News coverage about C.H. Robinson Worldwide (NASDAQ:CHRW) has been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. C.H. Robinson Worldwide earned a media sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the transportation company an impact score of 47.0251843209377 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:
- CH Robinson Worldwide, Inc. (CHRW) to attain earnings growth of -2.90% for this year – Wallstreet Investorplace (wallstreetinvestorplace.com)
- C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc (CHRW) Given Average Rating of “Hold” by Analysts (americanbankingnews.com)
- CH Robinson Worldwide, Inc. (CHRW) stock trades 14.70% above oppose to SMA-200 – The Stocks News (press release) (thestocksnews.com)
- Keep Your Active Eyes on CH Robinson Worldwide, Inc. (CHRW) – Wall Street Morning (wallstreetmorning.com)
- Hot Stock in the Spotlight – CH Robinson Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHRW) – The Investor Guide (wallstreetnews24.com)
Shares of C.H. Robinson Worldwide stock opened at $93.62 on Thursday. The company has a market cap of $13,006.42, a P/E ratio of 26.22, a P/E/G ratio of 2.31 and a beta of 0.43. C.H. Robinson Worldwide has a 1 year low of $63.41 and a 1 year high of $100.18. The company has a current ratio of 1.26, a quick ratio of 1.26 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.53.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 30th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 2nd will be given a $0.46 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 1st. This represents a $1.84 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.97%. C.H. Robinson Worldwide’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 51.54%.
A number of equities analysts recently commented on CHRW shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of C.H. Robinson Worldwide from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $99.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, December 26th. Citigroup raised shares of C.H. Robinson Worldwide from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, January 4th. Robert W. Baird reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $90.00 target price on shares of C.H. Robinson Worldwide in a report on Tuesday, January 9th. Credit Suisse Group raised shares of C.H. Robinson Worldwide to a “hold” rating and set a $85.00 target price on the stock in a report on Wednesday, January 17th. Finally, BidaskClub lowered shares of C.H. Robinson Worldwide from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, January 18th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have given a hold rating, seven have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. C.H. Robinson Worldwide currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $82.53.
In other news, insider Robert C. Biesterfeld, Jr. sold 7,047 shares of C.H. Robinson Worldwide stock in a transaction on Monday, February 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of $93.97, for a total value of $662,206.59. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 14,323 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,345,932.31. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, CEO John Wiehoff sold 13,946 shares of C.H. Robinson Worldwide stock in a transaction on Thursday, February 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $92.08, for a total transaction of $1,284,147.68. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 29,248 shares of company stock worth $2,704,578 in the last 90 days. Corporate insiders own 0.85% of the company’s stock.
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About C.H. Robinson Worldwide
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc is a provider of transportation services and logistics solutions through a network of offices operating in North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, New Zealand and South America. The Company’s segments include North American Surface Transportation (NAST), Global Forwarding, Robinson Fresh, and All Other and Corporate.
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