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: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Mining Support Services & Equipment
  • Sub-Industry: Industrial Machinery
  • Symbol: NYSE:HSC
  • CUSIP: 41586410
  • Web: www.harsco.com/
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $1.76 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 80,419,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $19.28
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $16.08
  • 52 Week Range: $9.05 - $22.00
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 28.75
  • P/E Growth: 1.68
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.5 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.17
  • Book Value: $1.79 per share
  • Price / Book: 12.21
Profitability:
  • EBITDA: $263.55 million
  • Net Margins: 4.89%
  • Return on Equity: 55.46%
  • Return on Assets: 4.77%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 3.30%
  • Current Ratio: 1.31%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.88%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 533,141 shs.
  • Beta: 3.14
  • Short Ratio: 1.19
 

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) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 3rd. The company reported $0.22 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.17 by $0.05. The firm earned $394.89 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $384.40 million. Harsco had a net margin of 4.89% and a return on equity of 55.46%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 6.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.15 EPS. View Harsco's Earnings History.

When will Harsco make its next earnings announcement?

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

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

Harsco issued an update on its third quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 3rd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.13-0.18 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.14.

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

4 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Harsco's shares. Their forecasts range from $19.00 to $21.00. On average, they anticipate Harsco's stock price to reach $19.67 in the next year. 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. " (10/4/2017)
  • 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

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 $21.85.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Harsco (NYSE HSC)
Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  127 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  141 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  268
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Harsco (NYSE:HSC) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $19.67 (9.99% downside)
Consensus Price Target History for Harsco (NYSE:HSC)
Price Target History for Harsco (NYSE:HSC)
Analysts' Ratings History for Harsco (NYSE:HSC)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/15/2017ArgusUpgradeHold -> Buy$21.00HighView Rating Details
8/9/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuy$18.00 -> $19.00LowView Rating Details
8/4/2017Lake Street CapitalReiterated RatingBuyMediumView Rating Details
6/26/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingOverweight$17.50 -> $19.00LowView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/16/2015 forward)

Earnings

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
11/2/2017        
8/3/2017Q2 2017$0.17$0.22$384.40 million$394.89 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
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)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Harsco (NYSE:HSC)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.50
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.53
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$0.17$0.15
Q4 20173$0.14$0.15$0.15
Q1 20181$0.15$0.15$0.15
Q2 20181$0.18$0.18$0.18
Q3 20181$0.20$0.20$0.20
Q1 20191$0.21$0.21$0.21
Q2 20191$0.27$0.27$0.27
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

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
11/10/2015quarterly$0.051.91%1/13/20161/15/20162/16/2016
7/30/2015quarterly$0.215.97%10/13/201510/15/201511/16/2015
4/29/2015quarterly$0.215.1%7/13/20157/15/20158/17/2015
2/20/2015quarterly$0.214.77%4/13/20154/15/20155/15/2015
10/30/2014quarterly$0.213.78%1/13/20151/15/20152/17/2015
7/31/2014quarterly$0.213.27%10/10/201410/15/201411/15/2014
4/29/2014quarterly$0.213.43%7/11/20147/15/20148/15/2014
1/28/2014quarterly$0.213.21%4/11/20144/15/20145/15/2014
10/29/2013quarterly$0.212.93%1/13/20141/15/20142/18/2014
7/30/2013quarterly$0.213.18%10/10/201310/15/201311/15/2013
4/24/2013quarterly$0.213.76%7/11/20137/15/20138/15/2013
1/28/2013quarterly$0.213.23%4/11/20134/15/20135/15/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Harsco (NYSE:HSC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.76%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 80.67%
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)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Harsco (NYSE:HSC)
Latest Headlines for Harsco (NYSE:HSC)
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DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Harsco Corp. : October 16, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 16 at 4:15 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Harsco Corp. : October 5, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 5 at 12:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHarsco Corp. :HSC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : October 4, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 4 at 3:31 PM
globenewswire.com logoHarsco's Rail Division Receives New International Orders Totaling Close to $25 Million - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - September 27 at 10:30 PM
nasdaq.com logoHarsco’s Rail Division Receives New International Orders Totaling Close to $25 Million
www.nasdaq.com - September 27 at 5:29 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHarsco Corporation (HSC) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 23 at 9:16 PM
nasdaq.com logoHarsco's Protran Technology Unit to Equip Washington, DC and Sacramento, CA Metro Networks With Enhanced Track ... - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - September 20 at 12:40 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHarsco’s Protran Technology Unit to Equip Washington, D.C. and Sacramento, CA Metro Networks With Enhanced Track Worker Safety Protection
finance.yahoo.com - September 19 at 7:37 PM
streetinsider.com logoArgus Upgrades Harsco Corporation (HSC) to Buy - StreetInsider.com
www.streetinsider.com - September 16 at 11:51 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoArgus Upgrades Harsco, Sees 18% Upside From Here
finance.yahoo.com - September 16 at 1:06 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHarsco Corporation (HSC) Upgraded to Buy at Argus
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 15 at 11:12 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$402.80 Million in Sales Expected for Harsco Corporation (HSC) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 11 at 6:32 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHarsco Corporation (HSC) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.16 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 9 at 2:30 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logoHarsco Secures Two Steel Mill Service Contracts in Latin America Totaling More Than $50 Million
feeds.benzinga.com - September 5 at 4:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHarsco Corporation (HSC) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 29 at 8:06 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHarsco Corporation (HSC) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $402.80 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 24 at 11:48 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHarsco Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : HSC-US : August 16, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 16 at 7:36 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSee what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Harsco Corp.
finance.yahoo.com - August 11 at 2:44 AM
nasdaq.com logoHarsco Renews Five-Year Scrap Management Contract With Egypt's ... - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - August 10 at 12:49 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHarsco Renews Five-Year Scrap Management Contract With Egypt’s EZDK Steel Company
finance.yahoo.com - August 9 at 7:49 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logoHarsco Renews Five-Year Scrap Management Contract With Egypt's EZDK Steel Company
feeds.benzinga.com - August 9 at 10:07 AM
seekingalpha.com logoHarsco's (HSC) CEO Nicholas Grasberger on Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - August 7 at 7:07 PM
globenewswire.com logoHarsco to Participate in Jefferies 13th Annual Industrials Conference - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - August 7 at 7:07 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHarsco Corporation (HSC) Expected to Post Q1 2019 Earnings of $0.21 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 7 at 9:56 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ3 2017 EPS Estimates for Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) Boosted by KeyCorp
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 7 at 7:40 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ3 2017 EPS Estimates for Harsco Corporation (HSC) Raised by Analyst
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 7 at 7:40 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHarsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) Receives Buy Rating from Lake Street Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 5 at 7:50 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo Analysts Anticipate Harsco Corporation (HSC) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $400.30 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 5 at 7:06 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHarsco Corp. – Value Analysis (NYSE:HSC) : August 5, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 5 at 12:55 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHarsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 4 at 8:44 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHarsco Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : HSC-US : August 4, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 7:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of HSC earnings conference call or presentation 3-Aug-17 1:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 12:38 AM
rttnews.com logoHarsco Announces Improved 2017 Outlook - Quick Facts
www.rttnews.com - August 3 at 7:37 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHarsco Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results
finance.yahoo.com - August 3 at 7:37 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoInvestor Network: Harsco Corporation to Host Earnings Call
finance.yahoo.com - August 3 at 7:37 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHarsco posts 2Q profit
finance.yahoo.com - August 3 at 7:37 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHarsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) Releases Q3 Earnings Guidance
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 3 at 9:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHarsco Corporation (HSC) to Release Earnings on Thursday
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 27 at 11:52 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHarsco Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : HSC-US : July 24, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 24 at 11:08 PM
seekingalpha.com logoHarsco Reaping The Benefits Of Restructuring, Even As Energy Markets Remain Tough - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - July 19 at 2:55 AM
nasdaq.com logoHarsco Corporation to Release Second Quarter Results and Hold Conference Call on Thursday, August 3
www.nasdaq.com - July 16 at 11:38 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHarsco Corporation to Release Second Quarter Results and Hold Conference Call on Thursday, August 3, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 15 at 12:54 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo Analysts Expect Harsco Corporation (HSC) Will Announce Earnings of $0.17 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 12 at 2:31 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHarsco Co. (HSC) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 10 at 8:30 PM
globenewswire.com logoHarsco's Rail Division Receives Multi-Unit UK Stoneblower Order - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - June 29 at 11:55 PM
streetinsider.com logoHarsco Corporation (HSC) PT Raised to $19 at KeyBanc Following Meeting With Management - StreetInsider.com
www.streetinsider.com - June 26 at 7:32 PM
globenewswire.com logoHarsco's Metals & Minerals Division Lands Global Slag Award - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - June 6 at 11:19 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logoHarsco to Participate in KeyBanc Capital Markets Industrial, Automotive & Transportation Conference
feeds.benzinga.com - May 30 at 11:43 AM
investorplace.com logoTrade of the Day: Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC)
investorplace.com - May 26 at 9:36 AM
fool.com logoExpectation-Trouncing Earnings Have Harsco Corporation's Stock Jumping Today
www.fool.com - May 3 at 1:19 PM

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