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Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLD) has been upgraded to Hold in a statement by Zacks Investment Research earlier today.

Showing a price of $19.43, Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLD) traded 1.23% lower on the day. With the last close up 5.58% from the 200-day average, compared to the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index which has decreased -0.01% over the same period. HTLD has recorded a 50-day average of $19.03 and two hundred day moving average of $18.29. Volume of trade was was up over the average, with 2,801,834 shares of HTLD changing hands over the typical 473,592 shares.

Zacks Investment Research has upgraded Heartland Express, Inc.(NASDAQ:HTLD) to Hold in a statement released 8/18/2016.

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Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLD)

A total of 11 analysts have issued a report on Heartland Express, Inc.. Two firms rate the stock a strong buy, 0 rate the stock a buy, seven analyts rate the company a hold, five brokerages rate the company to underperform, and lastly two analystsrate the stock as sell with an average target stock price of $17.36

With a market capitalization of $0.0, Heartland Express, Inc. has a one-year low of $15.36 and a 52 week high of $21.95 with a price-earnings ratio of 26.

More About Heartland Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLD)

Heartland Express, Inc. (Heartland) is a holding company. The Company owns all of the stock of Heartland Express Inc. of Iowa, Gordon Trucking, Inc., Heartland Express Services, Inc., Heartland Express Maintenance Services, Inc. and A & M Express, Inc. It provides transportation services to shippers spanning from Washington to Florida and New England to California, as well as parts of Canada. It offers primarily asset-based transportation services in the dry van truckload market and offers temperature-controlled transportation services and non-asset based freight brokerage services. The Company, together with its subsidiaries, is a short-to-medium haul truckload carrier. The Company operates over 20 terminal facilities throughout the United States. Its tractors are equipped with mobile communication systems, which enable communication with drivers regarding freight and safety, and and provide the ability to manage the needs of its customers based on real-time information on load status.

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