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

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$27.90 +0.89 (+3.30 %)
(As of 11/18/2018 07:19 AM ET)
Previous Close$27.90
Today's Range$26.89 - $28.03
52-Week Range$15.55 - $30.05
Volume592,710 shs
Average Volume504,244 shs
Market Capitalization$2.24 billion
P/E Ratio37.70
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

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 Ratio37.70
Forward P/E Ratio22.14
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.61 billion
Price / Sales1.39
Cash Flow$2.3785 per share
Price / Cash11.73
Book Value$3.79 per share
Price / Book7.36

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$2.24 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 declared that its board has approved a share repurchase program on Wednesday, May 2nd 2018, which permits the company to buyback $75,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to repurchase up to 4.6% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are usually an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Harsco's earnings last quarter?

Harsco Co. (NYSE:HSC) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October, 31st. The industrial products company reported $0.40 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' 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%. Harsco's quarterly revenue was up 15.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.20 EPS. 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 issued an update on 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?

5 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Harsco's shares. Their forecasts range from $24.00 to $33.00. On average, they anticipate Harsco's stock price to reach $30.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 8.4% 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?

Headlines about HSC stock have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Harsco earned a media sentiment score of 1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the industrial products company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

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, Pres, CEO & Director (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 variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.41%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.83%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.78%), Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. (1.92%), SG Capital Management LLC (1.59%) and Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc. (1.57%). 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 Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Huber Capital Management LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., James Investment Research Inc., Tocqueville Asset Management L.P., State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D and Wells Fargo & Company MN. 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 Teachers Advisors LLC, 1060 Capital LLC, BlackRock Inc., SG Capital Management LLC, Loomis Sayles & Co. L P, Columbus Circle Investors, Putnam Investments LLC and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. 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 $27.90.

How big of a company is Harsco?

Harsco has a market capitalization of $2.24 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:  224 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  218 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  442
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 11/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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