Reminder - Heartland Express (HTLD) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 6/21/17, Heartland Express, Inc. (Symbol: HTLD) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.02, payable on 7/3/17. As a percentage of HTLD's recent stock price of $20.80, this dividend works out to approximately 0.10%.


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from HTLD is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 0.38% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of HTLD shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Heartland Express, Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, HTLD's low point in its 52 week range is $16.55 per share, with $22.69 as the 52 week high point - that compares with a last trade of $20.74.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, HTLD makes up 1.88% of the SPDR S&P Transportation ETF (Symbol: XTN) which is trading higher by about 0.5% on the day Monday.

In Monday trading, Heartland Express, Inc. shares are currently up about 0.5% on the day.

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The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: Investing , Options
Referenced Symbols: HTLD , XTN

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