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NASDAQ:HTLDHeartland Express Stock Price, Forecast & News

$21.00
+0.15 (+0.72 %)
(As of 07/10/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$20.77
Now: $21.00
$21.12
50-Day Range
$19.90
MA: $20.80
$21.90
52-Week Range
$15.65
Now: $21.00
$22.71
Volume218,300 shs
Average Volume334,488 shs
Market Capitalization$1.71 billion
P/E Ratio25.00
Dividend Yield0.38%
Beta0.56
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. The company principally serves retailers and manufacturers. Heartland Express, Inc. was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in North Liberty, Iowa.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.1Community Rank: 1.8Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 5.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.16 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Trucking, except local
Sub-IndustryTrucking
Current SymbolNASDAQ:HTLD
CUSIP42234710
Phone319-626-3600

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$596.82 million
Cash Flow$2.12 per share
Book Value$8.35 per share

Profitability

Net Income$72.97 million

Miscellaneous

Employees4,050
Market Cap$1.71 billion
Next Earnings Date7/16/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Heartland Express (NASDAQ:HTLD) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Heartland Express' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Heartland Express' stock was trading at $17.03 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, HTLD stock has increased by 23.3% and is now trading at $21.00. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of 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, 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Heartland Express.

When is Heartland Express' next earnings date?

Heartland Express is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 16th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Heartland Express.

How were Heartland Express' earnings last quarter?

Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLD) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, April, 21st. The transportation company reported $0.16 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.13 by $0.03. The transportation company earned $166.30 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $164.93 million. Heartland Express had a return on equity of 10.22% and a net margin of 11.05%. Heartland Express's revenue for the quarter was up 19.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.21 earnings per share. View Heartland Express' earnings history.

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

Heartland Express announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, June 9th. Investors of record on Friday, June 19th will be given a dividend of $0.02 per share on Wednesday, July 1st. This represents a $0.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.38%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 18th. View Heartland Express' dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for HTLD?

6 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Heartland Express' shares. Their forecasts range from $16.00 to $25.00. On average, they anticipate Heartland Express' stock price to reach $21.17 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 0.8% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Heartland Express.

Has Heartland Express been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about HTLD stock have trended very negative this week, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Heartland Express earned a news sentiment score of -3.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the transportation company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View the latest news about Heartland Express.

Are investors shorting Heartland Express?

Heartland Express saw a decrease in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 1,310,000 shares, a decrease of 10.9% from the June 15th total of 1,470,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 375,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.5 days. Currently, 2.9% of the shares of the 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), Southwest Airlines (LUV), Transocean (RIG) and Athabasca Oil (ATH).

Who are Heartland Express' key executives?

Heartland Express' management team includes the following 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)

What is Heartland Express' stock symbol?

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

Who are Heartland Express' major shareholders?

Heartland Express' stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.02%). Company insiders that own Heartland Express stock include Brenda S Neville, Kent Daryl Rigdon, Larry J Gordon and Michael John Sullivan. View institutional ownership trends for Heartland Express.

Which institutional investors are selling Heartland Express stock?

HTLD stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Envestnet Asset Management Inc.. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $21.00.

How big of a company is Heartland Express?

Heartland Express has a market capitalization of $1.71 billion and generates $596.82 million in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $72.97 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.89 on an earnings per share basis. Heartland Express employs 4,050 workers across the globe.

What is Heartland Express' official website?

The official website for Heartland Express is www.heartlandexpress.com.

How can I contact Heartland Express?

Heartland Express' mailing address is 901 NORTH KANSAS AVENUE, NORTH LIBERTY IA, 52317. The transportation company can be reached via phone at 319-626-3600.

This page was last updated on 7/12/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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