In today’s session Mondelez International Inc (MDLZ) registered an unusually high (533) contracts volume of call trades. Someone, most probably a professional was a very active buyer of the March, 2017 call, expecting serious MDLZ increase. With 533 contracts traded and 63334 open interest for the Mar, 17 contract, it seems this is a quite bullish bet. The option with symbol: MDLZ170317C00045000 closed last at: $1.54 or 15.8% down. About 4.29 million shares traded hands. Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ:MDLZ) has risen 3.85% since April 5, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.89% the S&P500.
Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ:MDLZ) Ratings Coverage
Out of 16 analysts covering Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ:MDLZ), 11 rate it a “Buy”, 1 “Sell”, while 4 “Hold”. This means 69% are positive. $60 is the highest target while $33 is the lowest. The $46.87 average target is 2.11% above today’s ($45.9) stock price. Mondelez International Inc has been the topic of 29 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. As per Monday, October 19, the company rating was initiated by Buckingham Research. The stock of Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ:MDLZ) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, July 31 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Outperform” rating given by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, January 19. The company was maintained on Thursday, April 28 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Monday, October 26 by RBC Capital Markets. UBS initiated Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ:MDLZ) on Wednesday, February 24 with “Buy” rating. As per Thursday, February 4, the company rating was upgraded by Canaccord Genuity. The stock has “Outperform” rating given by CLSA on Thursday, August 6. JP Morgan maintained the shares of MDLZ in a report on Tuesday, September 6 with “Overweight” rating. The rating was downgraded by Credit Agricole to “Outperform” on Thursday, August 6.
According to Zacks Investment Research, “Mondelez International, Inc. is a food and beverage company. The Company manufactures and markets packaged food products, including snacks, beverages, cheese, convenient meals and various packaged grocery products. Its brands include Oreo, Nabisco and LU biscuits; Milka and Cadbury chocolates; Trident gum; Jacobs and Maxwell House coffees; Philadelphia cream cheeses; Kraft cheeses, dinners and dressings; Oscar Mayer meats, and Tang powdered beverage. Its brands span various consumer sectors: Biscuits, Confectionery, Beverages, Cheese, Grocery and Convenient Meals. Mondelez International, Inc., formerly known as Kraft Foods Inc., is based in Deerfield, IL.”
Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment decreased to 0.89 in Q2 2016. Its down 0.11, from 1 in 2016Q1. The ratio turned negative, as 61 funds sold all Mondelez International Inc shares owned while 432 reduced positions. 88 funds bought stakes while 349 increased positions. They now own 1.15 billion shares or 2.26% less from 1.18 billion shares in 2016Q1.
Haverford owns 1.01M shares or 1.15% of their US portfolio. The Connecticut-based Gillespie Robinson & Grimm Incorporated has invested 0.74% in Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ:MDLZ). Moreover, Peoples Financial Corp has 0.59% invested in Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ:MDLZ) for 20,990 shares. Kimelman & Baird Llc accumulated 4,557 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Heritage Wealth Advsr has 30,893 shares for 0.95% of their US portfolio. The Illinois-based Old Second State Bank Of Aurora has invested 0.14% in Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ:MDLZ). Comerica Bancorp reported 594,297 shares or 0.22% of all its holdings. Westport Resource Mngmt Inc reported 300 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Cadence Savings Bank Na holds 0.49% of its portfolio in Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ:MDLZ) for 22,029 shares. Stearns Fin Group holds 0.08% of its portfolio in Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ:MDLZ) for 5,862 shares. The Alabama-based Croft has invested 1.36% in Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ:MDLZ). Pictet Cie (Europe), a Luxembourg-based fund reported 23,884 shares. Verition Fund Mgmt Limited Company accumulated 0.14% or 24,794 shares. Pittenger Anderson holds 41,360 shares or 0.21% of its portfolio. Davenport And accumulated 0% or 1.24M shares.
Insider Transactions: Since November 1, 2016, the stock had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $167.53 million net activity. The insider PELTZ NELSON sold 3.80 million shares worth $167.53 million.
Mondelez International, Inc. is a snack company. The company has a market cap of $73.56 billion. The Firm makes and markets snack food and beverage products for clients in approximately 165 countries around the world. It has a 85.69 P/E ratio. The Firm operates through five divisions: Latin America; Asia Pacific; Eastern Europe, Middle East, and Africa ; Europe, and North America.
MDLZ Company Profile
Mondelez International, Inc., incorporated on January 10, 2005, is a snack company. The Firm makes and markets snack food and beverage products for clients in approximately 165 countries around the world. The Firm operates through five divisions: Latin America; Asia Pacific; Eastern Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EEMEA); Europe, and North America. The Company’s portfolio includes over seven brands, including Nabisco, Oreo and LU biscuits; Cadbury, Cadbury Dairy Milk and Milka chocolates, and Trident gum, as well as over 50 brands. The Company’s brands span five product categories: biscuits (including cookies, crackers and salted snacks); chocolate; gum and candy; beverages (including coffee and powdered beverages), and cheese and grocery. The Company’s other brands include Oreo, Chips Ahoy!, Ritz, TUC/Club Social and belVita biscuits; Cadbury Dairy Milk, Milka and Lacta chocolate; Trident gum; Hall’s candy, and Tang powdered beverages.
Another recent and important Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ:MDLZ) news was published by Wsj.com which published an article titled: “Mondelez International Earnings — What to Watch” on October 26, 2016.