NasdaqGS:CHRW

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Executive Summary

C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., a third party logistics company, provides freight transportation services and logistics solutions to companies in various industries worldwide. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Excellent balance sheet established dividend payer.


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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 has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-4.6%

CHRW

-0.4%

US Logistics

-0.7%

US Market


1 Year Return

15.5%

CHRW

48.4%

US Logistics

19.9%

US Market

Return vs Industry: CHRW underperformed the US Logistics industry which returned 48.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CHRW underperformed the US Market which returned 19.9% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

CHRWIndustryMarket
7 Day-4.6%-0.4%-0.7%
30 Day-2.8%8.2%5.8%
90 Day17.1%35.9%8.3%
1 Year18.4%15.5%52.0%48.4%22.7%19.9%
3 Year36.9%27.8%48.5%38.9%43.5%33.9%
5 Year55.7%38.2%91.4%70.2%86.9%65.8%

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?


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Valuation

Is C.H. Robinson Worldwide undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

29.08x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: CHRW ($100.23) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($97.24)

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 (29.1x) compared to the US Logistics industry average (27.7x).

PE vs Market: CHRW is poor value based on its PE Ratio (29.1x) compared to the US market (19x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: CHRW is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3.1x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: CHRW is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (7.9x) compared to the US Logistics industry average (3.1x).


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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 17 analysts?

9.5%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: CHRW's forecast earnings growth (9.5% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).

Earnings vs Market: CHRW's earnings (9.5% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (22.1% per year).

High Growth Earnings: CHRW's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: CHRW's revenue (5.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10% per year).

High Growth Revenue: CHRW's revenue (5.9% 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 (30.9%)


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Past Performance

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

4.1%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: CHRW has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: CHRW's current net profit margins (3.1%) are lower than last year (4.3%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: CHRW's earnings have grown by 4.1% 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 (-32.5%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Logistics industry average (-22.4%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: CHRW's Return on Equity (27.5%) is considered high.


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Financial Health

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 ($1.7B).

Long Term Liabilities: CHRW's short term assets ($2.6B) exceed its long term liabilities ($1.4B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: CHRW's debt to equity ratio (64.1%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: CHRW's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 101.4% to 64.1% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: CHRW's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (80.9%).

Interest Coverage: CHRW's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (13.5x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

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

2.04%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: CHRW's dividend (2.04%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.62%).

High Dividend: CHRW's dividend (2.04%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.66%).


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 (58.9%), 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 well covered by earnings (47.6% payout ratio).


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Management

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

5.4yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Bob Biesterfeld (44 yo)

1.42yrs

Tenure

US$5,065,928

Compensation

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 is its President and served as the Chief Operatin ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Bob's total compensation ($USD5.07M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.20M).

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


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Robert Biesterfeld
CEO, President & Director1.42yrsUS$5.07m0.0029%
$ 389.2k
Michael Zechmeister
Chief Financial Officer1.17yrsUS$2.99m0.0081%
$ 1.1m
Christopher O'Brien
Chief Commercial Officer8.42yrsUS$643.78k0.014%
$ 1.9m
Mac Pinkerton
President of North American Surface Transportation Division1.75yrsUS$805.02k0.0041%
$ 555.4k
Michael Short
President of Global Freight Forwarding5.42yrsUS$730.03k0.014%
$ 1.9m
Scott Hagen
Corporate Controller12.75yrsUS$435.94k0.0048%
$ 654.0k
Michael Neill
Chief Technology Officer2.33yrsno data0.0014%
$ 189.2k
Charles Ives
Director of Investor Relations0.50yrno datano data
Ben Campbell
Chief Legal Officer & Secretary5.75yrsno data0.0036%
$ 483.8k
Kristin Marchiafava
Senior Director of Public Relationsno datano datano data
Angela Freeman
Chief Human Resources & ESG Officer5.75yrsno data0.00023%
$ 31.1k
Jordan Kass
President of Managed Services5.75yrsno data0%
$ 0

5.4yrs

Average Tenure

49yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: CHRW's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.4 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Robert Biesterfeld
CEO, President & Director1.42yrsUS$5.07m0.0029%
$ 389.2k
Wayne Fortun
Independent Director19.25yrsUS$267.50k0.018%
$ 2.5m
Mary J. Guilfoile
Independent Director8yrsUS$255.00k0.0023%
$ 310.8k
Brian Short
Independent Director17.83yrsUS$260.00k0.016%
$ 2.2m
James Stake
Independent Director11.75yrsUS$277.50k0.00030%
$ 40.5k
Timothy Gokey
Independent Director3yrsUS$260.00k0.0048%
$ 651.3k
Kermit Crawford
Director0.083yrno datano data
Scott Anderson
Independent Chairman of the Board0.42yrUS$288.56k0.014%
$ 1.9m
Jodeen Kozlak
Independent Director7.67yrsUS$255.00k0.011%
$ 1.4m
Paula Tolliver
Independent Director2yrsUS$260.00k0.0028%
$ 378.4k

5.3yrs

Average Tenure

59.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: CHRW's board of directors are considered experienced (5.3 years average tenure).


Ownership

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 company bio, 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
  • Market Cap: US$13.513b
  • Shares outstanding: 134.82m
  • Website: https://www.chrobinson.com

Number of Employees


Location

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

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
CHRWNasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)YesCommon StockUSUSDOct 1997
CH1ADB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEUROct 1997
0HQWLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockGBUSDOct 1997
C1HR34BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)BDR EACH 2 REPR 1 COMBRBRLJan 2020

Biography

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 N ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/10/19 06:15
End of Day Share Price2020/10/16 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.