Breaking: C H Robinson Worldwide Inc (NASDAQ:CHRW) Institutional Investor Positioning

November 28, 2016 - By Ruchi Gupta   ·   0 Comments

Breaking: C H Robinson Worldwide Inc (NASDAQ:CHRW) Institutional Investor Positioning

Sentiment for C H Robinson Worldwide Inc (NASDAQ:CHRW)

C H Robinson Worldwide Inc (NASDAQ:CHRW) institutional sentiment decreased to 1.08 in Q2 2016. Its down -0.08, from 1.16 in 2016Q1. The ratio fall, as 223 institutional investors increased and opened new positions, while 193 reduced and sold their equity positions in C H Robinson Worldwide Inc. The institutional investors in our partner’s database now own: 115.50 million shares, down from 116.67 million shares in 2016Q1. Also, the number of institutional investors holding C H Robinson Worldwide Inc in their top 10 positions increased from 10 to 11 for an increase of 1. Sold All: 49 Reduced: 144 Increased: 182 New Position: 41.

C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. is a third-party logistics company. The company has a market cap of $10.56 billion. The Firm provides freight transportation services and logistics solutions to companies of all sizes, in a variety of industries. It has a 20.64 P/E ratio. C.H.

About 379,216 shares traded hands. C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHRW) has declined 0.40% since April 25, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 6.42% the S&P500.

Analysts await C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHRW) to report earnings on February, 7. They expect $0.84 earnings per share, down 4.55% or $0.04 from last year’s $0.88 per share. CHRW’s profit will be $119.21 million for 22.15 P/E if the $0.84 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.90 actual earnings per share reported by C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -6.67% negative EPS growth.

According to Zacks Investment Research, “C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., is one of the largest third-party logistics companies in North America. C.H. Robinson is a global provider of multimodal transportation services and logistics solutions, operating through a network of offices in North America, South America and Europe. C.H. Robinson maintains the single largest network of motor carrier capacity in North America through contracts with motor carriers, and is one of the largest third-party providers of intermodal services in the United States. (PRESS RELEASE)”

Somerset Group Llc holds 9.75% of its portfolio in C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. for 125,496 shares. Saratoga Research & Investment Management owns 675,335 shares or 4.5% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Matterhorn Capital Management Llc has 4.1% invested in the company for 87,053 shares. The California-based Aimz Investment Advisors Llc has invested 3.79% in the stock. Aeris Capital Holding Gmbh, a Switzerland-based fund reported 119,451 shares.#img1#

Insider Transactions: Since January 1, 0001, the stock had 0 buys, and 3 insider sales for $556,502 net activity.

C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHRW) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 29% of C.H. Robinson Worldwide’s analysts are positive. Out of 17 Wall Street analysts rating C.H. Robinson Worldwide, 5 give it “Buy”, 4 “Sell” rating, while 8 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $63 while the high is $220. The stock’s average target of $81.81 is 9.93% above today’s ($74.42) share price. CHRW was included in 39 notes of analysts from July 30, 2015. The stock has “Buy” rating given by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, October 26. The rating was downgraded by Bank of America on Wednesday, December 2 to “Underperform”. The stock has “Market Perform” rating given by Cowen & Co on Thursday, October 29. The firm has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Thursday, January 7. The stock of C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHRW) earned “Outperform” rating by Raymond James on Thursday, February 4. The company was downgraded on Friday, August 28 by Zacks. BMO Capital Markets downgraded the shares of CHRW in a report on Monday, March 7 to “Market Perform” rating. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Monday, July 18 by Raymond James. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Monday, July 11 by UBS. As per Wednesday, August 19, the company rating was initiated by FinnCap.

CHRW Company Profile

C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. (C.H. Robinson), incorporated on August 11, 1997, is a third-party logistics company. The Firm provides freight transportation services and logistics solutions to companies of all sizes, in a variety of industries. C.H. Robinson has handled approximately 16.9 million shipments and worked with over 110,000 active customers. It operates through a network of offices in North America, Europe, Asia and South America. The Firm also has developed global transportation and distribution networks to provide transportation and supply chain services worldwide. In addition to transportation, the Company provides sourcing services (Sourcing) through Robinson Fresh (Robinson Fresh). It also arranges the logistics and transportation of the products it sells and provides related supply chain services, such as replenishment, category management and managed procurement services.

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