NASDAQ:LSTR - Landstar System Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors

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$114.80 +0.80 (+0.70 %)
(As of 08/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$114.00
Today's Range$114.40 - $116.00
52-Week Range$80.00 - $118.60
Volume389,700 shs
Average Volume322,825 shs
Market Capitalization$4.73 billion
P/E Ratio30.61
Dividend Yield0.57%
Beta0.84
Landstar System logoLandstar 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

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

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.10
Current Ratio1.82
Quick Ratio1.82

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio30.61
Forward P/E Ratio18.98
P/E Growth1.41

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.65 billion
Price / Sales1.29
Cash Flow$4.7068 per share
Price / Cash24.39
Book Value$15.57 per share
Price / Book7.37

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.75
Net Income$177.08 million
Net Margins5.38%
Return on Equity31.06%
Return on Assets15.84%

Miscellaneous

Employees1,273
Outstanding Shares41,090,000
Market Cap$4.73 billion

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 Thursday, July 26th. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.165 per share on Friday, August 31st. This represents a $0.66 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.57%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 10th. This is an increase from Landstar System's previous quarterly dividend of $0.15. View Landstar System's Dividend History.

How will Landstar System's stock buyback program work?

Landstar System declared that its board has approved a stock repurchase plan on Friday, December 15th 2017, which allows the company to buyback 1,960,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are generally 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, July, 25th. The transportation company reported $1.51 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.53 by $0.02. The transportation company earned $1.18 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.16 billion. Landstar System had a return on equity of 31.06% and a net margin of 5.38%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 35.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.89 EPS. 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, October, 24th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Landstar System.

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

Landstar System updated its third quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, July, 25th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.58-1.64 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.48. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.175-1.225 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.15 billion.

What price target have analysts set for LSTR?

12 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Landstar System's shares. Their predictions range from $96.00 to $143.00. On average, they anticipate Landstar System's share price to reach $118.7273 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 3.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Landstar System.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Landstar System?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Landstar System in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 6 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." 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:
  • 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)

Has Landstar System been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about LSTR stock has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Landstar System earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern's scale. They also gave news headlines about the transportation company an impact score of 48.17 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for Landstar System.

Who are Landstar System's major shareholders?

Landstar System's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (12.22%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (3.64%), FMR LLC (2.48%), Royce & Associates LP (2.47%), Eagle Asset Management Inc. (1.72%) and Clarkston Capital Partners LLC (1.47%). Company insiders that own Landstar System stock include Dr Homaira Akbari, James B Gattoni, Joseph J Beacom, L Kevin Stout, Larry S Thomas, 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 Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Royce & Associates LP, BlueMountain Capital Management LLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC and Sei Investments Co.. Company insiders that have sold Landstar System company stock in the last year include Dr Homaira Akbari, James B Gattoni, Joseph J Beacom, L Kevin Stout, Michael K Kneller and Patrick J O'malley. View Insider Buying and Selling for Landstar System.

Which institutional investors are buying Landstar System stock?

LSTR stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Smith Asset Management Group LP, Victory Capital Management Inc., Natixis, Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc., Ensemble Capital Management LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN and Precocity Capital LP. 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 $114.80.

How big of a company is Landstar System?

Landstar System has a market capitalization of $4.73 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.

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:  380 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  575 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  955
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This page was last updated on 8/14/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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