Mondelez International, Inc. [NASDAQ: MDLZ] opened at $55.8 and closed at $55.53 a share within trading session on 11/07/2019. That means that the stock dropped by -1.39% compared to the closing price from a day before, when the stock touched $54.76.

Between the start and the closing of the latest trading session, Mondelez International, Inc. [NASDAQ: MDLZ] had 2.24 million shares being bought and sold. In the last three months, average trading volumes hovered around 6.27M shares. During the last week, volatility in the share price was set at N/A, which placed the metric for the last 30 days at N/A. The price of the stock additionally went down to $38.78 during that period and MDLZ managed to take a rebound to $55.85 in the last 52 weeks.

Mondelez International, Inc. [NASDAQ:MDLZ]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Pro stock traders frequently make sure to pay attention what expert market analysts are saying about a potential stock buy. Regarding Mondelez International, Inc. [MDLZ] right now, the most recent ratings from Wall St. analysts that we can see right now is regarding the quarter that’s slated to end in December. On average, stock market experts give MDLZ an Outperform rating. Its stock price has been found in the range of 38.78 to 55.85. This is compared to its latest closing price of $55.53.

Wall Street analysts provide their ratings on a scale of 1 to 5, and the current average score for Mondelez International, Inc. [MDLZ] is sitting at 1.85. This is compared to 1 month ago, when its average rating was 1.84.

For the quarter ending in Mar-19 Mondelez International, Inc. [MDLZ] generated $6.54 billion in sales. That’s 0.21% lower than the average estimate of $6.55 billion as provided by Wall Street analysts. The three indicators above suggest that on the whole, this stock is not presenting an attractive investment option, as there are too many red flags that don’t point to a high-value ROI.

Keep your eyes peeled for the next scheduled financial results to be made public for this company, which are scheduled to be released on Tue 30 Jul (In 19 Days).

Fundamental Analysis of Mondelez International, Inc. [MDLZ]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for Mondelez International, Inc. [MDLZ] sitting at +14.94 and its Gross Margin at +38.68.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is 8.82, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 5.50%. Its Return on Equity is 10.06, and its Return on Assets is 4.14. These metrics suggest that this Mondelez International, Inc. does a poor job of managing its assets, and likely won’t be able to provide successful business outcomes for its investors in the near term.

Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, Mondelez International, Inc. [MDLZ] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 71.66. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 41.75, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 29.29. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 48.88, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 28.48. This company is not leveraging its assets to take on debt, which stunts its growth and limits the ROI for investors.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 20.74 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 3.92. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 3.78, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.24. Mondelez International, Inc. [MDLZ] has a Price to Book Ratio of 2.27, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 15.07 and P/E Ratio of 32.38. These metrics show that this company has a mixed appeal, and ROI could be a gain or a loss.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, Mondelez International, Inc. [MDLZ] earns $324,225 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 7.94 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.41. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 0.30 and its Current Ratio is 0.45. This company is not investing its short-term assets in an optimally efficient way, making it a riskier investment.

Mondelez International, Inc. [MDLZ] has 1.45B shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $80.31B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 38.78 to 55.85. At its current price, it has moved down by -1.94% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 41.19% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 53.45. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.

Conclusion: Is Mondelez International, Inc. [MDLZ] a Reliable Buy?

Mondelez International, Inc. [MDLZ] stock is presenting a less attractive investment opportunity when compared to similarly-sized corporations in the same industry. The price performance of these shares has not shown much promise, and the financial results that this company has recently delivered present a highly risky investment.