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

Heartland Express, Inc. (HTLD): $16.62

0.30 (+1.84%)

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  • HTLD scores best on the Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 94.59% of US stocks.
  • HTLD's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving up over the last 31 weeks.
  • HTLD ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 3rd percentile.

HTLD Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of Heartland Express Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; only 2.54% 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 merely 0.49% of US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, HTLD is more volatile than merely 1.41% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to HTLD, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are KAI, LOPE, IHT, OPOF, and RMNI.
  • Visit HTLD's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.heartlandexpress.com.

HTLD Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Industrials stock, HTLD's price/earnings ratio is 37.33% lower, now standing at 18.3.
  • Over the past 243 months, HTLD's price/earnings ratio has gone down 7.7.
  • HTLD's price/earnings ratio has moved down 7.7 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 2019-11-29 3.0 2.6 21.3 15.4
HTLD 2015-02-23 2.6 4.9 28.1 17.8
HTLD 2009-04-28 2.2 3.8 19.3 12.1
HTLD 2008-03-03 2.3 3.9 17.7 11.1
HTLD 2004-04-29 3.0 3.7 21.5 12.6
HTLD 2002-06-21 3.8 4.6 29.2 17.0

HTLD Growth Metrics

  • Its year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 15.64%.
  • Its 5 year price growth rate is now at 1.37%.
  • The 2 year revenue growth rate now stands at -1.66%.
Over the past 34 months, HTLD's revenue has gone down $28,993,000.

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
2021-03-31 631.346 174.225 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
2020-03-31 623.596 150.66 68.887
2019-12-31 596.815 146.372 72.967

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 $20.00 Average Broker Recommendation 1.89 (Hold)

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HTLD Price/Volume Stats

Current price $16.62 52-week high $21.53
Prev. close $16.32 52-week low $16.22
Day low $16.25 Volume 299,300
Day high $16.68 Avg. volume 383,600
50-day MA $17.55 Dividend yield 0.48%
200-day MA $18.62 Market Cap 1.33B

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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Below are the latest news stories about Heartland Express Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate HTLD as an investment opportunity.

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' expectations at 26 cents. Even with the top-line weakness, Heartland Express (NASDAQ: HTLD) recorded 330 basis points of operating ratio improvement when compared to the prior year. The 79.7% adjusted OR was driven in part by increased gains on the sale of revenue equipment. Gains were $4.6 million

Yahoo | July 19, 2021

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?

Yahoo | July 19, 2021

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. Three months ended June 30, 2021: Net Income of $20.7 million, and Basic Earnings per Share of $0.26, Operating Revenue of $154.1 million,Operating Income of $27.4 million, Operating Ratio of 82.3% and 79.7% Non-GAAP Adjusted Operating Ratio(1),Cash Balance of $167.2 million and Total Assets of $957.0 million, Stockholde

Yahoo | July 19, 2021

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.

Yahoo | July 8, 2021

Heartland Express, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:HTLD) Stock Has Shown Weakness Lately But Financial Prospects Look Decent: Is The Market Wrong?

With its stock down 11% over the past three months, it is easy to disregard Heartland Express (NASDAQ:HTLD). However...

Yahoo | July 2, 2021

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HTLD Price Returns

1-mo -4.43%
3-mo -11.82%
6-mo -15.53%
1-year -18.06%
3-year -13.79%
5-year -6.05%
YTD -7.97%
2020 -13.65%
2019 15.49%
2018 -21.28%
2017 15.06%
2016 20.12%

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Heartland Express Inc (HTLD) Stock Price | Nasdaq
Heartland Express Inc (HTLD) Stock Quote, History and News - Yahoo Finance
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