C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ:CHRW) stock went on an upward path that rose over 0.05% on Thursday, amounting to a one-week price decrease of more than -5.65%. Over the last 12 months, CHRW stock dropped by -15.33%. The one-year CHRW stock forecast points to a potential downside of -0.09, with the average price target set at $81.12 per share. The average equity rating for CHRW stock is currently 3.00, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.
The market cap for CHRW stock reached $10.24 billion, with 137.12 million shares outstanding and 134.13 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 1.63M shares, CHRW reached a trading volume of 1376284 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Guru’s Opinion on C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. (CHRW):
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for CHRW shares is $81.12 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on CHRW stock is a recommendation set at 3.00. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Goldman have made an estimate for C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Sell, with their previous recommendation back on November 01, 2019. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Cowen raised their target price from $106 to $95. The new note on the price target was released on October 30, 2019, representing the official price target for C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another drop from $89 to $80, while BofA/Merrill kept a Underperform rating on CHRW stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. is set at 1.98, with the Price to Sales ratio for CHRW stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.65. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 6.09, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 2.80. Price to Free Cash Flow for CHRW in the course of the last twelve months was 17.83 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.90.
CHRW Stock Performance Analysis:
C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. (CHRW) fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -5.65. With this latest performance, CHRW shares dropped by -13.17% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -9.18% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -15.33% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for CHRW stock in for the last two-week period is set at 31.94, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 29.49, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 36.08 for C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. (CHRW). The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 83.36, while it was recorded at 75.94 for the last single week of trading, and 84.80 for the last 200 days.
Insight into C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. Fundamentals:
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. (CHRW) shares currently have an operating margin of +5.48 and a Gross Margin at +8.19. C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +4.00.
Return on Total Capital for CHRW is now 31.28, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 26.00. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 43.99, with Return on Assets sitting at 15.34. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. (CHRW) has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 84.41. Additionally, CHRW Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 45.77, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 30.41. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 84.09, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 45.60.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. (CHRW) managed to generate an average of $43,540 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 7.50 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 3.84. C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.90 and a Current Ratio set at 1.90.
CHRW Stock EPS
With the latest financial reports released by the company, C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. posted 1.34/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 1.21/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 10.70%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for CHRW. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. go to 5.52%.
C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. (CHRW) Insider Position Details
There are presently around $9,596 million, or 95.60% of CHRW stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of CHRW stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 17,460,908, which is approximately 2.263% of the company’s market cap and around 0.70% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 13,393,039 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $999.0 million in CHRW stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $640.0 million in CHRW stock with ownership of nearly 2.352% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of October and at the time of the October reporting period, where 313 institutional holders increased their position in C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ:CHRW) by around 16,299,088 shares. Additionally, 250 investors decreased positions by around 7,452,364 shares, while 90 investors held positions by with 104,823,530 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 128,574,982 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. CHRW stock had 57 new institutional investments in for a total of 2,977,103 shares, while 68 institutional investors sold positions of 1,777,179 shares during the same period.