Heartland Express (NASDAQ:HTLD) is scheduled to issue its quarterly earnings data before the market opens on Thursday, April 19th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.16 per share for the quarter.
Heartland Express (NASDAQ:HTLD) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, February 12th. The transportation company reported $0.07 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.11 by ($0.04). Heartland Express had a return on equity of 7.84% and a net margin of 12.38%. The company had revenue of $165.00 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $190.22 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.16 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 17.9% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts expect Heartland Express to post $1 EPS for the current fiscal year and $1 EPS for the next fiscal year.
Shares of NASDAQ HTLD opened at $18.56 on Tuesday. Heartland Express has a 52 week low of $17.51 and a 52 week high of $25.22. The firm has a market capitalization of $1,499.62, a P/E ratio of 36.39, a P/E/G ratio of 1.81 and a beta of 0.67.
HTLD has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. TheStreet upgraded Heartland Express from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Monday, February 12th. BidaskClub upgraded Heartland Express from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, December 27th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Heartland Express from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 9th. Stephens restated a “hold” rating and issued a $19.00 price target on shares of Heartland Express in a research report on Wednesday, March 28th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus initiated coverage on Heartland Express in a research report on Friday, April 6th. They issued a “hold” rating and a $17.00 price target on the stock. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and five have assigned a hold rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Sell” and an average price target of $21.13.
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About Heartland Express
Heartland Express, Inc is a holding company. The Company is a short-to-medium haul truckload carrier. The Company focuses primarily on short- to medium-haul, asset-based dry van truckload services in regional markets near its terminals. The Company’s truckload services are primarily asset-based transportation services in the dry van truckload market, and it also offers truckload temperature-controlled transportation services and non-asset based brokerage services.
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