LSTR - Landstar System, Inc.

NasdaqGS - NasdaqGS Real Time Price. Currency in USD
124.00
+1.80 (+1.47%)
At close: 4:00PM EDT
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Previous Close122.20
Open122.75
Bid0.00 x 1800
Ask0.00 x 800
Day's Range121.65 - 124.30
52 Week Range94.80 - 128.70
Volume227,165
Avg. Volume330,196
Market Cap5.096B
Beta0.77
PE Ratio (TTM)22.88
EPS (TTM)5.42
Earnings DateOct 24, 2018
Forward Dividend & Yield0.66 (0.53%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-08-10
1y Target Est123.08
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