NYSE:HSC - Harsco Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$22.57 -1.25 (-5.25 %)
(As of 12/10/2018 03:40 AM ET)
Previous Close$22.57
Today's Range$22.40 - $24.1852
52-Week Range$15.55 - $30.05
Volume404,477 shs
Average Volume372,171 shs
Market Capitalization$1.81 billion
P/E Ratio30.50
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.55
Harsco Corporation provides industrial services and engineered products worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Harsco Metals & Minerals, Harsco Industrial, and Harsco Rail. The Harsco Metals & Minerals segment provides on-site services of material logistics, product quality improvement, and resource recovery for iron, steel, and metals manufacturing; and value added environmental solutions for industrial co-products, as well as produces industrial abrasives and roofing granules. The Harsco Industrial segment manufactures and supplies custom-engineered and manufactured air-cooled heat exchangers for the natural gas, natural gas processing, and petrochemical industries; industrial grating products, such as metal bar grating configurations for industrial flooring, and safety and security applications in the energy, paper, chemical, refining, and processing industries. It also offers heat transfer products, such as boilers and water heaters for commercial and institutional applications; and high-security fencing products. The Harsco Rail segment designs and manufactures safety systems for transportation and industrial applications; and equipment, after-market parts, and services for the maintenance, repair, and construction of railway track. It serves private and government-owned railroads, and urban mass transit systems. Harsco Corporation was founded in 1853 and is headquartered in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Fabricated structural metal products
Sub-IndustryIndustrial Machinery
SectorIndustrial Products
Current SymbolNYSE:HSC
Previous Symbol
CUSIP41586410
Phone717-763-7064

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.05
Current Ratio1.47
Quick Ratio1.15

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio30.50
Forward P/E Ratio17.91
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.61 billion
Price / Sales1.13
Cash Flow$2.3783 per share
Price / Cash Flow9.49
Book Value$2.67 per share
Price / Book8.45

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.74
Net Income$7.82 million
Net Margins3.32%
Return on Equity37.43%
Return on Assets6.00%

Miscellaneous

Employees9,400
Outstanding Shares80,310,000
Market Cap$1.81 billion
OptionableOptionable

Harsco (NYSE:HSC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Harsco's stock symbol?

Harsco trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "HSC."

How will Harsco's stock buyback program work?

Harsco announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock buyback plan on Wednesday, May 2nd 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $75,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 4.6% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are typically a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Harsco's earnings last quarter?

Harsco Co. (NYSE:HSC) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October, 31st. The industrial products company reported $0.40 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.36 by $0.04. The industrial products company had revenue of $445.48 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $447.17 million. Harsco had a return on equity of 37.43% and a net margin of 3.32%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 15.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.20 earnings per share. View Harsco's Earnings History.

When is Harsco's next earnings date?

Harsco is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 28th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Harsco.

What guidance has Harsco issued on next quarter's earnings?

Harsco updated its FY 2018 earnings guidance on Wednesday, October, 31st. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.24-1.29 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.24. Harsco also updated its Q4 guidance to $0.26-0.31 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for HSC?

5 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for Harsco's stock. Their forecasts range from $24.00 to $33.00. On average, they expect Harsco's share price to reach $30.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 34.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Harsco.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Harsco?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Harsco in the last year. There are currently 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Harsco.

Has Harsco been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about HSC stock have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Harsco earned a daily sentiment score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the industrial products company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of Harsco's key competitors?

Who are Harsco's key executives?

Harsco's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. F. Nicholas Grasberger III, Chairman Pres & CEO (Age 54)
  • Mr. Peter Francis Minan, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 56)
  • Mr. Russell C. Hochman, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 54)
  • Ms. Tracey L. McKenzie, Sr. VP & Chief HR Officer (Age 50)
  • Mr. Scott H. Gerson, Sr. VP & Group Pres of Harsco Industrial (Age 47)

Who are Harsco's major shareholders?

Harsco's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.41%), Vanguard Group Inc. (13.50%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.83%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.78%), Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. (1.92%) and SG Capital Management LLC (1.59%). Company insiders that own Harsco stock include Samuel C Fenice, Scott H Gerson and Tracey L Mckenzie. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Harsco.

Which institutional investors are selling Harsco stock?

HSC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Huber Capital Management LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Morgan Stanley, James Investment Research Inc., Tocqueville Asset Management L.P. and State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D. Company insiders that have sold Harsco company stock in the last year include Samuel C Fenice, Scott H Gerson and Tracey L Mckenzie. View Insider Buying and Selling for Harsco.

Which institutional investors are buying Harsco stock?

HSC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Teachers Advisors LLC, 1060 Capital LLC, BlackRock Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., SG Capital Management LLC, Marshall Wace LLP, Loomis Sayles & Co. L P and Columbus Circle Investors. View Insider Buying and Selling for Harsco.

How do I buy shares of Harsco?

Shares of HSC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Harsco's stock price today?

One share of HSC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $22.57.

How big of a company is Harsco?

Harsco has a market capitalization of $1.81 billion and generates $1.61 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $7.82 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.74 on an earnings per share basis. Harsco employs 9,400 workers across the globe.

What is Harsco's official website?

The official website for Harsco is http://www.harsco.com.

How can I contact Harsco?

Harsco's mailing address is 350 POPLAR CHURCH ROAD, CAMP HILL PA, 17011. The industrial products company can be reached via phone at 717-763-7064 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Harsco (NYSE HSC)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  226 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  220 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  446
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Harsco and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe HSC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe HSC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/10/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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