Print Edition - 2017-11-01  |  Money Digest

Mondelez Q3 profit jumps 81 percent

- - AP, DEERFIELD

Nov 1, 2017-

Mondelez International Inc served up an 81 percent jump in third-quarter profit as sales of its snack food improved in emerging markets. The Deerfield, Illinois-based company reported profit of $992 million, or 65 cents per share. That’s up from $548 million, or 35 cents per share. When one-time gains and costs are excluded, Mondelez earned 57 cents per share. The results topped Wall Street expectations for the maker of Oreo cookies, Cadbury chocolate and Trident gum. The eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research expected adjusted earnings of 54 cents per share. “We’re making good progress on many of our key strategic initiatives and remain confident in our ability to deliver long-term, sustainable growth on both the top and bottom lines,” CEO Irene Rosenfeld said. Mondelez said its revenue improved 2 percent to $6.53 billion in the period.

Published: 01-11-2017 08:19

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