Zacks Rating on Heartland Express (HTLD)

Heartland Express (HTLD) has an average broker rating of 3.81, which is interpreted as a Sell, as rated by 9 equity analysts. Nevertheless, the majority of 5 analysts consider that the stock is a Hold with neither a large upside nor a downside. Ranking by Zacks Investment Research for Coach Inc is 3, which is also a Hold. 4 brokerage firm advices Strong Sell on the share due to lack of confidence about the future of the company.

Heartland Express (HTLD) stock is expected to deviate a maximum of $1.52 from the average target price of $16.6 for the short term period. 5 Street Experts have initiated coverage on the stock with the most promising target being $19 and the most muted being $15.


Shares of Heartland Express, Inc. rose by 3.99% in the last five trading days and 9.7% for the last 4 weeks. Heartland Express, Inc. is up 9.7% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 16.59%. Heartland Express (NASDAQ:HTLD): stock turned positive on Tuesday. Though the stock opened at $19.47, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $19.89 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $19.47 and closed the trading day at $19.8, in the green by 1.90%. The total traded volume for the day was 975,006. The stock had closed at $19.43 in the previous days trading.

Heartland Express, Inc. (Heartland) is a holding company. The Company owns all of the stock of Heartland Express Inc. of Iowa, Gordon Trucking, Inc., (GTI), Heartland Express Services, Inc., Heartland Express Maintenance Services, Inc., and A & M Express, Inc. The Company, together with its subsidiaries, is a short-to-medium haul truckload carrier of general commodities. The Company provides transportation services across the United States and parts of Canada. It offers primarily asset-based transportation services in the dry van truckload market and also offers truckload temperature-controlled transportation services and non-asset based brokerage services. It provides nationwide asset-based dry van truckload service for shippers from Washington to Florida and New England to California. The Company operates around 21 terminal facilities throughout the United States.

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