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: Trucking
  • Sub-Industry: Trucking
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:LSTR
  • CUSIP: 51509810
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $3.49 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 41,924,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $84.19
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $84.64
  • 52 Week Range: $64.18 - $90.80
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 24.99
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 20.76
  • P/E Growth: 1.78
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $3.24 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.08
  • Book Value: $13.69 per share
  • Price / Book: 6.08
  • Annual Dividend: $0.36
  • Dividend Yield: 0.4%
  • EBIDTA: $261.88 million
  • Net Margins: 4.34%
  • Return on Equity: 27.08%
  • Return on Assets: 13.51%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.17%
  • Current Ratio: 1.94%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.91%
  • Average Volume: 275,547 shs.
  • Beta: 0.74
  • Short Ratio: 5.51

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, April 26th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, May 11th will be paid a dividend of $0.09 per share on Friday, June 2nd. This represents a $0.36 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.43%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, May 9th. View Landstar System's Dividend History.

How were Landstar System's earnings last quarter?

Landstar System, Inc. (NASDAQ:LSTR) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April, 26th. The company reported $0.77 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.73 by $0.04. The business earned $780.90 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $757.56 million. Landstar System had a net margin of 4.34% and a return on equity of 27.08%. Landstar System's revenue was up 9.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.69 EPS. View Landstar System's Earnings History.

What guidance has Landstar System issued on next quarter's earnings?

Landstar System issued an update on its second quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, April, 26th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.84-$0.89 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.88. The company issued revenue guidance of $820-$870 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $835.57 million.

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

9 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Landstar System's stock. Their predictions range from $81.00 to $87.00. On average, they anticipate Landstar System's stock price to reach $83.00 in the next twelve months. 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 a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (9.75%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.07%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (3.53%), Royce & Associates LP (3.22%), State Street Corp (2.85%) and Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC (2.50%). Company insiders that own Landstar System stock include Anthony J Orlando, 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, Wellington Management Group LLP, Prudential Financial Inc., State of Tennessee Treasury Department, JPMorgan Chase & Co., FMR LLC, Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC. and Ameriprise Financial Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Landstar System stock in the last year include Joseph J Beacom, L Kevin Stout, Larry S Thomas and Patrick J O'malley. View Insider Buying and Selling for Landstar System.

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

Landstar System's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Vanguard Group Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Janus Capital Management LLC, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Point72 Asset Management 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 $83.25.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Landstar System (NASDAQ LSTR)
Community Ranking:  1.4 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  129 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  348 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  477
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) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 5 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.22)
Consensus Price Target: $83.00 (0.30% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Landstar System (NASDAQ:LSTR)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
4/28/2017Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetHold$81.00 -> $87.00LowView Rating Details
4/27/2017Cowen and CompanyBoost Price TargetMarket Perform -> Market Perform$76.00 -> $82.00LowView Rating Details
3/6/2017Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated 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
11/2/2016Deutsche Bank AGInitiated CoverageBuy$82.00N/AView Rating Details
8/2/2016Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.DowngradeOutperformN/AView Rating Details
8/2/2016Citigroup IncDowngradeMarket 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
2/23/2016Morgan StanleyDowngradeEqual Weight -> Underweight$57.00 -> $56.00N/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 Co.DowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
10/23/2015Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform$70.00 -> $66.00N/AView Rating Details
5/29/2015Wolfe ResearchUpgradeUnderperform -> Peer PerformN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/29/2015 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
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)
Next Dividend:6/2/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.36
Dividend Yield:0.43%
Payout Ratio:11.08% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
10.20% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
8.98% (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: 1.30%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 99.73%
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 logoLandstar System (LSTR) Names George Scanlon to Its Board of Directors - May 24 at 11:03 AM logoLandstar Announces the Addition of George P. Scanlon to Its Board of Directors - May 23 at 5:54 PM logoLandstar System, Inc. : LSTR-US: Dividend Analysis : May 11th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 9, 2017 - May 9 at 6:07 PM logoLandstar System, Inc. (LSTR) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $847.09 Million - May 6 at 8:46 AM logoLandstar System (LSTR) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, AlphaOne Reports - May 5 at 11:21 PM logoZacks: Analysts Expect Landstar System, Inc. (LSTR) to Post $0.87 Earnings Per Share - May 4 at 4:04 PM logoLandstar System, Inc. (LSTR) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - May 3 at 10:44 AM logoLandstar System, Inc. (LSTR) to Post Q2 2017 Earnings of $0.87 Per Share, Oppenheimer Holdings Forecasts - May 3 at 8:02 AM logoLandstar System, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:LSTR) : May 2, 2017 - May 3 at 5:28 AM logoLandstar System (LSTR) Receiving Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Study Finds - May 2 at 7:54 PM logoLandstar System, Inc. (LSTR) Expected to Earn FY2017 Earnings of $3.51 Per Share - May 2 at 11:32 AM logoLandstar System, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : LSTR-US : May 1, 2017 - May 1 at 12:51 PM logoBrokers Offer Predictions for Landstar System, Inc.'s Q2 2017 Earnings (LSTR) - May 1 at 7:55 AM logoSomewhat Favorable News Coverage Very Likely to Impact Landstar System (LSTR) Stock Price - April 29 at 3:53 PM logoLandstar System, Inc. (LSTR) Receives "Hold" Rating from Stifel Nicolaus - April 28 at 6:38 PM logoEdited Transcript of LSTR earnings conference call or presentation 27-Apr-17 12:00pm GMT - April 28 at 9:29 AM logoLandstar System Inc. Bottom Line Climbs 11% In Q1 - April 27 at 11:57 PM logoCowen and Company Raises Landstar System, Inc. (LSTR) Price Target to $82.00 - April 27 at 4:55 PM logoLandstar System, Inc. (LSTR) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results - April 26 at 10:28 PM logoLandstar System, Inc. (LSTR) Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.09 - April 26 at 9:06 PM logoLandstar System (LSTR) Given Daily News Impact Rating of 0.34 - April 26 at 9:00 PM logoLandstar System Reports Record First Quarter Revenue of $781 Million and Record First Quarter Diluted Earnings Per Share of $0.77 - April 26 at 6:58 PM logoLandstar System, Inc. (LSTR) Releases Q2 Earnings Guidance - April 26 at 6:50 PM logoLandstar beats Street 1Q forecasts - April 26 at 5:46 PM logoSomewhat Positive Media Coverage Very Likely to Affect Landstar System (LSTR) Share Price - April 22 at 10:49 AM logoLandstar System, Inc. (LSTR) Short Interest Update - April 22 at 12:45 AM logoLandstar System (LSTR) Earning Somewhat Negative News Coverage, Study Finds - April 19 at 12:11 PM logo Brokerages Expect Landstar System, Inc. (LSTR) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $753.93 Million - April 15 at 8:56 AM logoLandstar System, Inc. (LSTR) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.74 Per Share - April 13 at 1:06 PM logoLandstar to Release First Quarter Results on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - April 12 at 8:58 AM logoLandstar to Release First Quarter Results on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - April 12 at 8:00 AM logoLandstar System, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : LSTR-US : April 10, 2017 - April 10 at 10:37 AM logoLandstar System, Inc. (LSTR) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts - April 7 at 6:25 PM logoLANDSTAR SYSTEM INC Financials - March 2 at 6:38 PM logoLANDSTAR SYSTEM INC Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report - February 24 at 7:37 PM logoLandstar System goes ex-dividend tomorrow - February 14 at 11:57 PM logoPost Earnings Coverage as Werner's Q4 Top-line Outperformed Forecasts - February 10 at 7:09 PM logoLandstar to Participate in Stifel’s 2017 Transportation and Logistics Conference - February 7 at 7:39 PM logoLandstar System Inc. Reports 5% Rise In Q4 Profit - February 3 at 12:09 AM logoEdited Transcript of LSTR earnings conference call or presentation 2-Feb-17 1:00pm GMT - February 3 at 12:09 AM logoLandstar System Inc Earnings Call scheduled for 8:00 am ET today - February 2 at 7:08 PM logoLandstar System Issues Q1 Outlook - Quick Facts - February 2 at 5:15 AM logoQ4 2016 Landstar System, Inc. Earnings Release - After Market Close - February 1 at 7:11 PM logoLandstar System Reports Record Quarterly Revenue of $893 Million and Record Quarterly Diluted Earnings Per Share From Continuing Operations of $0.94 - February 1 at 7:11 PM logo4:24 pm Landstar System beats by $0.07, beats on revs; guides Q1 EPS in-line, revs in-line - February 1 at 7:11 PM logoIs a Surprise Coming for Landstar (LSTR) This Earnings Season? - January 31 at 7:14 PM logoEnhancements Take Landstar Connect Mobile App to the Next Level - January 25 at 7:47 PM logoTrump's Tough Talk on Trade With Mexico Weighs on Logistics Boom - January 25 at 7:47 PM logoLandstar Moves to Expanded, Newly Built U.S. / Mexico Logistics Service Center in Laredo - January 19 at 8:15 PM logoLandstar to Release Fourth Quarter Results on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - January 18 at 6:52 PM



Landstar System (LSTR) Chart for Monday, May, 29, 2017

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