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

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$22.82 +0.37 (+1.65 %)
(As of 01/22/2019 07:19 AM ET)
Previous Close$22.45
Today's Range$22.69 - $23.14
52-Week Range$15.55 - $30.05
Volume670,008 shs
Average Volume437,731 shs
Market Capitalization$1.83 billion
P/E Ratio30.84
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.58
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

Industry Fabricated structural metal products
Sub-IndustryIndustrial Machinery
SectorIndustrial Products
CUSIP41586410
Phone717-763-7064

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.61 billion
Cash Flow$2.3796 per share
Book Value$2.67 per share

Profitability

Net Income$7.82 million

Miscellaneous

Employees9,400
Market Cap$1.83 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 approved a stock repurchase plan on Wednesday, May 2nd 2018, which allows the company to buyback $75,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire up to 4.6% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are generally a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Harsco's earnings last quarter?

Harsco Co. (NYSE:HSC) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 31st. The industrial products company reported $0.40 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.36 by $0.04. The industrial products company had revenue of $445.48 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $447.17 million. Harsco had a net margin of 3.32% and a return on equity of 37.43%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 15.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $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 21st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Harsco.

How can I listen to Harsco's earnings call?

Harsco will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, February 21st at 9:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8006114920.

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

Harsco updated its FY 2018 earnings guidance on Wednesday, October, 31st. The company provided EPS 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?

4 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Harsco's stock. Their forecasts range from $32.00 to $33.00. On average, they anticipate Harsco's stock price to reach $32.3333 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 41.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Harsco.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Harsco?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Harsco in the last year. There are currently 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Harsco.

Has Harsco been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about HSC stock have trended very positive this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Harsco earned a news impact score of 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the industrial products company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock'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 55)
  • Mr. Peter Francis Minan, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 57)
  • Mr. Russell C. Hochman, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 55)
  • Ms. Tracey L. McKenzie, Sr. VP & Chief HR Officer (Age 51)
  • Mr. Scott H. Gerson, Sr. VP & Group Pres of Harsco Industrial (Age 48)

Who are Harsco's major shareholders?

Harsco's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include SG Capital Management LLC (1.92%), Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC (1.20%), Boston Advisors LLC (0.12%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.04%) and Meeder Asset Management Inc. (0.01%). Company insiders that own Harsco stock include Samuel C Fenice, Scott H Gerson and Tracey L Mckenzie. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Harsco.

Which major investors are selling Harsco stock?

HSC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Advisors LLC and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. 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 major investors are buying Harsco stock?

HSC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including SG Capital Management LLC, Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC and Meeder Asset Management Inc.. 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 $22.82.

How big of a company is Harsco?

Harsco has a market capitalization of $1.83 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:  230 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  224 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  454
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This page was last updated on 1/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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