On Monday, Heartland Financial USA HTLF 0.36% will release its latest earnings report. Here is Benzinga’s outlook for the company.
Earnings and Revenue
Analysts expect Heartland Financial earnings of 80 cents per share. Revenue will likely be around $115.9 million, according to the consensus estimate.
In the same quarter last year, Heartland Financial reported EPS of 74 cents per share on revenue of $99.6 million. If the company were to match the current consensus estimate when it reports Monday, EPS would be up 8.11 percent. Revenue would be up 16.36 percent from the year-ago period.
Here’s how the company’s EPS has stacked up against analyst estimates in the past:
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Q4 EPS Estimate: 80 cents per share
Q4 Revenues Estimate: $115 million
Shares of Heartland Financial were trading at $55.05 as of Jan. 29. Over the last 52-week period, shares are up 15.7 percent. Given that these returns are generally positive, long-term shareholders are probably content going into this earnings release.
Analyst estimates are adjusted higher for EPS and revenues over the past 90 days. Analysts have been rating Heartland Financial stock as Neutral. The strength of this rating has maintained conviction over the past three months.
Heartland Financial’s Q4 conference call is scheduled to begin at 5:00 p.m. ET and can be accessed here: http://www.snl.com/irweblinkx/corporateprofile.aspx?iid=1021344