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.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Fabricated structural metal products
Trailing P/E Ratio33.58
Forward P/E Ratio20.71
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$1.61 billion
Price / Sales1.25
Cash Flow$2.3803 per share
Price / Cash10.44
Book Value$2.67 per share
Price / Book9.31
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.74
Net Income$7.82 million
Return on Equity32.22%
Return on Assets4.27%
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 initiated a stock buyback program on Wednesday, May 2nd 2018, which allows the company to repurchase $75,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy up to 4.6% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are usually a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.
How were Harsco's earnings last quarter?
Harsco Co. (NYSE:HSC) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 2nd. The industrial products company reported $0.22 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.19 by $0.03. The industrial products company earned $408.04 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $390.75 million. Harsco had a return on equity of 32.22% and a net margin of 1.02%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 9.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.11 earnings per share. View Harsco's Earnings History.
When is Harsco's next earnings date?
What guidance has Harsco issued on next quarter's earnings?
Harsco updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 2nd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 1.11-1.24 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.07. Harsco also updated its Q2 guidance to 0.30-0.35 EPS.
What price target have analysts set for HSC?
5 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Harsco's stock. Their forecasts range from $19.00 to $30.00. On average, they expect Harsco's share price to reach $25.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Harsco.
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)
Has Harsco been receiving favorable news coverage?
Headlines about HSC stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Harsco earned a news sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern's scale. They also gave news headlines about the industrial products company an impact score of 46.55 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.
Who are Harsco's major shareholders?
Harsco's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (12.83%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.74%), Rothschild Asset Management Inc. (2.50%), Hood River Capital Management LLC (2.25%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.59%) and Neuberger Berman Group LLC (1.56%). Company insiders that own Harsco stock include 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 JPMorgan Chase & Co., Penn Capital Management Co. Inc., BlackRock Inc., Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Cortina Asset Management LLC, New York State Common Retirement Fund and Smith Asset Management Group LP. Company insiders that have sold Harsco company stock in the last year include 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 Polar Asset Management Partners Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., WINTON GROUP Ltd, Millennium Management LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Prudential Financial Inc., Mackay Shields LLC and ETRADE Capital Management LLC. 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 $24.85.
How big of a company is Harsco?
Harsco has a market capitalization of $2.00 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.
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]
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