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Here's Why Landstar System (LSTR) is a Strong Value Stock

For new and old investors, taking full advantage of the stock market and investing with confidence are common goals.

While you may have an investing style you rely on, finding great stocks is made easier with the Zacks Style Scores. These are complementary indicators that rate stocks based on value, growth, and/or momentum characteristics.

Why Investors Should Pay Attention to This Value Stock

Value investors love finding good stocks at good prices, especially before the broader market catches on to a stock's true value. Utilizing ratios like P/E, PEG, Price/Sales, and Price/Cash Flow, the Value Style Score identifies the most attractive and most discounted stocks.

Landstar System (LSTR)

Landstar System, Inc. is an asset-light provider of integrated transportation management solutions, incorporated in 1991. Based in Jacksonville, FL, the company provides services throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico as well as other countries in North America.

LSTR is a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) stock, with a Value Style Score of B and VGM Score of A. Shares are currently trading at a forward P/E of 13.2X for the current fiscal year compared to the Transportation - Truck industry's P/E of 13.2X. Additionally, LSTR has a PEG Ratio of 1.1 and a Price/Cash Flow ratio of 13.5X. Value investors should also note LSTR's Price/Sales ratio of 0.8X.

A company's earnings performance is important for value investors as well. For fiscal 2022, seven analysts revised their earnings estimate higher in the last 60 days for LSTR, while the Zacks Consensus Estimate has increased $0.93 to $11.57 per share. LSTR also holds an average earnings surprise of 4.6%.

Investors should take the time to consider LSTR for their portfolios due to its solid Zacks Ranks, notable earnings and valuation metrics, and impressive Value and VGM Style Scores.


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