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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for CHRW. The most optimistic price target was 80, implying a possible profit of 22.61 percent. The minimum price target given was 55, implying potential capital losses of -15.71 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -10.39 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -11.35 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -7.99 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -8.89 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 10 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 12 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of CHRW's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -4.57 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. CHRW has a PEG ratio of -4.2.

In the trailing 52-weeks, CHRW hit 81.16 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 63.41. Currently the stock is 2.9 percent higher than its low, and 19.6 percent below the high. 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 market cap of CHRW is $9.22 billion. CHRW will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.