Financial Analysis: Mondelez International (MDLZ) & TDH (PETZ)

Mondelez International (NASDAQ:MDLZ) and TDH (NASDAQ:PETZ) are both consumer staples companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations and profitability.

Analyst Recommendations

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

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Mondelez International 0 4 9 0 2.69
TDH 0 0 0 0 N/A

Mondelez International currently has a consensus target price of $49.33, suggesting a potential upside of 18.39%. Given Mondelez International’s higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Mondelez International is more favorable than TDH.


Mondelez International pays an annual dividend of $1.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.5%. TDH does not pay a dividend. Mondelez International pays out 48.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Mondelez International has raised its dividend for 4 consecutive years.

Earnings and Valuation

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

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Mondelez International $25.90 billion 2.38 $2.92 billion $2.14 19.62
TDH $28.98 million 0.48 $110,000.00 N/A N/A

Mondelez International has higher revenue and earnings than TDH.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

74.8% of Mondelez International shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.6% of TDH shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.0% of Mondelez International shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.


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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Mondelez International 12.46% 13.71% 5.58%


Mondelez International beats TDH on 12 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Mondelez International

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. It sells its products to supermarket chains, wholesalers, supercenters, club stores, mass merchandisers, distributors, convenience stores, gasoline stations, drug stores, value stores, and other retail food outlets through direct store delivery, company-owned and satellite warehouses, distribution centers, and other facilities, as well as through independent sales offices and agents, and e-commerce platforms. The company was formerly known as Kraft Foods Inc. and changed its name to Mondelez International, Inc. in October 2012. Mondelez International, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is based in Deerfield, Illinois.

About TDH

TDH Holdings, Inc. engages in the development, manufacture, and sale of pet food products for pet owners worldwide. It offers approximately 200 products, which include 6 product lines consisting of pet chews, dried pet snacks, wet canned pet food, dental health snacks, baked pet biscuits, and other products for dogs and cats, as well as non-food items. The company sells its products under the Pet Cuisine, Hum & Cheer, Like, TDH, Tiandihui, and Dog Zone Sasami names. It offers its products to the retailers and wholesalers, as well as through e-commerce sales. TDH Holdings, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is based in Qingdao, the People's Republic of China.

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