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Heartland Express Stock Forecast, Price & News

$19.08
+0.42 (+2.25 %)
(As of 09/28/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$18.65
Now: $19.08
$19.13
50-Day Range
$18.47
MA: $20.19
$21.11
52-Week Range
$15.65
Now: $19.08
$22.75
Volume789,508 shs
Average Volume378,636 shs
Market Capitalization$1.55 billion
P/E Ratio23.56
Dividend Yield0.43%
Beta0.51
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: 2.0Community Rank: 1.8Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 2.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.62 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$596.82 million
Cash Flow$2.05 per share
Book Value$8.35 per share

Profitability

Net Income$72.97 million

Miscellaneous

Employees4,050
Market Cap$1.55 billion
Next Earnings Date11/4/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$19.08
+0.42 (+2.25 %)
(As of 09/28/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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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 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, HTLD shares have increased by 12.0% and is now trading at $19.08.
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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 2 sell ratings, 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is Heartland Express' next earnings date?

Heartland Express is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 4th 2020.
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How were Heartland Express' earnings last quarter?

Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLD) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 16th. The transportation company reported $0.24 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.10. The transportation company earned $160.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $152.39 million. Heartland Express had a net margin of 10.23% and a return on equity of 9.57%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 13.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.27 EPS.
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How often does Heartland Express pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Heartland Express?

Heartland Express declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, September 11th. Shareholders of record on Monday, September 21st will be paid a dividend of $0.02 per share on Thursday, October 1st. This represents a $0.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.42%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 18th.
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What price target have analysts set for HTLD?

5 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Heartland Express' stock. Their forecasts range from $17.00 to $26.00. On average, they expect Heartland Express' stock price to reach $21.40 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 12.2% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Heartland Express?

Heartland Express saw a decline in short interest in the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totaling 860,700 shares, a decline of 21.0% from the August 31st total of 1,090,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 422,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.0 days. Currently, 1.8% 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 (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, 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."

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 $19.08.

How big of a company is Heartland Express?

Heartland Express has a market capitalization of $1.55 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 9/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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