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How to buy Heartland Financial USA stock

Learn how to easily invest in Heartland Financial USA stock.

Heartland Financial USA Inc is a banks-regional business based in the US. Heartland Financial USA shares (HTLF) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Heartland Financial USA employs 2,087 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $692 million.

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Heartland Financial USA stock price (NASDAQ: HTLF)

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Heartland Financial USA shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-09-26.
Latest market close$44.25
52-week range$39.04 - $53.04
50-day moving average $44.88
200-day moving average $46.63
Wall St. target price$53.75
PE ratio 9.7682
Dividend yield $1.06 (2.44%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $4.53

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Heartland Financial USA price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $44.25 from 2022-09-23

1 week (2022-09-19) -2.90%
1 month (2022-08-24) -2.12%
3 months (2022-06-24) 4.68%
6 months (2022-03-24) -9.62%
1 year (2021-09-24) -6.74%
2 years (2020-09-25) 50.97%
3 years (2019-09-26) 0.37%
5 years (2017-09-26) 46.8

Is Heartland Financial USA stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing Heartland Financial USA stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Heartland Financial USA's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Heartland Financial USA's P/E ratio

Heartland Financial USA's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 10x. In other words, Heartland Financial USA shares trade at around 10x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Heartland Financial USA's PEG ratio

Heartland Financial USA's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.66. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Heartland Financial USA's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Heartland Financial USA financials

Revenue TTM $692 million
Operating margin TTM 38.44%
Gross profit TTM $700.2 million
Return on assets TTM 1.05%
Return on equity TTM 10.19%
Profit margin 28.97%
Book value $39.19
Market capitalisation $1.9 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Heartland Financial USA share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 23.84% of net profits

Recently Heartland Financial USA has paid out, on average, around 23.84% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.44% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Heartland Financial USA shareholders could enjoy a 2.44% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Heartland Financial USA's case, that would currently equate to about $1.06 per share.

While Heartland Financial USA's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Heartland Financial USA is investing more in its future growth.

Heartland Financial USA's most recent dividend payout was on 25 August 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 10 August 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Heartland Financial USA's shares ever split?

Heartland Financial USA's shares were split on a 3:2 basis on 29 December 2003. So if you had owned 2 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Heartland Financial USA shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 33.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Heartland Financial USA shares which in turn could have impacted Heartland Financial USA's share price.

Heartland Financial USA share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Heartland Financial USA's shares have ranged in value from as little as $39.0396 up to $53.042. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

HTLF.US volatility(beta: 1.11)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Heartland Financial USA's is 1.1103. This would suggest that Heartland Financial USA's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Heartland Financial USA overview

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. , a multi-bank holding company, provides commercial, small business, and consumer banking services to individuals and businesses in the United States. It accepts various deposit products, including checking and other demand deposit accounts; NOW, savings, money market, individual retirement, and health savings accounts; certificates of deposit; and other time deposits. The company also offers commercial and industrial loans; commercial real estate loans; real estate mortgage loans; small business loans; agricultural loans; consumer loans comprising motor vehicle and home improvement loans, home equity line of credit, and fixed rate home equity and personal lines of credit; and credit cards for commercial, business, and personal use. In addition, it provides online banking, mobile banking, telephone banking, bill payment, automated clearing house, wire transfer, zero balance account, transaction reporting, lock box, remote deposit capture, accounts receivable, investment sweep account, reconciliation, treasury management, wealth management, trust, foreign exchange, and various fraud prevention services, such as check and electronic positive pay, as well as commercial purchasing and merchant credit cards, debit cards, and automated teller machines. Further, the company offers investment services, such as mutual funds, annuities, retirement products, education savings products, and brokerage services, as well as vehicle, property and casualty, and life and disability insurance products. Additionally, it is involved in the community development, consumer finance, multi-line insurance agency, and property management businesses.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Heartland Financial USA is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 8.887% of Heartland Financial USA shares are held by insiders and 64.011% by institutions.
How many people work for Heartland Financial USA?
Latest data suggests 2,087 work at Heartland Financial USA.
When does the fiscal year end for Heartland Financial USA?
Heartland Financial USA's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Heartland Financial USA based?
Heartland Financial USA's address is: 1398 Central Avenue, Dubuque, IA, United States, 52001
What is Heartland Financial USA's ISIN number?
Heartland Financial USA's international securities identification number is: US42234Q1022
What is Heartland Financial USA's CUSIP number?
Heartland Financial USA's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 42234Q102

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