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Heartland Express (HTLD) Stock Forecast & Price Target

-0.22 (-1.73%)
(As of 07/19/2024 ET)

Heartland Express - Analysts' Recommendations and Stock Price Forecast (2024)

MarketBeat calculates consensus analyst ratings for stocks using the most recent rating from each Wall Street analyst that has rated a stock within the last twelve months. Each analyst's rating is normalized to a standardized rating score of 1 (sell), 2 (hold), 3 (buy) or 4 (strong buy). Analyst consensus ratings scores are calculated using the mean average of the number of normalized sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. Each stock's consensus analyst rating is derived from its calculated consensus ratings score (0 to .5 = Strong Sell, .5 to 1 = Sell, 1 to 1.5 = Reduce, 1.5 to 2.5 = Hold, 2.5 to 3.0 = Moderate Buy, 3.0 to 3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). MarketBeat's consensus price targets are a mean average of the most recent available price targets set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months. MarketBeat's consensus ratings and consensus price targets may differ from those calculated by other firms due to differences in methodology and available data.

Consensus Rating

Based on 5 Wall Street analysts who have issued ratings for Heartland Express in the last 12 months, the stock has a consensus rating of "Reduce." Out of the 5 analysts, 2 have given a sell rating, and 3 have given a hold rating for HTLD.

Consensus Price Target

2.24% Upside
High Forecast$17.00
Average Forecast$12.80
Low Forecast$10.00

According to the 5 analysts' twelve-month price targets for Heartland Express, the average price target is $12.80. The highest price target for HTLD is $17.00, while the lowest price target for HTLD is $10.00. The average price target represents a forecasted upside of 2.24% from the current price of $12.52.

TypeCurrent Forecast
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Strong Buy
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Consensus Price Target$12.80$13.25$13.75$16.50
Forecasted Upside2.24% Upside8.43% Upside6.82% Upside4.49% Upside
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HTLD Analyst Recommendations By Month

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HTLD Price Targets by Month

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Heartland Express Stock vs. The Competition

TypeHeartland ExpressTransportation CompaniesS&P 500
Consensus Rating Score
Consensus RatingReduceModerate BuyModerate Buy
Predicted Upside2.24% Upside33.93% Upside10.06% Upside
News Sentiment RatingVery Positive News
Positive News
Positive News
DateBrokerageAnalyst NameActionRatingPrice TargetUpside/Downside on Report DateDetails
7/9/2024UBS Group
4 of 5 stars
T. Wadewitz
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DowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$15.00 ➝ $13.00+6.56%
7/9/2024JPMorgan Chase & Co.
3 of 5 stars
 Reiterated RatingNeutral ➝ Underweight$12.00 ➝ $10.00-18.03%
2 of 5 stars
 Lower TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$11.00 ➝ $10.00+3.52%
2/12/2024Morgan Stanley
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 Lower TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$15.00 ➝ $14.00+5.74%
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 Reiterated RatingEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$17.00+8.70%
8/23/2022Robert W. Baird
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 Boost TargetNeutral$14.00 ➝ $17.00+6.45%

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HTLD Forecast - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Heartland Express' forecast for 2024?

According to the research reports of 5 Wall Street equities research analysts, the average twelve-month stock price forecast for Heartland Express is $12.80, with a high forecast of $17.00 and a low forecast of $10.00.

Should I buy or sell Heartland Express stock right now?

5 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Heartland Express in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 sell ratings and 3 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "reduce" HTLD shares.

Does Heartland Express's stock price have much upside?

According to analysts, Heartland Express's stock has a predicted upside of 1.68% based on their 12-month stock forecasts.

Has Heartland Express been downgraded by Wall Street analysts recently?

Over the previous 90 days, Heartland Express's stock had 1 downgrade by analysts.

What analysts cover Heartland Express?

Heartland Express has been rated by research analysts at Barclays, JPMorgan Chase & Co., and UBS Group in the past 90 days.

Do Wall Street analysts like Heartland Express more than its competitors?

Analysts like Heartland Express less than other "transportation" companies. The consensus rating for Heartland Express is Reduce while the average consensus rating for "transportation" companies is Moderate Buy. Learn more on how HTLD compares to other companies.

This page (NASDAQ:HTLD) was last updated on 7/21/2024 by Staff

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