NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa, June 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of Heartland Express, Inc. (Nasdaq:HTLD) announced today the declaration of a regular quarterly cash dividend. The $0.02 per share dividend will be paid on July 2, 2013 to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 20, 2013. A total of approximately $1.7 million will be paid on the Company's 85.0 million shares of common stock. This is the Company's fortieth consecutive quarterly cash dividend. With the payment of this dividend, the Company will have paid a total of $440.0 million in cash dividends, including three special dividends since the dividend program was implemented in the third quarter of 2003.
CONTACT: For further information contact Michael J. Gerdin, President and CEO John P. Cosaert, ExecVP; CFO Heartland Express, Inc. 319-626-3600