Heartland Express Earnings Climb In Q2

Heartland Express (HTLD) announced a profit for its second quarter that advanced from last year.

The company’s bottom line totaled $17.80 million, or $0.22 per share. This compares with $14.62 million, or $0.18 per share, in last year’s second quarter.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $0.18 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts’ estimates typically exclude special items.

The company’s revenue for the quarter rose 20.2% to $155.83 million from $129.62 million last year.

Heartland Express earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q2): $17.80 Mln. vs. $14.62 Mln. last year.
-EPS (Q2): $0.22 vs. $0.18 last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $0.18
-Revenue (Q2): $155.83 Mln vs. $129.62 Mln last year.

by RTTNews Staff Writer

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