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How to buy Mondelez International stock

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Mondelez International, Inc is a confectioners business based in the US. Mondelez International shares (MDLZ) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Mondelez International employs 80,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$25.9 billion.

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  3. Search for Mondelez International Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: MDLZ. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
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  5. Decide on how many to buy. Weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Mondelez International, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Mondelez International. Optimize 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.

Mondelez International share price

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Mondelez International shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-09-25.
52-week rangeUSD$41.19 - USD$59.96
50-day moving average USD$57.0051
200-day moving average USD$52.7909
Wall St. target priceUSD$63.43
PE ratio 23.5279
Dividend yield USD$1.26 (2.27%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$2.333

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Is it a good time to buy Mondelez International stock?

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Mondelez International price performance over time

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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 3.0541. 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 USD$5 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 USD$25.9 billion
Operating margin TTM 15.22%
Gross profit TTM USD$10.3 billion
Return on assets TTM 3.86%
Return on equity TTM 12.99%
Profit margin 13.06%
Book value $18.219
Market capitalisation USD$79.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Mondelez International shares

There are currently 10.7 million Mondelez International shares held short by investors – that's known as Mondelez International's "short interest". This figure is 20.2% up from 8.9 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 5.2 million). Mondelez International's SIR currently stands at 2.04. In other words for every 100,000 Mondelez International shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2040 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 0.0076% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Mondelez International shares, roughly 8 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: 25.95

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Mondelez International's overall score of 25.95 (as at 08/01/2020) 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: 11.43/100

Mondelez International's social score of 11.43 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: 6.72/100

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

Mondelez International, Inc was last rated for ESG on: 2020-08-01.

Total ESG score 25.95
Total ESG percentile 43.48
Environmental score 11.31
Environmental score percentile 2
Social score 11.43
Social score percentile 2
Governance score 6.72
Governance score percentile 2
Level of controversy 3

Mondelez International share dividends

49%

Dividend payout ratio: 48.93% of net profits

Recently Mondelez International has paid out, on average, around 48.93% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.27% 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 2.27% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Mondelez International's case, that would currently equate to about $1.26 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 14 October 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 29 September 2020 (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 $41.19 up to $59.96. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

MDLZ.US volatility(beta: 0.63)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

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 0.6254. 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 platforms. 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 headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

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