NAS:HTLD (USA) Also trade in: Germany

Heartland Express Inc

$ 18.8 -0.29 (-1.49%)
Volume: 148,739 Avg Vol (1m): 379,523
Market Cap $: 1.55 Bil Enterprise Value $: 1.37 Bil
P/E (TTM): 20.32 P/B: 2.44
Earnings Power Value -10.33
Net Current Asset Value 0.64
Tangible Book 5.92
Projected FCF 4.24
Median P/S Value 18.37
Graham Number 11.13
Peter Lynch Value 0
DCF (FCF Based) 0
DCF (Earnings Based) 0
1Y (-%)

Financial Strength : 9/10

GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company's financial situation is . It is based on these factors
1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.
A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.
Current vs industry vs history
Cash-to-Debt No Debt
Cash-To-Debt ranked higher than
99.34% of 758 companies
in the Trucking industry.
Industry Max: 10000, Med: 0.3, Min: 0.01
HTLD: No Debt
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-To-Debt only.
Cash-To-Debt range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.04, Med: 10000, Max: 10000
Current: 10000
0.04
10000
Equity-to-Asset 0.76
Equity-to-Asset ranked higher than
90.31% of 753 companies
in the Trucking industry.
Industry Max: 1.03, Med: 0.46, Min: -22.9
HTLD: 0.76
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
Equity-to-Asset range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.38, Med: 0.69, Max: 0.76
Current: 0.76
0.38
0.76
Interest Coverage No Debt
Interest Coverage ranked higher than
79.91% of 657 companies
in the Trucking industry.
Industry Max: 10000, Med: 7.73, Min: 0.01
HTLD: No Debt
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
Interest Coverage range over the past 10 years
Min: 210.69, Med: 10000, Max: 10000
Current: 10000
210.69
10000
Piotroski F-Score 7
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2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Altman Z-Score 7.34
DISTRESS
GREY
SAFE
Beneish M-Score -3.25
Not Manipulator
Manipulator
WACC vs ROIC %
ROIC 11.67%
WACC 9.12%

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way.
Current vs industry vs history
Operating Margin % 12.09
Operating Margin ranked lower than
55.47% of 759 companies
in the Trucking industry.
Industry Max: 703.05, Med: 6.37, Min: -993.18
HTLD: 12.09
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin only.
Operating Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: 6.07, Med: 13.02, Max: 17.18
Current: 12.09
6.07
17.18
Net Margin % 12.91
Net Margin ranked higher than
76.55% of 759 companies
in the Trucking industry.
Industry Max: 123676.34, Med: 3.99, Min: -2023.47
HTLD: 12.91
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin only.
Net Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: 9.2, Med: 12.01, Max: 13.23
Current: 12.91
9.2
13.23
ROE % 12.73
ROE ranked higher than
75.34% of 742 companies
in the Trucking industry.
Industry Max: 350.03, Med: 7.38, Min: -640.01
HTLD: 12.73
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE only.
ROE range over the past 10 years
Min: 11.56, Med: 16.69, Max: 20.72
Current: 12.73
11.56
20.72
ROA % 9.43
ROA ranked higher than
87.45% of 765 companies
in the Trucking industry.
Industry Max: 68.53, Med: 3.06, Min: -387.6
HTLD: 9.43
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA only.
ROA range over the past 10 years
Min: 7.65, Med: 10.97, Max: 13.56
Current: 9.43
7.65
13.56
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 21.08
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) ranked higher than
55.98% of 761 companies
in the Trucking industry.
Industry Max: 13367.77, Med: 9.73, Min: -98500
HTLD: 21.08
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) only.
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: 14.91, Med: 27.76, Max: 42.09
Current: 21.08
14.91
42.09
3-Year Total Revenue Growth Rate -6.00
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate ranked lower than
80.60% of 701 companies
in the Trucking industry.
Industry Max: 884.9, Med: 1.6, Min: -100
HTLD: -4.3
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -9.7, Med: 9.8, Max: 42.1
Current: -4.3
-9.7
42.1
3-Year Total EBITDA Growth Rate -5.50
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate ranked lower than
79.87% of 626 companies
in the Trucking industry.
Industry Max: 1037.2, Med: 4.5, Min: -172.9
HTLD: -3.7
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: -2.9, Max: 30.9
Current: -3.7
0
30.9
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate 1.60
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate ranked lower than
64.74% of 553 companies
in the Trucking industry.
Industry Max: 533.3, Med: 6.4, Min: -473.4
HTLD: 1.6
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate only.
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -11.4, Med: 7.8, Max: 43.5
Current: 1.6
-11.4
43.5

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Business Description

Industry Transportation & Logistics » Trucking    NAICS : 484121    SIC : 4213
Compare SZSE:000040 NAS:SAIA SHSE:900903 LSE:FGP NYSE:BEST TSE:9075 TSE:9039 SHSE:603056 NAS:WERN NAS:MRTN SHSE:603569 SHSE:600662 SHSE:900914 NAS:ARCB NAS:ULH TPE:2608 TSE:9076 LSE:STOB NYSE:RRTS BSP:TGMA3
Traded in other countries HLX.Germany
Address 901 North Kansas Avenue, North Liberty, IA, USA, 52317
Heartland Express is an asset-based full-truckload carrier with a key focus on short- to medium-length hauls. Following the November 2013 Gordon Trucking and 2017 IDC acquisitions, the firm has pushed farther into the western portion of the U.S.

Ratios

Current vs industry vs history
PE Ratio (TTM) 20.32
PE Ratio ranked lower than
65.47% of 614 companies
in the Trucking industry.
Industry Max: 1322226.63, Med: 15.94, Min: 0.05
HTLD: 20.32
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 16.73, Med: 22.21, Max: 40.02
Current: 20.32
16.73
40.02
Forward PE Ratio 20.00
Forward P/E ranked lower than
79.02% of 143 companies
in the Trucking industry.
Industry Max: 238.1, Med: 18.08, Min: 0.71
HTLD: 20
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 20.32
PE without NRI ranked lower than
65.37% of 615 companies
in the Trucking industry.
Industry Max: 1322226.63, Med: 15.95, Min: 0.05
HTLD: 20.32
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE without NRI only.
PE without NRI range over the past 10 years
Min: 16.73, Med: 22.21, Max: 40.02
Current: 20.32
16.73
40.02
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 164.17
Price-to-Owner-Earnings ranked lower than
99.71% of 346 companies
in the Trucking industry.
Industry Max: 1274876.02, Med: 18.41, Min: 0.58
HTLD: 164.17
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
Price-to-Owner-Earnings range over the past 10 years
Min: 12.74, Med: 23.37, Max: 20870
Current: 164.17
12.74
20870
PB Ratio 2.44
PB Ratio ranked lower than
81.34% of 734 companies
in the Trucking industry.
Industry Max: 117390.59, Med: 1.26, Min: 0.02
HTLD: 2.44
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PB Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.3, Med: 3.58, Max: 5.1
Current: 2.44
2.3
5.1
PS Ratio 2.60
PS Ratio ranked lower than
75.00% of 736 companies
in the Trucking industry.
Industry Max: 72264.1, Med: 1.03, Min: 0.01
HTLD: 2.6
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PS Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.9, Med: 2.54, Max: 3.44
Current: 2.6
1.9
3.44
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 10.33
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow ranked lower than
66.53% of 499 companies
in the Trucking industry.
Industry Max: 612.5, Med: 8.64, Min: 0.34
HTLD: 10.33
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 7.35, Med: 12.37, Max: 17.92
Current: 10.33
7.35
17.92
EV-to-EBIT 15.25
EV-to-EBIT ranked lower than
84.19% of 626 companies
in the Trucking industry.
Industry Max: 6477.36, Med: 15.49, Min: 0.16
HTLD: 15.25
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EV-to-EBIT range over the past 10 years
Min: 7.5, Med: 14.9, Max: 36.6
Current: 15.25
7.5
36.6
EV-to-EBITDA 7.29
EV-to-EBITDA ranked higher than
60.03% of 673 companies
in the Trucking industry.
Industry Max: 6037.72, Med: 11.14, Min: 0.16
HTLD: 7.29
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
EV-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 5.5, Med: 7.9, Max: 12.1
Current: 7.29
5.5
12.1
EV-to-Revenue 2.30
EV-to-Revenue ranked lower than
59.09% of 748 companies
in the Trucking industry.
Industry Max: 4392.74, Med: 1.62, Min: 0.02
HTLD: 2.3
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
EV-to-Revenue range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.7, Med: 2.4, Max: 3.4
Current: 2.3
1.7
3.4
Shiller PE Ratio 21.89
Shiller PE Ratio ranked lower than
54.01% of 287 companies
in the Trucking industry.
Industry Max: 2926.53, Med: 21.75, Min: 0.14
HTLD: 21.89
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
Shiller PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 16.12, Med: 22.88, Max: 33.39
Current: 21.89
16.12
33.39
Current Ratio 3.43
Current Ratio ranked higher than
88.47% of 746 companies
in the Trucking industry.
Industry Max: 128.59, Med: 1.26, Min: 0.01
HTLD: 3.43
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
Current Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.79, Med: 2.65, Max: 6.11
Current: 3.43
0.79
6.11
Quick Ratio 3.43
Quick Ratio ranked higher than
89.95% of 746 companies
in the Trucking industry.
Industry Max: 128.59, Med: 1.17, Min: 0.01
HTLD: 3.43
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
Quick Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.78, Med: 2.65, Max: 6.11
Current: 3.43
0.78
6.11
Days Sales Outstanding 32.76
Days Sales Outstanding ranked higher than
68.33% of 723 companies
in the Trucking industry.
Industry Max: 642.23, Med: 47.32, Min: 0.03
HTLD: 32.76
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
Days Sales Outstanding range over the past 10 years
Min: 27.9, Med: 30.47, Max: 52.91
Current: 32.76
27.9
52.91
Days Payable 12.66
Days Payable ranked lower than
89.53% of 697 companies
in the Trucking industry.
Industry Max: 6297.5, Med: 39.52, Min: 0.19
HTLD: 12.66
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
Days Payable range over the past 10 years
Min: 4.2, Med: 7.76, Max: 21.1
Current: 12.66
4.2
21.1

Dividend & Buy Back

Current vs industry vs history
Dividend Yield % 0.42
Trailing Dividend Yield ranked lower than
95.74% of 1056 companies
in the Trucking industry.
Industry Max: 60.61, Med: 2.37, Min: 0.04
HTLD: 0.42
Ranked among companies with meaningful Trailing Dividend Yield only.
Trailing Dividend Yield range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.29, Med: 0.46, Max: 0.66
Current: 0.42
0.29
0.66
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.09
Dividend Payout Ratio ranked higher than
97.57% of 576 companies
in the Trucking industry.
Industry Max: 13.42, Med: 0.79, Min: 0.01
HTLD: 0.09
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
Dividend Payout Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.08, Med: 0.1, Max: 0.13
Current: 0.09
0.08
0.13
Forward Dividend Yield % 0.42
Forward Dividend Yield ranked lower than
96.40% of 1000 companies
in the Trucking industry.
Industry Max: 57.1, Med: 2.66, Min: 0.04
HTLD: 0.42
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield-on-Cost (5-Year) % 0.42
Yield-on-Cost (5y) ranked lower than
95.96% of 1039 companies
in the Trucking industry.
Industry Max: 176.46, Med: 2.97, Min: 0.03
HTLD: 0.42
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield-on-Cost (5y) only.
Yield-on-Cost (5y) range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.29, Med: 0.46, Max: 0.66
Current: 0.42
0.29
0.66
3-Year Share Buyback Rate 0.90
3-Year Share Buyback Rate ranked higher than
91.12% of 439 companies
in the Trucking industry.
Industry Max: 37.8, Med: -3, Min: -1494
HTLD: 0.9
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Share Buyback Rate only.
3-Year Share Buyback Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -1.4, Med: 0.9, Max: 5.4
Current: 0.9
-1.4
5.4

Valuation & Return

Current vs industry vs history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 3.19
Price-to-Tangible-Book ranked lower than
83.88% of 676 companies
in the Trucking industry.
Industry Max: 117538.92, Med: 1.33, Min: 0.03
HTLD: 3.19
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
Price-to-Tangible-Book range over the past 10 years
Min: 2, Med: 4.01, Max: 6.82
Current: 3.19
2
6.82
Price-to-Projected-FCF 4.46
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF ranked lower than
92.77% of 429 companies
in the Trucking industry.
Industry Max: 146737.3, Med: 1.22, Min: 0.07
HTLD: 4.46
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.72, Med: 1.78, Max: 5.48
Current: 4.46
0.72
5.48
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.03
Price-to-Median-PS-Value ranked lower than
50.07% of 685 companies
in the Trucking industry.
Industry Max: 31.49, Med: 0.99, Min: 0.01
HTLD: 1.03
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
Price-to-Median-PS-Value range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.6, Med: 1.01, Max: 1.55
Current: 1.03
0.6
1.55
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.70
Price-to-Graham-Number ranked lower than
77.89% of 511 companies
in the Trucking industry.
Industry Max: 83109.6, Med: 1.04, Min: 0.01
HTLD: 1.7
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
Price-to-Graham-Number range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.03, Med: 1.95, Max: 4.64
Current: 1.7
1.03
4.64
Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % 6.56
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) ranked lower than
68.67% of 766 companies
in the Trucking industry.
Industry Max: 625, Med: 5.52, Min: -666.7
HTLD: 6.56
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.7, Med: 6.7, Max: 13.3
Current: 6.56
2.7
13.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -6.42
Forward Rate of Return ranked lower than
76.02% of 517 companies
in the Trucking industry.
Industry Max: 157.16, Med: 6.61, Min: -175454.86
HTLD: -6.42
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return only.
Forward Rate of Return range over the past 10 years
Min: -6.5, Med: 5.5, Max: 21.1
Current: -6.42
-6.5
21.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $ 593.64
EPS (TTM) $ 0.93
Beta 1.17
Volatility % 21.9
52-Week Range $ 17 - 21.66
Shares Outstanding (Mil) 81.98

Analyst Estimate

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score 7
Positive ROA Y
Positive CFROA Y
Higher ROA yoy N
CFROA > ROA Y
Lower Leverage yoy Y
Higher Current Ratio yoy Y
Less Shares Outstanding yoy Y
Higher Gross Margin yoy Y
Higher Asset Turnover yoy N