Cash Dividend On The Way From Heartland Express (HTLD)

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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 12/11/17, Heartland Express, Inc. (Symbol: HTLD) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.02, payable on 12/22/17. As a percentage of HTLD's recent stock price of $22.56, this dividend works out to approximately 0.09%.


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 0.35% 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 $18.71 per share, with $25.22 as the 52 week high point - that compares with a last trade of $22.56.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, HTLD makes up 1.28% of the SPDR S&P Transportation ETF (Symbol: XTN) which is trading up by about 0.2% on the day Thursday.

In Thursday trading, Heartland Express, Inc. shares are currently off about 0.2% 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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