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HTLD Heartland Express dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Heartland Express's last quarterly cash dividend of $0.02 per share was issued to shareholders on record before Mar 25, 2024. The dividend payment stands at $0.08 per share annually, which equates to a dividend yield of 0.74%.

Key dates

  • HTLD last dividend date: Mar 25, 2024
  • HTLD next dividend date: Not announced
HTLD dividend stats
DPS
$0.08
Dividend yield
0.73%
Payout ratio
42.1%
vs. Industrials sector
Dividend yield
1.4%
Payout ratio
30.2%

Dividend yield

What is Heartland Express current dividend yield

Heartland Express's dividend yield of 0.74% is lower than the Industrials sector and the industry average. If we compare it with the Industrials sector average of 1.38%, Heartland Express's dividend yield is 46% lower. The historical 5-year average of HTLD's dividend yield is 0.5%, which is less than the current one.

Dividend history

What is HTLD dividend payout history and dates

Heartland Express has been paying dividends for the last 21 years. According to our records HTLD has distributed four quarterly dividends in the past year. The annualized dividend per share has remained the same for the last twelve months. However with the stock price down by 32% from a year ago, the dividend yield has increased by 46%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Mar 25, 2024 Apr 5, 2024 Mar 15, 2024 $0.02 normal
Dec 4, 2023 Dec 15, 2023 Nov 21, 2023 $0.02 normal
Sep 22, 2023 Oct 5, 2023 Sep 15, 2023 $0.02 normal
Jun 23, 2023 Jul 6, 2023 Jun 16, 2023 $0.02 normal
Mar 27, 2023 Apr 7, 2023 Mar 17, 2023 $0.02 normal
Dec 8, 2022 Dec 19, 2022 Nov 25, 2022 $0.02 normal
Sep 26, 2022 Oct 7, 2022 Sep 16, 2022 $0.02 normal
Jun 24, 2022 Jul 7, 2022 Jun 17, 2022 $0.02 normal
Mar 24, 2022 Apr 5, 2022 Mar 16, 2022 $0.02 normal
Dec 6, 2021 Dec 17, 2021 Nov 22, 2021 $0.02 normal
Aug 31, 2021 Oct 1, 2021 Aug 20, 2021 $0.02 normal
Aug 31, 2021 Oct 1, 2021 Aug 20, 2021 $0.5 special
Jun 18, 2021 Jul 1, 2021 Jun 11, 2021 $0.02 normal
Mar 19, 2021 Apr 1, 2021 Mar 12, 2021 $0.02 normal
Dec 7, 2020 Dec 18, 2020 Nov 23, 2020 $0.02 normal
Sep 18, 2020 Oct 1, 2020 Sep 11, 2020 $0.02 normal
Jun 18, 2020 Jul 1, 2020 May 14, 2020 $0.02 normal
Mar 19, 2020 Apr 1, 2020 Feb 14, 2020 $0.02 normal
Dec 9, 2019 Dec 20, 2019 Nov 7, 2019 $0.02 normal
Sep 19, 2019 Oct 1, 2019 Aug 6, 2019 $0.02 normal
Jun 20, 2019 Jul 1, 2019 May 16, 2019 $0.02 normal
Mar 21, 2019 Apr 1, 2019 Feb 15, 2019 $0.02 normal
Dec 3, 2018 Dec 14, 2018 Oct 31, 2018 $0.02 normal
Sep 20, 2018 Oct 1, 2018 Sep 11, 2018 $0.02 normal
Jun 21, 2018 Jul 2, 2018 May 10, 2018 $0.02 normal
Mar 22, 2018 Apr 2, 2018 Feb 8, 2018 $0.02 normal
Dec 11, 2017 Dec 22, 2017 Nov 9, 2017 $0.02 normal
Sep 21, 2017 Oct 2, 2017 Aug 10, 2017 $0.02 normal
Jun 21, 2017 Jul 3, 2017 Jun 12, 2017 $0.02 normal
Mar 22, 2017 Apr 3, 2017 Feb 16, 2017 $0.02 normal
Dec 2, 2016 Dec 16, 2016 Nov 21, 2016 $0.02 normal
Sep 21, 2016 Oct 3, 2016 Sep 13, 2016 $0.02 normal
Jun 17, 2016 Jul 1, 2016 May 5, 2016 $0.02 normal
Mar 17, 2016 Apr 1, 2016 Feb 18, 2016 $0.02 normal

Heartland Express dividend payout ratio

What is Heartland Express dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

Heartland Express's payout ratio of 42.1% is above the Industrials sector and the industry average. Compared to its Industrials sector average of 30.1%, Heartland Express's payout ratio is 40% higher.

Total amount of dividends paid per financial year (from cash flow)

HTLD dividend vs peer dividends

How does HTLD dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
WERN Werner Enterprises Inc 1.53% $0.56 31.6%
MRTN Marten Transport Ltd 1.4% $0.24 27.6%
KNX Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc 1.14% $0.58 43%
HTLD Heartland Express Inc 0.73% $0.08 42.1%

Frequently asked questions

Does Heartland Express pay a dividend?

Yes, Heartland Express has been paying dividends for the last 21 years.

When is Heartland Express's next dividend?

HTLD hasn't announced its next dividend date yet, but if we take into consideration its recent dividend frequency, it is likely that its next dividend will be in June 2024.

When was HTLD's last dividend?

Heartland Express's last regular dividend was on Mar 25, 2024 (ex-date) with the amount of $0.02 per share.

How much dividend does Heartland Express pay (per share)?

On an annual basis HTLD pays $0.08 per share.

What is Heartland Express's dividend yield?

The current dividend yield of Heartland Express is 0.74%.

How often does Heartland Express pay dividends?

Heartland Express has a quarterly dividend frequency.

What is Heartland Express's dividend payout ratio?

Heartland Express's dividend payout ratio is 42.1%.

Does Heartland Express pay a good dividend?

Heartland Express's dividend yield is less than the Industrials sector average.