Barclays PLC reiterated their hold rating on shares of C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHRW) in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday. They currently have a $76.00 target price on the stock.

A number of other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports on CHRW. Buckingham Research set a $85.00 target price on C.H. Robinson Worldwide and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Sunday, December 18th. KeyCorp upped their target price on C.H. Robinson Worldwide from $77.00 to $80.00 and gave the stock an overweight rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 29th. Deutsche Bank AG started coverage on C.H. Robinson Worldwide in a research report on Wednesday, November 2nd. They set a hold rating and a $71.00 target price for the company. Stifel Nicolaus cut C.H. Robinson Worldwide from a buy rating to a hold rating and upped their target price for the stock from $73.00 to $75.00 in a research report on Tuesday, November 22nd. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Finally, Vetr cut C.H. Robinson Worldwide from a buy rating to a hold rating and set a $73.30 target price for the company. in a research report on Monday, October 3rd. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have given a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price target of $75.33.

C.H. Robinson Worldwide (NASDAQ:CHRW) traded up 0.05% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $73.48. 437,937 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. C.H. Robinson Worldwide has a 12 month low of $61.85 and a 12 month high of $77.89. The stock has a market capitalization of $10.41 billion, a PE ratio of 20.35 and a beta of 0.37. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $74.73 and its 200 day moving average price is $71.38.

C.H. Robinson Worldwide (NASDAQ:CHRW) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 25th. The company reported $0.90 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.96 by $0.06. C.H. Robinson Worldwide had a return on equity of 42.48% and a net margin of 4.00%. The firm earned $3.36 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.33 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.96 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 1.9% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts predict that C.H. Robinson Worldwide will post $3.58 EPS for the current year.

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The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 30th. Investors of record on Monday, December 19th were given a $0.45 dividend. This is a boost from C.H. Robinson Worldwide’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.43. This represents a $1.80 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.45%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, December 15th. C.H. Robinson Worldwide’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 49.86%.

In related news, insider Robert C. Biesterfeld, Jr. sold 600 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $71.30, for a total value of $42,780.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 0.69% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Quantbot Technologies LP purchased a new position in shares of C.H. Robinson Worldwide during the second quarter valued at approximately $3,056,000. Prudential Financial Inc. boosted its position in shares of C.H. Robinson Worldwide by 0.5% in the third quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 201,559 shares of the company’s stock valued at $14,201,000 after buying an additional 947 shares during the period. Saratoga Research & Investment Management boosted its position in shares of C.H. Robinson Worldwide by 2.2% in the second quarter. Saratoga Research & Investment Management now owns 675,335 shares of the company’s stock valued at $50,144,000 after buying an additional 14,407 shares during the period. WINTON GROUP Ltd boosted its position in shares of C.H. Robinson Worldwide by 9.3% in the third quarter. WINTON GROUP Ltd now owns 293,598 shares of the company’s stock valued at $20,687,000 after buying an additional 25,096 shares during the period. Finally, BlackRock Inc. boosted its position in shares of C.H. Robinson Worldwide by 30.9% in the third quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 489,110 shares of the company’s stock valued at $34,463,000 after buying an additional 115,406 shares during the period. 83.37% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

About C.H. Robinson Worldwide

C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc (C.H. Robinson) is a third-party logistics company. The Company 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.

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