Landstar System (Nasdaq: LSTR ) is expected to report Q1 earnings on April 25. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:
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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Landstar System's revenues will contract -0.4% and EPS will decrease 0.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $646.3 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.57.
Last quarter, Landstar System logged revenue of $691.3 million. GAAP reported sales were 3.7% lower than the prior-year quarter's $717.9 million.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.73. GAAP EPS of $0.73 for Q4 were 4.3% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.70 per share.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 22.7%, 20 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 7.2%, 10 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 4.9%, 40 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $2.93 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.96.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 176 members out of 191 rating the stock outperform, and 15 members rating it underperform. Among 72 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 70 give Landstar System a green thumbs-up, and two give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Landstar System is outperform, with an average price target of $54.86.
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