C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., a third party logistics company, provides freight transportation services and logistics solutions to companies in various industries worldwide.
Excellent balance sheet established dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has C.H. Robinson Worldwide's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: CHRW's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: CHRW underperformed the US Logistics industry which returned 7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CHRW underperformed the US Market which returned 8.4% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is C.H. Robinson Worldwide's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is C.H. Robinson Worldwide undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: CHRW ($80.86) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($79.58)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CHRW is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CHRW is poor value based on its PE Ratio (22.4x) compared to the Logistics industry average (21x).
PE vs Market: CHRW is poor value based on its PE Ratio (22.4x) compared to the US market (16x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: CHRW is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.4x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CHRW is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (6.9x) compared to the US Logistics industry average (2.3x).
How is C.H. Robinson Worldwide forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 18 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: CHRW's forecast earnings growth (9.2% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: CHRW's earnings (9.2% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (21.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: CHRW's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: CHRW's revenue (5.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (8.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CHRW's revenue (5.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% 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 (31.4%)
How has C.H. Robinson Worldwide performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CHRW has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: CHRW's current net profit margins (3.2%) are lower than last year (4.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CHRW's earnings have grown by 5.8% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: CHRW's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: CHRW had negative earnings growth (-27.9%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Logistics industry average (-7.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: CHRW's Return on Equity (31.1%) is considered high.
How is C.H. Robinson Worldwide's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CHRW's short term assets ($2.6B) exceed its short term liabilities ($1.8B).
Long Term Liabilities: CHRW's short term assets ($2.6B) exceed its long term liabilities ($1.5B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CHRW's debt to equity ratio (89.1%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: CHRW's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 106.7% to 89.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: CHRW's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (45.1%).
Interest Coverage: CHRW's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (15.4x coverage).
What is C.H. Robinson Worldwide's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: CHRW's dividend (2.52%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.69%).
High Dividend: CHRW's dividend (2.52%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.45%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: CHRW's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: CHRW's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (55.8%), CHRW's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: CHRW's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (54.1% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Bob Biesterfeld (43yo)
Mr. Robert C. Biesterfeld, Jr., also known as Bob, has been the Chief Executive Officer of C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. since March 1, 2018 and served as the Chief Operating officer until 2019. Mr. Robert ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Bob's total compensation ($USD5.07M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.71M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Bob's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.
|CEO & Director||1yr||US$5.07m||0.0029% $314.6k|
|Chief Financial Officer||0.75yr||US$2.99m||0.0091% $986.1k|
|Chief Commercial Officer||8yrs||US$643.78k||0.0069% $749.9k|
|President of North American Surface Transportation Division||1.33yrs||US$805.02k||0.0045% $488.7k|
|President of Global Freight Forwarding||5yrs||US$730.03k||0.00012% $13.1k|
|Corporate Controller||12.33yrs||US$435.94k||0.0048% $526.8k|
|VP of Corporate Finance||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Technology Officer||1.92yrs||no data||0.0014% $153.5k|
|Chief Legal Officer & Secretary||5.33yrs||no data||0.0056% $607.4k|
|Senior Director of Public Relations||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: CHRW's management team is considered experienced (3.5 years average tenure).
|CEO & Director||1yr||US$5.07m||0.0029% $314.6k|
|Independent Director||18.83yrs||US$267.50k||0.018% $2.0m|
|Independent Director||7.58yrs||US$255.00k||0.0023% $250.3k|
|Independent Director||17.42yrs||US$260.00k||0.016% $1.8m|
|Independent Director||11.33yrs||US$277.50k||0.00030% $32.7k|
|Independent Director||2.58yrs||US$260.00k||0.0048% $524.6k|
|Chairman of the Board||no data||US$288.56k||0.014% $1.5m|
|Independent Director||7.17yrs||US$255.00k||0.011% $1.2m|
|Independent Director||1.58yrs||US$260.00k||0.0028% $305.9k|
Experienced Board: CHRW's board of directors are considered experienced (7.4 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: CHRW insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.
- Ticker: CHRW
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1905
- Industry: Air Freight and Logistics
- Sector: Transportation
- Market Cap: US$10.885b
- Shares outstanding: 134.61m
- Website: https://www.chrobinson.com
Number of Employees
- C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.
- 14701 Charlson Road
- Eden Prairie
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|CHRW||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Oct 1997|
|CH1A||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Oct 1997|
|0HQW||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||Oct 1997|
|C1HR34||BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)||BDR EACH 2 REPR 1 COM||BR||BRL||Jan 2020|
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., a third party logistics company, provides freight transportation services and logistics solutions to companies in various industries worldwide. The company operates through North American Surface Transportation and Global Forwarding segments. It offers transportation and logistics services, such as truckload; less than truckload transportation, which include the shipment of single or multiple pallets of freight; intermodal transportation that include the shipment service of freight in trailers or containers by a combination of truck and rail; and non-vessel ocean common carrier or freight forwarding services, as well as organizes air shipments and offers door-to-door services. The company also provides custom broker services; and other logistics services, including fee-based managed, warehousing, small parcel, and other services. It has contractual relationships with approximately 78,000 transportation companies, including motor carriers, railroads, and air and ocean carriers. In addition, the company is involved in buying, selling, and marketing fresh produce, including fresh fruits, vegetables, and other perishable items under the Robinson Fresh name. Further, it provides transportation management services or managed TMS; and other surface transportation services across Europe. The company offers its fresh produce to grocery retailers, restaurants, produce wholesalers, and foodservice distributors through a network of independent produce growers and suppliers. C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. was founded in 1905 and is headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/05/29 11:14|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/05/28 00:00|
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