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Why Mondelez Looks Delicious in 2013

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Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, packaged foods company Mondelez International (NASDAQ: MDLZ  ) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Mondelez, and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

Mondelez facts

 

 

Headquarters (founded)

Deerfield, Ill. (2000)

Market Cap

$49.4 billion

Industry

Packaged foods

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$54.0 billion

Management

Chairman/CEO Irene Rosenfeld

CFO David Brearton

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)

8.9%

Cash/Debt

$4.0 billion / $30.0 billion

Dividend Yield

3.6% 

Competitors

Campbell Soup (NYSE: CPB  )

General Mills (NYSE: GIS  )

Kellogg (NYSE: K  )

Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 98% of the 130 members who have rated Mondelez believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Just yesterday, one of those Fools, All-Star joryko, succinctly summed up the Mondelez bull case for our community:

Simply a leaner and meaner company now that it is freed from the North American grocery business at [Kraft Foods Group (NASDAQ: KRFT  ) ].

Trades at a similar P/E and P/CF as it did while it was incorporated with Kraft, which should leave it undervalued as it was the true growth vehicle in recent years.

I find it the more appealing play of the two post spin-off, and believe they are set for a long run internationally. Compared to other confectioneries, Mondelez is flat out cheap.

Of course, this short article doesn't even come close to telling the entire story for Mondelez. You're in luck, though. The Fool's brand new premium report on Mondelez tells all sides of the story for one of the most compelling consumer plays in the market. You can grab your copy now, which comes with free updates for 12 months, by just clicking here.

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    You list the dividend yield at 3.6%. It is actually closer to 2%.

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