research report on Wednesday, August 9th. Piper Jaffray Companies reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $49.00 target price on shares of Mondelez International in a research report on Tuesday. Goldman Sachs upgraded the shares of EL in report on Tuesday, April 4 to "Buy" rating. The average investment recommendation on a scale of 1 to 5 (1 being a strong buy, 3 a hold, and 5 a sell) is 2.00, which implies that analysts are generally neutral in their outlook for MDLZ over the next year. The stock now has an average rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $50.33.

In other Mondelez International news, EVP Daniel P. Myers sold 7,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, September 12th. EPS breaks down the profitability of the company on a single share basis. A reading under 30 may indicate that the stock is oversold, and possibly undervalued. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Hot Stocks Point (HSP) makes sure to keep the information up to date and correct, but we didn't suggest or recommend buying or selling of any financial instrument, unless that information is subsequently confirmed on your own. Logan Mngmt Inc owns 0.09% invested in Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ:MDLZ) for 26,494 shares. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) opened at 40.41 on Thursday. Keep an eye on the volume because once it starts to lower, this could mean people are beginning to relax and Mondelez International, Inc. may begin to increase in price, ultimately leaving you behind.

For the technical trader out there, the current 20 day simple moving average is -1.96% and the 200 day simple moving average is -7.86%. Old Second National Bank Of Aurora who had been investing in Pulte Homes Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $7.71B market cap company. Mondelez International, Inc. (MDLZ) average trading volume of 10,500,435 during the past month is 34.13% above its average volume over the past year, indicating that investors have been more active than usual in the stock in recent times. After $0.48 actual earnings per share reported by Mondelez International Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 12.50% EPS growth. The firm had revenue of $5.99 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.98 billion. Mondelez International had a return on equity of 11.96% and a net margin of 6.92%.

Since the beginning of the calendar year, the stock is -5.17%. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.44 EPS.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, October 12th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 29th will be given a dividend of $0.22 per share.

Since May 5, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 insider sales for $77.69 million activity. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 28th. Mondelez International's dividend payout ratio is now 66.67%.

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