Why Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLD) Is In News?


Thomson Reuters, a distinguished brokerage company, has placed a 52-week price target of $16.91 on Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLD) shares after it surveyed top market analysts. Calculating estimated earnings after taking into consideration different elements, it is predicted to come at $0.75 for the next fiscal and $N/A for underway quarter. Valuation Estimates Analysts take into account the price to earnings ratio to estimate the firm’s valuation. This ratio, which is also called as the P/E ratio evaluates the company on relative expense factor. The formula to calculate ratio is stock’s latest price/ per share earnings. The P/E ratio of Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLD) stands at 22.18. Analysts also work out Price/Earnings Growth ratio in an attempt to estimate the valuation of a firm. This ratio commonly known as the PEG ratio implies the stock’s valuation compared to earnings growth potential. Investors look to invest in the stocks with a lower PEG ratio. For Heartland Express, Inc., the PEG ratio for coming 3-5 years is 2.67. Technical Analysis The technical analysis highlights that Heartland Express, Inc. current price is trading $0.12 points away +0.69% from $17.87, which stands as the 50-day moving average of the firm. The stock’s 200-day MA is $17.84 and, for now, the stock price is trading $0.15 or +0.84% away from that point. The 52-week high of Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLD) was $22.13 while lowest point recorded in 52-week was $15.36. It implies if stock price makes a movement of over $-4.14, it will record a new 52-week high. In the case of $+17.12% points drop, it will touch a new 52-week low.

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