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

$18.16
-0.13 (-0.71 %)
(As of 02/27/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$17.67
Now: $18.16
$18.52
50-Day Range
$18.29
MA: $19.89
$21.16
52-Week Range
$17.29
Now: $18.16
$22.71
Volume401,593 shs
Average Volume254,402 shs
Market Capitalization$1.49 billion
P/E Ratio20.40
Dividend Yield0.44%
Beta0.76
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$596.82 million
Cash Flow$2.05 per share
Book Value$7.52 per share

Profitability

Net Income$72.97 million

Miscellaneous

Employees3,450
Market Cap$1.49 billion
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. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, December 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.02 per share on Friday, December 20th. This represents a $0.08 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.44%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, December 9th. View Heartland Express' Dividend History.

How will Heartland Express' stock buyback program work?

Heartland Express declared that its board has initiated a share repurchase program on Friday, May 11th 2018, which permits the company to buyback 5,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are usually an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Heartland Express' earnings last quarter?

Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLD) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January, 23rd. The transportation company reported $0.16 earnings per share (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 analysts' expectations of $170.47 million. Heartland Express had a return on equity of 11.18% and a net margin of 12.23%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 13.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.27 earnings per share. 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 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Heartland Express' stock. Their forecasts range from $16.00 to $25.00. On average, they expect Heartland Express' share price to reach $20.83 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 14.7% 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?

News articles about HTLD stock have trended somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news 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 -1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the transportation company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Heartland Express.

Are investors shorting Heartland Express?

Heartland Express saw a increase in short interest during the month of February. As of February 14th, there was short interest totalling 1,670,000 shares, an increase of 7.7% from the January 30th total of 1,550,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 264,100 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 6.3 days. Approximately 4.0% of the shares of the stock 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), 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 many different of retail and institutional 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%), Geode Capital Management LLC (0.85%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.79%). 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., Man Group plc, Renaissance Technologies LLC, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, AlphaCrest Capital Management LLC, Castleark Management LLC and GW&K Investment Management LLC. 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 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 $18.16.

How big of a company is Heartland Express?

Heartland Express has a market capitalization of $1.49 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 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:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  328 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  601 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  929
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 2/27/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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