NASDAQ:LSTR - Landstar System Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $97.04 -0.74 (-0.76 %) (As of 12/10/2018 03:13 PM ET)Previous Close$97.78Today's Range$96.44 - $98.5552-Week Range$96.91 - $128.70Volume29,649 shsAverage Volume283,388 shsMarket Capitalization$4.02 billionP/E Ratio25.84Dividend Yield0.67%Beta1.13 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Landstar System, Inc. provides integrated transportation management solutions in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and internationally. It operates through two segments, Transportation Logistics and Insurance. The Transportation Logistics segment offers a range of transportation services, including truckload and less-than-truckload transportation, rail intermodal, air cargo, ocean cargo, expedited ground and air delivery of time-critical freight, heavy-haul/specialized, U.S.-Canada and U.S.-Mexico cross-border, intra-Mexico, intra-Canada, project cargo, and customs brokerage, as well as offers transportation services to other transportation companies, including third party logistics and less-than-truckload service providers. This segment provides truck services through dry and specialty vans of various sizes, unsided/platform trailers, temperature-controlled vans, and containers; rail intermodal services through contracts with domestic and Canadian railroads; and air and ocean services through contracts with domestic and international airlines and ocean lines. It serves automotive products, building products, metals, chemicals, foodstuffs, heavy machinery, retail, electronics, and military equipment industries. The Insurance segment reinsures certain risks of the company's independent contractors. The company markets its services through independent commission sales agents and third party capacity providers. Landstar System, Inc. was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. Receive LSTR News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for LSTR and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Trucking, except local Sub-IndustryTrucking SectorTransportation Current SymbolNASDAQ:LSTR Previous Symbol CUSIP51509810 Webwww.landstar.com Phone904-398-9400 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.10 Current Ratio1.94 Quick Ratio1.94 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio25.84 Forward P/E Ratio15.96 P/E Growth1.19 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$3.65 billion Price / Sales1.09 Cash Flow$4.6834 per share Price / Cash Flow20.72 Book Value$15.57 per share Price / Book6.23 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.75 Net Income$177.08 million Net Margins5.61% Return on Equity33.82% Return on Assets17.29% Miscellaneous Employees1,273 Outstanding Shares41,110,000Market Cap$4.02 billion OptionableOptionable Landstar System (NASDAQ:LSTR) Frequently Asked Questions What is Landstar System's stock symbol? Landstar System trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "LSTR." How often does Landstar System pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Landstar System? Landstar System announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 24th. Investors of record on Tuesday, November 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.165 per share on Friday, December 7th. This represents a $0.66 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.68%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 9th. View Landstar System's Dividend History. How will Landstar System's stock buyback program work? Landstar System announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a share buyback program on Friday, December 15th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase 1,960,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are often a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued. How were Landstar System's earnings last quarter? Landstar System, Inc. (NASDAQ:LSTR) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 24th. The transportation company reported $1.63 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.60 by $0.03. The transportation company had revenue of $1.20 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.20 billion. Landstar System had a return on equity of 33.82% and a net margin of 5.61%. View Landstar System's Earnings History. When is Landstar System's next earnings date? Landstar System is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, January 30th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Landstar System. What guidance has Landstar System issued on next quarter's earnings? Landstar System updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, October, 24th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.56-1.62 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.59. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.18-1.23 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.21 billion.Landstar System also updated its Q4 2018 guidance to $1.56-1.62 EPS. What price target have analysts set for LSTR? 13 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for Landstar System's stock. Their forecasts range from $96.00 to $143.00. On average, they anticipate Landstar System's stock price to reach $116.2727 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 19.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Landstar System. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Landstar System? 13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Landstar System in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 7 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Landstar System. Has Landstar System been receiving favorable news coverage? Headlines about LSTR stock have been trending very positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Landstar System earned a media sentiment score of 3.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the transportation company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. Who are some of Landstar System's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Landstar System include J B Hunt Transport Services (JBHT), Old Dominion Freight Line (ODFL), Knight-Swift Transportation (KNX), Schneider National (SNDR), Werner Enterprises (WERN), Heartland Express (HTLD), Saia (SAIA), Marten Transport (MRTN), ArcBest (ARCB), Universal Logistics (ULH), Covenant Transportation Group (CVTI), P.A.M. Transportation Services (PTSI), YRC Worldwide (YRCW), USA Truck (USAK) and Celadon Group (CGIP). Who are Landstar System's key executives? Landstar System's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. James B. Gattoni, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 57)Mr. L. Kevin Stout, VP & CFO (Age 49)Mr. Joseph J. Beacom, VP and Chief Safety & Operations Officer (Age 54)Mr. Michael K. Kneller, VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 44)Mr. Patrick J. O'Malley, VP and Chief Commercial & Marketing Officer (Age 59) Who are Landstar System's major shareholders? Landstar System's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (12.08%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.97%), Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C (5.73%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (3.71%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.41%) and Disciplined Growth Investors Inc. MN (2.30%). Company insiders that own Landstar System stock include Dr Homaira Akbari, James B Gattoni, Joseph J Beacom, L Kevin Stout, Michael K Kneller and Patrick J O'malley. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Landstar System. Which institutional investors are selling Landstar System stock? LSTR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Royce & Associates LP, BlackRock Inc., SG Americas Securities LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Eaton Vance Management, Martingale Asset Management L P and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. Company insiders that have sold Landstar System company stock in the last year include Joseph J Beacom and Patrick J O'malley. View Insider Buying and Selling for Landstar System. Which institutional investors are buying Landstar System stock? LSTR stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., Hennessy Advisors Inc., Clearbridge Investments LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc., Prudential Financial Inc., Morgan Stanley and JPMorgan Chase & Co.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Landstar System. How do I buy shares of Landstar System? Shares of LSTR can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Landstar System's stock price today? One share of LSTR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $97.33. How big of a company is Landstar System? Landstar System has a market capitalization of $4.02 billion and generates $3.65 billion in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $177.08 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.75 on an earnings per share basis. Landstar System employs 1,273 workers across the globe. What is Landstar System's official website? The official website for Landstar System is http://www.landstar.com. How can I contact Landstar System? Landstar System's mailing address is 13410 SUTTON PARK DRIVE SOUTH, JACKSONVILLE FL, 32224. The transportation company can be reached via phone at 904-398-9400 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Landstar System (NASDAQ LSTR)Community Ranking: 2.0 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 399 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 603 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,002MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Landstar System and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe LSTR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe LSTR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 12/10/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Is it better to buy a fund with a higher or lower NAV?