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S&P 500   4,544.90
DOW   35,677.02
QQQ   374.10
S&P 500   4,544.90
DOW   35,677.02
QQQ   374.10
S&P 500   4,544.90
DOW   35,677.02
QQQ   374.10

Mondelez International Stock Competitors

+0.36 (+0.60 %)
(As of 10/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume3.82 million shs
Average Volume7.06 million shs
Market Capitalization$84.60 billion
P/E Ratio20.04
Dividend Yield2.31%

Mondelez International (NASDAQ:MDLZ) Vs. GIS, HSY, TSN, HRL, MKC, K, CAG, SJM, CPB, and PPC

Should you be buying Mondelez International stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Mondelez International include General Mills (GIS), The Hershey (HSY), Tyson Foods (TSN), Hormel Foods (HRL), McCormick & Company, Incorporated (MKC), Kellogg (K), Conagra Brands (CAG), The J. M. Smucker (SJM), Campbell Soup (CPB), and Pilgrim's Pride (PPC). These companies are all part of the "packaged foods & meats" industry.

Mondelez International vs.

The Hershey (NYSE:HSY) and Mondelez International (NASDAQ:MDLZ) are both large-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their media sentiment, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk, valuation, profitability, community ranking, institutional ownership and dividends.

The Hershey has a beta of 0.36, suggesting that its stock price is 64% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Mondelez International has a beta of 0.66, suggesting that its stock price is 34% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Mondelez International received 231 more outperform votes than The Hershey when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 72.01% of users gave Mondelez International an outperform vote while only 56.79% of users gave The Hershey an outperform vote.

The HersheyOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes
Mondelez InternationalOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes

The Hershey pays an annual dividend of $3.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. Mondelez International pays an annual dividend of $1.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.3%. The Hershey pays out 57.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Mondelez International pays out 54.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. The Hershey has raised its dividend for 12 consecutive years and Mondelez International has raised its dividend for 8 consecutive years. Mondelez International is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Mondelez International has higher revenue and earnings than The Hershey. Mondelez International is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than The Hershey, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The Hershey$8.15 billion4.60$1.28 billion$6.2928.95
Mondelez International$26.58 billion3.18$3.56 billion$2.5923.37

52.3% of The Hershey shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 75.6% of Mondelez International shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.3% of The Hershey shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.9% of Mondelez International shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

The Hershey has a net margin of 16.52% compared to Mondelez International's net margin of 15.49%. The Hershey's return on equity of 63.62% beat Mondelez International's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
The Hershey 16.52% 63.62% 15.50%
Mondelez International 15.49% 14.30% 5.87%

The Hershey currently has a consensus price target of $179.91, indicating a potential downside of 1.20%. Mondelez International has a consensus price target of $67.90, indicating a potential upside of 12.19%. Given Mondelez International's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Mondelez International is more favorable than The Hershey.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
The Hershey
0 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
Mondelez International
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
9 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)

In the previous week, The Hershey had 4 more articles in the media than Mondelez International. MarketBeat recorded 7 mentions for The Hershey and 3 mentions for Mondelez International. The Hershey's average media sentiment score of 0.71 beat Mondelez International's score of 0.71 indicating that The Hershey is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
The Hershey
2 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Mondelez International
1 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)


Mondelez International beats The Hershey on 12 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding MDLZ and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment >-1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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Mondelez International (NASDAQ:MDLZ) vs. Its Competitors

TypeMondelez InternationalFood & kindred products IndustryStaples SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Dividend Yield2.31%3.42%2.40%2.51%
P/E Ratio20.0419.5841.0027.95
Net Margins15.49%-0.62%-47.60%-1,241.31%

Mondelez International Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
General Mills
2.4398 of 5 stars
+1.5%$37.96B$18.13B16.582,021Insider Selling
The Hershey
2.7427 of 5 stars
+24.4%$37.52B$8.15B26.4716,040Upcoming Earnings
Tyson Foods
2.5998 of 5 stars
Hormel Foods
2.4798 of 5 stars
McCormick & Company, Incorporated
3.0015 of 5 stars
2.4076 of 5 stars
Conagra Brands
2.8931 of 5 stars
The J. M. Smucker
2.5088 of 5 stars
+6.4%$13.32B$8.00B17.307,300Dividend Announcement
Buyback Announcement
Campbell Soup
2.7282 of 5 stars
Pilgrim's Pride
1.9348 of 5 stars
+73.8%$7.08B$12.09B-223.4456,400Upcoming Earnings
Positive News
2.4131 of 5 stars
Flowers Foods
2.3181 of 5 stars
Lancaster Colony
2.9881 of 5 stars
The Hain Celestial Group
1.9848 of 5 stars
Sanderson Farms
1.9641 of 5 stars
J & J Snack Foods
2.5348 of 5 stars
TreeHouse Foods
1.8064 of 5 stars
Tootsie Roll Industries
1.5915 of 5 stars
B&G Foods
1.9815 of 5 stars
Cal-Maine Foods
1.8131 of 5 stars
John B. Sanfilippo & Son
1.7848 of 5 stars
Calavo Growers
3.2115 of 5 stars
Seneca Foods
1.5615 of 5 stars
Farmer Bros.
2.2581 of 5 stars
Lifeway Foods
1.6181 of 5 stars
This page was last updated on 10/25/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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