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.

CHRW was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given 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. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -10.39 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -11.35 percent. 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.

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, which can be compared to the 10 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's 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. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of CHRW is -4.2.

In the last 52-weeks, CHRW has achieved a high of 81.16 and a low of 63.41. Currently the stock is 2.9 percent higher than its low, and 19.6 percent lower than its 52-week 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 stock has a market capitalization of $9.22 billion. CHRW's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.