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HTLD Heartland Express

Filed: 21 Apr 21, 5:24pm

UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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FORM 8-K


CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):
April 21, 2021

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HEARTLAND EXPRESS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Nevada000-1508793-0926999
(State of other Jurisdiction(Commission(IRS Employer
of Incorporation)File Number)Identification No.)

901 NORTH KANSAS AVE,  NORTH LIBERTY, IA52317
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
(319) 626-3600
Registrant's Telephone Number (including area code):


Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.01 par valueHTLDNASDAQ


Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter). Emerging growth company ☐



If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐



Item 2.02.   Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

On April 21, 2021, Heartland Express, Inc. announced its unaudited financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2021.  The press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01.   Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d) Exhibits
EXHIBIT 
NUMBEREXHIBIT DESCRIPTION
  
Heartland Express, Inc. press release dated April 21, 2021 with
 respect to the Company's unaudited financial results for the quarter ended
 March 31, 2021


The information contained in Items 2.02 and 9.01 of this report and the exhibit hereto shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act:”), or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.

The information in this report and the exhibit hereto may contain “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act and Section 21E of the Exchange Act.  Such statements are made based on the current beliefs and expectations of the Company's management and are subject to significant risks and uncertainties.  Actual results or events may differ from those anticipated by forward-looking statements.  Please refer to the paragraph following the financial and operating information in the attached press release and various disclosures by the Company in its press releases, stockholder reports, and filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission for information concerning risk, uncertainties, and other factors that may affect future results.



SIGNATURE

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.

  HEARTLAND EXPRESS, INC.
   
Date:April 21, 2021 By:/s/Christopher A. Strain
  Christopher A. Strain
  Vice President-Finance,
  Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer




EXHIBIT INDEX
 EXHIBIT 
NUMBEREXHIBIT DESCRIPTION
  
Heartland Express, Inc. press release dated April 21, 2021 with
 respect to the Company's unaudited financial results for the quarter ended
 March 31, 2021
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