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Landstar System (LSTR) Competitors

$194.34
+0.43 (+0.22%)
(As of 12:33 PM ET)

LSTR vs. KNX, WERN, MRTN, HTLD, ULH, SAIA, JBHT, SNDR, ARCB, and GXO

Should you be buying Landstar System stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Landstar System include Knight-Swift Transportation (KNX), Werner Enterprises (WERN), Marten Transport (MRTN), Heartland Express (HTLD), Universal Logistics (ULH), Saia (SAIA), J.B. Hunt Transport Services (JBHT), Schneider National (SNDR), ArcBest (ARCB), and GXO Logistics (GXO).

Landstar System vs.

Knight-Swift Transportation (NYSE:KNX) and Landstar System (NASDAQ:LSTR) are both mid-cap transportation companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, risk, media sentiment and community ranking.

Knight-Swift Transportation received 262 more outperform votes than Landstar System when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 67.49% of users gave Knight-Swift Transportation an outperform vote while only 52.30% of users gave Landstar System an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Knight-Swift TransportationOutperform Votes
762
67.49%
Underperform Votes
367
32.51%
Landstar SystemOutperform Votes
500
52.30%
Underperform Votes
456
47.70%

Landstar System has a net margin of 4.99% compared to Landstar System's net margin of 3.04%. Knight-Swift Transportation's return on equity of 26.73% beat Landstar System's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Knight-Swift Transportation3.04% 3.93% 2.32%
Landstar System 4.99%26.73%14.43%

Knight-Swift Transportation pays an annual dividend of $0.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. Landstar System pays an annual dividend of $1.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. Knight-Swift Transportation pays out 42.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Landstar System pays out 18.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Knight-Swift Transportation has raised its dividend for 5 consecutive years and Landstar System has raised its dividend for 10 consecutive years.

Knight-Swift Transportation has a beta of 1.01, meaning that its share price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Landstar System has a beta of 0.85, meaning that its share price is 15% less volatile than the S&P 500.

In the previous week, Knight-Swift Transportation had 7 more articles in the media than Landstar System. MarketBeat recorded 18 mentions for Knight-Swift Transportation and 11 mentions for Landstar System. Landstar System's average media sentiment score of 0.98 beat Knight-Swift Transportation's score of 0.47 indicating that Knight-Swift Transportation is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Knight-Swift Transportation
8 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Landstar System
6 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

87.9% of Knight-Swift Transportation shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 99.5% of Landstar System shares are held by institutional investors. 3.1% of Knight-Swift Transportation shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of Landstar System shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Knight-Swift Transportation currently has a consensus price target of $63.00, indicating a potential upside of 8.70%. Landstar System has a consensus price target of $185.00, indicating a potential downside of 4.59%. Given Landstar System's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Knight-Swift Transportation is more favorable than Landstar System.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Knight-Swift Transportation
0 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
8 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.67
Landstar System
0 Sell rating(s)
7 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.22

Landstar System has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Knight-Swift Transportation. Landstar System is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Knight-Swift Transportation, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Knight-Swift Transportation$7.14B1.31$217.15M$1.3343.43
Landstar System$5.30B1.32$264.39M$7.3526.45

Summary

Knight-Swift Transportation beats Landstar System on 12 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.


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Media Sentiment Over Time

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LSTR vs. The Competition

MetricLandstar SystemTrucking, except local IndustryTransportation SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$6.99B$8.30B$9.54B$7.57B
Dividend Yield0.69%0.93%4.35%3.86%
P/E Ratio26.4525.1014.1613.81
Price / Sales1.321.7124.3155.03
Price / Cash21.2810.5014.6852.42
Price / Book7.103.624.584.63
Net Income$264.39M$258.86M$702.18M$207.29M
7 Day Performance0.12%0.39%-0.83%-1.27%
1 Month Performance-1.81%3.32%0.66%3.07%
1 Year Performance7.37%11.28%2.98%3.39%

Landstar System Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
KNX
Knight-Swift Transportation
2.7081 of 5 stars
$56.81
0.0%
$63.00
+10.9%
0.0%$9.17B$7.14B42.7128,500Analyst Revision
News Coverage
WERN
Werner Enterprises
4.235 of 5 stars
$39.89
-0.2%
$44.92
+12.6%
-11.0%$2.53B$3.28B22.6610,249Positive News
MRTN
Marten Transport
4.4451 of 5 stars
$18.96
-1.2%
$26.00
+37.1%
-12.0%$1.54B$1.13B21.794,575Dividend Announcement
HTLD
Heartland Express
3.345 of 5 stars
$12.47
-0.1%
$14.25
+14.3%
-25.0%$985.50M$1.21B69.286,500
ULH
Universal Logistics
3.3938 of 5 stars
$32.25
-4.0%
$36.00
+11.6%
+8.7%$847.53M$1.66B9.118,646Gap Down
SAIA
Saia
2.0771 of 5 stars
$529.41
-2.1%
$468.89
-11.4%
+103.6%$14.06B$2.88B39.9012,300
JBHT
J.B. Hunt Transport Services
4.6361 of 5 stars
$199.73
-5.7%
$206.37
+3.3%
+15.6%$20.60B$12.83B28.6637,151News Coverage
High Trading Volume
SNDR
Schneider National
4.698 of 5 stars
$23.50
-1.0%
$28.79
+22.5%
-14.4%$4.15B$5.50B17.6717,050Positive News
ARCB
ArcBest
3.9815 of 5 stars
$140.07
-1.4%
$144.92
+3.5%
+43.5%$3.32B$4.43B17.7115,700Positive News
GXO
GXO Logistics
4.6637 of 5 stars
$53.96
-2.2%
$71.09
+31.7%
+7.3%$6.44B$9.78B28.25131,000Gap Down

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This page (NASDAQ:LSTR) was last updated on 2/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff