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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for LSTR. The most optimistic price target was 100, implying potential capital gains of 12.17 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 66, implying a possible loss of -25.97 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

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. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 2.01 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 5 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 5 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

LSTR has an estimated earnings growth rate of 6.27 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of LSTR is 4.27.

In the trailing 52-weeks, LSTR hit 90.80 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 65.05. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 37.05 percent, and below the high by 1.82 percent. 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.