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

Heartland Express, Inc. (HTLD)

Today's Latest Price: $19.97 USD

0.11 (-0.55%)

Updated Feb 21 4:00pm

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 19 in Trucking Freight

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HTLD Stock Summary

  • Heartland Express Inc's stock had its IPO on March 26, 1990, making it an older stock than 83.81% 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; just 2.53% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • For HTLD, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by merely 17.01% of US equities we're observing.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to HTLD, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are ATTO, SD, QEP, HESM, and NOMD.
  • HTLD's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Heartland Express Inc's official web site, go to www.heartlandexpress.com.
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HTLD Price/Volume Stats

Current price $19.97 52-week high $22.71
Prev. close $20.08 52-week low $17.29
Day low $19.79 Volume 172,966
Day high $20.13 Avg. volume 255,543
50-day MA $20.29 Dividend yield 0.4%
200-day MA $20.23 Market Cap 1.64B

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.

HTLD Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$19.97$11 -45%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Heartland Express Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Heartland Express Inc ranked in the 39st percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 44.83%. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Heartland Express Inc, consider:

  • Interest coverage, a measure of earnings relative to interest payments, is 244.36 -- which is good for besting 98.17% of its peer stocks (US stocks in the Industrials sector with positive cash flow).
  • The business' balance sheet reveals debt to be 3% of the company's capital (with equity being the remaining amount). Approximately merely 12.74% of US stocks with free cash flow have a lower reliance on debt in their capital structure.
  • HTLD's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 3%; for context, that number is higher than 56.25% of tickers in our DCF set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Industrials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as HTLD, try NL, ALLE, CTAS, GFF, and LMT.

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HTLD Price Returns

1-mo -1.92%
3-mo -4.70%
6-mo 3.29%
1-year -4.29%
3-year -1.67%
5-year -20.09%
YTD -5.13%
2019 15.49%
2018 -21.28%
2017 15.06%
2016 20.12%
2015 -36.74%

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