Heartland Express Company Profile (NASDAQ:HTLD)

About Heartland Express

Heartland Express logoHeartland Express, Inc. (Heartland) is a holding company. The Company owns all of the stock of Heartland Express Inc. of Iowa, Gordon Trucking, Inc., Heartland Express Services, Inc., Heartland Express Maintenance Services, Inc. and A & M Express, Inc. It provides transportation services to shippers spanning from Washington to Florida and New England to California, as well as parts of Canada. It offers primarily asset-based transportation services in the dry van truckload market and offers temperature-controlled transportation services and non-asset based freight brokerage services. The Company, together with its subsidiaries, is a short-to-medium haul truckload carrier. The Company operates over 20 terminal facilities throughout the United States. Its tractors are equipped with mobile communication systems, which enable communication with drivers regarding freight and safety, and provide the ability to manage the needs of its customers based on real-time information on load status.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Industry: Trucking
  • Sub-Industry: Trucking
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: HTLD
  • CUSIP: 42234710
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $19.80
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $18.48
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $18.25
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 26.79
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 25.38
  • P/E Growth: 3.08
  • Market Cap: $1.65B
  • Outstanding Shares: 83,286,000
  • Beta: 0.36
Additional Links:
Companies Related to Heartland Express:

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Heartland Express (NASDAQ:HTLD) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 6 Sell Ratings, 6 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.88)
Consensus Price Target: $19.46 (1.71% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Heartland Express (NASDAQ:HTLD)
Show:
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
7/29/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetUnderweight$16.00 -> $18.00View Rating Details
6/22/2016BB&T Corp.DowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
5/26/2016FBR & CoLower Price Target$20.00 -> $18.00View Rating Details
5/26/2016WedbushReiterated RatingOutperform$27.00 -> $18.00View Rating Details
5/9/2016Wells Fargo & Co.DowngradeMarket Perform -> UnderperformView Rating Details
4/6/2016Barclays PLCLower Price TargetUnderweight$17.00 -> $15.00View Rating Details
4/4/2016Robert W. BairdBoost Price Target$19.00 -> $20.00View Rating Details
3/24/2016BlueFin ResearchReiterated RatingOutperform$22.00 -> $26.00View Rating Details
3/11/2016NomuraReiterated RatingBuy$22.00 -> $23.00View Rating Details
2/10/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
1/27/2016MacquarieLower Price TargetNeutral$19.00 -> $18.00View Rating Details
1/13/2016SunTrust Banks Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutral$21.00 -> $18.00View Rating Details
1/7/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaDowngradeSector Perform -> Underperform$21.00 -> $15.00View Rating Details
12/4/2015Longbow ResearchDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
11/22/2015Goldman Sachs Group Inc.DowngradeNeutral -> SellView Rating Details
10/28/2015StephensLower Price TargetOverweight$27.00 -> $24.00View Rating Details
10/28/2015Wolfe ResearchDowngradeMarket Perform -> UnderperformView Rating Details
9/17/2015MKM PartnersReiterated RatingNeutral$22.00View Rating Details
6/8/2015Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual Weight$17.00View Rating Details
6/1/2015MizuhoReiterated RatingBuy$20.00 -> $21.00View Rating Details
6/1/2015BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform$19.00 -> $21.00View Rating Details
4/23/2015Raymond James Financial Inc.DowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$26.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 8/24/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Heartland Express (NASDAQ:HTLD)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/25/2016        
7/28/2016Q2$0.20$0.20$167.94 million$160.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2016Q1$0.16$0.17$175.65 million$162.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2016Q415$0.20$0.20$179.80 million$174.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2015Q3$0.25$0.17$191.47 million$182.53 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2015Q2$0.25$0.27$203.14 million$191.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/22/2015Q115$0.22$0.20$210.30 million$187.52 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/3/2015Q414$0.26$0.25$221.90 million$203.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2014Q314$0.28$0.26$217.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/22/2014Q214$0.25$0.30$242.70 million$226.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/23/2014$0.20$0.16ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2014Q413$0.21$0.18$188.12 million$183.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/15/2013Q313$0.19$0.19$134.30 million$130.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/19/2013Q2 2013$0.21$0.23$141.83 million$134.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/16/2013Q1 2013$0.19$0.19$138.04 million$134.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/23/2013Q4 2012$0.16$0.17$135.40 million$136.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/19/2012$0.21$0.21ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/17/2012$0.17$0.19ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/20/2012$0.18$0.20ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/19/2011$0.20$0.25ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/20/2011$0.15$0.16ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Heartland Express (NASDAQ:HTLD)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.71 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.78 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162$0.15$0.15$0.15
Q2 20162$0.19$0.23$0.21
Q3 20162$0.16$0.17$0.17
Q4 20162$0.17$0.17$0.17
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Heartland Express (NASDAQ:HTLD)
Annual Dividend:$0.08
Dividend Yield:0.40%
Payout Ratio:10.81% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
11.27% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
10.26% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Heartland Express (NASDAQ:HTLD)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
6/10/2016quarterly$0.020.45%6/17/20166/21/20167/1/2016
3/11/2016quarterly$0.020.43%3/17/20163/21/20164/1/2016
11/23/2015quarterly$0.020.41%12/4/201512/8/201512/18/2015
9/3/2015quarterly$0.020.39%9/15/20159/17/201510/1/2015
6/11/2015quarterly$0.020.38%6/18/20156/22/20157/2/2015
3/12/2015quarterly$0.020.33%3/19/20153/23/20154/2/2015
11/20/2014quarterly$0.020.3%12/5/201412/9/201412/19/2014
9/8/2014quarterly$0.020.33%9/16/20149/18/201410/2/2014
6/10/2014quarterly$0.020.37%6/18/20146/20/20147/2/2014
3/10/2014quarterly$0.020.36%3/19/20143/21/20144/2/2014
11/25/2013quarterly$0.020.44%12/6/201312/10/201312/20/2013
9/9/2013quarterly$0.020.56%9/18/20139/20/201310/2/2013
6/10/2013quarterly$0.020.57%6/18/20136/20/20137/2/2013
3/11/2013quarterly$0.020.59%3/20/20133/22/20134/2/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Heartland Express (NASDAQ:HTLD)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/15/2016Larry J GordonDirectorSell95,934$17.74$1,701,869.16View SEC Filing  
12/15/2015Larry J. GordonDirectorSell131,000$17.20$2,253,200.00View SEC Filing  
6/15/2015Steven M GordonCOOSell50,000$20.58$1,029,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2015Larry J GordonDirectorSell200,000$21.24$4,248,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/15/2014John P CosaertEVPSell5,000$25.95$129,750.00View SEC Filing  
12/9/2014John P CosaertEVPSell1,000$25.95$25,950.00View SEC Filing  
3/7/2014Thomas HillInsiderSell5,000$21.50$107,500.00View SEC Filing  
3/5/2014Thomas HillInsiderSell5,000$21.00$105,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/4/2014Thomas HillInsiderSell5,000$20.75$103,750.00View SEC Filing  
2/28/2014Thomas HillInsiderSell5,000$20.50$102,500.00View SEC Filing  
12/2/2013Thomas HillInsiderSell12,500$18.25$228,125.00View SEC Filing  
11/29/2013Dennis WilkinsonVPSell1,000$18.51$18,510.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2013Dennis J WilkinsonVPSell1,500$14.35$21,525.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Heartland Express (NASDAQ:HTLD)
DateHeadline
tradecalls.org logoHeartland Express (HTLD) Shares are Up 4.48% (NASDAQ:HTLD)
www.tradecalls.org - August 9 at 4:21 PM
capitalcube.com logoHeartland Express, Inc. :HTLD-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : August 3, 2016 (NASDAQ:HTLD)
www.capitalcube.com - August 3 at 5:48 PM
publicnow.com logoSecond Quarter Earnings Release (NASDAQ:HTLD)
www.publicnow.com - August 1 at 5:26 PM
einnews.com logoHeartland Express, Inc. Reports Revenues and Earnings for the Second Quarter of 2016 (NASDAQ:HTLD)
automotive.einnews.com - July 28 at 5:38 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoHeartland Express meets 2Q profit forecasts (NASDAQ:HTLD)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - July 28 at 10:01 AM
zacks.com logoTransport Stocks Q2 Earnings in Queue: CHRW, HTLD & More (NASDAQ:HTLD)
www.zacks.com - July 25 at 10:05 AM
capitalcube.com logoHeartland Express, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : HTLD-US : July 25, 2016 (NASDAQ:HTLD)
www.capitalcube.com - July 25 at 8:14 AM
capitalcube.com logoHeartland Express, Inc. : HTLD-US: Dividend Analysis : June 21st, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : July 19, 2016 (NASDAQ:HTLD)
www.capitalcube.com - July 19 at 5:03 PM
nasdaq.com logoHTLD Crosses Above Key Moving Average Level (NASDAQ:HTLD)
www.nasdaq.com - July 13 at 5:55 PM
capitalcube.com logoHeartland Express, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : HTLD-US : July 11, 2016 (NASDAQ:HTLD)
www.capitalcube.com - July 11 at 9:21 AM
marketrealist.com logoWhy Is Heartland Express’s Valuation on the High Side among Truckload Carriers? (NASDAQ:HTLD)
marketrealist.com - July 11 at 1:04 AM
marketrealist.com logoWill the Driver Shortage in the Trucking Industry Push Costs Upward? (NASDAQ:HTLD)
marketrealist.com - July 11 at 1:04 AM
marketrealist.com logoWhose Earnings Stood out among Truckload Carriers in 1Q16? (NASDAQ:HTLD)
marketrealist.com - June 27 at 4:05 PM
marketrealist.com logoWhy Were Truckload Carriers’ Operating Margins Down in 1Q16? (NASDAQ:HTLD)
marketrealist.com - June 27 at 9:07 AM
capitalcube.com logoHeartland Express, Inc. : HTLD-US: Dividend Analysis : June 21st, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : June 24, 2016 (NASDAQ:HTLD)
www.capitalcube.com - June 24 at 12:38 PM
forbes.com logoWednesday Sector Laggards: Trucking, Computers (NASDAQ:HTLD)
www.forbes.com - June 22 at 1:43 PM
capitalcube.com logoHeartland Express, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:HTLD) : June 17, 2016 (NASDAQ:HTLD)
www.capitalcube.com - June 17 at 12:04 PM
investopedia.com logoHeartland Express Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Friday (HTLD) (NASDAQ:HTLD)
www.investopedia.com - June 17 at 12:03 PM
capitalcube.com logoHeartland Express, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : HTLD-US : June 15, 2016 (NASDAQ:HTLD)
www.capitalcube.com - June 15 at 8:22 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoHEARTLAND EXPRESS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NASDAQ:HTLD)
biz.yahoo.com - June 13 at 6:01 AM
publicnow.com logoParticipation in Upcoming Conference (NASDAQ:HTLD)
www.publicnow.com - June 3 at 3:35 PM
News IconEarnings Review and Stock Rundown for Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLD) - Wall Street Hints and News (NASDAQ:HTLD)
hintsnewsnetwork.com - May 26 at 2:20 PM
capitalcube.com logoHeartland Express, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : HTLD-US : May 25, 2016 (NASDAQ:HTLD)
www.capitalcube.com - May 25 at 8:34 AM
News IconHeartland Express Incorporated (NASDAQ:HTLD) Sellers Covered 13.33% of Their Shorts - Wall Street Hints and News (NASDAQ:HTLD)
hintsnewsnetwork.com - May 20 at 2:34 PM
publicnow.com logoSam's Club Carrier of the Year for 2015 (NASDAQ:HTLD)
www.publicnow.com - May 12 at 1:17 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoHEARTLAND EXPRESS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers (NASDAQ:HTLD)
biz.yahoo.com - May 11 at 11:18 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoHEARTLAND EXPRESS INC Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report (NASDAQ:HTLD)
biz.yahoo.com - May 10 at 2:38 PM
News IconNext Weeks Broker Price Targets For Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLD) - Share Trading News (NASDAQ:HTLD)
www.sharetrading.news - May 9 at 8:26 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoHEARTLAND EXPRESS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders (NASDAQ:HTLD)
biz.yahoo.com - May 6 at 1:22 PM
News IconEarnings Outlook on Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLD) - B.O.D.Y Confidential (NASDAQ:HTLD)
www.bodyconfidential.com - May 6 at 8:40 AM
News IconBroker Outlook For The Week Ahead: Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLD) - Share Trading News (NASDAQ:HTLD)
www.sharetrading.news - May 2 at 8:35 AM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Heartland Express, Inc. : April 29, 2016 (NASDAQ:HTLD)
www.capitalcube.com - April 29 at 2:15 PM
capitalcube.com logoHeartland Express, Inc. :HTLD-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2016 By the Numbers (NASDAQ:HTLD)
www.capitalcube.com - April 28 at 10:45 AM
capitalcube.com logoHeartland Express, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : HTLD-US : April 28, 2016 (NASDAQ:HTLD)
www.capitalcube.com - April 28 at 8:08 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoHEARTLAND EXPRESS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exh (NASDAQ:HTLD)
biz.yahoo.com - April 28 at 6:02 AM
News IconAttentive Stocks in Active Notes- Heartland Express (HTLD), Eldorado Gold (EGO), Citigroup Inc. (C) - Seneca Globe (NASDAQ:HTLD)
www.senecaglobe.com - April 27 at 10:02 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoHeartland Express beats 1Q profit forecasts (NASDAQ:HTLD)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 10:02 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHeartland Express, Inc. Reports Revenues and Earnings for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2016 (NASDAQ:HTLD)
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 9:58 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHeartland Express Named the 2015 Sam’s Club Carrier of the Year by Walmart (NASDAQ:HTLD)
finance.yahoo.com - April 25 at 11:21 AM
News IconHeartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLD) Updated Broker Ratings - Risers & Fallers (NASDAQ:HTLD)
www.risersandfallers.com - April 25 at 9:17 AM
News IconHeartland Express Incorporated (NASDAQ:HTLD) Sellers Covered 10.94% of Their Shorts - The Post (NASDAQ:HTLD)
www.bibeypost.com - April 22 at 9:39 AM
wsj.com logoU.S. Stocks Stutter-Step to Fresh Highs (NASDAQ:HTLD)
blogs.wsj.com - April 19 at 5:40 PM
News IconAre Analysts Bullish Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLD) After Last Week? - RiversideGazette.com (NASDAQ:HTLD)
www.riversidegazette.com - April 19 at 9:57 AM
News IconBroker Roundup For Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLD) - Share Trading News (NASDAQ:HTLD)
www.sharetrading.news - April 15 at 12:36 PM
thestreet.com logoShort Interest Moves 11% Lower For HTLD (NASDAQ:HTLD)
www.thestreet.com - April 14 at 2:00 PM
thestreet.com logoHere's A Reason Heartland Express (HTLD) Stock Closed Down Today (NASDAQ:HTLD)
www.thestreet.com - April 7 at 4:54 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHeartland Express downgraded by KeyBanc Capital Mkts (NASDAQ:HTLD)
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 6:58 AM
News IconAnalyst Ratings Check Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLD) - Business Standard Tribune (NASDAQ:HTLD)
www.standardtrib.com - April 5 at 2:06 PM
capitalcube.com logoHeartland Express, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : HTLD-US : April 5, 2016 (NASDAQ:HTLD)
www.capitalcube.com - April 5 at 8:14 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHeartland Express, Inc. Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend (NASDAQ:HTLD)
finance.yahoo.com - March 11 at 1:33 PM

Social

Heartland Express (NASDAQ:HTLD) Chart for Wednesday, August, 24, 2016


Last Updated on 8/24/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff