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, which equates to a potential upside of 22.61 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -10.39 percent. That number becomes -11.35 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. 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.

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. 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.

Analysts estimate earnings of CHRW to grow at a rate of -4.57 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, 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.

In the last 52-weeks, CHRW has achieved a high of 81.16 and a low of 63.41. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 2.9 percent, and 19.6 percent lower than its 52-week high. CHRW has a P/E 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.