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Heartland Express, Inc. (HTLD)

NASDAQ: HTLD · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
16.57 -0.18 (-1.07%)
Oct 15, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Market Cap1.32B
Revenue (ttm)624.60M
Net Income (ttm)72.86M
Shares Out79.91M
EPS (ttm)0.90
PE Ratio18.41
Forward PE15.97
Dividend$0.08 (0.48%)
Ex-Dividend DateAug 31, 2021
Volume484,984
Open16.94
Previous Close16.75
Day's Range16.50 - 16.94
52-Week Range15.71 - 20.21
Beta0.54
AnalystsHold
Price Target19.17 (+15.7%)
Est. Earnings Daten/a

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...

IndustryRoad & Rail
Founded1978
CEOMichael Gerdin
Employees3,780
Stock ExchangeNASDAQ
Ticker SymbolHTLD
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 Forecast

According to 9 analysts, the average rating for HTLD stock is "Hold." The 12-month stock price forecast is 19.17, which is an increase of 15.69% from the latest price.

Price Target
$19.17
(15.69% upside)
Analyst Consensus: Hold

News

Heartland Express (HTLD) Q3 Earnings Surpass Estimates

Heartland Express (HTLD) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 3.33% and -6.25%, respectively, for the quarter ended September 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

1 day ago - Zacks Investment Research

Heartland Express Reports Mixed Q3 Results

Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ: HTLD) reported a third-quarter FY21 revenue decline of 6% year-over-year to $152.61 million, missing the consensus of $159.41 million. EPS improved to $0.31 from $0.25 i...

1 day ago - Benzinga

Heartland Express, Inc. Reports Revenues and Earnings for the Third Quarter of 2021

NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa, Oct. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Heartland Express, Inc. (Nasdaq: HTLD) announced today financial results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2021.

1 day ago - GlobeNewsWire

Is a Surprise Coming for Heartland Express (HTLD) This Earnings Season?

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

4 days ago - Zacks Investment Research

Heartland Express (HTLD) Earnings Expected to Grow: Should You Buy?

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 week ago - Zacks Investment Research

Heartland's 50-cent special dividend 2nd by a carrier this week

Truckload carrier Heartland Express announced Friday a 50-cent-per-share special dividend. The North Liberty, Iowa-based company also announced an increase of 3 million shares to its buyback program.

Other symbols:MRTN
1 month ago - FreightWaves

Heartland Express Declares Regular, Special Dividends, Plans Additional 3M Share Buyback

Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ: HTLD) declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.02 per share and a special dividend of $0.50 per share, both payable on October 1, 2021, to stockholders of record...

1 month ago - Benzinga

Heartland Express, Inc. Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend, Special Dividend, and Announces Additional Share Repurch...

NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa, Aug. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Heartland Express, Inc. (Nasdaq: HTLD) (the “Company”) announced today the declaration of a regular quarterly cash divide...

1 month ago - GlobeNewsWire

Heartland Express Inc. Earns Carrier of the Year and Platinum Award for On-Time Service From FedEx Express

NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa, Aug. 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Heartland Express, Inc. (www.heartlandexpress.com) (Nasdaq: HTLD) is pleased to announce it has received two service awards from FedEx Express for ...

2 months ago - GlobeNewsWire

Heartland Express: Q2 in line despite revenue weakness

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...

2 months ago - FreightWaves

Heartland Express (HTLD) Meets Q2 Earnings Estimates

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?

2 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Heartland Express, Inc. Reports Revenues, Earnings and Record High Stockholders' Equity for the Second Quarter of 2021

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.

2 months ago - GlobeNewsWire

Heartland Express (HTLD) to Report Q2 Results: Wall Street Expects Earnings Growth

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.

3 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Heartland Express, Inc. Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend

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...

4 months ago - GlobeNewsWire

Heartland Express, Inc. Announces Participation in Upcoming Conferences

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...

4 months ago - GlobeNewsWire

Trucking's tailwinds evident in first quarter

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...

5 months ago - FreightWaves

New Strong Sell Stocks for April 23rd

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

Other symbols:CVGWIDNSTAF
5 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Heartland Express to raise driver pay again; slight miss in Q1

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...

5 months ago - FreightWaves

Heartland Express (HTLD) Q1 Earnings and Revenues Miss Estimates

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?

5 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Heartland Express, Inc. Reports Revenues and Earnings for the First Quarter of 2021

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.

5 months ago - GlobeNewsWire

Heartland Express (HTLD) to Report Q1 Results: Wall Street Expects Earnings Growth

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.

Other symbols:EXPR
6 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

These Transportation Stocks Are Better Buying Opportunities Compared To Norfolk Southern

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...

Other symbols:CPUSXWERN
6 months ago - Forbes

Analysts all in on transportation stocks; transition to services spending no threat

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...

Other symbols:CPKNXODFLUBSXPO
6 months ago - FreightWaves

Heartland Express, Inc. Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend

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...

7 months ago - GlobeNewsWire

Heartland Express, Inc. Announces Participation in Upcoming Conference

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...

8 months ago - GlobeNewsWire