Heartland Express, Inc. (HTLD) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 18, 2013

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Heartland Express, Inc. ( HTLD ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 18, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.02 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 02, 2013. Shareholders who purchased HTLD stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that HTLD has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $14.16, the dividend yield is .56%.

The previous trading day's last sale of HTLD was $14.16, representing a -6.16% decrease from the 52 week high of $15.09 and a 13.92% 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 $.77. Zacks Investment Research reports HTLD's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 21.13%, compared to an industry average of 14.5%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the HTLD Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.



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