Harsco Company Profile (NYSE:HSC)

About Harsco (NYSE:HSC)

Harsco logoHarsco Corporation is a provider of industrial services and engineered products. The Company operates in three segments: Harsco Metals & Minerals, Harsco Industrial and Harsco Rail. The Harsco Metals & Minerals segment provides outsourced on-site services to the global metals industry, with the operations focused in the United States, the United Kingdom, France and Brazil. The Harsco Industrial segment includes manufacturing businesses: the Harsco Industrial IKG, Harsco Industrial Air-X-Changers and Harsco Industrial Patterson-Kelley. The Harsco Rail segment is a provider of equipment, after-market parts and services for the maintenance, repair and construction of railway track. The Company's principal lines of business include outsourced, on-site services of material logistics and resource recovery for iron, steel and metals manufacturing, as well as environmental solutions for industrial co-products, and railway track maintenance services and equipment.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Industrial Products
  • Industry: Industrial Metals & Minerals
  • Sub-Industry: Industrial Machinery
  • Symbol: NYSE:HSC
  • CUSIP: 41586410
  • Web: www.harsco.com
  • Market Cap: $1.19 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 80,191,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $13.62
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $13.42
  • 52 Week Range: $5.81 - $15.75
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 22.24
  • P/E Growth: 1.35
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.47 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.81
  • Book Value: $1.57 per share
  • Price / Book: 9.49
  • EBIDTA: $224.75 million
  • Net Margins: -5.21%
  • Return on Equity: 11.33%
  • Return on Assets: 1.80%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 2.22%
  • Current Ratio: 1.37%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.92%
  • Average Volume: 547,478 shs.
  • Beta: 2.84
  • Short Ratio: 1.46

Frequently Asked Questions for Harsco (NYSE:HSC)

What is Harsco's stock symbol?

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

How were Harsco's earnings last quarter?

Harsco Co. (NYSE:HSC) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 3rd. The company reported $0.11 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.02 by $0.09. The firm had revenue of $372.54 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $343.40 million. Harsco had a negative net margin of 5.21% and a positive return on equity of 11.33%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 5.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.03 earnings per share. View Harsco's Earnings History.

When will Harsco make its next earnings announcement?

Harsco is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August, 2nd 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Harsco.

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

Harsco issued an update on its FY17 earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 3rd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.47-0.61 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.45. Harsco also updated its Q2 guidance to $0.14-0.19 EPS.

Where is Harsco's stock going? Where will Harsco's stock price be in 2017?

3 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for Harsco's stock. Their predictions range from $15.00 to $17.00. On average, they anticipate Harsco's stock price to reach $16.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Harsco.

What are analysts saying about Harsco stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Harsco stock:

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Harsco Corporation is a services and engineered products company. The principal lines of business are: mill services that are provided to steel and non-ferrous metal producers; gas control and containment products; scaffolding services; railway maintenance of way services and equipment; and several other lines of business including, process equipment, industrial grating and bridge decking, industrial pipe fittings, slag abrasives and roofing granules. " (5/16/2017)
  • 2. Jefferies Group LLC analysts commented, "We continue to see major revenue drivers improving, led by steel production in major developed regions. Nickel prices have stabilized. 2016 focused on cost in all the 3 segments. An improved macro and less capex (vs. history) deployment in M&M should continue to drive good free cash flow conversion. We're estimating operating income to increase y/y, excl. $10m or ~$0.08/sh benefit in 2016, and EPS to be modestly above the guide mid-point." (3/20/2017)

Who are some of Harsco's key competitors?

Who are Harsco's key executives?

Harsco's management team includes the folowing people:

  • F. Nicholas Grasberger III, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Peter F. Minan, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President
  • Tracey L. McKenzie, Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President
  • Russell Craig Hochman, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer, Corporate Secretary
  • Scott H. Gerson, Senior Vice President, Group President - Harsco Industrial
  • Jeswant Gill, Senior Vice President and Group President - Harsco Rail
  • David C. Everitt, Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board
  • James F. Earl, Independent Director
  • Kathy G. Eddy CPA, Independent Director
  • Stuart E. Graham, Independent Director

Who owns Harsco stock?

Harsco's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (12.08%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.96%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (3.37%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.70%), State Street Corp (2.40%) and Rothschild Asset Management Inc. (2.32%). Company insiders that own Harsco stock include F Nicholas Grasberger III, F Nicholas Grasberger III, Kathy G Eddy, Peter Francis Minan and Scott H Gerson. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Harsco.

Who sold Harsco stock? Who is selling Harsco stock?

Harsco's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Systematic Financial Management LP, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Lapides Asset Management LLC, Cortina Asset Management LLC, TFS Capital LLC, Highbridge Capital Management LLC, Kennedy Capital Management Inc. and California Public Employees Retirement System. View Insider Buying and Selling for Harsco.

Who bought Harsco stock? Who is buying Harsco stock?

Harsco's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Rothschild Asset Management Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., American Century Companies Inc., Sei Investments Co., AQR Capital Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC and Menta Capital LLC. Company insiders that have bought Harsco stock in the last two years include F Nicholas Grasberger III, F Nicholas Grasberger III, Kathy G Eddy and Peter Francis Minan. View Insider Buying and Selling for Harsco.

How do I buy Harsco stock?

Shares of Harsco can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Harsco's stock price today?

One share of Harsco stock can currently be purchased for approximately $14.90.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Harsco (NYSE HSC)
Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  87 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  109 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  196
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Harsco (NYSE:HSC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $16.00 (7.38% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Harsco (NYSE:HSC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
3/20/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuy$13.00 -> $15.00LowView Rating Details
11/29/2016KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$12.00 -> $16.00N/AView Rating Details
9/13/2016Lake Street CapitalInitiated CoverageBuy$17.00N/AView Rating Details
6/30/2015Alembic Global AdvisorsUpgradeOverweightN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/29/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Harsco (NYSE:HSC)
Earnings by Quarter for Harsco (NYSE:HSC)
Earnings History by Quarter for Harsco (NYSE:HSC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/3/2017Q1 2017$0.02$0.11$343.40 million$372.54 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/24/2017Q416$0.09$0.16$357.07 million$360.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2016Q316$0.13$0.14$367.85 million$368.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/4/2016Q216$0.10$0.15$377.30 million$370.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q116($0.05)$0.03$347.50 million$353.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/26/2016Q415$0.04$0.11$420.60 million$387.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/9/2015Q315$0.10$0.18$454.10 million$428.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/5/2015Q215$0.10$0.08$468.60 million$456.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/6/2015Q115$0.11$0.20$486.33 million$451.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/26/2015Q414$0.14$0.07$503.30 million$492.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q314$0.29$0.32$516.55 million$526.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q214$0.25($0.18)$525.45 million$535.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/8/2014Q114$0.10$0.16$496.93 million$513.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/20/2014Q413$0.20$0.25$618.90 million$681.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/7/2013Q313$0.21$0.20$731.50 million$740.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/8/2013Q2 2013$0.34$0.43$753.02 million$760.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/9/2013Q1 2013$0.05$0.09$716.08 million$715.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/14/2013Q4 2012$0.31$0.30$744.83 million$766.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/1/2012Q312$0.37$0.39$770.92 million$756.78 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2012$0.35$0.49ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2012$0.04$0.07ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2012$0.30$0.36ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2011$0.40$0.40ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2011$0.36$0.47ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2011$0.04$0.12ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/27/2011$0.10$0.15ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Harsco (NYSE:HSC)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.48
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20173$0.03$0.08$0.05
Q2 20173$0.11$0.17$0.15
Q3 20173$0.12$0.15$0.14
Q4 20173$0.13$0.15$0.14
Q1 20181$0.15$0.15$0.15
Q2 20181$0.18$0.18$0.18
Q3 20181$0.20$0.20$0.20
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Harsco (NYSE:HSC)
Most Recent Dividend:2/16/2016
Dividend Yield:0.00%
Dividend Growth:-60.30% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:0.00% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
0.00% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
0.00% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Harsco (NYSE:HSC)

Dividend History by Quarter for Harsco (NYSE:HSC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Harsco (NYSE:HSC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.56%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 82.36%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Harsco (NYSE:HSC)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Harsco (NYSE:HSC)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Harsco (NYSE:HSC)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/11/2017Scott H GersonSVPSell6,706$15.10$101,260.60View SEC Filing  
3/14/2016Kathy G EddyDirectorBuy1,270$4.88$6,197.60View SEC Filing  
3/2/2016Peter Francis MinanCFOBuy10,000$3.66$36,600.00View SEC Filing  
3/1/2016F Nicholas Grasberger IIICEOBuy50,000$3.86$193,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/3/2015Scott H GersonSVPSell3,950$9.87$38,986.50View SEC Filing  
8/12/2015Peter Francis MinanCFOBuy5,000$11.58$57,900.00View SEC Filing  
8/11/2015F Nicholas Grasberger IIICEOBuy50,000$11.72$586,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/3/2015Peter Francis MinanCFOBuy5,763$15.45$89,038.35View SEC Filing  
3/2/2015F Nicholas Grasberger IIICEOBuy25,000$15.76$394,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2014James LoreeDirectorBuy23,000$26.26$603,980.00View SEC Filing  
3/6/2014F Nicholas Grasberger IIICFOBuy25,000$21.91$547,750.00View SEC Filing  
3/5/2014F Nicholas Grasberger IIICFOBuy25,000$22.15$553,750.00View SEC Filing  
3/5/2013Robert C WilburnDirectorSell4,000$23.90$95,600.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Harsco (NYSE:HSC)
Latest Headlines for Harsco (NYSE:HSC)
investorplace.com logoTrade of the Day: Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC)
investorplace.com - May 26 at 9:36 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHarsco Co. (HSC) Lifted to Buy at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 16 at 11:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoScott H. Gerson Sells 6,706 Shares of Harsco Co. (HSC) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 12 at 1:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHarsco Corporation Forms Joint Venture For Metal Recovery and Slag Sales Services in Turkey
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 1:33 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Harsco Corp. : May 8, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 8 at 5:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHarsco Co. (HSC) Forecasted to Post Q2 2017 Earnings of $0.17 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 8 at 8:15 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHarsco Corp. :HSC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 5, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 5 at 5:44 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHarsco Co. (HSC) to Post Q4 2017 Earnings of $0.13 Per Share, Jefferies Group Forecasts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 4:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHarsco Co. (HSC) Expected to Earn Q2 2017 Earnings of $0.17 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 8:30 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of HSC earnings conference call or presentation 3-May-17 1:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 5 at 3:58 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHarsco Co. (HSC) Posts Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.09 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 8:28 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHarsco Corporation Reports First Quarter 2017 Results
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 4:46 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHarsco beats 1Q profit forecasts
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 4:46 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoExpectation-Trouncing Earnings Have Harsco Corporation's Stock Jumping Today
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 4:46 PM
fool.com logoExpectation-Trouncing Earnings Have Harsco Corporation's Stock Jumping Today
www.fool.com - May 3 at 1:19 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHarsco Co. (HSC) Updates FY17 Earnings Guidance
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 11:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHarsco Co. (HSC) Releases Q2 Earnings Guidance
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 11:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate Harsco Co. (HSC) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $353.73 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 8:56 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Favorable News Coverage Unlikely to Impact Harsco (HSC) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 11:09 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate Harsco Co. (HSC) to Announce $0.04 Earnings Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 4:02 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHarsco Co. (HSC) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 12:16 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHarsco Corp. – Value Analysis (NYSE:HSC) : April 27, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 6:20 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHarsco Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : HSC-US : April 26, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 7:36 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHarsco Corporation Announces Results of 62nd Annual Meeting of Stockholders
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 7:36 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHarsco (HSC) Receiving Somewhat Negative News Coverage, Report Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 1:46 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHarsco Signs Ten Year, $60 Million Mill Services Contract in Egypt
finance.yahoo.com - April 25 at 5:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHarsco (HSC) Receives News Sentiment Rating of 0.31
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 8:45 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Harsco Corp. : April 20, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 20 at 5:51 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHarsco (HSC) Getting Very Positive Press Coverage, Report Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 10:54 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo$353.73 Million in Sales Expected for Harsco Co. (HSC) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 9:23 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo$0.04 Earnings Per Share Expected for Harsco Co. (HSC) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 7 at 6:36 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logoHarsco Corporation to Release First Quarter Results and Hold Conference Call on Wednesday, May 3, 2017
feeds.benzinga.com - April 7 at 2:47 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHarsco Co. (HSC) Receives "Buy" Rating from Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 24 at 10:47 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoResearch Analysts Offer Predictions for Harsco Co.'s Q1 2017 Earnings (HSC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 22 at 9:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoJefferies Group Brokers Cut Earnings Estimates for Harsco Co. (HSC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 21 at 9:22 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoJefferies Group LLC Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Harsco Co. (HSC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 20 at 8:33 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHarsco Corporation and Hydro Industries Enter Joint Agreement for Waste Recycling Solutions to the Steel and Metals Industries
finance.yahoo.com - March 13 at 11:04 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoIIROC Trading Halt - HSC
finance.yahoo.com - March 6 at 5:18 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHARSCO CORP Financials
finance.yahoo.com - March 2 at 6:07 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo7:33 am Harsco beats by $0.07, reports revs in-line; guides Q1 EPS below two analyst estimate; guides FY17 EPS in-line
finance.yahoo.com - February 25 at 5:31 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of HSC earnings conference call or presentation 24-Feb-17 2:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - February 25 at 12:05 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 Harsco Corp Earnings Release - Before Market Open
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 24 at 10:32 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoHarsco Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2016 Results
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 24 at 10:32 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoHARSCO CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 24 at 10:32 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoHarsco Corp Earnings Call scheduled for 9:00 am ET today
biz.yahoo.com - February 24 at 10:32 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHarsco’s Patterson-Kelley Division Offers New Downloadable App for Remote Boiler Monitoring
finance.yahoo.com - January 30 at 11:11 AM
globenewswire.com logoHarsco Signs Two Mill Services Contracts in China and Brazil Totaling $100 Million - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - January 23 at 10:58 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHarsco Signs Two Mill Services Contracts in China and Brazil Totaling $100 Million
finance.yahoo.com - January 23 at 10:58 AM
nasdaq.com logoHarsco Corporation to Release Fourth Quarter Results and Hold Conference Call on Friday, February 2
www.nasdaq.com - January 17 at 11:43 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHarsco Corporation to Release Fourth Quarter Results and Hold Conference Call on Friday, February 24, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - January 16 at 5:45 PM



Harsco (HSC) Chart for Monday, May, 29, 2017

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