Kinneret Advisory LLC Buys New Stake in C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc (CHRW)

Kinneret Advisory LLC bought a new position in C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc (NASDAQ:CHRW) in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund bought 1,698 shares of the transportation company’s stock, valued at approximately $143,000.

Other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Synovus Financial Corp lifted its position in C.H. Robinson Worldwide by 80.0% in the 4th quarter. Synovus Financial Corp now owns 288 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $25,000 after buying an additional 128 shares during the last quarter. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund lifted its position in C.H. Robinson Worldwide by 5,277.8% in the 4th quarter. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund now owns 2,857,462 shares of the transportation company’s stock worth $34,000 after buying an additional 2,804,328 shares during the last quarter. Bremer Trust National Association bought a new stake in C.H. Robinson Worldwide in the 4th quarter worth approximately $37,000. JOYN Advisors Inc. lifted its position in C.H. Robinson Worldwide by 102.2% in the fourth quarter. JOYN Advisors Inc. now owns 542 shares of the transportation company’s stock valued at $46,000 after purchasing an additional 274 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Financial Gravity Companies Inc. bought a new stake in C.H. Robinson Worldwide in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $51,000. Institutional investors own 86.98% of the company’s stock.

Several brokerages have weighed in on CHRW. Zacks Investment Research upgraded C.H. Robinson Worldwide from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $103.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Monday, December 3rd. BidaskClub upgraded C.H. Robinson Worldwide from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 27th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group lowered their price objective on C.H. Robinson Worldwide from $86.00 to $80.00 and set an “underperform” rating for the company in a research report on Tuesday, January 15th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $96.67.

In other news, insider Angela K. Freeman sold 2,914 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, February 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $91.01, for a total transaction of $265,203.14. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, insider Jordan T. Kass sold 1,382 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, February 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $90.80, for a total value of $125,485.60. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 0.97% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

CHRW opened at $89.34 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.84, a quick ratio of 1.92 and a current ratio of 1.92. C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc has a 52-week low of $78.83 and a 52-week high of $101.20. The company has a market cap of $12.23 billion, a PE ratio of 18.89, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.84 and a beta of 0.70.

C.H. Robinson Worldwide (NASDAQ:CHRW) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, January 29th. The transportation company reported $1.34 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.20 by $0.14. C.H. Robinson Worldwide had a return on equity of 43.12% and a net margin of 4.00%. The firm had revenue of $4.14 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $4.24 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.86 earnings per share. As a group, equities analysts anticipate that C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc will post 5 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 29th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.50 per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 28th. This represents a $2.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.24%. C.H. Robinson Worldwide’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 42.28%.

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C.H. Robinson Worldwide Profile

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 three segments: North American Surface Transportation, Global Forwarding, and Robinson Fresh. 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, which is 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 provides door-to-door services.

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