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Sector: Trucking

Heartland Express, Inc. is a short-to-medium haul truckload carrier. The Company transports a variety of goods, including appliances, automotive parts, paper products, retail goods, and packaged foodstuffs. Heartland operates in the United States.
  • Current market environment: negative. Prices of production are 20.8% lower compared to the last 12 months (LTM)
  • Prices of production are at 3.4% percentile over the past 5 years, adjusted for inflation (are close to minimun)
  • Dividend yield for the last twelve months 0.5%
  • Free cash flow yield -44.5% (LTM), projected -54.5%
  • Share price is 23.3% higher than minimum and 26.1% lower than maximum for the last 3 years
  • The company is undervalued by EV / LTM EBITDA multiple compared to target level (5.9x vs
  • The company is overvalued by EV / projected EBITDA multiple compared to target level (
  • For the last 3 months insiders bought company shares on $1.9 mln (0.148% of cap.)

Key Financials (Download financials)

Ticker: HTLD
Share price, USD:  (+2.1%)15.92
year average price 15.12  

year start price 13.38 2022-04-02

min close price 12.91 2022-04-12

max close price 17.66 2023-02-02

current price 15.92 2023-04-01
Common stocks: 78 934 000

Dividend Yield:  0.5%
FCF Yield LTM / expected: -44.5% / -54.5%
EV / EBITDA annualized: 7.0x
Production prices change from LTM: -20.8%
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Target EV / EBITDA (hist percentile):
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EV / LTM EBITDA mutiple calculation
Market Cap ($m): 1 257
Net Debt ($m): 425
EV (Enterprise Value): 1 682
EBITDA LTM ($m): 287
Price to Book: 1.5x

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Share price and dividends (Download history)

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Multiple and potential

EV / LTM EBITDA and 75% percentile

Potential dynamics


2023-03-01Seeking Alpha

Heartland Express: The Worst Is In Sight, And M&A Provides Opportunities


Recent acquisitions weigh on Heartland Express' Q4


Heartland Express, Inc. Announces Participation in Upcoming Conference

2022-12-26Seeking Alpha

Heartland Express: Heart Of Fundamental Stability But Limited Price Upside

2022-11-08Seeking Alpha

Heartland Express Has Tools To Offset A Cyclical Trucking Correction


Heartland Express, Inc. Announces Participation in Upcoming Conferences

2022-09-08Zacks Investment Research

3 Transportation Stocks That Deserve a Spot on Any Watchlist

2022-09-07Zacks Investment Research

After Plunging 10% in 4 Weeks, Here's Why the Trend Might Reverse for Heartland Express (HTLD)

2022-09-02Zacks Investment Research

Here is What to Know Beyond Why Heartland Express, Inc. (HTLD) is a Trending Stock

2022-08-24Zacks Investment Research

Heartland Express (HTLD) Just Overtook the 20-Day Moving Average
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