Landstar System Company Profile (NASDAQ:LSTR)

About Landstar System (NASDAQ:LSTR)

Landstar System logoLandstar System, Inc. (Landstar) is an asset-light provider of integrated transportation management solutions. The Company offers services to its customers across multiple transportation modes, with the ability to arrange for individual shipments of freight to enterprise solutions to manage customer's transportation needs. It operates in two segments: the Transportation Logistics segment and the Insurance segment. The Transportation Logistics segment provides a range of integrated transportation management solutions. Transportation services offered by it include truckload and less-than-truckload transportation, rail intermodal, air cargo, ocean cargo, expedited ground and air delivery of time-critical freight, heavy-haul or specialized, the United States-Canada and the United States-Mexico cross-border, project cargo and customs brokerage. The insurance segment consists of Signature Insurance Company, which is an offshore insurance subsidiary, and Risk Management Claim Services, Inc.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Industry: Freight Trucking
  • Sub-Industry: Trucking
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:LSTR
  • CUSIP: 51509810
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $4.08 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 41,946,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $87.72
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $85.85
  • 52 Week Range: $65.05 - $97.40
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 28.09
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 23.89
  • P/E Growth: 2.02
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $3.33 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.22
  • Book Value: $14.53 per share
  • Price / Book: 6.69
  • Annual Dividend: $0.40
  • Dividend Yield: 0.4%
  • EBIDTA: $271.7 million
  • Net Margins: 4.37%
  • Return on Equity: 26.11%
  • Return on Assets: 13.28%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.13%
  • Current Ratio: 2.05%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.05%
  • Average Volume: 336,605 shs.
  • Beta: 0.74
  • Short Ratio: 4.37

Frequently Asked Questions for Landstar System (NASDAQ:LSTR)

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 Thursday, July 27th. Shareholders of record on Monday, August 14th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Friday, September 1st. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.41%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 10th. This is a boost from Landstar System's previous quarterly dividend of $0.09. View Landstar System's Dividend History.

How were Landstar System's earnings last quarter?

Landstar System, Inc. (NASDAQ:LSTR) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July, 26th. The company reported $0.89 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.88 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $870.34 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $859.30 million. Landstar System had a return on equity of 26.11% and a net margin of 4.37%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 12.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.76 earnings per share. View Landstar System's Earnings History.

Where is Landstar System's stock going? Where will Landstar System's stock price be in 2017?

9 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for Landstar System's stock. Their forecasts range from $68.00 to $103.00. On average, they anticipate Landstar System's stock price to reach $86.14 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Landstar System.

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:

  • James B. Gattoni, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • L. Kevin Stout, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Assistant Secretary
  • Larry S. Thomas, Vice President, Chief Information Officer
  • Patrick J. O'Malley III, Vice President, Chief Commercial and Marketing Officer
  • Michael K. Kneller, Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary
  • Joseph J. Beacom, Vice President, Chief Safety and Operations Officer
  • Diana Mather Murphy, Non-Executive Chairman and Independent Director
  • Homaira Akbari, Independent Director
  • David G. Bannister, Independent Director
  • Anthony J. Orlando, Independent Director

Who owns Landstar System stock?

Landstar System's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (9.58%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.24%), Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C (5.79%), Capital Research Global Investors (5.43%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (3.43%) and Royce & Associates LP (3.23%). Company insiders that own Landstar System stock include Joseph J Beacom, L Kevin Stout, Larry S Thomas and Patrick J O'malley. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Landstar System.

Who sold Landstar System stock? Who is selling Landstar System stock?

Landstar System's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wells Fargo & Company MN, Ameriprise Financial Inc., Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, BlackRock Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, BTIM Corp., Smith Asset Management Group LP and Martingale Asset Management L P. Company insiders that have sold Landstar System stock in the last year include L Kevin Stout and Larry S Thomas. View Insider Buying and Selling for Landstar System.

Who bought Landstar System stock? Who is buying Landstar System stock?

Landstar System's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Janus Henderson Group PLC, FMR LLC, Koch Industries Inc., Alliancebernstein L.P., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd., Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C and Marshall Wace North America L.P.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Landstar System.

How do I buy Landstar System stock?

Shares of Landstar System can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Landstar System's stock price today?

One share of Landstar System stock can currently be purchased for approximately $97.25.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Landstar System (NASDAQ LSTR)
Community Ranking:  1.5 out of 5 (star half star)
Outperform Votes:  164 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  385 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  549
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Landstar System and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Landstar System (NASDAQ:LSTR) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 4 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.11)
Consensus Price Target: $86.14 (11.42% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Landstar System (NASDAQ:LSTR)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/12/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$95.00LowView Rating Details
8/30/2017StephensUpgradeEqual Weight -> Overweight$88.00 -> $103.00HighView Rating Details
8/28/2017Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingHold$86.00LowView Rating Details
8/7/2017Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweight$66.00 -> $68.00LowView Rating Details
7/31/2017Deutsche Bank AGDowngradeBuy -> Hold$97.00 -> $87.00LowView Rating Details
3/6/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingNeutral$82.00 -> $83.00N/AView Rating Details
1/17/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.DowngradeMarket Perform -> UnderperformN/AView Rating Details
1/13/2017KeyCorpUpgradeSector Weight -> OverweightN/AView Rating Details
12/20/2016Susquehanna Bancshares IncInitiated CoverageNeutral$81.00N/AView Rating Details
8/2/2016Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.DowngradeOutperformN/AView Rating Details
8/2/2016Citigroup Inc.DowngradeMarket PerformN/AView Rating Details
4/21/2016Avondale PartnersDowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$72.50 -> $67.50N/AView Rating Details
4/7/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingNeutral$63.00N/AView Rating Details
3/30/2016MacquarieDowngradeNeutral -> Underperform$55.00N/AView Rating Details
1/31/2016William BlairDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
12/15/2015Buckingham ResearchInitiated CoverageNeutral$61.00N/AView Rating Details
12/14/2015BB&T CorporationDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
10/23/2015Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform$70.00 -> $66.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/25/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Landstar System (NASDAQ:LSTR)
Earnings by Quarter for Landstar System (NASDAQ:LSTR)
Earnings History by Quarter for Landstar System (NASDAQ LSTR)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/26/2017Q2 2017$0.88$0.89$859.30 million$870.34 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2017Q1 2017$0.73$0.77$757.56 million$780.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/1/2017Q4 2016$0.87$0.94$830.16 million$893.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/19/2016Q316$0.81$0.86$576.65 million$788.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/20/2016Q216$0.81$0.76$790.95 million$775.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/20/2016Q116$0.67$0.69$721.15 million$711.64 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/28/2016Q415$0.87$0.88$849.10 million$848.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/22/2015Q315$0.90$0.90$856.33 million$841.73 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2015Q215$0.89$0.92$861.91 million$868.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/23/2015Q115$0.73$0.67$781.48 million$762.38 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/29/2015Q414$0.81$0.86$835.24 million$862.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/23/2014Q314$0.81$0.82$819.57 million$809.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2014Q214$0.78$0.80$777.55 million$814.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/24/2014Q1$0.59$0.61$667.21 million$688.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/31/2014Q413$0.63$0.55$669.72 million$691.98 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/24/2013Q313$0.69$0.64$693.92 million$680.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/25/2013Q2 2013$0.66$0.66$685.51 million$679.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/25/2013Q1 2013$0.57$0.57$646.32 million$628.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/31/2013Q4 2012$0.67$0.73$714.36 million$691.26 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2012$0.69$0.71ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2012$0.74$0.76ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012$0.54$0.57ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2012$0.66$0.70ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2011$0.62$0.64ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/21/2011$0.59$0.62ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/21/2011$0.42$0.43ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/1/2011$0.47$0.50ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Landstar System (NASDAQ:LSTR)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.50
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20173$0.73$0.76$0.74
Q2 20173$0.83$0.89$0.86
Q3 20173$0.91$0.95$0.93
Q4 20173$0.95$0.99$0.97
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Landstar System (NASDAQ:LSTR)
Most Recent Dividend:9/1/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.40
Dividend Yield:0.41%
Payout Ratio:11.56% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
11.20% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
9.83% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Landstar System (NASDAQ:LSTR)

Dividend History by Quarter for Landstar System (NASDAQ LSTR)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Landstar System (NASDAQ:LSTR)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.00%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 96.99%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Landstar System (NASDAQ:LSTR)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Landstar System (NASDAQ:LSTR)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Landstar System (NASDAQ:LSTR)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/15/2017L Kevin StoutCFOSell5,448$85.65$466,621.20View SEC Filing  
11/17/2016Larry S ThomasVPSell5,280$80.57$425,409.60View SEC Filing  
8/2/2016Patrick J O'malleyCMOSell1,787$69.17$123,606.79View SEC Filing  
6/6/2016Joseph J BeacomCOOSell3,987$68.10$271,514.70View SEC Filing  
6/12/2015Joseph J BeacomCOOSell2,500$67.28$168,200.00View SEC Filing  
6/8/2015Anthony J OrlandoDirectorBuy4,000$66.76$267,040.00View SEC Filing  
10/30/2014Larry S ThomasVPSell5,400$73.74$398,196.00View SEC Filing  
10/27/2014James B GattoniCFOSell4,000$73.79$295,160.00View SEC Filing  
7/31/2014Joseph J BeacomCOOSell5,463$66.55$363,562.65View SEC Filing  
2/20/2014Patrick O'malleyCMOSell6,982$58.49$408,377.18View SEC Filing  
2/18/2014Henry GerkensCEOSell30,000$58.78$1,763,400.00View SEC Filing  
2/10/2014Larry ThomasVPSell9,815$56.74$556,903.10View SEC Filing  
9/3/2013Henry GerkensCEOSell25,883$54.85$1,419,682.55View SEC Filing  
8/23/2013Joseph BeacomCOOSell5,000$56.63$283,150.00View SEC Filing  
8/6/2013James GattoniCFOSell25,000$53.80$1,345,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/6/2013Larry ThomasVPSell10,209$53.78$549,040.02View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Landstar System (NASDAQ:LSTR)
Latest Headlines for Landstar System (NASDAQ:LSTR)
DateHeadline logoTransport Stocks Could Hit All-Time Highs - September 23 at 6:10 AM logoLandstar Expands Mexico Operations With Opening of Landstar Metro - September 22 at 10:47 AM logoLandstar System Clears Key Benchmark, Hitting 80-Plus RS Rating - September 18 at 8:06 PM logoZacks: Brokerages Expect Landstar System, Inc. (LSTR) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $877.72 Million - September 16 at 3:30 AM logoZacks: Analysts Expect Landstar System, Inc. (LSTR) Will Announce Earnings of $0.92 Per Share - September 14 at 6:28 PM logoAnalyzing Landstar System (LSTR) and Pangaea Logistics Solutions (PANL) - September 14 at 2:28 PM logoLandstar System, Inc. : LSTR-US: Dividend Analysis : August 14th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : September 13, 2017 - September 14 at 7:22 AM logoLandstar System, Inc. (LSTR) Given Buy Rating at Stifel Nicolaus - September 12 at 11:23 AM logoCritical Review: Landstar System (LSTR) versus its Peers - September 10 at 2:40 PM logoHead-To-Head Survey: Landstar System (LSTR) vs. The Competition - September 10 at 6:06 AM logoLandstar System, Inc. (LSTR) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages - September 9 at 4:30 AM logoI Would Love To Own Landstar - September 6 at 10:12 PM logoLandstar System Joins Rank Of Stocks With 95-Plus Composite Rating - September 6 at 10:12 PM logoInteresting LSTR Put And Call Options For April 2018 - September 2 at 7:26 PM logoLandstar System Getting Closer To Key Technical Measure - August 31 at 7:02 AM logoTrucking Companies Climb on Expected Demand for Harvey Cleanup - August 31 at 7:02 AM logoLandstar System, Inc. (LSTR) Upgraded to Overweight at Stephens - August 30 at 7:32 PM logoLandstar System, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : LSTR-US : August 29, 2017 - August 30 at 6:12 AM logoLandstar System, Inc. (LSTR) Receives Hold Rating from Cowen and Company - August 28 at 4:26 PM logo$0.92 Earnings Per Share Expected for Landstar System, Inc. (LSTR) This Quarter - August 27 at 6:16 AM logoLandstar System Initiates Transflo Telematics Program for Contracted Carriers - August 26 at 6:51 AM logoHeartland Express (HTLD) & Landstar System (LSTR) Critical Review - August 25 at 12:22 AM logoSynovus adds female private equity exec, NFL Hall of Famer to board - August 22 at 3:40 PM logoLandstar System, Inc. (NASDAQ:LSTR) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts - August 15 at 4:32 AM logoLandstar System, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:LSTR) : August 12, 2017 - August 12 at 3:32 AM logo$874.86 Million in Sales Expected for Landstar System, Inc. (NASDAQ:LSTR) This Quarter - August 10 at 8:58 AM logoLandstar System, Inc. (NASDAQ:LSTR) Price Target Raised to $68.00 - August 7 at 3:04 PM logoOppenheimer Holdings Equities Analysts Lift Earnings Estimates for Landstar System, Inc. (LSTR) - August 1 at 8:48 AM logoLandstar System, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : LSTR-US : July 28, 2017 - July 29 at 7:37 PM logoLandstar System (LSTR) Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - July 29 at 3:31 AM logoLandstar System Inc. (LSTR) Dropped To A 2-Month Low After Q2 Report - July 29 at 3:31 AM logoLandstar System, Inc. (LSTR) Increases Dividend to $0.10 Per Share - July 28 at 11:32 AM logoInvestor Network: Landstar System, Inc. to Host Earnings Call - July 28 at 2:43 AM logoEdited Transcript of LSTR earnings conference call or presentation 27-Jul-17 12:00pm GMT - July 28 at 2:43 AM logoLandstar System Reports Diluted Earnings per Share of $0.89 on Record Second Quarter Revenue of $870 Million - July 27 at 4:04 AM logoLandstar tops Street 2Q forecasts - July 27 at 4:04 AM logoLandstar System, Inc. (LSTR) Issues Earnings Results - July 26 at 9:15 PM logoLandstar System, Inc. (NASDAQ:LSTR) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $848.66 Million - July 21 at 3:50 PM logo$0.88 EPS Expected for Landstar System, Inc. (LSTR) This Quarter - July 19 at 4:43 PM logoLandstar System Reaches Analyst Target Price - July 17 at 11:09 PM logoTrucker Stocks Shake Off J.B. Hunt Shortfall - July 17 at 1:05 PM logoETFs with exposure to Landstar System, Inc. : July 13, 2017 - July 14 at 6:13 AM logoLandstar to Release Second Quarter Results on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - July 13 at 6:30 AM logoZacks Investment Research Upgrades Landstar System, Inc. (NASDAQ:LSTR) to "Buy" - July 9 at 10:32 AM logoInteresting LSTR Put And Call Options For August 18th - July 8 at 12:21 PM logoTransport Breakout Bodes Well for Summer Market (IYT, LUV) - July 1 at 12:03 AM logoZacks: Brokerages Expect Landstar System, Inc. (LSTR) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $844.14 Million - June 25 at 9:02 AM logoHead-To-Head Comparison: Saia (SAIA) versus Landstar System (LSTR) - June 25 at 7:54 AM logoLandstar System, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : LSTR-US : June 23, 2017 - June 23 at 6:47 PM logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate Landstar System, Inc. (LSTR) to Post $0.87 EPS - June 23 at 12:16 PM



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