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Heartland Express Stock Price, News & Analysis (NASDAQ:HTLD)

+0.07 (+0.51%)
(As of 09:01 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
260 shs
Average Volume
240,565 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.09 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Heartland Express MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
1.67 Rating Score
9.1% Upside
$15.00 Price Target
Short Interest
3.92% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.50mentions of Heartland Express in the last 14 days
Based on 4 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$2.22 M Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $0.08 to $0.39 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

1.94 out of 5 stars

Transportation Sector

73rd out of 103 stocks

Trucking, Except Local Industry

9th out of 12 stocks

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About Heartland Express Stock (NASDAQ:HTLD)

Heartland Express, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a short-to-medium, and long haul truckload carrier in the United States and Canada. It primarily provides nationwide asset-based dry van truckload service for shippers; cross-border freight and other transportation services; and temperature-controlled truckload services. The company offers its services under the Heartland Express and Millis Transfer brand names. It primarily serves retailers and manufacturers in consumer goods, appliances, food products, and automotive industries. Heartland Express, Inc. was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in North Liberty, Iowa.

HTLD Stock Price History

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Ex-Dividend for 10/5 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 12/15 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Fiscal Year End
Next Earnings (Estimated)

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Trucking, except local
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
Low Stock Price Target
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
3 Analysts


Net Income
$133.58 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$968 million
Cash Flow
$3.43 per share
Book Value
$10.84 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$1.09 billion

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HTLD Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Heartland Express stock right now?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Heartland Express in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating and 2 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "reduce" HTLD shares.
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What is Heartland Express' stock price target for 2024?

3 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Heartland Express' stock. Their HTLD share price targets range from $12.00 to $17.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $15.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 9.1% from the stock's current price.
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How have HTLD shares performed in 2023?

Heartland Express' stock was trading at $15.34 at the beginning of the year. Since then, HTLD shares have decreased by 10.4% and is now trading at $13.75.
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When is Heartland Express' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, February 2nd 2024.
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How were Heartland Express' earnings last quarter?

Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLD) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 26th. The transportation company reported ($0.14) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.07 by $0.21. The transportation company had revenue of $295.03 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $297.59 million. Heartland Express had a net margin of 1.96% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 2.91%. The firm's revenue was up 7.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.31 EPS.

How often does Heartland Express pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Heartland Express?

Heartland Express announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, November 21st. Investors of record on Tuesday, December 5th will be given a dividend of $0.02 per share on Friday, December 15th. This represents a $0.08 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.58%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, December 4th.
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Is Heartland Express a good dividend stock?

Heartland Express (NASDAQ:HTLD) pays an annual dividend of $0.08 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.59%. The dividend payout ratio is 25.00%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, HTLD will have a dividend payout ratio of 20.51% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What ETFs hold Heartland Express' stock?
What is Michael Gerdin's approval rating as Heartland Express' CEO?

124 employees have rated Heartland Express Chief Executive Officer Michael Gerdin on Glassdoor.com. Michael Gerdin has an approval rating of 69% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Heartland Express own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Heartland Express investors own include CA (CA), Endologix (ELGX), BlackRock (BLK), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), NIC (EGOV), Athabasca Oil (ATH), Continental Resources (CLR), Express (EXPR), Southwest Airlines (LUV) and Transocean (RIG).

Who are Heartland Express' major shareholders?

Heartland Express' stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include American Century Companies Inc. (10.05%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.55%), Ameriprise Financial Inc. (0.94%), Invesco Ltd. (0.88%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (0.85%) and Heartland Advisors Inc. (0.76%). Insiders that own company stock include Ann S Gerdin Revocable Trust, David Paul Millis, Michael J Gerdin and Michael John Sullivan.
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How do I buy shares of Heartland Express?

Shares of HTLD stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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This page (NASDAQ:HTLD) was last updated on 12/6/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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