Published: Mon, April 16, 2018
Finance | By Claude Patterson

Stifel Nicolaus Increases CH Robinson Worldwide, Inc. (CHRW) Target Price to $83.00

Virtus Investment Advisers Inc bought 6,606 shares as the company's stock rose 3.22% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 105,963 shares of the transportation company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $9.44 million, down from 113,983 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Capital International Inc who had been investing in Ch Robinson Worldwide Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $13.23B market cap company. On during the last trading session the stock decreased $1.14 or 1.19%, reaching $ C.H. Robinson Worldwide, uptrending after 18.88% change in last April 14, 2017. Investors holded 129.16 million in 2017Q3 but now own 128.71 million shares or 0.35% less.

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of C. H. Robinson (NASDAQ:CHRW) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report released on Tuesday, April 3rd. CHRW outperformed the S&P500 by 7.33%.

Johnson Investment Counsel Inc decreased its stake in Scripps Networks Interactive (SNI) by 37.44% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the company. The hedge fund run by Bryant Regan held 1.84 million shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $4.63M, down from 2.19M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Scge Management Lp who had been investing in Symantec Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $17.11 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.15% or $0.19 during the last trading session, reaching $130.62. Bokf Na, Oklahoma-based fund reported 13,601 shares. It has underperformed by 14.93% the S&P500. Independence Bank of Kentucky bought a new position in shares of C. H. Robinson in the 4th quarter valued at about $186,000. They expect $0.98 earnings per share, up 13.95% or $0.12 from last year's $0.86 per share. CHRW's profit will be $137.55 million for 24.05 P/E if the $0.98 EPS becomes a reality. (NASDAQ:CHRW). Asset Management Incorporated owns 13,331 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio.

Big Money Sentiment decreased to 0.94 in Q4 2017. That's change of 0.07, from 2017Q3's 1.01. It is positive, as 69 investors sold SNI shares while 140 reduced holdings. 84 funds opened positions while 235 raised stakes. Although stock's historical performances are key to consider, don't invest (or not invest) based exclusively on it. Pacad, a British Columbia - Canada-based fund reported 100 shares. Vanguard Group Inc reported 0.06% stake. LINDBLOOM CHAD sold $487,991 worth of C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRTS) for 92,349 shares. Roberts Glore And Communications Il invested 1.03% of its portfolio in C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. Luminus Management LLC purchased a new stake in C.H. Robinson Worldwide during the fourth quarter worth about $71,749,000. Louisiana State Employees Retirement holds 8,400 shares. Capital Guardian Trust invested in 0.78% or 619,226 shares. Cleararc Capital invested in 3,572 shares. (NASDAQ:CHRW) for 8,597 shares. Lsv Asset Mgmt reported 0.08% stake. Bnp Paribas Asset Mngmt Hldgs Sa owns 0.02% invested in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHRW) now has a 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) of -98.48. The rating was upgraded by BB&T Capital on Monday, September 28 to "Buy". Capital International Investors now owns 9,166,834 shares of the transportation company's stock worth $697,596,000 after acquiring an additional 488,372 shares in the last quarter.

Among 5 analysts covering Pembina Pipeline (NYSE:PBA), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 39% are positive. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with "Hold" on Tuesday, October 10. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Tuesday, September 5 by UBS. The firm has "Buy" rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets given on Monday, September 25. The firm has "Hold" rating by Robert W. Baird given on Tuesday, April 10. Susquehanna maintained C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHRW) on Tuesday, October 3 to "Market Perform" rating. Stifel Nicolaus has "Hold" rating and $82.0 target. KeyCorp restated an "overweight" rating on shares of C. H. Robinson in a research note on Wednesday, January 24th. The rating was downgraded by Raymond James to "Market Perform" on Friday, March 11. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, November 18 by Canaccord Genuity. Kass Jordan T also sold $155,276 worth of C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHRW) rating on Tuesday, October 31. Also, insider Robert C. Biesterfeld, Jr. sold 7,047 shares of C. H. Robinson stock in a transaction dated Monday, February 26th. On Friday, March 9 the insider BARRATT CRAIG H sold $1.11 million. (NASDAQ:CHRW) for 9,435 shs. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 14,323 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,345,932.31. 3,909 C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.

Shares of NASDAQ CHRW opened at $94.27 on Wednesday. HICKOK LORI A sold $11.23M worth of Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG) shares with value of $420,006 were sold by RUBASH MARK J. Shares for $580,535 were sold by Samath Jamie on Tuesday, October 24.

Somerset Group Llc, which manages about $184.04 million and $119.60 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Ishares Msci Eafe Etf (EFA) by 7,217 shares to 21,727 shares, valued at $1.53M in 2017Q4, according to the filing.

Investors sentiment increased to 12.48 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.02, from 0.89 in 2017Q3. 410.42 million shares or 1.09% less from 414.95 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Brown Brothers Harriman invested 0% of its portfolio in Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX). Mason Street Ltd Com reported 0.45% of its portfolio in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). New York-based Shufro Rose & Company Llc has invested 0.2% in Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC). Moreover, New England Research And Management has 0.58% invested in Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC). Amundi Pioneer Asset Mngmt accumulated 0.04% or 274,848 shares. Renaissance Techs Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 1.19 million shares. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 537,264 shares of the transportation company's stock valued at $40,883,000 after acquiring an additional 4,707 shares during the last quarter. Northern Tru reported 7.32 million shares. State Teachers Retirement Systems accumulated 238,660 shares. Wells Fargo & Mn has 0.01% invested in Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) for 1.37M shares.

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