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How to Buy Landstar System Stock

Landstar System Inc

Landstar System, Inc. provides integrated transportation management solutions in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and internationally. The company operates through two segments: Transportation Logistics, and Insurance.

Landstar System stock last closed at $180.74, down 1.54% from the previous day, and has increased 13.49% in one year. It has overperformed other stocks in the Integrated Freight & Logistics industry by 0.16 percentage points. Landstar System stock is currently +31.78% from its 52-week low of $137.15, and -4.1% from its 52-week high of $188.47.

At the moment, there are 35.93M LSTR shares outstanding. The market capitalization of LSTR is $6.49B. In the past 24 hours, 344,073 LSTR shares were traded.

How to Buy Landstar System Stock

Wondering how to invest in Landstar System stock? Here's how.
  1. Figure out where to buy Landstar System stock: You need to choose a stock brokerage, but don't worry - we've analyzed dozens of stock brokerages and apps to help you determine where to buy Landstar System stock.
  2. Sign up for your brokerage account: Sign up for 0% fee trading with the highest-rated brokerage we've selected.
  3. Fund your brokerage account: Choose your method of payment and add your info.
  4. Evaluate Landstar System stock: The Landstar System ticker symbol is LSTR. Is Landstar System stock a good investment? Should you buy shares of LSTR? How do LSTR's underlying business fundamentals look? Do top analysts think Landstar System is a good buy? Why has LSTR's stock price moved recently? (Hint: Our stock research website can help you understand if LSTR is a good stock to buy).
  5. Place your LSTR trade: Decide if you will purchase LSTR shares at the current market price or use a limit order to purchase LSTR shares at a particular price.
  6. Monitor your investment in LSTR: Create a watchlist to watch your new investment in Landstar System stock.

Step 1: Figure out where to buy Landstar System stock

You need a brokerage account to access the NASDAQ market and buy LSTR stock.

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Step 2: Sign up for your brokerage account

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Step 4: Evaluate Landstar System stock

Once you have decided on the best place to buy Landstar System stock, it's absolutely critical to research their stock before you invest, so you can understand the risk as well as the opportunity.

Landstar System stock quick numbers

LSTR Price
$180.74
1w %
4.69%
1y %
13.49%
5y %
65.29%
P/E
14.9x
P/B
7.44x
P/S
0.85x
PEG
N/A
Revenue
$7.71B
Earnings
$450.93M
Fore. Rev. Growth
-15.42%
Fore. Earn. Growth
-22.59%
Market Cap
$6.49B
Next Earnings
N/A
Next Dividend
N/A

LSTR Due Diligence Checks

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You can view all of the due diligence checks on LSTR's stock page.

Is LSTR stock overvalued?

You can use a variety of different financial metrics, analyses, models, and charts to gauge LSTR's intrinsic value.

Using relative valuations metrics:

  • LSTR may be undervalued based on its P/E ratio of 14.9x, relative to Integrated Freight & Logistics industry P/E ratio of 15.85x
  • LSTR may be overvalued based on its P/B ratio of 7.44x, relative to Integrated Freight & Logistics industry P/B ratio of 4.93x

You can do more valuation research on LSTR's stock here.

LSTR Financial Summary

Passed Health Checks:

  • There are more short-term assets than long-term liabilities on the LSTR balance sheet.
  • LSTR earnings of $595.49M is not enough to cover its interest payments.
  • LSTR's operating cash flow of $496.13M allows it to safely service it's debt of $207.16M.
  • There are more short-term assets than short-term liabilities on the LSTR balance sheet.
  • LSTR profit margin has gone up from 5.7% to 5.9% in the past year.

Failed Health Checks:

  • Total LSTR debt is higher than 5 years ago, relative to shareholder equity.
  • LSTR has a relatively high debt to equity ratio of 1.28.

Is it a good time to buy Landstar System stock, according to analysts?

Out of 9 Wall Street analysts who track LSTR, the consensus analyst rating on Landstar System is a Hold

Please keep in mind that analyst ratings are not stock recommendations, nor are they financial advice.

Latest LSTR Analyst Ratings

Felix Boeschen, a top 6% analyst from Raymond James upgrades LSTR to a buy rating and announces their LSTR price target of $200.00, on Feb 6, 2023.

Jack Atkins, a top 5% analyst from Stephens & Co. maintains LSTR with a hold rating and raises their LSTR price target from $180.00 to $195.00, on Feb 3, 2023.

Ravi Shanker, a bottom 1% analyst from Morgan Stanley upgrades LSTR to a hold rating and raises their LSTR price target from $120.00 to $140.00, on Jan 9, 2023.

Allison Poliniak Cusic, a top 5% analyst from Wells Fargo maintains LSTR with a hold rating and raises their LSTR price target from $142.00 to $155.00, on Jan 4, 2023.

Amit Mehrotra, a bottom 6% analyst from Deutsche Bank maintains LSTR with a hold rating and lowers their LSTR price target from $189.00 to $182.00, on Nov 29, 2022.

You can dive deeper into what analysts are saying on the Landstar System stock forecast page.

LSTR Technical Indicators

SMA10
174.98
SMA20
172.52
SMA50
169.98
SMA100
160.97
SMA200
155.59
MACD
3.39
MACD Signal
1.98
MACD Histogram
1.41
RSI
65.41
Stochastic %K
76.55
Stochastic %D
81.13
StochRSI %K
88.34
StochRSI %D
89.78

LSTR Revenue

Last year, LSTR earnings were $450.93M. In the past five year, LSTR's earnings have increased by 27.43% per year. This was faster than the Integrated Freight & Logistics industry average of 20.98%.

Last year, LSTR revenue was $7.71B. Over the past 5 year, LSTR's revenue has gone up by 17.18% per year. This was faster than the Integrated Freight & Logistics industry average of 11.8%.

Learn more about LSTR's earnings and revenue performance here.

Who is buying/selling LSTR?

In the past year, executives and large shareholders at LSTR have sold more shares than they have bought.

Joseph J. Beacom, VP CSO COO of LSTR, was the latest LSTR insider to sell. They sold $126,903.66 worth of LSTR stock on Jan 31, 2023.

Dig into more about who owns LSTR shares here.

Can I rely on LSTR as an income stream?

Landstar System pays a dividend of 1.72%, compared to the Integrated Freight & Logistics industry's average dividend yield of 1.66%. If you owned $1,000 of LSTR stock, you would have been paid $17.15 in the past year.

Landstar System dividend payments have consistently grown over the past decade but have not remained stable.

Dig into more analysis about Landstar System dividend yield and history here.

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Step 5: Place your LSTR trade

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  • Market order: A market order is an order to buy or sell a stock at the best price on the market.
    Market orders are generally fine for most investors.
  • Limit order: A limit order is an order to buy or sell a stock at a specific price (or better).
    If you want to be certain you're buying or selling at a given price limit, use a limit order.

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Step 6: Monitor your investment in LSTR

Now that you own some LSTR stock, you'll want to keep up with your shares.

Start a watchlist to get notified of important updates regarding your LSTR stock.

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How to Buy Stock in Landstar System

To reiterate, here are the 6 steps to buy stock in Landstar System:

  1. Figure out where to buy Landstar System stock
  2. Sign up for your brokerage account
  3. Fund your brokerage account
  4. Evaluate Landstar System stock
  5. Place your LSTR trade
  6. Monitor your investment in LSTR

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NASDAQ: LSTR
$180.74-2.82 (-1.54%)
Updated Feb 3, 2023
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NASDAQ: LSTR
$180.74-2.82 (-1.54%)
Updated Feb 3, 2023
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FAQ

How much does it cost to buy one Landstar System share?

As of Feb 3, 2023, it costs $180.74 to buy one share of Landstar System stock.

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Is now a good time to buy Landstar System stock?

According to 9 Wall Street analysts who monitor Landstar System, their consensus recommendation is to hold Landstar System stock.

What is the best way to buy Landstar System stock?

One way to place an order for Landstar System stock is with a brokerage account.
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