Analysts See $0.80 EPS for Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (HTLF)

January 21, 2018 - By Winifred Garcia

 Analysts See $0.80 EPS for Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (HTLF)
Investors sentiment increased to 1.23 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.08, from 1.15 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 9 investors sold Heartland Financial USA, Inc. shares while 39 reduced holdings. 18 funds opened positions while 41 raised stakes. 14.15 million shares or 12.97% more from 12.53 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Moreover, Blackrock has 0% invested in Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) for 1.51 million shares. Moreover, Congress Asset Mngmt Co Ma has 0% invested in Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF). Howe And Rusling holds 0% or 55 shares. Voya Investment Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation invested in 0% or 10,512 shares. Moreover, Jacobs Levy Equity Mngmt Inc has 0.01% invested in Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) for 5,970 shares. Prudential Finance has 0.03% invested in Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) for 309,515 shares. The Missouri-based Piermont Cap Mgmt Incorporated has invested 0.56% in Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF). 3,306 were accumulated by Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa. Victory Mgmt holds 4,734 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Loomis Sayles & Ltd Partnership holds 52 shares. State Teachers Retirement Sys has invested 0% in Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF). Clearbridge Investments stated it has 38,721 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Jpmorgan Chase owns 92,250 shares. Deroy & Devereaux Private Counsel reported 0.24% of its portfolio in Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF). Qs Invsts Limited Liability Corp reported 0.02% in Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF).

Analysts expect Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) to report $0.80 EPS on January, 29.They anticipate $0.06 EPS change or 8.11 % from last quarter’s $0.74 EPS. HTLF’s profit would be $23.96 million giving it 17.34 P/E if the $0.80 EPS is correct. After having $0.72 EPS previously, Heartland Financial USA, Inc.’s analysts see 11.11 % EPS growth. The stock increased 1.19% or $0.65 during the last trading session, reaching $55.5. About 136,240 shares traded. Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) has risen 36.11% since January 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.41% the S&P500.

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) Ratings Coverage

Among 7 analysts covering Heartland Financial USA (NASDAQ:HTLF), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. Heartland Financial USA had 19 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Piper Jaffray initiated the shares of HTLF in report on Friday, March 11 with “Overweight” rating. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Tuesday, January 9 by Raymond James. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with “Hold” rating and $58.0 target in Thursday, December 21 report. FBR Capital maintained Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) rating on Tuesday, November 14. FBR Capital has “Hold” rating and $50.0 target. The stock of Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) earned “Buy” rating by Sandler O’Neill on Tuesday, January 26. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, December 13 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The stock of Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) earned “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray on Wednesday, November 15. The firm earned “Strong Buy” rating on Tuesday, January 26 by Raymond James. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, July 26 by Sandler O’Neill. The stock of Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, December 13 by FBR Capital.

Heartland Financial USA, Inc., a multi-bank holding company, provides commercial and consumer banking services to individuals and businesses in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.66 billion. It accepts various deposit products, including checking and other demand deposit accounts, NOW accounts, savings accounts, money market accounts, certificates of deposit, individual retirement accounts, health savings accounts, and other time deposits. It has a 18.79 P/E ratio. The firm also offers commercial and industrial loans; commercial real estate loans; small business loans; agricultural loans; real estate mortgage loans; consumer loans comprising motor vehicle loans, 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.

More notable recent Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Heartland Financial USA, Inc. Commercial Card Volume Takes Giant Leap” on September 28, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Heartland Financial USA’s (HTLF) CEO Lynn Fuller on Q3 2017 Results – Earnings …” published on October 31, 2017, Globenewswire.com published: “Heartland Financial USA, Inc. Declares Special Cash Dividend” on December 13, 2017. More interesting news about Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Laura J. Hughes Joins Heartland Financial USA, Inc. as EVP – Chief Marketing …” published on August 01, 2017 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Heartland Financial USA, Inc. Schedules Fourth Quarter Earnings Conference …” with publication date: January 09, 2018.

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