CHRW stock: buy or sell?
February 21st, 2020
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., a third party logistics company, provides freight transportation services and logistics solutions to companies in various industries worldwide.
Should I buy CHRW stock?Trading stocks requires experience and discipline, and your buying and selling decisions must come following a methodology. Having a trading plan helps to make decisions easier, quicker and with less hesitations. At Stocks2.com, we like to use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best.
None of our preferred buy setups matches with C.H. Robinson Worldwide stock situation right now, therefore this is not a suitable entry point.
|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||No|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
Is C.H. Robinson Worldwide stock a buy?
Financial institutions and banks publish stock ratings everyday.Unfortunately, we couldn't detect any rating for CHRW stock for the last month.
CHRW stock analysis
Shares of C.H. Robinson Worldwide depreciated a disappointing -0.36% and closed at $74.55.
Shares of C.H. Robinson Worldwide ended on Feb/21 at $74.55 and depreciated a disappointing -0.36%. Since last January/17 when CHRW stock price broke down the SMA200d line, it slid $-9.55 per share (-11.36%).
C.H. Robinson Worldwide ended this week at $74.55 and soared a great 3.53%. Late January CHRW collapsed a spooky -10.25% in just one week.
Since price and 40-weeks moving average lines crossed down late October 2019, CHRW fell $-14.97 per share (-16.72%). Stocks below the 40-weeks moving average line are usually not recommended for average traders.
CHRW stock price history
CHRW IPO was on October 16th, 1997 at $4.01 per share1. Since then, CHRW stock grew a 1,759.10%, with a yearly average of 80.00%. If you had invested $1,000 in CHRW stock in 1997, it would worth $17,591.00 today.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
CHRW stock historical price chart
CHRW stock reached 52-week highs on October at $90.63, and all-time highs 2018-09-11 with a price of 98.18.
CHRW stock price targetNobody can reliably foresee how stock prices may evolve in the future. However, financial institutions invest time and resources to provide the most accurated estimations to help investors to make their decisions. You should not follow the analysts' CHRW stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. For the last 30 days we have not detected any price forecast for C.H. Robinson Worldwide stock by any trusted analyst.
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareSince last April, when C.H. Robinson Worldwide published its last earnings report, it . Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsCompared to 2017, last anual revenues report draw a cool gain of 11.85% to $16,631.20 million USD. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, by contrast, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) remained steady a 0.60% to 4.00%. To have an up to date view of the financial situation of C.H. Robinson Worldwide, we have calculated the trailing twelve month (TTM) sales and income figures. TTM values are the sum of the last 4 quarters and aproximate to an annual fiscal report ending in 2019-Q1 that can be compared to 2018 fiscal year results. Annual C.H. Robinson Worldwide TTM sales up to March 2019 were $16,457.06 and income was $684.00 million USD. When comparing this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can esteem C.H. Robinson Worldwide business evolution since December 2018: Annual turnover up to March, compared to lastest yearly report, slightly fell a disappointing -1.05%. Regarding profit margin, C.H. Robinson Worldwide stayed constant 0.16% to 4.00%
|2013||$12,750 M||-||$416 M3.3%||-|
|2014||$13,470 M||5.65%||$450 M3.3%||8.13%|
|2015||$13,476 M||0.04%||$510 M3.8%||13.34%|
|2016||$13,144 M||-2.46%||$513 M3.9%||0.72%|
|2017||$14,869 M||13.12%||$505 M3.4%||-1.65%|
|2018||$16,631 M||11.85%||$665 M4.0%||31.61%|
|TTM||$16,457 M||-1.05%||$684 M4.2%||2.93%|
Quarterly financial resultsC.H. Robinson Worldwide reported $3,751.21 M in sales for 2019-Q1, a -9.35% decline compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $161.79 M with a profit margin of 4.31%. Profit margin stayed constant a -0.21% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 4.52%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, C.H. Robinson Worldwide sales marked a fateful decrease and declined a -4.44%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, C.H. Robinson Worldwide posted 2 negative quarters in a row.
|2017-Q2||$3,710 M||-||$111 M3.0%||-|
|2017-Q3||$3,784 M||2.01%||$119 M3.1%||7.31%|
|2017-Q4||$3,960 M||4.63%||$153 M3.9%||28.00%|
|2018-Q1||$3,925 M||-0.87%||$142 M3.6%||-6.72%|
|2018-Q2||$4,276 M||8.93%||$159 M3.7%||11.85%|
|2018-Q3||$4,292 M||0.37%||$176 M4.1%||10.51%|
|2018-Q4||$4,138 M||-3.59%||$187 M4.5%||6.40%|
|2019-Q1||$3,751 M||-9.35%||$162 M4.3%||-13.55%|
C.H. Robinson Worldwide ownershipWhen you are planning to buy a stock, it's worth to review its ownership structure.
Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For C.H. Robinson Worldwide, 0.83% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.
Bearish positions for CHRW stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
For a better context understanding, the next table shows ownership data compared to other related companies:
|Market cap||$10.1 B|
|Total shares||135.3 M|
|Float shares||131.9 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||95.8%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||0.8%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%|
|Friday, February 21st, 2020|
|Day range||$73.70 - $75.60|
|Average true range||$1.34|
|50d mov avg||$76.68|
|100d mov avg||$78.30|
|200d mov avg||$80.21|
C.H. Robinson Worldwide performanceTo better understand C.H. Robinson Worldwide performance you must compare its gains with other related stocks in same sector or industry. In the following table, we compare C.H. Robinson Worldwide to :
|CHRWC.H. Robinson Wor...||-0.73%||-8.19%||-16.92%|
C.H. Robinson Worldwide competitorsUnfortunately, we could not find any public company that could be defined as C.H. Robinson Worldwide competitor. This doesn't mean C.H. Robinson Worldwide does not have any competitor in the market, it's just we could not detected it.
Latest CHRW stock news
- Seeking AlphaC.H. Robinson Worldwide: E-Commerce And Logistics Platform - Key Drivers Of Outstanding ProfitabilityFebruary 28, 2019