Android app on Google Play

Oppenheimer Reiterates an 'Outperform' on Landstar System (LSTR); Adjusting Numbers on Chopiness

August 31, 2012 8:53 AM EDT Send to a Friend
Get Alerts LSTR Hot Sheet
Price: $67.60 -0.06%

Rating Summary:
    4 Buy, 13 Hold, 1 Sell

Rating Trend: Up Up

Today's Overall Ratings:
    Up: 9 | Down: 9 | New: 11
Trade LSTR Now!
Join SI Premium – FREE
Oppenheimer reiterates an 'Outperform' on Landstar System (NASDAQ: LSTR) price target of $60.00.

Analyst, Scott Schneeberger, said, "Consistent with past practice, LSTR held its 3Q12 mid-quarter guidance call at 2pm yesterday. It tempered 3Q12 revenue/EPS guidance noting "choppiness" in volume growth during the first eight weeks of 3Q12, with some days +10% y/y and others flat y/y, while revenue/load has been flat y/y. While the final five weeks of 3Q are typically seasonally stronger than the first eight, LSTR viewed it prudent to reflect most recent trends. Prior 3Q12 revenue/EPS guidance updated to "mid-single digits" (meaning 3-7%)/$0.66-0.71 (3-11% y/y) from 7-10%/$0.71-0.75 (11-17% y/y), respectively. Believing the market had anticipated slight softening given recent macro headlines, the shares still ceded 4% in afternoon trading."

FY12 EPS estimate lowered from $2.72 to $2.64 and FY13 from $3.12 to $3.02.

For an analyst ratings summary and ratings history on Landstar System click here. For more ratings news on Landstar System click here.

Shares of Landstar System closed at $47.69 yesterday.




You May Also Be Interested In


Related Categories

Analyst Comments, Analyst EPS Change, Analyst EPS View

Add Your Comment