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

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$21.97 +0.09 (+0.41 %)
(As of 03/22/2019 06:02 AM ET)
Previous Close$21.88
Today's Range$21.73 - $22.31
52-Week Range$18.87 - $30.05
Volume328,700 shs
Average Volume741,021 shs
Market Capitalization$1.76 billion
P/E Ratio16.70
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.51
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$1.72 billion
Cash Flow$3.0137 per share
Book Value$3.90 per share

Profitability

Net Income$137.06 million

Miscellaneous

Employees9,900
Market Cap$1.76 billion
Next Earnings Date5/1/2019 (Estimated)
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 has authorized a stock buyback program on Wednesday, May 2nd 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $75,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy up to 4.6% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are often an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Harsco's earnings last quarter?

Harsco Co. (NYSE:HSC) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 21st. The industrial products company reported $0.33 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.29 by $0.04. The industrial products company earned $437.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $437.23 million. Harsco had a return on equity of 38.66% and a net margin of 7.96%. Harsco's revenue was down 3.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm 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 Wednesday, May 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Harsco.

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

Harsco updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 21st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.29-1.47 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.44. Harsco also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $1.29-1.47 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for HSC?

3 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Harsco's shares. Their predictions range from $32.00 to $33.00. On average, they expect Harsco's stock price to reach $32.3333 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 47.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Harsco.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Harsco?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Harsco in the last year. There are currently 3 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 coverage about HSC stock has been trending somewhat positive on Friday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Harsco earned a coverage optimism score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the industrial products company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of Harsco's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Harsco own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Harsco investors own include Micron Technology (MU), General Electric (GE), Celgene (CELG), Procter & Gamble (Pg), NVIDIA (NVDA), Broadcom (AVGO), Baxter International (BAX), Intel (INTC), QUALCOMM (QCOM) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.28%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.90%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.51%), SG Capital Management LLC (1.92%), Norges Bank (1.86%) and Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc. (1.62%). 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 1060 Capital LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Boston Advisors LLC, BlackRock Inc., Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Castleark Management LLC and Two Sigma Advisers LP. 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, WINTON GROUP Ltd, Millennium Management LLC, SG Capital Management LLC, James Investment Research Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and D. E. Shaw & Co. 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 $21.97.

How big of a company is Harsco?

Harsco has a market capitalization of $1.76 billion and generates $1.72 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $137.06 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.31 on an earnings per share basis. Harsco employs 9,900 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:  236 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  235 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  471
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This page was last updated on 3/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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