Heartland Express, Inc. (HTLD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 05, 2012


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Heartland Express, Inc. ( HTLD ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 05, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $1.02 per share scheduled for December 17, 2012. Shareholders who purchased HTLD stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 5000% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $13.73, the dividend yield is 29.72%.

The previous trading day's last sale of HTLD was $13.73, representing a -11.53% decrease from the 52 week high of $15.52 and a 6.85% increase over the 52 week low of $12.85.

HTLD is a part of the Transportation sector, which includes companies such as United Parcel Service, Inc. ( UPS ) and J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. ( JBHT ). HTLD's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.74. Zacks Investment Research reports HTLD's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -9.49%, compared to an industry average of 14.6%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the HTLD Dividend History page.

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