Analyst Ratings for C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. (CHRW)

Updated: 2017-07-29

C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ:CHRW) was awarded an average rating of Hold from investment analysts following the stock. Last month, CHRW received an average rating of Hold.

3 analysts declared CHRW a buy, 0 issued an overweight rating, 15 issued a hold rating, 1 gave an underweight rating, and 4 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

A number of analysts gave price targets for CHRW. The highest price target was 80, implying potential capital gains of 22.61 percent. The lowest price target was 55, which equates to a potential downside of -15.71 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -10.39 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -11.35 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -7.99 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -8.89 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 10 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 12 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of CHRW to grow at a rate of -4.57 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. CHRW has a PEG ratio of -4.2.

CHRW has traded between a high of 81.16 and a low of 63.41 over the past year. Today's price is 2.9 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 19.6 percent. CHRW has a price/earnings ratio of 19.19. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The CHRW value stock report compares CHRW to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $9.22 billion. CHRW is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.