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Heartland Express, Inc. (HTLD)

Stock Price: $16.62 USD 0.30 (1.84%)
Updated Jul 23, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Market Cap 1.33B
Revenue (ttm) 631.35M
Net Income (ttm) 71.30M
Shares Out 80.15M
EPS (ttm) 0.90
PE Ratio 18.47
Forward PE 17.21
Dividend $0.08
Dividend Yield 0.48%
Trading Day July 23
Last Price $16.62
Previous Close $16.32
Change ($) 0.30
Change (%) 1.84%
Day's Open 16.39
Day's Range 16.25 - 16.68
Day's Volume 299,356
52-Week Range 16.22 - 21.44

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North Liberty, Iowa-based truckload carrier Heartland Express reported an 8.1% year-over-year decline in second-quarter revenue (excluding fuel) Monday. Earnings per share were in line with analysts' ex...

6 days ago - FreightWaves

Heartland Express (HTLD) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 0.00% and -8.98%, respectively, for the quarter ended June 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

6 days ago - Zacks Investment Research

NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa, July 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Heartland Express, Inc. (Nasdaq: HTLD) announced today financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2021.

1 week ago - GlobeNewsWire

Heartland Express (HTLD) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

2 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa, June 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Heartland Express, Inc. (Nasdaq: HTLD) announced today the declaration of a regular quarterly cash dividend. The $0.02 pe...

1 month ago - GlobeNewsWire

NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa, June 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Heartland Express, Inc. (Nasdaq: HTLD) announced that members of management will participate in the virtual 2021 KeyBanc Industrials & Basic Materi...

1 month ago - GlobeNewsWire

Trends so far during the first-quarter earnings season are supportive of truckload carriers posting sizable growth in 2021. February's severe winter storms had many analysts lowering estimates for the q...

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2 months ago - FreightWaves

EADSY, CVGW, HTLD, IDN, and STAF have been added to the Zacks Rank #5 (Strong Sell) List on April 23, 2021

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3 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Heartland Express (NASDAQ: HTLD) pointed to winter storms as having a negative impact on revenue during the first quarter on Wednesday.  The North Liberty, Iowa-based carrier reported earnings per share...

3 months ago - FreightWaves

Heartland Express (HTLD) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of -5.56% and -6.76%, respectively, for the quarter ended March 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

3 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa, April 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Heartland Express, Inc. (Nasdaq: HTLD) announced today financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2021.

3 months ago - GlobeNewsWire

Heartland Express (HTLD) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

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3 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

We believe that there are several transportation stocks that are currently better valued than Norfolk Southern. Norfolk Southern's current market cap-to-operating income ratio of 22x is much higher than...

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4 months ago - Forbes

A couple of bullish reports this week highlight reasons to favor transportation stocks moving forward. The outlooks call for favorable freight fundamentals around demand, utilization and pricing to rema...

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4 months ago - FreightWaves

NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa, March 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Heartland Express, Inc. (Nasdaq: HTLD) announced today the declaration of a regular quarterly cash dividend. The $0.02 p...

4 months ago - GlobeNewsWire

NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa, Feb. 05, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Heartland Express, Inc. (Nasdaq: HTLD ) announced that on Tuesday, February 9, 2021, Mike Gerdin, Chief Executive Officer and Chris Strain, Chief F...

5 months ago - GlobeNewsWire

Heartland Express (NASDAQ: HTLD) kicked off the fourth-quarter truckload earnings season on Tuesday, posting an in-line earnings result at 22 cents per share. The North Liberty, Iowa-based carrier repor...

6 months ago - FreightWaves

A couple of truckload carriers have raised driver pay heading into 2021. Beacon Transport announced Monday a 3-cents-per-mile pay increase for new drivers effective Jan. 1.

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6 months ago - FreightWaves

Temperature-controlled less-than-truckload carrier Frozen Food Express (FFE) announced Monday that linehaul driver pay will increase significantly beginning in early January.    The Dallas-based company...

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7 months ago - FreightWaves

As COVID hits new highs in cases, deaths, and hospitalizations, investors are becoming increasingly concerned. For investors looking to make the most of this market, the deep learning algorithms at Q.ai...

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7 months ago - Forbes

NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa, Nov. 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Heartland Express, Inc. (Nasdaq: HTLD) announced today the declaration of a regular quarterly cash dividend. The $0.02 pe...

8 months ago - GlobeNewsWire

For investors looking to make the most of this market, the deep learning algorithms at Q.ai have crunched the data to give you a set of Top Buys. Our AI systems assessed each firm on parameters of Techn...

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8 months ago - Forbes

Here at Zacks, our focus is on the proven Zacks Rank system, which emphasizes earnings estimates and estimate revisions to find great stocks. Nevertheless, we are always paying attention to the latest v...

8 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa, Nov. 06, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Heartland Express, Inc. (Nasdaq: HTLD ) announced today that on Wednesday, November 11, 2020, Mike Gerdin, Chief Executive Officer and Chris Strain...

8 months ago - GlobeNewsWire

The Daily Dash is a quick look at what is happening in the freight ecosystem. In today's edition, Heartland Express is raising driver pay for the fifth time in the past six years.

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8 months ago - FreightWaves

What was billed as a blowout quarter got off to a slow start with the first couple of truckload (TL) carriers posting in line or worse-than-expected quarterly reports. As the earnings season progressed,...

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8 months ago - FreightWaves

Award Recipients are Top Environmental Performers and Leaders for Freight Supply Chain Efficiency Award Recipients are Top Environmental Performers and Leaders for Freight Supply Chain Efficiency

8 months ago - GlobeNewsWire

Heartland Express (NASDAQ: HTLD) announced Wednesday “substantial enhancements” to driver pay, increasing pay rates for the fifth time in six years. “As we reflected back on what has transpired over the...

8 months ago - FreightWaves

NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa, Nov. 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Heartland Express, Inc. (www.heartlandexpress.com) (Nasdaq: HTLD), an industry leader in financial performance within the dry van truckload industr...

8 months ago - GlobeNewsWire

In light of growth in September durable goods orders topping consensus expectations, especially in transportation equipment, five transportation companies with high profitability and are trading below t...

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8 months ago - GuruFocus

Heartland Express (HTLD) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 0.00% and -2.18%, respectively, for the quarter ended September 2020. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

9 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa, Oct. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Heartland Express, Inc. (Nasdaq: HTLD) announced today financial results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2020.

9 months ago - GlobeNewsWire

Heartland Express (HTLD) has seen solid earnings estimate revision activity over the past month, and belongs to a strong industry as well.

9 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa, Sept. 11, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Heartland Express, Inc. (Nasdaq: HTLD) announced today the declaration of a regular quarterly cash dividend.  The $0.0...

10 months ago - GlobeNewsWire

NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa, July 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Heartland Express, Inc. ( www.heartlandexpress.com ) (Nasdaq: HTLD) is pleased to announce it has received two service awards from FedEx Express ...

11 months ago - GlobeNewsWire

NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa, July 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Heartland Express, Inc. (“Heartland”) (NASDAQ: HTLD) today announced an agreement pursuant to which an underwriter has agreed to purchase 3,260,8...

1 year ago - GlobeNewsWire

NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa, July 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Heartland Express, Inc. (“Heartland”) (Nasdaq: HTLD) announced today a public secondary offering of its common stock by a family trust (the “sell...

1 year ago - GlobeNewsWire

Tightened capacity seen as a spur to both Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ: HTLD) and Marten Transport, Ltd (NASDAQ: MRTN) beating estimates, with optimism from analysts going forward.

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1 year ago - Benzinga

Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ: HTLD), the first pure-play truckload carrier to release second quarter earnings, turned in a performance that substantially beat key Wall Street expectations.

1 year ago - Benzinga

Heartland Express (HTLD) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 71.43% and 6.32%, respectively, for the quarter ended June 2020. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

1 year ago - Zacks Investment Research

Shares of Heartland Express (NASDAQ:HTLD) remained unaffected after the company reported Q2 results.

1 year ago - Benzinga

NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa, July 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Heartland Express, Inc. (Nasdaq: HTLD) announced today financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2020.

1 year ago - GlobeNewsWire

Heartland Express (HTLD) is seeing favorable earnings estimate revision activity and has a positive Zacks Earnings ESP heading into earnings season.

1 year ago - Zacks Investment Research

Heartland Express (HTLD) possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

1 year ago - Zacks Investment Research

NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa, May 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Heartland Express, Inc. (Nasdaq: HTLD ) announced that the 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, which is scheduled for 8:00 a.m. Central Daylight...

1 year ago - GlobeNewsWire

To enhance the likelihood to uncover high-quality companies, Benjamin Graham, the father of value investing, recommended choosing stocks with a current ratio of more than two and higher working capital ...

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1 year ago - GuruFocus

Heartland Express (HTLD) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 23.08% and 0.40%, respectively, for the quarter ended March 2020. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

1 year ago - Zacks Investment Research

Iowa-based truckload (TL) carrier Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ: HTLD) generated better than expected results during the first quarter of 2020.

1 year ago - Benzinga

Heartland Express (HTLD) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

1 year ago - Zacks Investment Research

Trucking stocks are falling at a rate generally in line with the broader decline in equities, with few companies sticking out as being particularly strong or weak.

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1 year ago - Benzinga

About HTLD

Heartland Express, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a short-to-medium haul truckload carrier in the United States and Canada. It 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 offers its services under Heartland Express and Millis Transfer brand names. It provides traffic appliances, automotive parts, consumer products, paper products, packaged foodstuffs, and retail goods. The c... [Read more...]

Industry
Trucking
Founded
1978
CEO
Michael Gerdin
Employees
3,780
Stock Exchange
NASDAQ
Ticker Symbol
HTLD
Full Company Profile

Financial Performance

In 2020, HTLD's revenue was $645.26 million, an increase of 8.12% compared to the previous year's $596.82 million. Earnings were $70.81 million, a decrease of -2.96%.

Financial Statements

Analyst Forecasts

According to 9 analysts, the average rating for HTLD stock is "Hold." The 12-month stock price forecast is 20.00, which is an increase of 20.34% from the latest price.

Price Target
$20.00
(20.34% upside)
Analyst Consensus: Hold