NASDAQ:HTLD - Heartland Express Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $19.40
  • Forecasted Upside: 21.63 %
  • Number of Analysts: 5
  • Breakdown:
  • 1 Sell Ratings
  • 2 Hold Ratings
  • 2 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$15.95
▼ -0.2 (-1.24%)

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Analyst Price Target for HTLD

Analyst Price Target is $19.40
▲ +21.63% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 5 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Heartland Express in the last 3 months. The average price target is $19.40, with a high forecast of $23.00 and a low forecast of $16.00. The average price target represents a 21.63% upside from the last price of $15.95.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 5 polled investment analysts is to hold stock in Heartland Express. This rating has held steady since November 2021, when it changed from a Buy consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 1 buy ratings
  • 3 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
7/26/2020
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  • 2 buy ratings
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  • 1 sell ratings
10/24/2020
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  • 3 buy ratings
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  • 1 sell ratings
1/22/2021
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  • 1 sell ratings
4/22/2021
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7/21/2021
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10/19/2021
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  • 1 sell ratings
12/18/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 2 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
1/17/2022

Latest Recommendations

  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 2 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
1/14/2022BarclaysLower Price TargetEqual Weight$19.00 ➝ $17.00Low
12/2/2021Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetUnderweight$18.00 ➝ $16.00Low
7/1/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$20.00Low
6/21/2021Stifel NicolausInitiated CoverageBuyMedium
5/17/2021Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Neutral$22.00 ➝ $21.00N/A
5/11/2021Robert W. BairdDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$22.00 ➝ $21.00High
1/21/2021Stifel NicolausUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$22.00 ➝ $23.00Medium
10/19/2020KeyCorpLower Price TargetOverweight$26.00 ➝ $25.00High
10/16/2020BarclaysUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Equal Weight$20.00High
10/9/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeUnderweight ➝ Neutral$20.00Low
10/5/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweight$17.00 ➝ $18.00Low
7/21/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweight$16.00 ➝ $17.00Low
7/17/2020Wolfe ResearchUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Peer PerformMedium
7/17/2020KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$24.00 ➝ $26.00Low
7/15/2020BarclaysBoost Price TargetUnderweight$17.00 ➝ $19.00Low
5/27/2020KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$22.00 ➝ $24.00High
4/17/2020BarclaysLower Price TargetUnderweight$20.00 ➝ $17.00High
3/27/2020KeyCorpLower Price TargetOverweight$25.00 ➝ $22.00Medium
3/17/2020Robert W. BairdUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$22.00High
10/11/2019UBS GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$20.00 ➝ $23.00Low
10/7/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweight$15.00 ➝ $16.00Low
10/3/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingSell$18.00Low
7/19/2019Robert W. BairdSet Price TargetHold$21.00N/A
7/1/2019StephensInitiated CoverageHoldLow
4/22/2019StephensSet Price TargetHold$22.00Low
1/27/2019StephensReiterated RatingHold$21.00Low
9/27/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetHold ➝ Hold$19.00 ➝ $18.00Low
7/23/2018Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$14.00 ➝ $15.00Low
7/20/2018Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingHold$20.00High
7/20/2018Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHold$19.00High
5/7/2018Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$15.00Low
4/6/2018Stifel NicolausInitiated CoverageHold$17.00Medium
4/6/2018Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$16.00 ➝ $15.00Medium
3/28/2018StephensReiterated RatingHold$19.00Low
2/20/2018Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$15.00 ➝ $16.00Low
2/14/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$24.00 ➝ $22.00High
11/1/2017BarclaysLower Price TargetUnderweight$21.00 ➝ $20.00N/A
10/30/2017UBS GroupBoost Price TargetNeutral$22.00 ➝ $23.00N/A
10/12/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetUnderweight$19.00 ➝ $21.00N/A
10/6/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingHold$26.00N/A
9/29/2017Stifel NicolausUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$22.00 ➝ $28.00High
9/17/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingHold$24.00Low
7/11/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingUnderweightLow
7/10/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHold$19.00 ➝ $23.00Low
7/10/2017UBS GroupUpgradeSell ➝ Neutral$20.00 ➝ $22.00Medium
2/10/2017Stifel NicolausUpgradeSell ➝ Hold$18.00 ➝ $19.00N/A
(Data available from 1/17/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.29 (Hold)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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6/21/2021
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7/21/2021
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8/20/2021
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9/19/2021
  • 5 very positive mentions
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10/19/2021
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11/18/2021
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12/18/2021
  • 2 very positive mentions
  • 10 positive mentions
  • 3 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
1/17/2022

Current Sentiment

  • 2 very positive mentions
  • 10 positive mentions
  • 3 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
Heartland Express logo
Heartland Express, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the provision of short-to-medium haul truckload carrier services. It offers long haul truckload and regional truckload transportation. The company was founded by Russell A. Gerdin in 1978 and is headquartered in North Liberty, IA.
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Today's Range

Now: $15.95
Low: $15.81
High: $16.12

50 Day Range

MA: $16.85
Low: $15.95
High: $17.71

52 Week Range

Now: $15.95
Low: $15.71
High: $20.24

Volume

195,733 shs

Average Volume

244,960 shs

Market Capitalization

$1.26 billion

P/E Ratio

16.61

Dividend Yield

0.50%

Beta

0.5

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Heartland Express?

The following Wall Street sell-side analysts have issued reports on Heartland Express in the last year: Barclays PLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Morgan Stanley, Robert W. Baird, Stifel Nicolaus, TheStreet, and Zacks Investment Research.
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What is the current price target for Heartland Express?

5 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Heartland Express in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $19.40, suggesting a possible upside of 21.6%. Stifel Nicolaus has the highest price target set, predicting HTLD will reach $23.00 in the next twelve months. Morgan Stanley has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $16.00 for Heartland Express in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Heartland Express?

Heartland Express currently has 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in HTLD, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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What other companies compete with Heartland Express?

How do I contact Heartland Express' investor relations team?

Heartland Express' physical mailing address is 901 NORTH KANSAS AVENUE, NORTH LIBERTY IA, 52317. The transportation company's listed phone number is (319) 626-3600. The official website for Heartland Express is www.heartlandexpress.com.