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NASDAQ:HTLD - Heartland Express Stock Price, Forecast & News

$19.84
-0.42 (-2.07 %)
(As of 02/16/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$19.75
Now: $19.84
$20.28
50-Day Range
$18.69
MA: $20.16
$21.16
52-Week Range
$17.29
Now: $19.84
$22.71
Volume145,129 shs
Average VolumeN/A
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E Ratio22.29
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A
Heartland Express, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a short-to-medium haul truckload carrier in the United States and Canada. The company primarily provides nationwide asset-based dry van truckload service for shippers from Washington to Florida and New England to California; and temperature-controlled truckload services. It primarily transports appliances, automotive parts, consumer products, paper products, packaged foodstuffs, and retail goods. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry N/A
Sub-IndustryTrucking
SectorN/A
Current SymbolNASDAQ:HTLD
CUSIP42234710
WebN/A
PhoneN/A

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Annual SalesN/A

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees3,450
Next Earnings Date4/16/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Heartland Express (NASDAQ:HTLD) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Heartland Express' stock symbol?

Heartland Express trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "HTLD."

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

Heartland Express declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, November 25th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, December 10th will be given a dividend of $0.02 per share on Friday, December 20th. This represents a $0.08 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.40%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, December 9th. View Heartland Express' Dividend History.

How will Heartland Express' stock buyback program work?

Heartland Express announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock repurchase plan on Friday, May 11th 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback 5,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are typically a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Heartland Express' earnings last quarter?

Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLD) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January, 23rd. The transportation company reported $0.16 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.07. The transportation company earned $167.20 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $170.47 million. The company's revenue was up 13.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.27 EPS. View Heartland Express' Earnings History.

When is Heartland Express' next earnings date?

Heartland Express is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 16th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Heartland Express.

What price target have analysts set for HTLD?

6 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Heartland Express' stock. Their forecasts range from $16.00 to $25.00. On average, they anticipate Heartland Express' stock price to reach $20.83 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 5.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Heartland Express.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Heartland Express?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Heartland Express in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 3 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Heartland Express.

Has Heartland Express been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about HTLD stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Heartland Express earned a news impact score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the transportation company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Heartland Express.

Are investors shorting Heartland Express?

Heartland Express saw a drop in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,550,000 shares, a drop of 5.5% from the January 15th total of 1,640,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 263,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 5.9 days. Approximately 3.8% of the company's stock are short sold. View Heartland Express' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Heartland Express' key competitors?

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), Continental Resources (CLR), Express (EXPR), Transocean (RIG), Southwest Airlines (LUV) and Baidu (BIDU).

Who are Heartland Express' key executives?

Heartland Express' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Michael J. Gerdin, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 49)
  • Mr. Christopher Alan Strain, VP of Fin., Treasurer, CFO & Sec. (Age 44)
  • Mr. Todd Allan Trimble, VP of Midwestern Operations (Age 48)
  • Mr. Kent Daryl Rigdon, VP of Sales (Age 55)
  • Mr. K. Eric Eickman, VP of Information Technology (Age 47)

Who are Heartland Express' major shareholders?

Heartland Express' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include ArrowMark Colorado Holdings LLC (7.07%), State Street Corp (1.86%), GW&K Investment Management LLC (1.39%), UBS Group AG (1.31%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.79%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.70%). Company insiders that own Heartland Express stock include Brenda S Neville, Kent Daryl Rigdon, Larry J Gordon, Michael John Sullivan and Tahira K Hira. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Heartland Express.

Which major investors are selling Heartland Express stock?

HTLD stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, AlphaCrest Capital Management LLC, Castleark Management LLC, GW&K Investment Management LLC and First Trust Advisors LP. Company insiders that have sold Heartland Express company stock in the last year include Kent Daryl Rigdon and Larry J Gordon. View Insider Buying and Selling for Heartland Express.

Which major investors are buying Heartland Express stock?

HTLD stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including UBS Group AG, ArrowMark Colorado Holdings LLC, Aviva PLC, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, State Street Corp, Spark Investment Management LLC, Credit Suisse AG and Granite Investment Partners LLC. Company insiders that have bought Heartland Express stock in the last two years include Brenda S Neville, Michael John Sullivan and Tahira K Hira. View Insider Buying and Selling for Heartland Express.

How do I buy shares of Heartland Express?

Shares of HTLD can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Heartland Express' stock price today?

One share of HTLD stock can currently be purchased for approximately $19.84.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Heartland Express (NASDAQ HTLD)

Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  325 (Thanks for Voting!)
Underperform Votes:  599 (Thanks for Voting!)
Total Votes:  924
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Heartland Express and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe HTLD will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe HTLD will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/16/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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