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Robert W. Baird hoisted their price objective on shares of Heartland Express (NASDAQ:HTLD) from $23.00 to $24.00 in a research note issued on Tuesday. Robert W. Baird’s price objective indicates a potential upside of 11.63% from the stock’s previous close.

HTLD has been the subject of a number of other recent research reports. Analysts at Barclays raised their price target on shares of Heartland Express from $17.00 to $21.00 in a research note on Monday, June 30th. They now have an “underweight” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at KeyCorp reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Heartland Express in a research note on Wednesday, April 30th. They now have a $26.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Deutsche Bank reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Heartland Express in a research note on Thursday, April 24th. They now have a $22.00 price target on the stock. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $22.01.

Heartland Express (NASDAQ:HTLD) traded down 0.23% on Tuesday, hitting $21.50. The stock had a trading volume of 635,559 shares. Heartland Express has a one year low of $13.74 and a one year high of $23.53. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $21.45 and its 200-day moving average is $21.19. The company has a market cap of $1.886 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 28.54.

Heartland Express (NASDAQ:HTLD) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April 23rd. The company reported $0.16 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.20 by $0.04. Analysts expect that Heartland Express will post $0.93 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Heartland Express, Inc (NASDAQ:HTLD) is a short-to-medium haul truckload carrier.

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