First American Trust FSB raised its holdings in shares of Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ:MDLZ) by 5.9% in the 4th quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 114,793 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 6,396 shares during the quarter. Mondelez International comprises 1.2% of First American Trust FSB’s portfolio, making the stock its 28th largest holding. First American Trust FSB’s holdings in Mondelez International were worth $4,595,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in MDLZ. Zurich Insurance Group Ltd FI lifted its holdings in shares of Mondelez International by 10.9% in the 2nd quarter. Zurich Insurance Group Ltd FI now owns 356,981 shares of the company’s stock worth $14,636,000 after acquiring an additional 35,161 shares during the last quarter. Cozad Asset Management Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Mondelez International in the 2nd quarter valued at about $541,000. Putnam Investments LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Mondelez International by 4,043.6% in the 2nd quarter. Putnam Investments LLC now owns 912,705 shares of the company’s stock valued at $37,421,000 after buying an additional 890,678 shares in the last quarter. Pin Oak Investment Advisors Inc. boosted its stake in Mondelez International by 21.5% in the 2nd quarter. Pin Oak Investment Advisors Inc. now owns 60,070 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,463,000 after purchasing an additional 10,610 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Argent Trust Co boosted its stake in Mondelez International by 282.4% in the 2nd quarter. Argent Trust Co now owns 48,063 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,970,000 after purchasing an additional 35,495 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 75.09% of the company’s stock.

MDLZ has been the subject of several research reports. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Mondelez International from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 3rd. UBS Group set a $51.00 target price on shares of Mondelez International and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, September 24th. Morgan Stanley initiated coverage on shares of Mondelez International in a report on Monday, September 17th. They set an “equal weight” rating and a $47.00 target price for the company. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $48.00 price target on shares of Mondelez International and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 30th. Finally, BidaskClub raised shares of Mondelez International from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 22nd. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $49.17.

Shares of MDLZ stock traded down $0.13 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $42.21. The stock had a trading volume of 432,181 shares, compared to its average volume of 8,111,862. The company has a market capitalization of $60.96 billion, a P/E ratio of 19.68, a PEG ratio of 1.86 and a beta of 0.82. Mondelez International Inc has a twelve month low of $37.42 and a twelve month high of $46.54. The company has a current ratio of 0.56, a quick ratio of 0.38 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.58.

Mondelez International (NASDAQ:MDLZ) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, October 29th. The company reported $0.62 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.61 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $6.29 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $6.32 billion. Mondelez International had a return on equity of 13.71% and a net margin of 12.46%. The company’s revenue was down 3.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.57 earnings per share. Research analysts predict that Mondelez International Inc will post 2.43 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, January 14th. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 31st will be issued a $0.26 dividend. This represents a $1.04 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.46%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 28th. Mondelez International’s payout ratio is currently 48.60%.

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Mondelez International Profile

Mondelez International, Inc, through its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets snack food and beverage products worldwide. It offers biscuits, including cookies, crackers, and salted snacks; chocolates; gums and candies; coffee and powdered beverages; and cheese and grocery products. The company's primary snack brand portfolio includes Nabisco, Oreo, LU, and belVita biscuits; Cadbury, Milka, Cadbury Dairy Milk, and Toblerone chocolates; Trident gums; Halls candies; and Tang powdered beverages.

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