Mondelez International (MDLZ) vs. TDH (PETZ) Critical Contrast

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

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Mondelez International and TDH’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Mondelez International $25.90 billion 2.49 $2.92 billion $2.14 20.58
TDH $28.98 million 0.40 $110,000.00 N/A N/A

Mondelez International has higher revenue and earnings than TDH.


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%

Volatility & Risk

Mondelez International has a beta of 0.75, suggesting that its stock price is 25% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, TDH has a beta of -1.7, suggesting that its stock price is 270% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Mondelez International and TDH, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Mondelez International 0 4 8 0 2.67
TDH 0 0 0 0 N/A

Mondelez International presently has a consensus price target of $49.45, indicating a potential upside of 12.29%. Given Mondelez International’s higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Mondelez International is more favorable than TDH.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

75.0% of Mondelez International shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.6% of TDH shares are held by institutional investors. 2.0% of Mondelez International shares are held by company 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.


Mondelez International pays an annual dividend of $1.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. 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.


Mondelez International beats TDH on 13 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Mondelez International Company Profile

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.

TDH Company Profile

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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