Investors purchased shares of C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHRW) on weakness during trading hours on Friday. $47.78 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $27.17 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $20.61 million into the stock. Of all stocks tracked, C.H. Robinson Worldwide had the 22nd highest net in-flow for the day. C.H. Robinson Worldwide traded down ($0.11) for the day and closed at $79.44

CHRW has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Deutsche Bank AG reduced their price target on shares of C.H. Robinson Worldwide from $75.00 to $60.00 and set a “hold” rating for the company in a research report on Friday, July 21st. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of C.H. Robinson Worldwide from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $85.00 price target for the company in a research report on Wednesday, October 18th. Bank of America Corporation raised shares of C.H. Robinson Worldwide from an “underperform” rating to a “buy” rating and increased their price target for the stock from $70.00 to $86.00 in a research report on Tuesday, October 10th. Credit Suisse Group reissued a “sell” rating and issued a $68.00 price target (up from $63.00) on shares of C.H. Robinson Worldwide in a research report on Thursday, October 12th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Finally, BidaskClub raised shares of C.H. Robinson Worldwide from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, August 5th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. C.H. Robinson Worldwide presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $77.00.

The company has a current ratio of 1.24, a quick ratio of 1.27 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.55. The stock has a market cap of $11,147.50, a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.71, a P/E/G ratio of 2.75 and a beta of 0.44.

C.H. Robinson Worldwide (NASDAQ:CHRW) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 31st. The transportation company reported $0.85 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.82 by $0.03. C.H. Robinson Worldwide had a return on equity of 36.06% and a net margin of 3.31%. The company had revenue of $3.78 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.65 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.90 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 12.8% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts forecast that C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. will post 3.3 earnings per share for the current year.

In other C.H. Robinson Worldwide news, VP Angela K. Freeman sold 1,200 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $68.72, for a total transaction of $82,464.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Company insiders own 0.85% of the company’s stock.

Several institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in CHRW. NEXT Financial Group Inc grew its stake in shares of C.H. Robinson Worldwide by 7.8% in the second quarter. NEXT Financial Group Inc now owns 2,895 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $199,000 after acquiring an additional 209 shares during the last quarter. Nicolet Bankshares Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of C.H. Robinson Worldwide in the third quarter worth $202,000. Integrated Investment Consultants LLC grew its stake in shares of C.H. Robinson Worldwide by 39.0% in the third quarter. Integrated Investment Consultants LLC now owns 2,675 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $204,000 after acquiring an additional 750 shares during the last quarter. Fox Run Management L.L.C. acquired a new stake in shares of C.H. Robinson Worldwide in the third quarter worth $205,000. Finally, Sawtooth Solutions LLC grew its stake in shares of C.H. Robinson Worldwide by 2.5% in the second quarter. Sawtooth Solutions LLC now owns 3,031 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $208,000 after acquiring an additional 73 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 89.17% of the company’s stock.

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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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