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.
LSTR was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 100, which equates to a potential upside of 12.17 percent. The minimum price target given was 66, implying potential capital losses of -25.97 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.
Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 1.15 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days 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.
People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 5 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. 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.
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. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies 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 1.82 percent below the high. 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.