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NASDAQ:LSTRLandstar System Competitors & Alternatives

$112.01
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(As of 07/3/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$111.38
Now: $112.01
$112.87
50-Day Range
$103.24
MA: $111.03
$116.26
52-Week Range
$85.30
Now: $112.01
$119.93
Volume233,865 shs
Average Volume325,121 shs
Market Capitalization$4.30 billion
P/E Ratio21.58
Dividend Yield0.66%
Beta1

Competitors

Landstar System (NASDAQ:LSTR) Vs. ODFL, JBHT, KNX, UHAL, SAIA, and WERN

Should you be buying LSTR stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "trucking" are considered alternatives and competitors to Landstar System, including Old Dominion Freight Line (ODFL), J B Hunt Transport Services (JBHT), Knight-Swift Transportation (KNX), AMERCO (UHAL), Saia (SAIA), and Werner Enterprises (WERN).

Old Dominion Freight Line (NASDAQ:ODFL) and Landstar System (NASDAQ:LSTR) are both transportation companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends and valuation.

Risk and Volatility

Old Dominion Freight Line has a beta of 1.07, suggesting that its share price is 7% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Landstar System has a beta of 1, suggesting that its share price has a similar volatility profile to the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Old Dominion Freight Line and Landstar System's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Old Dominion Freight Line$4.11 billion4.90$615.52 million$5.1133.44
Landstar System$4.08 billion1.05$227.72 million$5.7219.58

Old Dominion Freight Line has higher revenue and earnings than Landstar System. Landstar System is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Old Dominion Freight Line, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

73.5% of Old Dominion Freight Line shares are owned by institutional investors. 11.7% of Old Dominion Freight Line shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of Landstar System shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

Old Dominion Freight Line pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. Landstar System pays an annual dividend of $0.74 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. Old Dominion Freight Line pays out 11.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Landstar System pays out 12.9% 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. Old Dominion Freight Line has raised its dividend for 2 consecutive years and Landstar System has raised its dividend for 15 consecutive years. Landstar System is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings for Old Dominion Freight Line and Landstar System, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Old Dominion Freight Line26402.17
Landstar System26302.09

Old Dominion Freight Line presently has a consensus target price of $135.9444, suggesting a potential downside of 20.44%. Landstar System has a consensus target price of $108.90, suggesting a potential downside of 2.78%. Given Landstar System's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Landstar System is more favorable than Old Dominion Freight Line.

Profitability

This table compares Old Dominion Freight Line and Landstar System's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Old Dominion Freight Line14.99%20.85%15.80%
Landstar System5.16%28.99%15.21%

Summary

Old Dominion Freight Line beats Landstar System on 12 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

J B Hunt Transport Services (NASDAQ:JBHT) and Landstar System (NASDAQ:LSTR) are both 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 and risk.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares J B Hunt Transport Services and Landstar System's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
J B Hunt Transport Services$9.17 billion1.36$516.32 million$4.8924.18
Landstar System$4.08 billion1.05$227.72 million$5.7219.58

J B Hunt Transport Services has higher revenue and earnings than Landstar System. Landstar System is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than J B Hunt Transport Services, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

J B Hunt Transport Services pays an annual dividend of $1.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.9%. Landstar System pays an annual dividend of $0.74 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. J B Hunt Transport Services pays out 22.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Landstar System pays out 12.9% 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. J B Hunt Transport Services has raised its dividend for 16 consecutive years and Landstar System has raised its dividend for 15 consecutive years. J B Hunt Transport Services is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

73.7% of J B Hunt Transport Services shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.5% of J B Hunt Transport Services shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of Landstar System shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares J B Hunt Transport Services and Landstar System's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
J B Hunt Transport Services5.71%24.76%10.15%
Landstar System5.16%28.99%15.21%

Risk and Volatility

J B Hunt Transport Services has a beta of 1, indicating that its stock price has a similar volatility profile to the S&P 500.Comparatively, Landstar System has a beta of 1, indicating that its stock price has a similar volatility profile to the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for J B Hunt Transport Services and Landstar System, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
J B Hunt Transport Services112402.18
Landstar System26302.09

J B Hunt Transport Services currently has a consensus price target of $112.8125, indicating a potential downside of 4.61%. Landstar System has a consensus price target of $108.90, indicating a potential downside of 2.78%. Given Landstar System's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Landstar System is more favorable than J B Hunt Transport Services.

Summary

J B Hunt Transport Services beats Landstar System on 11 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

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

Institutional & Insider Ownership

85.8% of Knight-Swift Transportation shares are owned by institutional investors. 27.5% of Knight-Swift Transportation shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of Landstar System shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Knight-Swift Transportation and Landstar System's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Knight-Swift Transportation$4.84 billion1.47$309.21 million$2.1719.36
Landstar System$4.08 billion1.05$227.72 million$5.7219.58

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

Profitability

This table compares Knight-Swift Transportation and Landstar System's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Knight-Swift Transportation6.02%6.28%4.27%
Landstar System5.16%28.99%15.21%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings for Knight-Swift Transportation and Landstar System, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Knight-Swift Transportation031102.79
Landstar System26302.09

Knight-Swift Transportation currently has a consensus target price of $41.7143, indicating a potential downside of 0.73%. Landstar System has a consensus target price of $108.90, indicating a potential downside of 2.78%. Given Knight-Swift Transportation's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Knight-Swift Transportation is more favorable than Landstar System.

Risk and Volatility

Knight-Swift Transportation has a beta of 1.36, meaning that its share price is 36% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Landstar System has a beta of 1, meaning that its share price has a similar volatility profile to the S&P 500.

Dividends

Knight-Swift Transportation pays an annual dividend of $0.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. Landstar System pays an annual dividend of $0.74 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. Knight-Swift Transportation pays out 14.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Landstar System pays out 12.9% 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 15 consecutive years.

Summary

Knight-Swift Transportation beats Landstar System on 12 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

AMERCO (NASDAQ:UHAL) and Landstar System (NASDAQ:LSTR) are both mid-cap transportation companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares AMERCO and Landstar System's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
AMERCO$3.98 billion1.48$442.05 million$15.1019.89
Landstar System$4.08 billion1.05$227.72 million$5.7219.58

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

Volatility & Risk

AMERCO has a beta of 0.63, meaning that its stock price is 37% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Landstar System has a beta of 1, meaning that its stock price has a similar volatility profile to the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares AMERCO and Landstar System's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
AMERCO11.11%7.02%2.29%
Landstar System5.16%28.99%15.21%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for AMERCO and Landstar System, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
AMERCO00103.00
Landstar System26302.09

Landstar System has a consensus target price of $108.90, suggesting a potential downside of 2.78%. Given Landstar System's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Landstar System is more favorable than AMERCO.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

38.6% of AMERCO shares are owned by institutional investors. 42.6% of AMERCO shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of Landstar System shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Saia (NASDAQ:SAIA) and Landstar System (NASDAQ:LSTR) are both mid-cap transportation companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends and profitability.

Volatility & Risk

Saia has a beta of 1.11, indicating that its share price is 11% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Landstar System has a beta of 1, indicating that its share price has a similar volatility profile to the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Saia and Landstar System, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Saia13702.55
Landstar System26302.09

Saia currently has a consensus price target of $96.6364, indicating a potential downside of 14.01%. Landstar System has a consensus price target of $108.90, indicating a potential downside of 2.78%. Given Landstar System's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Landstar System is more favorable than Saia.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Saia and Landstar System's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Saia$1.79 billion1.64$113.72 million$4.2326.57
Landstar System$4.08 billion1.05$227.72 million$5.7219.58

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

Profitability

This table compares Saia and Landstar System's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Saia6.56%14.68%8.16%
Landstar System5.16%28.99%15.21%

Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ:WERN) and Landstar System (NASDAQ:LSTR) are both mid-cap transportation companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends and risk.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Werner Enterprises and Landstar System, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Werner Enterprises23902.50
Landstar System26302.09

Werner Enterprises presently has a consensus target price of $42.5714, indicating a potential upside of 0.62%. Landstar System has a consensus target price of $108.90, indicating a potential downside of 2.78%. Given Werner Enterprises' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Werner Enterprises is more favorable than Landstar System.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Werner Enterprises and Landstar System's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Werner Enterprises$2.46 billion1.19$166.94 million$2.3917.70
Landstar System$4.08 billion1.05$227.72 million$5.7219.58

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

Dividends

Werner Enterprises pays an annual dividend of $0.36 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.9%. Landstar System pays an annual dividend of $0.74 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. Werner Enterprises pays out 15.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Landstar System pays out 12.9% 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. Werner Enterprises has raised its dividend for 4 consecutive years and Landstar System has raised its dividend for 15 consecutive years.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

62.5% of Werner Enterprises shares are held by institutional investors. 36.4% of Werner Enterprises shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of Landstar System shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility and Risk

Werner Enterprises has a beta of 0.83, meaning that its stock price is 17% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Landstar System has a beta of 1, meaning that its stock price has a similar volatility profile to the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Werner Enterprises and Landstar System's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Werner Enterprises6.26%14.67%7.42%
Landstar System5.16%28.99%15.21%

Summary

Landstar System beats Werner Enterprises on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Old Dominion Freight Line logo
ODFL
Old Dominion Freight Line
1.6$170.87+1.5%$20.15 billion$4.11 billion33.39Heavy News Reporting
J B Hunt Transport Services logo
JBHT
J B Hunt Transport Services
2.0$118.26+0.5%$12.47 billion$9.17 billion23.84
Knight-Swift Transportation logo
KNX
Knight-Swift Transportation
1.9$42.02+2.1%$7.14 billion$4.84 billion25.16
AMERCO logo
UHAL
AMERCO
1.4$300.30+1.5%$5.89 billion$3.98 billion13.32
Saia logo
SAIA
Saia
1.0$112.38+1.9%$2.93 billion$1.79 billion24.86
Werner Enterprises logo
WERN
Werner Enterprises
1.8$42.31+1.0%$2.92 billion$2.46 billion19.14
Ryder System logo
R
Ryder System
2.6$36.73+1.2%$1.97 billion$8.93 billion-10.68
Avis Budget Group logo
CAR
Avis Budget Group
1.6$25.92+13.3%$1.80 billion$9.17 billion8.50Analyst Upgrade
High Trading Volume
Heavy News Reporting
Heartland Express logo
HTLD
Heartland Express
2.2$20.75+0.9%$1.69 billion$596.82 million24.70Analyst Downgrade
Marten Transport logo
MRTN
Marten Transport
1.3$24.98+1.8%$1.37 billion$843.27 million22.30
FRP logo
FRPH
FRP
0.7$40.25+1.1%$388.41 million$23.76 million25.16
Hertz Global logo
HTZ
Hertz Global
1.5$1.50+2.0%$213.44 million$9.78 billion-0.90
Roadrunner Transportation Systems logo
RRTS
Roadrunner Transportation Systems
0.8$2.25+15.1%$85.26 million$1.85 billion-0.22
This page was last updated on 7/4/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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