C.H. Robinson Worldwide (CHRW) reported quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, Apr-26-2016. The company said it had a profit of $0.83 Earnings per Share for the quarter. The results exceeded Wall Street expectations beating the analyst consensus estimate by $0.01. Analysts had a consensus of $0.82. The company posted revenue of $3073.90 million in the period, compared to analysts expectations of $3173.01 million. The company’s revenue was down -6.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.73 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on C.H. Robinson Worldwide. C.H. Robinson Worldwide was Upgraded by KeyBanc Capital Mkts to ” Overweight” on Apr 15, 2016. C.H. Robinson Worldwide was Upgraded by Buckingham Research to ” Buy” on Feb 11, 2016. C.H. Robinson Worldwide was Upgraded by Raymond James to ” Outperform” on Feb 4, 2016.
C.H. Robinson Worldwide opened for trading at $74.45 and hit $74.98 on the upside on Friday, eventually ending the session at $74.56, with a gain of 0.34% or 0.25 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 6,39,117 shares. Company has a market cap of $10,680 M.
In a different news, on Feb 9, 2016, Chris Obrien (Senior Vice President) sold 7,780 shares at $66.96 per share price. According to the SEC, on Feb 9, 2016, John Wiehoff (CEO) sold 44,382 shares at $67.71 per share price. On Feb 3, 2016, Angela K. Freeman (VP, Human Resources) sold 2,225 shares at $64.88 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.
C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. 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. The Company operates through a network of 281 offices in North America Europe Asia and South America. It has developed global transportation and distribution networks to provide transportation and supply chain services worldwide. It also provides sourcing services through Robinson Fresh. Sourcing business involves the buying selling and marketing of fresh fruits vegetables and other perishable items. The Company supplies fresh produce through its network of independent produce growers and suppliers. Its customers include grocery retailers and restaurants produce wholesalers and foodservice distributors. It also arranges the logistics and transportation of the products it sells and provides related supply chain services such as replenishment category management and merchandising.