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NASDAQ:HTLD

Heartland Express (HTLD) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$12.67
+0.07 (+0.56%)
(As of 12:38 PM ET)
Today's Range
$12.61
$12.79
50-Day Range
$12.42
$14.48
52-Week Range
$11.44
$17.08
Volume
131,237 shs
Average Volume
286,548 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.00 billion
P/E Ratio
70.39
Dividend Yield
0.63%
Price Target
$14.25

Heartland Express MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
12.5% Upside
$14.25 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
4.57% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-6.14
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.29mentions of Heartland Express in the last 14 days
Based on 3 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$2.65 M Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
7,800.00%
From $0.01 to $0.79 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.16 out of 5 stars

Transportation Sector

29th out of 118 stocks

Trucking, Except Local Industry

7th out of 13 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

HTLD Stock News Headlines

Critical asset just had biggest fall on record
What many consider America's critical financial asset suffers biggest fall on record. Expert says: "it's very bad for millions, protect yourself now."
Heartland Express reports another tough quarter
Recap: Heartland Express Q4 Earnings
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record
What many consider America's critical financial asset suffers biggest fall on record. Expert says: "it's very bad for millions, protect yourself now."
Heartland Express (HTLD) Tops Q4 Earnings Estimates
Heartland Express Highlights Commitment to U.S. Veterans
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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 12/15 Dividend
12/04/2023
Dividend Payable
12/15/2023
Last Earnings
1/31/2024
Today
3/04/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
4/25/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Trucking, except local
Sub-Industry
Trucking
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:HTLD
CUSIP
42234710
Employees
6,320
Year Founded
1978

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$14.25
High Stock Price Target
$17.00
Low Stock Price Target
$12.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+13.1%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.00
Research Coverage
3 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$14.77 million
Pretax Margin
1.64%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.21 billion
Cash Flow
$2.72 per share
Book Value
$10.95 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
47,746,000
Market Cap
$996.03 million
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.63

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HTLD Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Heartland Express stock right now?

3 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Heartland Express in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" HTLD shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in HTLD, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Heartland Express' stock price target for 2024?

3 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Heartland Express' stock. Their HTLD share price targets range from $12.00 to $17.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $14.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 12.5% from the stock's current price.
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How have HTLD shares performed in 2024?

Heartland Express' stock was trading at $14.26 at the start of the year. Since then, HTLD stock has decreased by 11.2% and is now trading at $12.67.
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When is Heartland Express' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 25th 2024.
View our HTLD earnings forecast
.

How were Heartland Express' earnings last quarter?

Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLD) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January, 31st. The transportation company reported $0.06 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.10) by $0.16. The transportation company had revenue of $275.35 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $293.36 million. Heartland Express had a net margin of 1.22% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 1.71%.

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

Heartland Express declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, November 21st. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, December 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.02 per share on Friday, December 15th. This represents a $0.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.63%. 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 0.63%. The dividend payout ratio is 44.44%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, HTLD will have a dividend payout ratio of 10.13% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for HTLD.

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 Xtrackers California Municipal Bond ETF (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 number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (6.58%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.01%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (0.89%), GW&K Investment Management LLC (0.84%), Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC (0.80%) and Raymond James & Associates (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 Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NASDAQ:HTLD) was last updated on 3/4/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff