Media headlines about C.H. Robinson Worldwide (NASDAQ:CHRW) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. C.H. Robinson Worldwide earned a news impact score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the transportation company an impact score of 64 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
- CH Robinson Worldwide, Inc. (CHRW) Shares Bought by Advantus Capital Management Inc (badhub.net)
- Finding Support And Resistance On A Chart: C.H. Robinson … – AllStockNews (allstocknews.com)
- CH Robinson Worldwide, Inc. (CHRW)’s Stock Is Sell After Forming – Weekly Register (weeklyregister.com)
- As CH Robinson Worldwide (CHRW) Stock Declined, Hussman Strategic Advisors Upped Its Holding by $5.48 Million … – BZ Weekly (bzweekly.com)
- Toronto Dominion Bank Boosts Position in CH Robinson Worldwide, Inc. (CHRW) (healthcaremenu.net)
A number of equities research analysts recently commented on CHRW shares. Credit Suisse Group restated an “underperform” rating and set a $75.00 price objective (up from $71.00) on shares of C.H. Robinson Worldwide in a report on Monday, March 6th. Vertical Research upgraded shares of C.H. Robinson Worldwide from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $76.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Friday, May 5th. Deutsche Bank AG lowered their price target on shares of C.H. Robinson Worldwide from $80.00 to $75.00 and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, April 28th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of C.H. Robinson Worldwide from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 4th. Finally, Barclays PLC reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $73.00 price target on shares of C.H. Robinson Worldwide in a research note on Thursday, April 27th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $75.53.
C.H. Robinson Worldwide (NASDAQ CHRW) traded down 2.43% on Tuesday, hitting $68.40. 1,061,076 shares of the stock traded hands. The firm has a market capitalization of $9.64 billion, a PE ratio of 18.89 and a beta of 0.44. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $69.11 and a 200 day moving average of $74.42. C.H. Robinson Worldwide has a 52 week low of $65.57 and a 52 week high of $81.16.
C.H. Robinson Worldwide (NASDAQ:CHRW) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, April 25th. The transportation company reported $0.86 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.81 by $0.05. C.H. Robinson Worldwide had a net margin of 3.83% and a return on equity of 40.46%. The firm had revenue of $3.42 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $3.33 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.83 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 11.1% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts anticipate that C.H. Robinson Worldwide will post $3.58 earnings per share for the current year.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 30th. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 2nd will be issued a dividend of $0.45 per share. This represents a $1.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.63%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, May 31st. C.H. Robinson Worldwide’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 49.72%.
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C.H. Robinson Worldwide Company Profile
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc is a provider of transportation services and logistics solutions through a network of offices operating in North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, New Zealand and South America. The Company’s segments include North American Surface Transportation (NAST), Global Forwarding, Robinson Fresh, and All Other and Corporate.
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