Analyst Ratings for Landstar System Inc. (LSTR)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Landstar System Inc. (NASDAQ:LSTR) was awarded an average rating of Hold from investment analysts following the stock. Last month, LSTR received an average rating of Hold.

A buy rating was issued by 3 analysts, 0 gave an overweight rating, 11 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 2 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for LSTR. The highest price target was 100, which equates to a potential upside of 12.17 percent. The minimum price target given was 66, implying a possible loss of -25.97 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 1.15 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0.01 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.57 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 2.01 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 5 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 5 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of LSTR to grow at a rate of 6.27 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of LSTR is 4.27.

LSTR has traded between a high of 90.80 and a low of 65.05 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 37.05 percent, and 1.82 percent lower than its 52-week high. LSTR has a price/earnings ratio of 26.77. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The LSTR value stock report compares LSTR to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of LSTR is $3.75 billion. LSTR will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.