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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for LSTR. The highest price target was 100, which equates to a potential upside of 12.17 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 66, implying a possible loss of -25.97 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 1.15 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0.01 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.57 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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 have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 5 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, 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. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, 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 P/E 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.