Heartland Express Earnings: Everything You Must Know Now

Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLD) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, BUT came up short on beating the revenue expectation. The revenue miss is a negative sign to shareholders seeking high growth out of the company. Shares are down 0%.

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Heartland Express, Inc. Earnings Cheat Sheet

Results: Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 21.05% to $0.23 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.19 in the year-earlier quarter.

Revenue: Decreased 0.39% to $134.3 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Actual vs. Wall St. Expectations: Heartland Express, Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.23 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.19. It missed the average revenue estimate of $137.97 million.

Quoting Management: There was no comment from the management.

Key Stats (on next page)…

Revenue decreased 1.39% from $136.19 million in the previous quarter. EPS increased 35.29% from $0.17 in the previous quarter.

Looking Forward: Analysts have a neutral outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings is a profit of $0.21 and has not changed. For the current year, the average estimate has moved down from a profit of $0.77 to a profit of $0.76 over the last ninety days.

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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)