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Heartland Express Stock Price, News & Analysis (NASDAQ:HTLD)

$21.64
+0.21 (+0.98 %)
(As of 10/13/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$21.50
Now: $21.64
$21.87
50-Day Range
$19.37
MA: $21.08
$22.15
52-Week Range
$17.00
Now: $21.64
$22.29
Volume381,117 shs
Average Volume338,666 shs
Market Capitalization$1.77 billion
P/E Ratio24.59
Dividend Yield0.37%
Beta0.78
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 Trucking, except local
Sub-IndustryTrucking
SectorTransportation
Current SymbolNASDAQ:HTLD
CUSIP42234710
Phone319-626-3600

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$610.80 million
Cash Flow$2.14 per share
Book Value$7.52 per share

Profitability

Net Income$72.68 million

Miscellaneous

Employees3,450
Market Cap$1.77 billion
Next Earnings Date10/16/2019 (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 announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, September 10th. Investors of record on Friday, September 20th will be given a dividend of $0.02 per share on Tuesday, October 1st. This represents a $0.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.37%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 19th. View Heartland Express' Dividend History.

How will Heartland Express' stock buyback program work?

Heartland Express announced that its board has approved a stock repurchase program on Friday, May 11th 2018, which allows the company to buyback 5,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are typically a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Heartland Express' earnings last quarter?

Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLD) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 18th. The transportation company reported $0.27 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.24 by $0.03. The transportation company earned $142.14 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $144.93 million. Heartland Express had a return on equity of 13.01% and a net margin of 14.00%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 8.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.22 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 Wednesday, October 16th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Heartland Express.

What price target have analysts set for HTLD?

6 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Heartland Express' shares. Their predictions range from $16.00 to $25.00. On average, they anticipate Heartland Express' stock price to reach $20.83 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.7%. 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?

News headlines about HTLD stock have been trending negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of 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 -2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the transportation company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. View News Stories for Heartland Express.

Are investors shorting Heartland Express?

Heartland Express saw a drop in short interest during the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totalling 2,440,000 shares, a drop of 10.9% from the August 15th total of 2,740,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 395,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 6.2 days. Approximately 5.4% of the shares of the company are sold short. 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), Athabasca Oil (ATH), Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (ANW), Continental Resources (CLR), Express (EXPR) and Southwest Airlines (LUV).

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 variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc. (0.18%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.04%). Company insiders that own Heartland Express stock include 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 Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc.. 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue. Company insiders that have bought Heartland Express stock in the last two years include 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 $21.64.

How big of a company is Heartland Express?

Heartland Express has a market capitalization of $1.77 billion and generates $610.80 million in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $72.68 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.88 on an earnings per share basis. Heartland Express employs 3,450 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Heartland Express.

What is Heartland Express' official website?

The official website for Heartland Express is http://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.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Heartland Express (NASDAQ HTLD)

Community Ranking:  1.7 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  302 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  565 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  867
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 10/13/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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