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NASDAQ:HTLD

Heartland Express Stock Forecast, Price & News

$18.47
-0.39 (-2.07 %)
(As of 12/2/2020 04:30 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$18.40
Now: $18.47
$18.89
50-Day Range
$18.30
MA: $18.96
$20.31
52-Week Range
$15.65
Now: $18.47
$22.75
Volume547,864 shs
Average Volume372,016 shs
Market Capitalization$1.49 billion
P/E Ratio22.80
Dividend Yield0.42%
Beta0.62
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. The company provides services under Heartland Express and Millis Transfer brand name. 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: 2.1Community Rank: 1.8Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.99 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Trucking, except local
Sub-IndustryTrucking
Current SymbolNASDAQ:HTLD
CUSIP42234710
Phone319-626-3600
Employees4,050

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$596.82 million
Cash Flow$2.09 per share
Book Value$8.93 per share

Profitability

Net Income$72.97 million

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$1.49 billion
Next Earnings Date1/28/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$18.47
-0.39 (-2.07 %)
(As of 12/2/2020 04:30 PM ET)
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Heartland Express (NASDAQ:HTLD) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Heartland Express' stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Heartland Express' stock was trading at $17.03 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, HTLD shares have increased by 8.9% and is now trading at $18.54.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Heartland Express?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Heartland Express in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Heartland Express?

Wall Street analysts have given Heartland Express a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's winning trading ideas this year have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Heartland Express wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Heartland Express' next earnings date?

Heartland Express is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 28th 2021.
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How were Heartland Express' earnings last quarter?

Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLD) issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, October, 16th. The transportation company reported $0.25 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.25. The transportation company had revenue of $162.28 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $165.75 million. Heartland Express had a net margin of 10.04% and a return on equity of 9.44%. Heartland Express's revenue for the quarter was up 9.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.25 earnings per share.
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How often does Heartland Express pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Heartland Express?

Heartland Express announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, November 23rd. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, December 8th will be paid a dividend of $0.02 per share on Friday, December 18th. This represents a $0.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.43%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, December 7th.
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What price target have analysts set for HTLD?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Heartland Express' stock. Their forecasts range from $18.00 to $25.00. On average, they expect Heartland Express' share price to reach $21.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 13.3% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Heartland Express?

Heartland Express saw a drop in short interest in October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,410,000 shares, a drop of 14.0% from the September 30th total of 1,640,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 350,200 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.0 days. Approximately 2.9% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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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), Athabasca Oil Co. (ATH.TO) (ATH), Continental Resources (CLR), Express (EXPR), Southwest Airlines (LUV) and Transocean (RIG).

Who are Heartland Express' key executives?

Heartland Express' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Michael J. Gerdin, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 50, Pay $757.59k)
  • Mr. Christopher Alan Strain, VP of Fin., Treasurer, CFO & Sec. (Age 45, Pay $252.06k)
  • Mr. Todd Allan Trimble, VP of Midwestern Operations (Age 49, Pay $171.84k)
  • Mr. Kent Daryl Rigdon, VP of Sales (Age 56, Pay $259.53k)
  • Paul J. Rowland, VP of Admin.
  • Mr. Jo Borden, VP of HR & Risk Management
  • Joshua S. Helmich, VP & Controller

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (9.78%), ArrowMark Colorado Holdings LLC (3.38%), State Street Corp (2.15%), GW&K Investment Management LLC (1.49%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (0.56%) and Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership (0.50%). Company insiders that own Heartland Express stock include Ann S Gerdin Revocable Trust, Brenda S Neville, James G Pratt, Kent Daryl Rigdon, Larry J Gordon, Michael J Gerdin and Michael John Sullivan.
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Which major investors are selling Heartland Express stock?

HTLD stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including ArrowMark Colorado Holdings LLC, Morgan Stanley, SG Americas Securities LLC, AJO LP, US Bancorp DE, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, and Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Heartland Express company stock in the last year include Ann S Gerdin Revocable Trust, and Michael J Gerdin.
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Which major investors are buying Heartland Express stock?

HTLD stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, ClariVest Asset Management LLC, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ, Caas Capital Management LP, State Street Corp, and Millrace Asset Group Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Heartland Express stock in the last two years include Brenda S Neville, James G Pratt, and Michael John Sullivan.
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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 $18.54.

How big of a company is Heartland Express?

Heartland Express has a market capitalization of $1.50 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 12/2/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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