Heartland Express, Inc. (HTLD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 20, 2013


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Heartland Express, Inc. ( HTLD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 20, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.02 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 02, 2013. Shareholders who purchased HTLD stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -98.04% decrease from the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of HTLD was $14.09, representing a -7.42% decrease from the 52 week high of $15.22 and a 13.35% increase over the 52 week low of $12.43.

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 $.71. Zacks Investment Research reports HTLD's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 8.92%, compared to an industry average of 16.4%.

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

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Referenced Stocks: HTLD , JBHT , UPS

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