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Price: $12.6000 $-0.18 -1.408%
Day's High: $12.86 Week Perf: -0.79 %
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 Market Capitalization (Millions $) 998
 Shares Outstanding (Millions) 79
 Employees 4,500
 Revenues (TTM) (Millions $) 1,207
 Net Income (TTM) (Millions $) 0
 Cash Flow (TTM) (Millions $) -23
 Capital Exp. (TTM) (Millions $) 209

Heartland Express Inc

Heartland Express, Inc. is a holding company incorporated in Nevada, which 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. We operate as one segment (see Note 1 to the consolidated financial statements).

We are a short-to-medium haul truckload carrier (predominately 500 miles or less per load) with corporate headquarters in North Liberty, Iowa. We primarily provide nationwide asset-based dry van truckload service for major shippers from Washington to Florida and New England to California. During 2013, through the GTI acquisition, we expanded our historical asset-based dry van service offerings with temperature-controlled truckload, and non-asset-based freight brokerage services. Although these additional service offerings were added in late 2013, they are not significant to our operations. We generally earn revenue based on the number of miles per load delivered. We believe the keys to success are maintaining high levels of customer service and safety which are predicated on the availability of late-model equipment and experienced drivers. Management believes that our service standards, safety record, and equipment accessibility have made us a core carrier to many of our major customers, as well as allowed us to build solid, long-term relationships with customers and brand ourselves as an industry leader for on-time service.

Our operations department focuses on the successful execution of customer expectations and providing consistent opportunities for the fleet of employee drivers and independent contractors, in conjunction with maximizing equipment utilization. These objectives require a combined effort of marketing, regional operations managers, and fleet management.

Our customer service department is responsible for maintaining the continuity between the customer’s needs and our ability to meet those needs by communicating the customer’s expectations to the fleet management group. Collectively, the operations group (customer service and fleet management) and marketing are charged with developing customer relationships, ensuring service standards, coordinating proper freight-to-capacity balancing, trailer asset management, and daily tactical decisions to match customer demand with revenue equipment availability across our entire network. They assign orders to drivers based on well-defined criteria, such as United States Department of Transportation (the “DOT”) hours of service compliance, customer requirements, equipment utilization, driver “home time”, limiting non-revenue miles, and equipment maintenance needs.

Fleet management employees are responsible for driver management and development. Additionally, they maximize the capacity that is available to meet the service needs of our customers. Their responsibilities include meeting the needs of the drivers within the standards that have been set by the organization and communicating the requirements of the customers to the drivers on each order to ensure successful execution.

Serving the short-to-medium haul market (predominantly 500 miles or less per load) permits us to use primarily single, rather than team drivers and dispatch most loads directly from origin to destination without an intermediate equipment change other than for driver scheduling purposes. Substantially all of our revenue is, and for the last three fiscal years has been, generated from within the United States (“U.S.”) with immaterial revenue derived from Canada. We do not have nor have we during the last three fiscal years had any long-lived assets permanently located outside the U.S.

We operate twenty-one terminal facilities throughout the U.S. in addition to our corporate headquarters in North Liberty, Iowa. These terminal locations are strategically located to concentrate on regional freight movements generally within a 500-mile radius of the terminals and are designed to meet the needs of significant customers in those regions while allowing our drivers to primarily stay within an operating region which provides them with more “home time.” This also allows us to better service and maintain revenue equipment at facilities we operate.

Personnel at the individual terminal locations manage these operations based on the overall operating and maintenance corporate goals and objectives. We use a centralized computer network and regular communication to achieve enterprise-wide load coordination.

We emphasize customer satisfaction through on-time performance, dependable late-model equipment, and consistent equipment availability to meet the volume requirements of our large customers. We also maintain a high trailer to tractor ratio, which facilitates the positioning of trailers at customer locations for convenient loading and unloading. Most of the freight we transport is non-perishable and predominantly does not require driver handling. These factors help minimize waiting time, which increases tractor utilization and promotes driver retention.



   Company Address: 901 Heartland Way North Liberty 52317 IA
   Company Phone Number: 645-7060   Stock Exchange / Ticker: NASDAQ HTLD
   


Customers Net Income grew by HTLD's Customers Net Profit Margin grew to

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Heartland Express Inc

Extraordinary Revenue Growth Demonstrates Heartland Express Inc's Resilience Amidst Market Challenges



Heartland Express Inc, a prominent transportation and logistics company operating in the United States, has recently reported its financial results for the most recent fiscal period. The company has displayed impressive growth in revenue, despite a challenging market environment that has negatively impacted many of its sector peers. This article will analyze the financial results and explore the potential implications for Heartland Express Inc's future prospects.
Revenue Growth Amidst a Challenging Market:
Heartland Express Inc has defied market norms as it reported a substantial increase in revenue for the most recent fiscal period. Compared to the previous year, revenue has sharply risen by 138.239%, reaching an impressive $275.35 million. This surge indicates the company's ability to adapt and leverage opportunities in an evolving market.

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Heartland Express, Inc. Sets New High in Dividend Pay Out Ratio, Demonstrating Strong Commitment to Shareholders

Published Tue, Nov 21 2023 8:30 PM UTC

Heartland Express, Inc. Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend
NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa, Nov. 21, 2023 - Heartland Express, Inc. (Nasdaq: HTLD) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.02 per share. The dividend will be paid on December 15, 2023, to shareholders of record as of December 5, 2023. The company expects to pay a...

Heartland Express Inc

Heartland Express Inc's Performance Takes a Hit as HTLD Slips into Deficit in Q3 2023

The stock market can be a roller coaster ride for investors, with highs and lows that can make even the most seasoned trader feel a bit queasy. But amidst the turbulence, there are always companies that stand out and defy expectations. Heartland Express Inc, a leader in the Transport & Logistics sector, is one such company that has recently caught the attention of investors.
In the third quarter of 2023, Heartland Express Inc reported a slip in their earnings per share (EPS) compared to the previous year. However, it's important to note that the company is still in a strong position, with EPS at $0.14 per share compared to $0.31 a year prior. While this may seem like a setback, it's crucial to take into account the broader market conditions and the performance of Heartland's competitors.

Heartland Express Inc

HTLD Records Mind-Blowing 63.011% Surge in Revenue, Defying All Expectations

Heartland Express Inc., a leading company in the Transport & Logistics sector, has recently released its financial results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2023. The company reported earnings per share of $0.10 and revenue of $330.92 million in its June 30, 2023 report. However, these figures indicate a significant decline in income compared to the same time frame in the previous year when the company earned $0.97 per share.
Despite the decrease in income, Heartland Express Inc. managed to achieve a 63.011% increase in revenue during this period. This is a noteworthy accomplishment as most of the company's peers in the transport and logistics sector experienced a decline in their top-line performance during the same period. It is evident that Heartland Express Inc. is defying the trend and demonstrating revenue improvement.

Heartland Express Inc

Revving Up for a Bumpy Ride: Heartland Express Inc.'s EPS Plunges by 23.81% in Q1 2023

Heartland Express Inc, a prominent player in the Transport & Logistics industry, has witnessed remarkable revenue growth of 118.751% YoY, reaching a total of $330.92 million in the first quarter of 2023. This positive outcome comes at a time when many other companies in the industry are struggling with receding orders and declining revenue. Comparing the current financial report to the previous period, Heartland Express Inc's earnings per share (EPS) rose from $0.00 to $0.16, while revenue doubled by 186.319%, surging from $115.58 million.
Although the company reported an unchanged net deficit of $0.000 million in the financial period ending on March 31, 2023, the operating earnings increased by 2.21% to $22.89 million. Additionally, the accounts receivable decreased to $114.5 million from the previous quarter, but it is still higher compared to the same period the previous year. The next financial report from Heartland Express Inc is expected to be released on November 08, 2023.






 

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