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LSTR Landstar System PE ratio, current and historical analysis

As of Jun 12, 2024, the Landstar System stock's PE ratio is 28.14. This results from the current EPS of $6.5 and stock price of $182.89. The P/E ratio has grown by 15% from the past four quarters average of 24.4.

LSTR PE ratio history

How has LSTR's PE ratio performed in the past

The PE ratio of Landstar System has averaged 20.79 over the last ten years. The current PE ratio of 28.14 is 35% above the historical average. Over the past ten years, LSTR's PE ratio was at its highest in the Mar 2024 quarter at 29.66, when the stock price was $192.76 and the EPS was $6.5. The lowest value was in the Sep 2022 quarter, when it reached 11.77 with a price of $142.74 and an EPS of $12.13.

Average
20.79
Median
20.46
Minimum
11.77
Maximum
29.66

Landstar System PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 89.96% in 2023

Maximum annual decrease: -37.66% in 2018

Year PE ratio Change
2023 26.31 89.96%
2022 13.85 -19.76%
2021 17.26 -36.5%
2020 27.18 37.34%
2019 19.79 28.67%
2018 15.38 -37.66%
2017 24.67 -5.73%
2016 26.17 52.15%
2015 17.2 -28.57%
2014 24.08 32.75%

LSTR average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of LSTR for the past years

The current PE ratio of LSTR is greater than its 3, 5 and 10-year historical averages.

3-year avg
18.6
5-year avg
20.21
10-year avg
20.79
15-year avg
21.12

LSTR PE vs peers

What is LSTR's PE ratio compared to its peers

LSTR's PE ratio is lower than its peer stocks ODFL and KNX, but it is greater than JBHT's and WERN's. Landstar System's current PE ratio of 28.14 is comparable to the average of its peer group, which is 27.87.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
JBHT Hunt J B Transport Services Inc 25 $16.41B
PTSI Pam Transportation Services Inc 26.83 $354.76M
WERN Werner Enterprises Inc 27.53 $2.29B
LSTR Landstar System Inc 27.81 $6.46B
ODFL Old Dominion Freight Line Inc 30.28 $37.57B
KNX Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc 70.21 $7.72B
HTLD Heartland Express Inc N/A $928.06M

Frequently asked questions

What is Landstar System's PE ratio?

LSTR's price to earnings ratio is 28.14 as of Jun 12, 2024.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Landstar System (LSTR)?

As an average over the last 3 years, LSTR stock has a PE ratio of 18.6.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Landstar System (LSTR)?

As an average over the last 5 years, LSTR stock has a PE ratio of 20.21.

What is the highest PE ratio for LSTR?

In the last ten years, the Mar 2024 quarter recorded the highest quarterly PE ratio at 29.66.

How does the current PE ratio for LSTR compare to its historical average?

LSTR's price to earnings ratio is currently 35% above its 10-year historical average.

How is LSTR's PE ratio calculated (Landstar System PE ratio formula)?

To determine the PE ratio, divide the most recent stock price by the TTM earnings per share (EPS). As of today (Jun 12, 2024), Landstar System's stock price is $182.89. The earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $6.5. Therefore, Landstar System's P/E ratio for today is 28.14. PE RATIO(28.14) = STOCK PRICE($182.89) / TTM EPS($6.5)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.