Landstar System, Inc. ( LSTR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 06, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.08 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 04, 2015. Shareholders who purchased LSTR prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 14.29% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $63.31, the dividend yield is .51%.
The previous trading day's last sale of LSTR was $63.31, representing a -22.6% decrease from the 52 week high of $81.80 and a 4.63% increase over the 52 week low of $60.51.
LSTR is a part of the Transportation sector, which includes companies such as United Parcel Service, Inc. ( UPS ) and J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. ( JBHT ). LSTR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.35. Zacks Investment Research reports LSTR's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 9.7%, compared to an industry average of 6.5%.