NASDAQ:LSTR - Landstar System Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$99.33 +0.29 (+0.29 %)
(As of 01/17/2019 06:16 AM ET)
Previous Close$99.04
Today's Range$98.75 - $100.43
52-Week Range$90.23 - $128.70
Volume307,400 shs
Average Volume290,681 shs
Market Capitalization$4.07 billion
P/E Ratio17.72
Dividend Yield0.67%
Beta1.17
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Trucking, except local
Sub-IndustryTrucking
SectorTransportation
Current SymbolNASDAQ:LSTR
CUSIP51509810
Phone904-398-9400

Debt

Current Ratio1.94
Quick Ratio1.94

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.65 billion
Price / Sales1.12
Cash Flow$4.7323 per share
Price / Cash Flow20.99
Book Value$15.57 per share
Price / Book6.38

Profitability

Net Income$177.08 million
Net Margins5.61%
Return on Assets17.29%

Miscellaneous

Employees1,273
Market Cap$4.07 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 24th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, November 13th will be given 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 0.66%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 9th. View Landstar System's Dividend History.

How will Landstar System's stock buyback program work?

Landstar System declared that its Board of Directors has approved a stock repurchase plan on Friday, December 15th 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase 1,960,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are generally a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Landstar System's earnings last quarter?

Landstar System, Inc. (NASDAQ:LSTR) released its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 24th. The transportation company reported $1.63 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.60 by $0.03. The transportation company earned $1.20 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.20 billion. Landstar System had a net margin of 5.61% and a return on equity of 33.82%. 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 earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.56-1.62 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS 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 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Landstar System's shares. Their forecasts range from $96.00 to $143.00. On average, they anticipate Landstar System's share price to reach $115.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 16.3% 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?

News headlines about LSTR stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of 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 1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the transportation company a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of Landstar System's key competitors?

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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Fenimore Asset Management Inc. (0.79%), Hennessy Advisors Inc. (0.41%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.25%), Cardinal Capital Management (0.04%), Denali Advisors LLC (0.03%) and TrimTabs Asset Management LLC (0.03%). 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 Hennessy Advisors Inc., Retirement Systems of Alabama, First Hawaiian Bank and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fenimore Asset Management Inc., Denali Advisors LLC, TrimTabs Asset Management LLC, Cerebellum GP LLC and Cardinal Capital Management. 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 $99.33.

How big of a company is Landstar System?

Landstar System has a market capitalization of $4.07 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  402 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  610 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,012
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This page was last updated on 1/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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