Mondelez International (NYSE: KFT) and Mondelez International (NASDAQ:MDLZ) are both non-cyclical consumer goods & services companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends and earnings.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Mondelez International and Mondelez International, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Mondelez International 0 0 0 0 N/A
Mondelez International 0 2 8 1 2.91

Mondelez International has a consensus target price of $50.91, indicating a potential upside of 23.87%. Given Mondelez International’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Mondelez International is more favorable than Mondelez International.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

75.8% of Mondelez International shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.6% of Mondelez International shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Mondelez International and Mondelez International’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Mondelez International 7.23% 7.78% 2.78%
Mondelez International 6.92% 11.96% 5.00%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Mondelez International and Mondelez International’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Mondelez International N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Mondelez International $25.57 billion 2.42 $4.37 billion $1.14 36.05

Mondelez International has higher revenue and earnings than Mondelez International.

Dividends

Mondelez International pays an annual dividend of $0.88 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.1%. Mondelez International does not pay a dividend. Mondelez International pays out 77.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

Summary

Mondelez International beats Mondelez International on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Mondelez International

Mondelez International, Inc. is a snack company. The Company manufactures and markets snack food and beverage products for consumers. It operates through four segments: Latin America, Asia, Middle East, and Africa (AMEA), Europe and North America. As of December 31, 2016, its brands spanned five product categories: Biscuits (including cookies, crackers and salted snacks); Chocolate; Gum and candy; Beverages (including coffee and powdered beverages), and Cheese and grocery. Itsportfolio includes various snack brands, including Nabisco, Oreo, LU and belVita biscuits; Cadbury, Milka, Cadbury Dairy Milk and Toblerone chocolate; Trident gum; Halls candy, and Tang powdered beverages. The Company sells its products to supermarket chains, wholesalers, supercenters, club stores, mass merchandisers, distributors, convenience stores, gasoline stations, drug stores, value stores and retail food outlets. As of December 31, 2016, it sold its products to consumers in approximately 165 countries.

About Mondelez International

Mondelez International, Inc. is a snack company. The Company manufactures and markets snack food and beverage products for consumers. It operates through four segments: Latin America, Asia, Middle East, and Africa (AMEA), Europe and North America. As of December 31, 2016, its brands spanned five product categories: Biscuits (including cookies, crackers and salted snacks); Chocolate; Gum and candy; Beverages (including coffee and powdered beverages), and Cheese and grocery. Itsportfolio includes various snack brands, including Nabisco, Oreo, LU and belVita biscuits; Cadbury, Milka, Cadbury Dairy Milk and Toblerone chocolate; Trident gum; Halls candy, and Tang powdered beverages. The Company sells its products to supermarket chains, wholesalers, supercenters, club stores, mass merchandisers, distributors, convenience stores, gasoline stations, drug stores, value stores and retail food outlets. As of December 31, 2016, it sold its products to consumers in approximately 165 countries.

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