The Heartland Express (HTLD) - Analysts' Recent Ratings Updates

The Heartland Express (HTLD) - Analysts' Recent Ratings Updates

Heartland Express (NASDAQ:HTLD) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. Heartland Express's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is now 11.76%. For the next fiscal year, analysts forecast that the business will report earnings of $0.86 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.81 to $0.90. The transportation company reported $0.18 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.18. (NASDAQ HTLD) opened at 20.84 on Friday. Zacks Investment Research's earnings per share averages are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side research firms that that provide coverage for Heartland Express. Accern also assigned headlines about the transportation company an impact score of 46.3311197051329 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. Dean Investment Associates LLC purchased a new position in shares of Heartland Express during the first quarter worth $3,455,000. State of Alaska Department of Revenue increased its stake in Heartland Express by 78.8% in the second quarter. Suntrust Banks Inc. now owns 13,891 shares of the transportation company's stock worth $277,000 after buying an additional 1,984 shares during the period. "(HTLD) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Stifel Nicolaus" was originally reported by BNB Daily and is owned by of BNB Daily. The original version of this piece can be viewed at Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Heartland Express from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $24.00 target price on the stock in a report on Friday, July 21st. Morgan Stanley reiterated an "underweight" rating on shares of Heartland Express in a research note on Tuesday, July 11th. Arizona State Retirement System now owns 22,567 shares of the transportation company's stock valued at $452,000 after buying an additional 300 shares in the last quarter. Heartland Express, Inc. has recorded a 50-day average of $21.18 and a two hundred day average of $20.34. Finally, TheStreet lowered shares of Heartland Express from a "b-" rating to a "c+" rating in a report on Friday, May 26th. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans now owns 23,348 shares of the transportation company's stock worth $475,000 after buying an additional 1,190 shares during the period. The stock now has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $16.55. UBS AG upgraded Heartland Express from a "sell" rating to a "neutral" rating and boosted their target price for the company from $20.00 to $22.00 in a research note on Monday, July 10th. The company also recently announced a dividend paid on Monday July 3rd, 2017.

Dimensional Fund Advisors Lp bought 96,332 shares in the previous quarter increasing its holdings in Heartland Express, 4.0%. The dividend payment was $0.020 per share for the quarter which comes to $0.08 on an annualized basis. This dividend amount represented a yeild of $0.38. Finally, BidaskClub raised Heartland Express from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 14th.

Want to see what other hedge funds are holding HTLD? Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 4,141,383 shares of the transportation company's stock worth $83,034,000 after buying an additional 214,721 shares during the period. The value of the investment in Heartland Express, Inc. increased from $1,144,000 to $3,384,000 a change of $2,240,000 since the last quarter. The Company focuses primarily on short- to medium-haul, asset-based dry van truckload services in regional markets near its terminals. It provides nationwide asset-based dry van truckload service for shippers from Washington to Florida and New England to California.



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