SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) December 11, 2017
LANDSTAR SYSTEM, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|13410 Sutton Park Drive South, Jacksonville, Florida||32224|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 8.01 Other Events
On December 11, 2017, the Board of Directors (the Board) of Landstar System, Inc. (the Company) authorized the Company to purchase up to 1,963,875 additional shares of its common stock, par value $0.01 per share (the Common Stock), from time to time in the open market and in privately negotiated transactions under its share purchase program. No specific expiration date has been assigned to the December 11, 2017 authorization. The December 11, 2017 authorization is in addition to the existing authorization to purchase shares of Common Stock under the Companys share purchase program. In the aggregate, as of December 11, 2017, the Company has authorization to purchase up to 3,000,000 shares of its Common Stock under its share purchase program.
Also on December 11, 2017, the Board declared a special cash dividend of $1.50 per share to holders of Common Stock. The dividend will be paid on or about January 26, 2018, to stockholders of record as of the close of business on January 12, 2018.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|LANDSTAR SYSTEM, INC.|
|Date: December 13, 2017||By:||/s/ L. Kevin Stout|
|Name:||L. Kevin Stout|
|Title:||Vice President and Chief Financial Officer|