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 most pessimistic price target 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.

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. 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. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 10 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 12 analysts decreased their 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. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, 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, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of CHRW is -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 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 market cap of CHRW is $9.22 billion. CHRW's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.