Landstar System, Inc. provides integrated transportation management solutions in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and internationally. More Details
Excellent balance sheet with acceptable track record.
Share Price & News
How has Landstar System's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: LSTR is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: LSTR's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: LSTR underperformed the US Transportation industry which returned 27.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LSTR underperformed the US Market which returned 20.4% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Landstar System's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Landstar System undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: LSTR ($130.36) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($125.37)
Significantly Below Fair Value: LSTR is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: LSTR is poor value based on its PE Ratio (28.6x) compared to the US Transportation industry average (25.9x).
PE vs Market: LSTR is poor value based on its PE Ratio (28.6x) compared to the US market (19.7x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: LSTR is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.6x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: LSTR is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (7.1x) compared to the US Transportation industry average (2.5x).
How is Landstar System forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 13 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: LSTR's forecast earnings growth (18.1% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: LSTR's earnings (18.1% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (22.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: LSTR's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: LSTR's revenue (7.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: LSTR's revenue (7.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: LSTR's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (29.7%)
How has Landstar System performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LSTR has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: LSTR's current net profit margins (4.6%) are lower than last year (5.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LSTR's earnings have grown by 10.8% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: LSTR's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: LSTR had negative earnings growth (-28%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Transportation industry average (-10.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: LSTR's Return on Equity (25.1%) is considered high.
How is Landstar System's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LSTR's short term assets ($964.1M) exceed its short term liabilities ($543.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: LSTR's short term assets ($964.1M) exceed its long term liabilities ($143.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LSTR's debt to equity ratio (6.7%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: LSTR's debt to equity ratio has increased from 6.2% to 6.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: LSTR's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (490.3%).
Interest Coverage: LSTR's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (62x coverage).
What is Landstar System current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: LSTR's dividend (0.64%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.46%).
High Dividend: LSTR's dividend (0.64%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.05%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: LSTR is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: LSTR is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: LSTR is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of LSTR's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jim Gattoni (59 yo)
Mr. James B. Gattoni, also known as Jim, has been the Chief Executive Officer of Landstar System Inc. since December 29, 2014 and has been its President since January 2014. He serves as Principal Financial...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jim's total compensation ($USD2.65M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD6.93M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jim's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|VP and Chief Safety & Operations Officer||9.5yrs||US$1.26m||0.11% |
|VP & Chief Information Officer||3.5yrs||US$822.84k||0.022% |
|VP, General Counsel & Secretary||15.42yrs||US$1.04m||0.13% |
|Vice President of Corporate Communications||no data||no data||no data|
|VP & Chief Commercial Officer||no data||no data||0.028% |
Experienced Management: LSTR's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.7 years average tenure).
|Independent Chairman||5.5yrs||US$235.53k||0.065% |
|Independent Director||29.58yrs||US$185.53k||0.083% |
|Independent Director||3.5yrs||US$185.53k||0.011% |
|Independent Director||5.5yrs||US$186.98k||0.014% |
|Independent Director||7.83yrs||US$185.53k||0.023% |
|Independent Director||7.83yrs||US$185.53k||0.030% |
Experienced Board: LSTR's board of directors are considered experienced (5.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: LSTR insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Landstar System, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Landstar System, Inc.
- Ticker: LSTR
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1991
- Industry: Trucking
- Sector: Transportation
- Market Cap: US$5.094b
- Shares outstanding: 38.38m
- Website: https://www.landstar.com
Number of Employees
- Landstar System, Inc.
- 13410 Sutton Park Drive South
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|LSTR||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Mar 1993|
|LDS||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Mar 1993|
|LSTR *||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Stock||MX||MXN||Mar 1993|
Landstar System, Inc. provides integrated transportation management solutions in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Transportation Logistics,...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/11/25 23:59|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/11/25 00:00|
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