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C.H. Robinson Worldwide NasdaqGS:CHRW Stock Report

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12 Aug, 2022


Company Financials +
CHRW fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth1/6
Past Performance3/6
Financial Health3/6

CHRW Stock Overview

C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides freight transportation services and logistics solutions to companies in various industries worldwide.

C.H. Robinson Worldwide Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for C.H. Robinson Worldwide
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$117.28
52 Week HighUS$118.99
52 Week LowUS$85.80
1 Month Change23.23%
3 Month Change10.86%
1 Year Change27.62%
3 Year Change39.92%
5 Year Change75.62%
Change since IPO1,984.98%

Recent News & Updates

Aug 12

C.H. Robinson ticks up on report that DSV interested in U.S. acquisitions

C.H. Robinson (NASDAQ:CHRW) ticked up 0.2% on a report that said  Denmark's DSV A/S (OTCPK:DSDVF) is interested in making acquisitions in the U.S. While DSV CEO Jens Bjorn Andersen declined to comment on Reuters report about potential interest for the CHRW global forwarding unit, he told the WSJ that the company is interested in making purchases in the U.S. Andersen made the comments to WSJ in an interview this month. DSV is said to have met with a small group of investors in June and explained it's interested in acquiring the C.H. Robinson (CHRW) forwarding business, according to the Reuters report from mid June. The unit may be worth as much as $9 billion in a sale. DSV isn't interest in acquiring all of CHRW or its freight brokerage business. Recall June, Potential DSV, C.H. Robinson deal viewed as ‘logical’, but risky by Morgan Stanley.

Shareholder Returns

CHRWUS LogisticsUS Market

Return vs Industry: CHRW exceeded the US Logistics industry which returned -1.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CHRW exceeded the US Market which returned -11.7% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is CHRW's price volatile compared to industry and market?
CHRW volatility
CHRW Average Weekly Movement4.9%
Logistics Industry Average Movement6.8%
Market Average Movement7.7%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market16.9%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market3.2%

Stable Share Price: CHRW is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.

Volatility Over Time: CHRW's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

190517,258Bob Biesterfeld

C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides freight transportation services and logistics solutions to companies in various industries worldwide. The company operates in two segments, North American Surface Transportation and Global Forwarding. It offers transportation and logistics services, such as truckload; less than truckload transportation brokerage services, which include the shipment of single or multiple pallets of freight; intermodal transportation that comprise the shipment service of freight in containers or trailers by a combination of truck and rail; and non-vessel ocean common carrier and freight forwarding services, as well as organizes air shipments and provides door-to-door services.

C.H. Robinson Worldwide Fundamentals Summary

How do C.H. Robinson Worldwide's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
CHRW fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$14.53b
Earnings (TTM)US$1.10b
Revenue (TTM)US$26.38b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
CHRW income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueUS$24.42b
Gross ProfitUS$1.96b
Other ExpensesUS$864.66m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)8.84
Gross Margin7.43%
Net Profit Margin4.15%
Debt/Equity Ratio110.5%

How did CHRW perform over the long term?

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Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio

Does CHRW pay a reliable dividends?

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When do you need to buy CHRW by to receive an upcoming dividend?
C.H. Robinson Worldwide dividend dates
Ex Dividend DateSep 01 2022
Dividend Pay DateOct 03 2022
Days until Ex dividend19 days
Days until Dividend pay date51 days

Does CHRW pay a reliable dividends?

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We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is CHRW undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 2/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for CHRW?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

CHRW key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue0.6x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA11.5x
PEG Ratio-1.1x

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does CHRW's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

CHRW PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for CHRW vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average18.1x
ZTO ZTO Express (Cayman)
EXPD Expeditors International of Washington
GXO GXO Logistics
AAWW Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings
CHRW C.H. Robinson Worldwide

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: CHRW is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (13.3x) compared to the peer average (18.1x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does CHRW's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Global Logistics Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: CHRW is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (13.3x) compared to the US Logistics industry average (11.3x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is CHRW's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

CHRW PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio13.3x
Fair PE Ratio10x

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: CHRW is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (13.3x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (10x).

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of CHRW when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: CHRW ($117.28) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($137.73)

Significantly Below Fair Value: CHRW is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.

Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Target price is lower than the current share price.

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Future Growth

How is C.H. Robinson Worldwide forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 21 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 1/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: CHRW's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-12.2% per year).

Earnings vs Market: CHRW's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-12.2% per year).

High Growth Earnings: CHRW's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: CHRW's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-3.9% per year).

High Growth Revenue: CHRW's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-3.9% per year).

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: CHRW's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (28.9%)

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Past Performance

How has C.H. Robinson Worldwide performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 3/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: CHRW has a high level of non-cash earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: CHRW's current net profit margins (4.2%) are higher than last year (3.4%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: CHRW's earnings have grown by 10.7% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: CHRW's earnings growth over the past year (68.2%) exceeds its 5-year average (10.7% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: CHRW earnings growth over the past year (68.2%) underperformed the Logistics industry 78.8%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: Whilst CHRW's Return on Equity (53.39%) is outstanding, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.

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Financial Health

How is C.H. Robinson Worldwide's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 3/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: CHRW's short term assets ($5.2B) exceed its short term liabilities ($3.5B).

Long Term Liabilities: CHRW's short term assets ($5.2B) exceed its long term liabilities ($1.9B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: CHRW's net debt to equity ratio (98.9%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: CHRW's debt to equity ratio has increased from 100.4% to 110.5% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: CHRW's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (11.2%).

Interest Coverage: CHRW's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (22.8x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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What is C.H. Robinson Worldwide current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 4/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodayAug 13 2022Ex Dividend DateSep 01 2022Dividend Pay DateOct 03 202232 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 19 days to receive the upcoming dividend

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: CHRW's dividend (1.88%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.49%).

High Dividend: CHRW's dividend (1.88%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: CHRW's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: CHRW's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (25.7%), CHRW's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its high cash payout ratio (190.3%), CHRW's dividend payments are not well covered by cash flows.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Bob Biesterfeld (46 yo)





Mr. Robert C. Biesterfeld, Jr., also known as Bob, has been the Chief Executive Officer and Director of C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. since May 9, 2019 and serves as its President and served as its Chief O...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Bob's total compensation ($USD10.23M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD12.88M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Bob's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: CHRW's management team is considered experienced (4.2 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: CHRW's board of directors are considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: CHRW insiders have sold more shares than they have bought in the past 3 months.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.
  • Ticker: CHRW
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 1905
  • Industry: Air Freight and Logistics
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Implied Market Cap: US$14.529b
  • Shares outstanding: 123.88m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.
  • 14701 Charlson Road
  • Eden Prairie
  • Minnesota
  • 55347-5076
  • United States


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/08/12 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/08/12 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/12/31

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.