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C.H. Robinson Worldwide

DB:CH1A
Snowflake Description

Excellent balance sheet established dividend payer.

The Snowflake is generated from 30 checks in 5 different areas, read more below.
CH1A
DB
$10B
Market Cap
  1. Home
  2. DE
  3. Transportation
Company description

C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., a third party logistics company, provides freight transportation services and logistics solutions to companies in various industries worldwide. The last earnings update was 16 days ago. More info.


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CH1A Share Price and Events
7 Day Returns
0%
DB:CH1A
-0%
Europe Logistics
-0.5%
DE Market
1 Year Returns
-11.9%
DB:CH1A
19.4%
Europe Logistics
12.2%
DE Market
CH1A Shareholder Return
  7 Day 30 Day 90 Day 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
C.H. Robinson Worldwide (CH1A) 0% -12.8% -9.9% -11.9% -2.8% 16.4%
Europe Logistics -0% 9.7% 12.5% 19.4% 26.3% 35.2%
DE Market -0.5% 4.4% 11.1% 12.2% 13.8% 16.6%
1 Year Return vs Industry and Market
  • CH1A underperformed the Logistics industry which returned 19.4% over the past year.
  • CH1A underperformed the Market in Germany which returned 12.2% over the past year.
Price Volatility
CH1A
Industry
5yr Volatility vs Market

Value

 Is C.H. Robinson Worldwide undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

Value is all about what a company is worth versus what price it is available for. If you went into a grocery store and all the bananas were on sale at half price, they could be considered undervalued.
INTRINSIC VALUE BASED ON FUTURE CASH FLOWS
Here we compare the current share price of C.H. Robinson Worldwide to its discounted cash flow analysis.value.

The discounted cash flow value is simply looking at what the company is worth today, based on estimates of how much money it is expected to make in the future.
Raw Data

Below are the data sources, inputs and calculation used to determine the intrinsic value for C.H. Robinson Worldwide.

DB:CH1A Discounted Cash Flow Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Valuation Model 2 Stage Free Cash Flow to Equity
Levered Free Cash Flow Average of 19 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See below
Discount Rate (Cost of Equity) See below 6.6%
Perpetual Growth Rate 10-Year DE Government Bond Rate 0.2%

An important part of a discounted cash flow is the discount rate, below we explain how it has been calculated.

Calculation of Discount Rate/ Cost of Equity for DB:CH1A
Data Point Calculation/ Source Result
Risk-Free Rate 10-Year DE Govt Bond Rate 0.2%
Equity Risk Premium S&P Global 6%
Logistics Unlevered Beta Simply Wall St/ S&P Global 1
Re-levered Beta = Unlevered beta (1 + (1- tax rate) (Debt/Equity))
= 0.996 (1 + (1- 21%) (14.86%))
1.076
Levered Beta Levered Beta limited to 0.8 to 2.0
(practical range for a stable firm)
1.08
Discount Rate/ Cost of Equity = Cost of Equity = Risk Free Rate + (Levered Beta * Equity Risk Premium)
= 0.23% + (1.076 * 5.96%)
6.64%

Discounted Cash Flow Calculation for DB:CH1A using 2 Stage Free Cash Flow to Equity Model

The calculations below outline how an intrinsic value for C.H. Robinson Worldwide is arrived at by discounting future cash flows to their present value using the 2 stage method. We try to start with analysts estimates of free cash flow, however if these are not available we use the most recent financial results. In the 1st stage we continue to grow the free cash flow over a 10 year period, with the growth rate trending towards the perpetual growth rate used in the 2nd stage. The 2nd stage assumes the company grows at a stable rate into perpetuity.

Note: Free cash flow to equity valuations ignore the company's cash or debt.

DB:CH1A DCF 1st Stage: Next 10 year cash flow forecast
Levered FCF (USD, Millions) Source Present Value
Discounted (@ 6.64%)
2020 606.93 Analyst x8 569.15
2021 615.08 Analyst x3 540.88
2022 652.90 Analyst x1 538.40
2023 699.20 Analyst x1 540.68
2024 723.62 Est @ 3.49% 524.74
2025 741.81 Est @ 2.51% 504.44
2026 755.37 Est @ 1.83% 481.68
2027 765.55 Est @ 1.35% 457.78
2028 773.30 Est @ 1.01% 433.63
2029 779.31 Est @ 0.78% 409.79
Present value of next 10 years cash flows $5,001.00
DB:CH1A DCF 2nd Stage: Terminal Value
Calculation Result
Terminal Value = FCF2029 × (1 + g) ÷ (Discount Rate – g)
= $779.31 × (1 + 0.23%) ÷ (6.64% – 0.23%)
$12,184.25
Present Value of Terminal Value = Terminal Value ÷ (1 + r)10
= $12,184.25 ÷ (1 + 6.64%)10
$6,407.00
DB:CH1A Total Equity Value
Calculation Result
Total Equity Value = Present value of next 10 years cash flows + Terminal Value
= $5,001.00 + $6,407.00
$11,408.00
Equity Value per Share
(USD)
= Total value / Shares Outstanding
= $11,408.00 / 135.25
$84.35
DB:CH1A Discount to Share Price
Calculation Result
Non-primary Listing Adjustment Factor 1 share in DB:CH1A represents 0.89591x of NasdaqGS:CHRW
(This could be a different class, a depositary receipt, a different currency, or all of these things.)
0.89591x
Value per Share
(Listing Adjusted, EUR)
= Value per Share (USD) x Listing Adjustment Factor
= $ 84.35 x 0.89591
€75.57
Value per share (EUR) From above. €75.57
Current discount Discount to share price of €68.00
= -1 x (€68.00 - €75.57) / €75.57
10%

Learn more about our DCF calculations in Simply Wall St’s analysis model .

Current Discount
Amount off the current price C.H. Robinson Worldwide is available for.
Intrinsic value
10%
Share price is €68 vs Future cash flow value of €75.57
Current Discount Checks
For C.H. Robinson Worldwide to be considered undervalued it must be available for at least 20% below the current price. Less than 40% is even better.
  • C.H. Robinson Worldwide's share price is below the future cash flow value, but not at a moderate discount (< 20%).
  • C.H. Robinson Worldwide's share price is below the future cash flow value, but not at a substantial discount (< 40%).
PRICE RELATIVE TO MARKET
We can also value a company based on what the stock market is willing to pay for it. This is similar to the price of fruit (e.g. Mangoes or Avocados) increasing when they are out of season, or how much your home is worth.

The amount the stock market is willing to pay for C.H. Robinson Worldwide's earnings, growth and assets is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
Are C.H. Robinson Worldwide's earnings available for a low price, and how does this compare to other companies in the same industry?
Raw Data
DB:CH1A PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Earnings Per Share * Company Filings (2019-09-30) in USD $4.84
NasdaqGS:CHRW Share Price ** NasdaqGS (2019-11-20) in USD $75.9
Europe Logistics Industry PE Ratio Median Figure of 24 Publicly-Listed Logistics Companies 16.43x
Germany Market PE Ratio Median Figure of 402 Publicly-Listed Companies 19.86x

* Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual GAAP earnings per share excluding extraordinary items.

** Primary Listing of C.H. Robinson Worldwide.

DB:CH1A PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PE Ratio

= NasdaqGS:CHRW Share Price ÷ EPS (both in USD)

= 75.9 ÷ 4.84

15.68x

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • C.H. Robinson Worldwide is good value based on earnings compared to the Europe Logistics industry average.
  • C.H. Robinson Worldwide is good value based on earnings compared to the Germany market.
Price based on expected Growth
Does C.H. Robinson Worldwide's expected growth come at a high price?
Raw Data
DB:CH1A PEG (Price to Earnings to Growth) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
PE Ratio See PE Ratio Section 15.68x
Net Income Annual Growth Rate See Future Growth Section.
Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Earnings of 19 Analysts
1.7%per year
Europe Logistics Industry PEG Ratio Median Figure of 14 Publicly-Listed Logistics Companies 1.74x
Germany Market PEG Ratio Median Figure of 259 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.37x

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

DB:CH1A PEG (Price to Earnings to Growth) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PEG Ratio

= PE Ratio ÷ Net Income Annual Growth Rate

= 15.68x ÷ 1.7%

9.3x

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • C.H. Robinson Worldwide is poor value based on expected growth next year.
Price based on value of assets
What value do investors place on C.H. Robinson Worldwide's assets?
Raw Data
DB:CH1A PB (Price to Book) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Book Value per Share Company Filings (2019-09-30) in USD $12.38
NasdaqGS:CHRW Share Price * NasdaqGS (2019-11-20) in USD $75.9
Europe Logistics Industry PB Ratio Median Figure of 28 Publicly-Listed Logistics Companies 2.51x
Germany Market PB Ratio Median Figure of 578 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.87x
DB:CH1A PB (Price to Book) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PB Ratio

= NasdaqGS:CHRW Share Price ÷ Book Value per Share (both in USD)

= 75.9 ÷ 12.38

6.13x

* Primary Listing of C.H. Robinson Worldwide.

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • C.H. Robinson Worldwide is overvalued based on assets compared to the Europe Logistics industry average.
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Value checks
We assess C.H. Robinson Worldwide's value by looking at:
  1. Is the discounted cash flow value less than 20%, or 40% of the share price? (2 checks) ( Click here or on bar chart for details of DCF calculation. )
  2. Is the PE ratio less than the market average, and/ or less than the Logistics industry average (and greater than 0)? (2 checks)
  3. Is the PEG ratio within a reasonable range (0 to 1)? (1 check)
  4. Is the PB ratio less than the Logistics industry average (and greater than 0)? (1 check)
  5. C.H. Robinson Worldwide has a total score of 2/6, see the detailed checks below.

    Note: We use GAAP Earnings per Share in all our calculations including PE and PEG Ratio.

    Full details on the Value part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Future Performance

 How is C.H. Robinson Worldwide expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 19 analysts?

The future performance of a company is measured in the same way as past performance, by looking at estimated growth and how much profit it is expected to make.

Future estimates come from professional analysts. Just like forecasting the weather, they don’t always get it right!
Annual Growth Rate
1.7%
Expected annual growth in earnings.
Earnings growth vs Low Risk Savings
Is C.H. Robinson Worldwide expected to grow at an attractive rate?
  • C.H. Robinson Worldwide's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 0.2%.
Growth vs Market Checks
  • C.H. Robinson Worldwide's earnings growth is positive but not above the Germany market average.
  • C.H. Robinson Worldwide's revenue growth is positive but not above the Germany market average.
Annual Growth Rates Comparison
Raw Data
DB:CH1A Future Growth Rates Data Sources
Data Point Source Value (per year)
DB:CH1A Future Earnings Growth Rate Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Earnings of 19 Analysts 1.7%
DB:CH1A Future Revenue Growth Rate Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Revenue of 19 Analysts 4.1%
Europe Logistics Industry Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 12.7%
Europe Logistics Industry Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 2.4%
Germany Market Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 12.9%
Germany Market Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 4.8%

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Learn more about our growth rate calculations in Simply Wall St’s analysis model.

Analysts growth expectations
Raw Data
DB:CH1A Analysts Growth Expectations Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (1 month ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 19 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
All numbers in USD Millions and using Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.
DB:CH1A Future Estimates Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Revenue Cash Flow Net Income * Avg. No. Analysts
2023-12-31 18,987 843 719 1
2022-12-31 18,037 770 667 1
2021-12-31 16,331 678 611 9
2020-12-31 15,619 710 590 19
2019-12-31 15,294 824 609 19
2019-11-20
DB:CH1A Past Financials Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Revenue Cash Flow Net Income *
2019-09-30 15,654 888 665
2019-06-30 16,090 941 694
2019-03-31 16,457 849 684
2018-12-31 16,631 793 665
2018-09-30 16,453 695 630
2018-06-30 15,946 542 573
2018-03-31 15,380 492 525
2017-12-31 14,869 384 505
2017-09-30 14,325 371 475
2017-06-30 13,896 432 484
2017-03-31 13,486 518 517
2016-12-31 13,144 529 513

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Super high growth metrics
High Growth Checks
  • C.H. Robinson Worldwide's earnings are expected to grow by 1.7% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).
  • C.H. Robinson Worldwide's revenue is expected to grow by 4.1% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).
Past and Future Earnings per Share
The accuracy of the analysts who estimate the future performance data can be gauged below. We look back 3 years and see if they were any good at predicting what actually occurred. We also show the highest and lowest estimates looking forward to see if there is a wide range.
Raw Data
DB:CH1A Past and Future Earnings per Share
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (1 month ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 19 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below

All data from C.H. Robinson Worldwide Company Filings, last reported 1 month ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

DB:CH1A Future Estimates Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) EPS * EPS High Estimate EPS Low Estimate Avg. No. Analysts
2023-12-31 6.02 6.02 6.02 1.00
2022-12-31 5.40 5.40 5.40 1.00
2021-12-31 4.62 4.82 4.38 7.00
2020-12-31 4.40 4.90 3.80 17.00
2019-12-31 4.43 4.56 4.29 17.00
2019-11-20
DB:CH1A Past Financials Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) EPS *
2019-09-30 4.84
2019-06-30 5.03
2019-03-31 4.94
2018-12-31 4.78
2018-09-30 4.52
2018-06-30 4.10
2018-03-31 3.74
2017-12-31 3.59
2017-09-30 3.36
2017-06-30 3.42
2017-03-31 3.63
2016-12-31 3.60

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance in 3 years
In the same way as past performance we look at the future estimated return (profit) compared to the available funds. We do this looking forward 3 years.
  • C.H. Robinson Worldwide is expected to make outstanding use of shareholders’ funds in the future (Return on Equity greater than 40%).
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Future performance checks
We assess C.H. Robinson Worldwide's future performance by looking at:
  1. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the low risk savings rate, plus a premium to keep pace with inflation?
  2. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in earnings of the Europe market? (1 check)
  3. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in revenue of the Europe market? (1 check)
  4. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  6. Is the Return on Equity in 3 years expected to be over 20%? (1 check)
Some of the above checks will fail if the company is expected to be loss making in the relevant year.
C.H. Robinson Worldwide has a total score of 2/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note 1: We use GAAP Net Income Excluding Exceptional Items for our Earnings in all our calculations.

Full details on the Future part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Past Performance

  How has C.H. Robinson Worldwide performed over the past 5 years?

The past performance of a company can be measured by how much growth it has experienced and how much profit it makes relative to the funds and assets it has available.
Past earnings growth
Below we compare C.H. Robinson Worldwide's growth in the last year to its industry (Logistics).
Past Earnings growth analysis
We also check if the company has grown in the past 5 years, and whether it has maintained that growth in the year.
  • C.H. Robinson Worldwide's year on year earnings growth rate has been positive over the past 5 years.
  • C.H. Robinson Worldwide's 1-year earnings growth is less than its 5-year average (5.6% vs 8.2%)
  • C.H. Robinson Worldwide's earnings growth has not exceeded the Europe Logistics industry average in the past year (5.6% vs 9.6%).
Earnings and Revenue History
C.H. Robinson Worldwide's revenue and profit over the past 5 years is shown below, any years where they have experienced a loss will show up in red.
Raw Data

All data from C.H. Robinson Worldwide Company Filings, last reported 1 month ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

DB:CH1A Past Revenue, Cash Flow and Net Income Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Revenue Net Income * G+A Expenses R&D Expenses
2019-09-30 15,654.09 665.01 473.68
2019-06-30 16,089.86 694.01 474.67
2019-03-31 16,457.06 684.00 457.72
2018-12-31 16,631.17 664.51 449.61
2018-09-30 16,453.05 629.91 440.03
2018-06-30 15,945.60 573.20 424.69
2018-03-31 15,379.58 525.11 420.59
2017-12-31 14,869.38 504.89 413.40
2017-09-30 14,324.57 474.64 411.68
2017-06-30 13,895.87 484.48 404.56
2017-03-31 13,485.60 516.50 387.03
2016-12-31 13,144.41 513.38 375.06
2016-09-30 12,940.29 517.66 355.42
2016-06-30 13,003.79 528.07 356.90
2016-03-31 13,249.14 522.19 357.61
2015-12-31 13,476.08 509.70 358.76
2015-09-30 13,622.43 496.06 349.72
2015-06-30 13,670.54 481.61 337.54
2015-03-31 13,628.37 463.00 328.29
2014-12-31 13,470.07 449.71 320.21
2014-09-30 13,265.75 429.72 326.98
2014-06-30 13,115.05 412.47 334.93
2014-03-31 12,900.39 405.75 332.38
2013-12-31 12,752.08 415.90 326.78
2013-09-30 12,570.07 579.34 315.44
2013-06-30 12,133.81 587.94 293.95
2013-03-31 11,801.27 590.65 278.25
2012-12-31 11,359.11 593.80 265.65

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance last year
We want to ensure a company is making the most of what it has available. This is done by comparing the return (profit) to a company's available funds, assets and capital.
  • C.H. Robinson Worldwide has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%).
  • C.H. Robinson Worldwide used its assets more efficiently than the Europe Logistics industry average last year based on Return on Assets.
  • C.H. Robinson Worldwide's use of capital deteriorated last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed).
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Past performance checks
We assess C.H. Robinson Worldwide's performance over the past 5 years by checking for:
  1. Has earnings increased in past 5 years? (1 check)
  2. Has the earnings growth in the last year exceeded that of the Logistics industry? (1 check)
  3. Is the recent earnings growth over the last year higher than the average annual growth over the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the Return on Equity (ROE) higher than 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the Return on Assets (ROA) above industry average? (1 check)
  6. Has the Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) increased from 3 years ago? (1 check)
The above checks will fail if the company has reported a loss in the most recent earnings report. Some checks require at least 3 or 5 years worth of data.
C.H. Robinson Worldwide has a total score of 3/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note: We use GAAP Net Income excluding extraordinary items in all our calculations.

Full details on the Past part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Health

 How is C.H. Robinson Worldwide's financial health and their level of debt?

A company's financial position is much like your own financial position, it includes everything you own (assets) and owe (liabilities).

The boxes below represent the relative size of what makes up C.H. Robinson Worldwide's finances.

The net worth of a company is the difference between its assets and liabilities.
Net Worth
  • C.H. Robinson Worldwide is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.
  • C.H. Robinson Worldwide's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.
Balance sheet
This treemap shows a more detailed breakdown of C.H. Robinson Worldwide's finances. If any of them are yellow this indicates they may be out of proportion and red means they relate to one of the checks below.
Assets
Liabilities and shares
The 'shares' portion represents any funds contributed by the owners (shareholders) and any profits.
  • Low level of unsold assets.
  • Debt is covered by short term assets, assets are 2.1x debt.
Historical Debt
Nearly all companies have debt. Debt in itself isn’t bad, however if the debt is too high, or the company can’t afford to pay the interest on its debts this may have impacts in the future.

The graphic below shows equity (available funds) and debt, we ideally want to see the red area (debt) decreasing.

If there is any debt we look at the companies capability to repay it, and whether the level has increased over the past 5 years.
Raw Data

All data from C.H. Robinson Worldwide Company Filings, last reported 1 month ago.

DB:CH1A Past Debt and Equity Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Total Equity Total Debt Cash & Short Term Investments
2019-09-30 1,673.10 1,253.09 384.42
2019-06-30 1,659.31 1,253.85 355.31
2019-03-31 1,652.56 1,341.61 445.47
2018-12-31 1,595.09 1,346.35 378.62
2018-09-30 1,566.60 1,341.30 297.80
2018-06-30 1,518.16 1,407.05 310.58
2018-03-31 1,484.67 1,401.00 349.78
2017-12-31 1,425.75 1,465.00 333.89
2017-09-30 1,354.88 1,469.00 297.31
2017-06-30 1,337.21 1,342.00 273.18
2017-03-31 1,315.87 1,240.00 229.79
2016-12-31 1,257.85 1,240.00 247.67
2016-09-30 1,269.67 1,225.00 224.45
2016-06-30 1,262.84 965.00 207.08
2016-03-31 1,191.81 970.00 179.41
2015-12-31 1,150.45 950.00 168.23
2015-09-30 1,131.36 1,030.00 143.09
2015-06-30 1,111.85 1,130.00 171.45
2015-03-31 1,058.02 1,130.00 135.78
2014-12-31 1,047.02 1,105.00 128.94
2014-09-30 1,018.72 845.00 127.72
2014-06-30 1,010.10 900.00 144.22
2014-03-31 981.60 910.00 142.81
2013-12-31 939.72 875.00 162.05
2013-09-30 988.56 850.00 129.72
2013-06-30 1,499.07 365.65 150.02
2013-03-31 1,489.69 390.63 159.90
2012-12-31 1,504.37 253.65 210.02
  • C.H. Robinson Worldwide's level of debt (74.9%) compared to net worth is high (greater than 40%).
  • The level of debt compared to net worth has been reduced over the past 5 years (83.2% vs 74.9% today).
  • Debt is well covered by operating cash flow (70.9%, greater than 20% of total debt).
  • Interest payments on debt are well covered by earnings (EBIT is 20x coverage).
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Financial health checks
We assess C.H. Robinson Worldwide's financial health by checking for:
  1. Are short term assets greater than short term liabilities? (1 check)
  2. Are short term assets greater than long term liabilities? (1 check)
  3. Has the debt to equity ratio increased in the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the debt to equity ratio over 40%? (1 check)
  5. Is the debt covered by operating cash flow? (1 check)
  6. Are earnings greater than 5x the interest on debt (if company pays interest at all)? (1 check)
  7. C.H. Robinson Worldwide has a total score of 5/6, see the detailed checks below.
For companies that are loss making and have been so on average in the past we replace the last 2 checks with:
  1. Does cash and short term investments cover stable operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)
  2. Does cash and short term investments cover growing operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)


Full details on the Health part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Dividends

 What is C.H. Robinson Worldwide's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividends are regular cash payments to you from the company, similar to a bank paying you interest on a savings account.
Annual Dividend Income
Dividend payments
2.64%
Current annual income from C.H. Robinson Worldwide dividends. Estimated to be 2.81% next year.
If you bought €2,000 of C.H. Robinson Worldwide shares you are expected to receive €53 in your first year as a dividend.
Dividend Amount
Here we look how much dividend is being paid, if any. Is it above what you can get in a savings account? It is up there with the best dividend paying companies?
  • C.H. Robinson Worldwide's pays a higher dividend yield than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in Germany (1.35%).
  • C.H. Robinson Worldwide's dividend is below the markets top 25% of dividend payers in Germany (3.7%).
Annualized Historical and Future Dividends
It is important to see if the dividend for a company is stable, and not wildly increasing/decreasing each year. This graph shows you the historical rate to count toward your assessment of the stock.

We also check to see if the dividend has increased in the past 10 years.
Raw Data
DB:CH1A Annualized Past and Future Dividends
Data Point Source Value
Past Annualized Dividend Yield S&P Global Market Data See Below
Past Dividends per Share Company Filings/ Annualized Dividend Payments See Below
Future Dividends per Share Estimates Average of up to 19 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
Europe Logistics Industry Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 19 Stocks 2.7%
Germany Market Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 335 Stocks 2.9%
Germany Minimum Threshold Dividend Yield 10th Percentile 0.7%
Germany Bottom 25% Dividend Yield 25th Percentile 1.3%
Germany Top 25% Dividend Yield 75th Percentile 3.7%

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Note all dividend per share amounts are annualized and not quarterly or other period.

DB:CH1A Future Dividends Estimate Data
Date (Data in $) Dividend per Share (annual) Avg. No. Analysts
2023-12-31 2.38 1.00
2022-12-31 2.24 1.00
2021-12-31 2.28 9.00
2020-12-31 2.11 13.00
2019-12-31 2.01 12.00
2019-11-20
DB:CH1A Past Annualized Dividends Data
Date (Data in $) Dividend per share (annual) Avg. Yield (%)
2019-08-08 2.000 2.412
2019-05-09 2.000 2.424
2019-02-07 2.000 2.269
2018-12-06 2.000 2.339
2018-08-09 1.840 1.968
2018-05-10 1.840 2.076
2018-02-08 1.840 2.019
2017-12-07 1.840 2.026
2017-08-10 1.800 2.382
2017-05-11 1.800 2.662
2017-02-09 1.800 2.349
2016-12-08 1.800 2.410
2016-08-11 1.720 2.439
2016-02-11 1.720 2.379
2015-12-03 1.720 2.701
2015-08-06 1.520 2.209
2015-05-07 1.520 2.361
2015-02-05 1.520 2.130
2014-12-04 1.520 2.071
2014-08-08 1.400 2.032
2014-05-08 1.400 2.232
2014-02-13 1.400 2.605
2013-12-05 1.400 2.458
2013-08-08 1.400 2.375
2013-05-09 1.400 2.426
2013-02-07 1.400 2.401
2012-12-06 1.400 2.191
2012-08-10 1.320 2.239
2012-05-10 1.320 2.292
2012-02-09 1.320 2.047
2011-12-08 1.320 1.961
2011-08-11 1.160 1.693
2011-05-12 1.160 1.512
2011-02-10 1.160 1.549
2010-12-09 1.160 1.485
2010-08-12 1.000 1.429
2010-05-13 1.000 1.689
2010-02-11 1.000 1.776
2009-11-05 1.000 1.751
2009-08-13 0.960 1.673
2009-05-14 0.960 1.844
2009-02-12 0.960 2.071

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  • Dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
  • Dividends per share have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to shareholders
What portion of C.H. Robinson Worldwide's earnings are paid to the shareholders as a dividend.
  • Dividends paid are well covered by earnings (2.4x coverage).
Future Payout to shareholders
  • Dividends after 3 years are expected to be well covered by earnings (2.2x coverage).
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Income/ dividend checks
We assess C.H. Robinson Worldwide's dividend by checking for:
  1. Firstly is the company paying a notable dividend (greater than 0.7%) - if not then the rest of the checks are ignored.
  2. Is current dividend yield above the bottom 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  3. Is current dividend yield above the top 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  4. Have they paid a dividend for 10 years, and during this period has the dividend been volatile (drop of more than 25%)? (1 check)
  5. If they have paid a dividend for 10 years has it increased in this time? (1 check)
  6. How sustainable is the dividend, can C.H. Robinson Worldwide afford to pay it from its earnings today and in 3 years (Payout ratio less than 90%)? (2 checks)
  7. C.H. Robinson Worldwide has a total score of 5/6, see the detailed checks below.


Full details on the Dividends part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Management

 What is the CEO of C.H. Robinson Worldwide's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

Management is one of the most important areas of a company. We look at unreasonable CEO compensation, how long the team and board of directors have been around for and insider trading.
CEO
Bob Biesterfeld
COMPENSATION $3,653,224
AGE 43
TENURE AS CEO 0.5 years
CEO Bio

Mr. Robert C. Biesterfeld, Jr., also known as Bob, has been the Chief Executive Officer of C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. since March 1, 2018 and served as the Chief Operating officer until 2019. Mr. Robert serves as Chief Executive Officer & Director since May 09, 2019 and was its President of North American Surface Transportation since January 01, 2016 until January 3, 2019. Mr. Biesterfeld served as Vice President of North American Truckload Service Line at C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. since January 2014 to December 2015. Mr. Biesterfeld held a number of roles at C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. including Vice President of Sourcing and Temperature Controlled Transportation from January 2013 to December 2014 and General Manager for the U.S. West Sourcing Region for the company’s sourcing division from 2003 to 2011. He began his career with the C.H. Robinson as a key account manager of the Corporate Procurement and Distribution Services office. He graduated from Winona State University with a Bachelor of Arts.

CEO Compensation
  • Bob's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year whilst earnings grew less than 20%.
  • Bob's remuneration is about average for companies of similar size in Germany.
Management Team Tenure

Average tenure and age of the C.H. Robinson Worldwide management team in years:

4.5
Average Tenure
50
Average Age
  • The tenure for the C.H. Robinson Worldwide management team is about average.
Management Team

Bob Biesterfeld

TITLE
CEO & Director
COMPENSATION
$4M
AGE
43
TENURE
0.5 yrs

Christopher O'Brien

TITLE
Chief Commercial Officer
COMPENSATION
$2M
AGE
51
TENURE
7.5 yrs

Mike Short

TITLE
President of Global Freight Forwarding
COMPENSATION
$2M
AGE
49
TENURE
4.5 yrs

Mike Zechmeister

TITLE
Chief Financial Officer
AGE
52
TENURE
0.2 yrs

Michael Neill

TITLE
Chief Technology Officer
AGE
48
TENURE
1.4 yrs

Bob Houghton

TITLE
Vice President of Investor Relations & Treasurer
TENURE
1.8 yrs

Ben Campbell

TITLE
Chief Legal Officer & Secretary
AGE
53
TENURE
4.8 yrs

Kristin Marchiafava

TITLE
Director of Public Relations

Angie Freeman

TITLE
Chief Human Resources Officer
AGE
51
TENURE
4.8 yrs

Jordan Kass

TITLE
President of Managed Services
AGE
46
TENURE
4.8 yrs
Board of Directors Tenure

Average tenure and age of the C.H. Robinson Worldwide board of directors in years:

7.1
Average Tenure
57.5
Average Age
  • The tenure for the C.H. Robinson Worldwide board of directors is about average.
Board of Directors

John Wiehoff

TITLE
Chairman
COMPENSATION
$9M
AGE
58
TENURE
12.8 yrs

Bob Biesterfeld

TITLE
CEO & Director
COMPENSATION
$4M
AGE
43
TENURE
0.5 yrs

Wayne Fortun

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$253K
AGE
70
TENURE
18.3 yrs

Jim Stake

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$263K
AGE
66
TENURE
10.8 yrs

Scott Anderson

TITLE
Lead Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$258K
AGE
52

Brian Short

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$245K
AGE
69
TENURE
16.9 yrs

Mary J. Guilfoile

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$240K
AGE
65
TENURE
7.1 yrs

Jodee Kozlak

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$240K
AGE
56
TENURE
6.8 yrs

Tim Gokey

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$245K
AGE
57
TENURE
2.1 yrs

Paula Tolliver

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$56K
AGE
54
TENURE
1.1 yrs
Who owns this company?
Recent Insider Trading
  • More shares have been bought than sold by C.H. Robinson Worldwide individual insiders in the past 3 months, but not in substantial volumes.
Recent Insider Transactions
Announced Type Name Entity Role Start End Shares Max Price (€) Value (€)
05. Nov 19 Buy Robert Biesterfeld Individual 01. Nov 19 01. Nov 19 665 €67.30 €44,756
21. Aug 19 Sell Angela Freeman Individual 19. Aug 19 19. Aug 19 -1,656 €76.51 €-126,708
13. Aug 19 Sell Jordan Kass Individual 09. Aug 19 09. Aug 19 -1,097 €75.87 €-83,234
12. Aug 19 Sell John Wiehoff Individual 08. Aug 19 08. Aug 19 -8,392 €76.64 €-643,169
22. May 19 Sell Michael Short Individual 20. May 19 20. May 19 -152 €73.30 €-11,142
13. May 19 Buy Robert Biesterfeld Individual 09. May 19 09. May 19 1,202 €74.07 €89,027
15. Feb 19 Sell Angela Freeman Individual 14. Feb 19 14. Feb 19 -2,914 €80.71 €-235,196
06. Feb 19 Sell Christopher O'Brien Individual 05. Feb 19 05. Feb 19 -1,100 €78.35 €-86,186
06. Feb 19 Sell James Lemke Individual 06. Feb 19 06. Feb 19 -2,399 €78.76 €-188,941
06. Feb 19 Sell Jordan Kass Individual 06. Feb 19 06. Feb 19 -1,382 €79.80 €-110,290
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Management checks
We assess C.H. Robinson Worldwide's management by checking for:
  1. Is the CEO's compensation unreasonable compared to market cap? (1 check)
  2. Has the CEO's compensation increased more than 20% whilst the EPS is down more then 20%? (1 check)
  3. Is the average tenure of the management team less than 2 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the average tenure of the board of directors team less than 3 years? (1 check)
  5. C.H. Robinson Worldwide has a total score of 0/6, this is not included on the snowflake, see the detailed checks below.


Note: We use the top 6 management executives and board members in our calculations.

Note 2: Insider trading include any internal stakeholders and these transactions .

Full details on the Management part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

News

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Company Info

Description

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 North American Surface Transportation and Global Forwarding segments. 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 that include the 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 offers door-to-door services. The company also provides custom broker services; and other logistics services, including fee-based managed, warehousing, small parcel, and other services. It has contractual relationships with approximately 76,000 transportation companies, including motor carriers, railroads, air freight, and ocean carriers. In addition, the company is involved in buying, selling, and marketing of fresh produce, including fresh fruits, vegetables, and other perishable items under the Robinson Fresh name. Further, it provides transportation management services or managed TMS; and other surface transportation services across Europe. The company offers its fresh produce to grocery retailers, restaurants, produce wholesalers, and foodservice distributors through a network of independent produce growers and suppliers. C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. was founded in 1905 and is headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.

Details
Name: C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.
CH1A
Exchange: DB
Founded: 1905
$9,276,938,702
135,250,422
Website: http://www.chrobinson.com
Address: C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.
14701 Charlson Road,
Eden Prairie,
Minnesota, 55347,
United States
Listings
Exchange Symbol Ticker Symbol Security Exchange Country Currency Listed on
NasdaqGS CHRW Common Stock Nasdaq Global Select US USD 15. Oct 1997
DB CH1A Common Stock Deutsche Boerse AG DE EUR 15. Oct 1997
LSE 0HQW Common Stock London Stock Exchange GB USD 15. Oct 1997
Number of employees
Current staff
Staff numbers
15,582
C.H. Robinson Worldwide employees.
Industry
Air Freight and Logistics
Transportation
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
Area Date (UTC time)
Company Analysis updated: 2019/11/20 21:13
End of day share price update: 2019/11/20 00:00
Last estimates confirmation: 2019/11/12
Last earnings filing: 2019/11/04
Last earnings reported: 2019/09/30
Last annual earnings reported: 2018/12/31


All dates and times in UTC. All financial data provided by Standard & Poor’s Capital IQ.

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.