How to buy CH Robinson Worldwide (CHRW) shares in Australia
Learn how to easily invest in CH Robinson Worldwide shares.
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CH Robinson Worldwide Inc (CHRW) is a leading integrated freight & logistics business with stocks listed in the US. It opened the day at US$107.09 after a previous close of US$107.09. During the day the price has varied from a low of USD106.6785 to a high of USD107.91. The latest price was USD107.63 (25 minute delay). CH Robinson Worldwide is listed on the NASDAQ. All prices are listed in US Dollars.
How to buy shares in CH Robinson Worldwide
- Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares in a US company from Australia you'll need to find a trading platform that offers access to US stock markets. If you're just starting out, look for a platform with low brokerage and foreign exchange fees.
- Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
- Search for CH Robinson Worldwide. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: CHRW. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
- Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until CH Robinson Worldwide reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
- Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of US$107.09, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of CH Robinson Worldwide, depending on your broker.
- Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of CH Robinson Worldwide. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.
What's in this guide?
- CH Robinson Worldwide key stats
- Compare share trading platforms
- Is CH Robinson Worldwide stock a buy or sell?
- CH Robinson Worldwide performance over time
- Is CH Robinson Worldwide suitable for ethical investing?
- Are CH Robinson Worldwide shares over-valued?
- CH Robinson Worldwide's financials
- How volatile are CH Robinson Worldwide shares?
- Does CH Robinson Worldwide pay a dividend?
- Have CH Robinson Worldwide shares ever split?
- Other common questions
CH Robinson Worldwide stock price (NASDAQ:CHRW)Use our graph to track the performance of CHRW stocks over time.
CH Robinson Worldwide shares at a glance
|52-week range||US$82.8767 - US$115.99|
|50-day moving average||US$104.9486|
|200-day moving average||US$99.8946|
|Dividend yield||US$2.12 (2.19%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||US$7.08|
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CH Robinson Worldwide price performance over time
|1 week (2022-06-17)||8.72%|
|1 month (2022-05-25)||1.37%|
|3 months (2022-03-24)||1.18%|
|6 months (2021-12-28)||1.41%|
|1 year (2021-06-28)||14.17%|
|2 years (2020-06-26)||40.40%|
|3 years (2019-06-28)||27.60%|
|5 years (2017-06-28)||59.85%|
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Is CH Robinson Worldwide under- or over-valued?
Valuing CH Robinson Worldwide stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of CH Robinson Worldwide's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
CH Robinson Worldwide's P/E ratio
CH Robinson Worldwide's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 14x. In other words, CH Robinson Worldwide shares trade at around 14x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
CH Robinson Worldwide's PEG ratio
CH Robinson Worldwide's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.6083. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into CH Robinson Worldwide's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
CH Robinson Worldwide's EBITDA
CH Robinson Worldwide's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is US$1.3 billion (£1 billion).
The EBITDA is a measure of a CH Robinson Worldwide's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
CH Robinson Worldwide financials
|Revenue TTM||US$25.1 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||4.8%|
|Gross profit TTM||US$1.6 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||11.48%|
|Return on equity TTM||47.5%|
|Market capitalisation||US$12.8 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
CH Robinson Worldwide's environmental, social and governance track record
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like CH Robinson Worldwide.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
CH Robinson Worldwide's total ESG risk score
Total ESG risk: 28.49
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and CH Robinson Worldwide's overall score of 28.49 (as at 01/01/2019) is nothing to write home about – landing it in it in the 47th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like CH Robinson Worldwide is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
CH Robinson Worldwide's environmental score
Environmental score: 9.38/100
CH Robinson Worldwide's environmental score of 9.38 puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that CH Robinson Worldwide is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
CH Robinson Worldwide's social score
Social score: 16.08/100
CH Robinson Worldwide's social score of 16.08 puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that CH Robinson Worldwide is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
CH Robinson Worldwide's governance score
Governance score: 12.52/100
CH Robinson Worldwide's governance score puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that CH Robinson Worldwide is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
CH Robinson Worldwide's controversy score
Controversy score: 1/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. CH Robinson Worldwide scored a 1 out of 5 for controversy – the highest score possible, reflecting that CH Robinson Worldwide has managed to keep its nose clean.
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary
|Total ESG score||28.49|
|Total ESG percentile||46.78|
|Environmental score percentile||7|
|Social score percentile||7|
|Governance score percentile||7|
|Level of controversy||1|
CH Robinson Worldwide share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 30.55% of net profits
Recently CH Robinson Worldwide has paid out, on average, around 30.55% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.19% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), CH Robinson Worldwide shareholders could enjoy a 2.19% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In CH Robinson Worldwide's case, that would currently equate to about $2.12 per share.
While CH Robinson Worldwide's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that CH Robinson Worldwide may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.
CH Robinson Worldwide's most recent dividend payout was on 1 July 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 2 June 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").
Have CH Robinson Worldwide's shares ever split?
CH Robinson Worldwide's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 17 October 2005. So if you had owned 1 share the day before the split, the next day you would own 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your CH Robinson Worldwide shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for CH Robinson Worldwide shares which in turn could have impacted CH Robinson Worldwide's share price.
CH Robinson Worldwide share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, CH Robinson Worldwide's shares have ranged in value from as little as US$82.8767 up to US$115.99. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta measures a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while CH Robinson Worldwide's is 0.7359. This would suggest that CH Robinson Worldwide's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
CH Robinson Worldwide overview
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides freight transportation services and logistics solutions to companies in various industries worldwide. The company operates in two segments, North American Surface Transportation and Global Forwarding. It offers transportation and logistics services, such as truckload; less than truckload transportation brokerage services, which include the shipment of single or multiple pallets of freight; intermodal transportation that comprise the shipment service of freight in containers or trailers by a combination of truck and rail; and non-vessel ocean common carrier and freight forwarding services, as well as organizes air shipments and provides door-to-door services. The company also offers customs broker services; and other logistics services, such as fee-based managed, warehousing, small parcel, and other services. It has contractual relationships with approximately 85,000 transportation companies, including motor carriers, railroads, and air and ocean carriers. In addition, the company is involved in buying, selling, and/or marketing of fresh produce, including fresh fruits, vegetables, and other value-added perishable items under the Robinson Fresh name. Further, it provides transportation management services or managed TMS; and other surface transportation services. 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.
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