Heartland Financial USA, Inc. Announces Offering of Common Stock

Public Offering Consists of Approximately 1.4M Shares

Dubuque, IA-based Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (“Heartland” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ:HTLF) announced today that it has commenced a public offering of approximately 1.4 million shares of its common stock. All of the shares included in the offering are primary shares offered by the Company. Heartland intends to use the net proceeds from this offering for general corporate purposes, which may include, among other things, working capital, debt repayment or financing potential acquisitions.

Raymond James & Associates, Inc. is serving as the sole underwriter for the offering.

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. Reports 2016 Third Quarter Results

Loans and Deposits Increase Since Year-End Due to First Quarter Acquisition

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) today reported net income available to common stockholders of $20.2 million, or $0.81 per diluted common share, for the quarter ended September 30, 2016, compared to $14.4 million, or $0.69 per diluted common share, for the third quarter of 2015. Return on average common equity was 11.64% and return on average assets was 0.98% for the third quarter of 2016, compared to 11.40% and 0.85%, respectively, for the same quarter in 2015.

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend

Board of Directors Approves Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF), announced that its board of directors approved a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per share on the company's common stock payable on December 2, 2016, to stockholders of record at the close of business on November 18, 2016. At September 30, 2016, there were 24,681,380 common shares outstanding listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol HTLF.

Heartland Financial Commercial Card Volume Sees Significant Boost

Company Ended 2015 with a 219% Growth Over Previous Year

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) announced today that it has been ranked among the top U.S. commercial credit card issuers in terms of purchase volume according to the June 2016 issue of The Nilson Report. The Nilson Report is a leading publication covering payment systems worldwide.

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. to Present at Raymond James U.S. Bank Conference

Heartland Chairman and CEO, Lynn B. Fuller and Bryan R. McKeag, EVP and CFO, Scheduled to Speak

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) announced that its management will participate in the Raymond James U.S. Bank Conference to be held September 7, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois.

Heartland Chairman and CEO, Lynn B. Fuller and Bryan R. McKeag, EVP and Chief Financial Officer, will meet with institutional investors during the conference and deliver a presentation that is scheduled to begin at 2:05 PM Central Time on Wednesday, September 7, 2016.

Braden Will Oversee Retail Banking at the Corporate Level

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. Reports 2016 Second Quarter Results

Non-Interest Income and Non-Interest Expenses Increase

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) today reported net income available to common stockholders of $20.9 million, or $0.84 per diluted common share, for the quarter ended June 30, 2016, compared to $15.0 million, or $0.72 per diluted common share, for the second quarter of 2015. Return on average common equity was 12.58% and return on average assets was 1.03% for the second quarter of 2016, compared to 12.26% and 0.91%, respectively, for the same quarter in 2015.

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend

Board of Directors Approves Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF) announced that its board of directors approved a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per share on the company's common stock payable on September 2, 2016, to stockholders of record at the close of business on August 19, 2016. At June 30, 2016, there were 24,543,376 common shares outstanding listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol HTLF.

Tom Thornton Named Investment and Insurance Director for Heartland Financial USA, Inc.

Thornton Brings More Than 17 Years’ Experience to Heartland Team

Heartland Financial USA, Inc., announces that Tom Thornton will join the company as Investments and Insurance Director of its Private Client Services offerings. In this role, Thornton will work closely with Heartland bank presidents and Private Client Services Market Leaders to profitably grow fee income from investment brokerage and insurance services.

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. to Present at D.A. Davidson 18th Annual Financial Institutions Conference

Lynn B. Fuller, Chairman and CEO, and Bryan R. McKeag, EVP and CFO, Will Present

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (Nasdaq:HTLF) will present at the D.A. Davidson 18th Annual Financial Institutions Conference to be held May 9 – 11, 2016 at the Denver Marriott City Center in Denver, Colorado. Heartland Chairman and CEO, Lynn B. Fuller and Bryan R. McKeag, EVP and Chief Financial Officer, will deliver a presentation that is scheduled to begin at 11:05 AM, Mountain Time, on Tuesday, May 10, 2016.

Pages