Mondelez International, Inc. (MDLZ): Finding A Signal Amidst The Noise

Wall Street analysts will be watching closely when Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) reports its quarterly earnings next, which is scheduled for Tue 7 May (In 84 Days). Looking at the latest analyst forecasts, the current earnings-per-share (EPS) consensus estimate is sitting at $0.61 per share. In the preceding quarter, the company reportedly generated EPS of $0.63 per share of its common stock. Looking at profitability indicators, this organization has an operating margin of 14.00%, a profit margin of 11.60% and a gross margin of 39.90%.

Speaking of Wall Street analysts, a number of market experts at top investment banks have recently posted their updated ratings on shares of Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ). Most recently, on January 24th, 2019, Berenberg Downgrade a Hold rating. Before that, on January 23rd, 2019, Guggenheim Initiated to Buy. Morgan Stanley Resumed a Equal-Weight rating on September 17th, 2018, Consumer Edge Research Downgrade an Neutral rating on May 21st, 2018, and Societe Generale Upgrade a Buy rating on February 2nd, 2018.

At its current price point, combined with the fact that this company has 1.47B shares outstanding, the current market capitalization sits at 69.71B. In the last trading day, 8,732,600 shares of Mondelez International, Inc. were traded, which compares to its usual volume of about 8.37M shares per day of trading.

If we compare this company’s current price to its recent pricing activity, we can see that the price has changed by $1.57 in the past five trading days, resulting in a percentage change of +3.41% and a moving average of 46.92. In the past 20 days, its price changed by $5.07 (which is +11.94%) and the stock’s moving average was 44.66. Looking back a full 50 days, shares of MDLZ changed by $3.13 (which is +7.05%) and demonstrated a moving average of 43.22.

Staying in the same analytical area, this company’s stock has demonstrated a 9-day Stochastic %K score of 97.57%, a 14-day Stochastic %K score of 98.18% and a 20-day Stochastic %K score of 98.25%. Using a similar metric, Mondelez International, Inc. (MDLZ) shares showed a Stochastic %D of 98.63% over the past 9 days, a Stochastic %D score of 98.87% over the last 14 days, and a 20-day Stochastic %D of 98.98%. Meanwhile, this stock’s MACD Oscillator was 0.80 over the past 9 days, 1.97 over the past two weeks, and 2.64 in the last 20 days.

As recent trading data suggests, this company’s shares have been hovering close to the $47.55 level. Over the past 12 months, this stock has experienced a high price of $47.51 and a low of $37.42. Top market experts pay heightened attention to a stock as it is getting closer to a notable historic high price or low price.

The Vanguard Group Inc purchased more shares of this company during the last fiscal quarter, as we can observe in the latest corresponding filing from Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). This specific major shareholder, at the end of the quarter, held 103,114,763 shares of the company’s stock following the addition of 970,365 to this investor’s holdings during the three-month period. This share count represents that The Vanguard Group Inc now held 7.09% stake in Mondelez International, Inc. (MDLZ)’s shares.

Just in the most recent trading day, Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) experienced a high price of $47.76 and low point of $47.38. At the end of the last trading session, this stock was at 47.55 per share, following a gain of $0.05, or 0.21% during the full day.