Heartland Express, Inc. (HTLD): Price and Financial Metrics


Heartland Express, Inc. (HTLD): $17.04

-0.18 (-1.05%)

POWR Rating

Component Grades

Growth

S

Value

I

Momentum

G

Stability

N

Sentiment

U

Quality

P

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HTLD POWR Grades


  • Momentum is the dimension where HTLD ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 92.96% of US stocks.
  • HTLD's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving up over the last 52 weeks.
  • HTLD ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 23rd percentile.

HTLD Stock Summary

  • Heartland Express Inc's stock had its IPO on March 26, 1990, making it an older stock than 84.19% of US equities in our set.
  • Of note is the ratio of Heartland Express Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 2.48% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Heartland Express Inc is higher than it is for about just 0.37% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to HTLD, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are SNDR, CNNE, BHF, CPG, and GL.
  • HTLD's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Heartland Express Inc's official web site, go to www.heartlandexpress.com.

HTLD Valuation Summary

  • HTLD's price/sales ratio is 2.1; this is 36.36% lower than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • HTLD's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 0.5 over the prior 243 months.
  • HTLD's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 0.5 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for HTLD.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
HTLD 2021-09-03 2.1 1.8 18.3 12.0
HTLD 2021-09-02 2.2 1.8 18.5 12.1
HTLD 2021-09-01 2.2 1.8 18.5 12.1
HTLD 2021-08-31 2.1 1.8 18.3 12.0
HTLD 2021-08-30 2.2 1.9 19.0 12.5
HTLD 2021-08-27 2.2 1.9 18.9 12.4

HTLD Growth Metrics

  • The 2 year price growth rate now stands at 11.58%.
  • Its 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 152.78%.
  • Its 2 year revenue growth rate is now at -1.66%.
HTLD's revenue has moved down $27,394,000 over the prior 15 months.

The table below shows HTLD's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-09-30 614.931 141.557 76.614
2021-06-30 624.601 157.867 72.862
2021-03-31 631.346 174.225 71.302
2020-12-31 645.262 178.85 70.806
2020-09-30 656.699 169.98 65.921
2020-06-30 642.325 158.454 65.708

HTLD's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • HTLD has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 80.98% of graded US stocks.
  • HTLD's asset turnover comes in at 0.645 -- ranking 38th of 137 Transportation stocks.
  • DAC, KNOP, and HUBG are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with HTLD.

The table below shows HTLD's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.645 0.802 0.198
2021-06-30 0.654 0.809 0.176
2021-03-31 0.666 0.818 0.167
2020-12-31 0.687 0.817 0.161
2020-09-30 0.709 0.803 0.152
2020-06-30 0.696 0.792 0.152

HTLD Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of HTLD, see our HTLD price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $19.00 Average Broker Recommendation 1.89 (Hold)

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HTLD Price/Volume Stats

Current price $17.04 52-week high $20.24
Prev. close $17.22 52-week low $15.71
Day low $17.01 Volume 321,250
Day high $17.46 Avg. volume 350,965
50-day MA $16.67 Dividend yield 0.46%
200-day MA $17.64 Market Cap 1.34B

Heartland Express, Inc. (HTLD) Company Bio


Heartland Express operates as a short-to-medium haul truckload carrier of general commodities in the United States and Canada. The company was founded in 1978 and is based in North Liberty, Iowa.


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Heartland Express, Inc. Announces Participation in Upcoming Conference

NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa, Nov. 05, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Heartland Express, Inc. (Nasdaq: HTLD) announced that members of management will participate in the virtual Baird 2021 Global Industrial Conference on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 9:40 am (eastern time). Heartland Express is an irregular route truckload carrier based in North Liberty, Iowa serving customers with shipping lanes throughout the United States. Heartland focuses on medium to short haul regional freight, offering shippers industry

Yahoo | November 5, 2021

Cramers lightning round: Go with UPS over Heartland Express

CNBC Television published this video item, entitled Cramers Read more

The Global Herald | November 2, 2021

Zacks: Brokerages Expect Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLD) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $153.82 Million

Wall Street brokerages predict that Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLD) will report sales of $153.82 million for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Three analysts have made estimates for Heartland Express earnings. The highest sales estimate is $155.06 million and the lowest is $151.90 million. Heartland Express posted sales of $155.79 million during the same quarter []

Dakota Financial News | November 2, 2021

Analysts Anticipate Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLD) Will Announce Earnings of $0.26 Per Share

Brokerages predict that Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLD) will post $0.26 earnings per share for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Three analysts have made estimates for Heartland Express earnings. The highest EPS estimate is $0.27 and the lowest is $0.25. Heartland Express reported earnings of $0.22 per share during the same quarter last year, []

Transcript Daily | October 31, 2021

$153.82 Million in Sales Expected for Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLD) This Quarter

Analysts expect Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLD) to announce $153.82 million in sales for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Three analysts have provided estimates for Heartland Express earnings. The lowest sales estimate is $151.90 million and the highest is $155.06 million. Heartland Express posted sales of $155.79 million in the same quarter last year, which suggests []

Transcript Daily | October 28, 2021

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HTLD Price Returns

1-mo 4.35%
3-mo 1.55%
6-mo -0.77%
1-year -5.82%
3-year -14.38%
5-year -16.77%
YTD -2.75%
2020 -13.65%
2019 15.49%
2018 -21.28%
2017 15.07%
2016 20.12%

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