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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Landstar System Inc. (NASDAQ:LSTR)?

The company in question is, Landstar System Inc. (NASDAQ:LSTR) currently with a stock price of 65.81 (-0.26% today). The market cap for Landstar System Inc. is 2785.68, and is in the sector Services, and Trucking industry. The target price for Landstar System Inc. is 67.79. Currently Landstar System Inc. is trading with a P/E of 20.39, and a forward P/E of 19.34. Average volume for Landstar System Inc. is 312.48 and so far today it is 130564.

Performance in the last year for Landstar System Inc. has been 3.43%. For EPS growth, Landstar System Inc. has seen a growth of 9.70%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 10.85%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 13.80% over the last five years and could be 12.52% for the next five years. Landstar System Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -10.70%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -17.10%. The 20-day simple moving average is -3.23%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 1.17%.

Since the IPO date for Landstar System Inc. on the 03/05/1993, Landstar System Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 12.93%. With Landstar System Inc. trading at 65.81, the dividend yield is 0.55%, and the EPS is 3.24.

So could Landstar System Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 20.39. The PEG is 1.63, P/S is 0.88 and the P/B is at 5.61. The P/cash is 12.96, with P/free cash flow at 12.97.

Landstar System Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 2, and the quick ratio is 2. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.15, and total debt/equity at 0.3.

In terms of margins, Landstar System Inc. has a gross margin of 15.30%, an operating margin of 7.20% and a profit margin of 4.40%.Payout ratio for Landstar System Inc. is 9.90%. Return on assets come to 14.30% with return on investment coming to 24.10%.

Insider ownership for Landstar System Inc., is at 0.50% and institutional ownership comes to *TBA. Outstanding shares are at 42.22. While shares float is 41.75. The float short is currently 6.00%, and short ratio is 8.02.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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