News coverage about C.H. Robinson Worldwide (NASDAQ:CHRW) has trended somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. C.H. Robinson Worldwide earned a news impact score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the transportation company an impact score of 46.9054089909493 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

CHRW has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. Cowen raised shares of C.H. Robinson Worldwide from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and upped their price target for the stock from $68.00 to $87.00 in a report on Monday, October 16th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of C.H. Robinson Worldwide from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, November 17th. Oppenheimer reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of C.H. Robinson Worldwide in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $90.00 price target on shares of C.H. Robinson Worldwide in a report on Tuesday, January 9th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group initiated coverage on shares of C.H. Robinson Worldwide in a report on Monday, November 13th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $78.00 price target for the company. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating, seven have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $82.53.

C.H. Robinson Worldwide (NASDAQ CHRW) opened at $89.35 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $12,300.00, a P/E ratio of 25.03, a P/E/G ratio of 2.34 and a beta of 0.46. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.53, a current ratio of 1.26 and a quick ratio of 1.24. C.H. Robinson Worldwide has a 52 week low of $63.41 and a 52 week high of $100.18.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 30th. Investors of record on Friday, March 2nd will be paid a $0.46 dividend. This represents a $1.84 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.06%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 1st. C.H. Robinson Worldwide’s payout ratio is 51.54%.

In other C.H. Robinson Worldwide news, VP Angela K. Freeman sold 1,300 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $80.64, for a total value of $104,832.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, VP Ben G. Campbell sold 4,865 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 30th. The shares were sold at an average price of $85.00, for a total transaction of $413,525.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now owns 29,837 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,536,145. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 0.85% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

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C.H. Robinson Worldwide Company Profile

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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