Published: Fri, February 16, 2018
Business | By Max Garcia

Hot Stock to Watch: Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ)

The Hillhouse Capital Management Ltd holds 8.17 million shares with $332.18 million value, down from 8.85M last quarter. The stock decreased 3.51% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $4.12. The firm owned 407,953 shares of the company's stock after selling 9,859 shares during the quarter. Tuniu Corporation (NASDAQ:TOUR) has declined 8.27% since February 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.10% the S&P500.

Salient Capital Advisors Llc decreased its stake in Enbridge Inc (ENB) by 1.72% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The hedge fund held 107,806 shares of the pollution control equipment company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $912,000, up from 38,906 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Syntal Capital Partners Llc who had been investing in Microchip Technology Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $19.11 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.22% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $14.15. About 4.86M shares traded.

Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.57/Share beating the analyst estimate of $0.56/Share by a difference of $0.01. It has underperformed by 11.01% the S&P500.

Stock's free cash flow yield, which represents the amount of cash available to investors before dividends, expressed as a percentage of the stock price, is 0. Its down 0.08, from 1.12 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 78 investors sold MDLZ shares while 422 reduced holdings. 15 funds opened positions while 34 raised stakes. Shell Asset Management has invested 0.26% in Mondelez International, Inc. Plancorp Ltd Liability Corp owns 0.12% invested in Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ). Hillhouse Cap Mgmt Ltd has 8.17 million shares.

The Hershey Company (NYSE:HSY) scores higher than Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ). 26,206 were accumulated by Royal State Bank Of Scotland Group Public Limited Co. Burke And Herbert Bank And Trust Communications stated it has 12,137 shares or 0.45% of all its holdings. Qs Ltd Liability Co has invested 0% in Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc. PiperJaffray upgraded the shares of MDLZ in report on Tuesday, July 25 to "Overweight" rating. Johnson Finance Gru holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Microchip Technology Incorporated (NASDAQ:MCHP) for 1,072 shares. Martingale Asset Limited Partnership has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in CECO Environmental Corp. Virtus Advisers holds 0.58% of its portfolio in Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) for 219,861 shares.

Mondelez International declared that its board has authorized a stock buyback plan on Wednesday, January 31st that allows the company to buyback $6.00 billion in outstanding shares. National Pension Service accumulated 364,583 shares. City Hldgs Com owns 806 shares.

Since September 12, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $286,580 activity.

Among 33 analysts covering Bank of America (NYSE:BAC), 22 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 78% are positive.

General Motors Company was covered by a number of analysts recently, 7 rated the stock as Buy, 9 rated Outperform, 4 rated Hold, 0 gave an Underperform and 0 rated sell. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Monday, October 23 by Stifel Nicolaus. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) on Wednesday, September 6 with "Buy" rating. CLSA downgraded Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) on Friday, October 13 with "Buy" rating. New York-based Orbimed Advsrs Llc has invested 0.87% in Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc. As per Thursday, July 20, the company rating was downgraded by Credit Suisse. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, September 18 by Piper Jaffray. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Outperform" rating and $52 target in Thursday, April 28 report. Trigran Invs reported 2.63M shares. It also increased its holding in Pimco Intrm Mun Bd Etf (MUNI) by 11,403 shares in the quarter, for a total of 40,994 shares, and has risen its stake in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL).

Analysts await Enbridge Inc. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0.64/share and a low EPS of $0.58/share. Hence the difference between Predicted EPS and Actual EPS reported is $0.01/share which shows an Earnings Surprise of 1.8 Percent.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in 2017 Q3. The current ratio for MDLZ is 0.50 and that of KO is 1.40. It worsened, as 68 investors sold BAC shares while 569 reduced holdings. 102 funds opened positions while 287 raised stakes. Lindsell Train Ltd now owns 19,950,710 shares of the company's stock valued at $811,196,000 after purchasing an additional 3,086,000 shares in the last quarter. (NYSE:ENB) to report earnings on February, 16. Hudson Valley Invest Advisors Adv has 0.05% invested in The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES). Sun Life Finance Inc owns 4,850 shares. Banced Corp stated it has 47,039 shares or 0.9% of all its holdings. Bartlett And reported 0.58% of its portfolio in American Tower Corporation (NYSE:REIT). Winslow Evans Crocker holds 0.12% or 14,730 shares. Bennicas & Associates invested in 35,600 shares or 2.72% of the stock. Farmers And Merchants Invests accumulated 254,029 shares. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of MDLZ in report on Thursday, July 6 with "Buy" rating. Therefore 45% are positive. On Tuesday, October 31 the stock rating was maintained by Buckingham Research with "Buy". The stock has "Buy" rating by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, February 1. The stock has "Overweight" rating by JP Morgan on Tuesday, September 6. On Wednesday, December 13 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with "Equal-Weight". (NYSE:PFE) rating on Monday, June 20.

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