Investors sold shares of Mondelez International Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) on strength during trading hours on Friday. $52.39 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $261.09 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $208.70 million out of the stock. Of all equities tracked, Mondelez International had the highest net out-flow for the day. Mondelez International traded up $0.03 for the day and closed at $43.17

Several analysts have commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Mondelez International from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 13th. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed an “outperform” rating on shares of Mondelez International in a report on Friday, July 15th. Susquehanna reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Mondelez International in a report on Sunday, July 17th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed an “overweight” rating on shares of Mondelez International in a report on Saturday, July 2nd. Finally, Sanford C. Bernstein reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and set a $53.00 target price on shares of Mondelez International in a report on Friday, June 3rd. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and fourteen have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $47.20.

The stock has a market cap of $67.15 billion and a PE ratio of 9.15. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $44.30 and its 200 day moving average is $42.74.

Mondelez International (NASDAQ:MDLZ) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 27th. The company reported $0.44 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.40 by $0.04. The firm earned $6.30 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.34 billion. The business’s revenue for the quarter was down 17.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.47 earnings per share. Equities analysts expect that Mondelez International Inc. will post $1.84 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, July 14th. Investors of record on Thursday, June 30th were given a dividend of $0.17 per share. This represents a $0.68 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.58%. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, June 28th.

A number of institutional investors recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Palladium Partners LLC raised its position in Mondelez International by 2.6% in the fourth quarter. Palladium Partners LLC now owns 73,501 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,296,000 after buying an additional 1,884 shares during the period. Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc. OH raised its position in Mondelez International by 2.3% in the fourth quarter. Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc. OH now owns 3,584,483 shares of the company’s stock valued at $160,728,000 after buying an additional 81,071 shares during the period. Principal Financial Group Inc. raised its position in Mondelez International by 10.3% in the fourth quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 2,584,732 shares of the company’s stock valued at $115,900,000 after buying an additional 240,758 shares during the period. Employees Retirement System of Texas raised its position in Mondelez International by 22.4% in the fourth quarter. Employees Retirement System of Texas now owns 137,100 shares of the company’s stock valued at $6,148,000 after buying an additional 25,100 shares during the period. Finally, State of Tennessee Treasury Department raised its position in Mondelez International by 3.1% in the fourth quarter. State of Tennessee Treasury Department now owns 1,211,485 shares of the company’s stock valued at $54,324,000 after buying an additional 36,348 shares during the period.

Mondelez International, Inc is a snack company. The Company manufactures and markets snack food and beverage products for consumers in approximately 165 countries around the world. The Company operates through five segments: Latin America; Asia Pacific; Eastern Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EEMEA); Europe, and North America.

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