Harsco Corporation (HSC): Price and Financial Metrics

Harsco Corporation (HSC): $6.39

0.53 (+9.04%)

POWR Rating

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  • HSC scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 95.53% of US stocks.
  • HSC's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • HSC's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 29.7% of US stocks).

HSC Stock Summary

  • Harsco Corp's stock had its IPO on November 5, 1987, making it an older stock than 90.62% of US equities in our set.
  • Of note is the ratio of Harsco Corp's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 96.74% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 0.52, Harsco Corp has a higher such ratio than merely 11.72% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Harsco Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be COOP, RDN, MHLD, GEF, and UGP.
  • Visit HSC's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.harsco.com.

HSC Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Industrials stock, HSC's price/sales ratio is 78.79% lower, now standing at 0.7.
  • HSC's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.1 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, HSC's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.1.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for HSC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
HSC 2021-09-03 0.7 2.1 -613.2 37.0
HSC 2021-09-02 0.7 2.1 -618.5 37.2
HSC 2021-09-01 0.7 2.1 -607.8 36.9
HSC 2021-08-31 0.7 2.1 -612.8 37.0
HSC 2021-08-30 0.7 2.1 -616.8 37.1
HSC 2021-08-27 0.7 2.1 -628.3 37.5

HSC Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 2523.48%.
  • Its 4 year revenue growth rate is now at -3.21%.
  • Its 2 year price growth rate is now at -55.58%.
HSC's revenue has moved up $93,092,000 over the prior 15 months.

The table below shows HSC's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 1,848.399 72.197 -3.249
2021-09-30 2,151.32 58.292 14.785
2021-06-30 2,116.417 45.827 -2.357
2021-03-31 1,993.878 42.181 -26.347
2020-12-31 1,863.864 53.818 -26.341
2020-09-30 1,755.307 -7.916 19.19

HSC's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • HSC has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 64.24% of graded US stocks.
  • HSC's asset turnover comes in at 0.714 -- ranking 221st of 563 Business Services stocks.
  • YEXT, FISV, and FORR are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with HSC.

The table below shows HSC's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.714 0.201 0.041
2021-06-30 0.708 0.199 0.031
2021-03-31 0.673 0.195 0.017
2020-12-31 0.665 0.195 0.014
2020-09-30 0.663 0.198 0.036
2020-06-30 0.655 0.217 0.295

HSC Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of HSC, see our HSC price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $26.67 Average Broker Recommendation 1.33 (Strong Buy)

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HSC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $6.39 52-week high $19.90
Prev. close $5.86 52-week low $4.36
Day low $5.72 Volume 1,012,300
Day high $6.40 Avg. volume 629,470
50-day MA $6.67 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $12.09 Market Cap 507.48M

Harsco Corporation (HSC) Company Bio

Harsco Corporation provides engineered products and services to industries focusing on steel and metals production, energy and railways. The company was founded in 1853 and is based in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania.

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Latest HSC News From Around the Web

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Harsco Corporation (HSC) CEO Nick Grasberger on Q4 2021 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Harsco Corporation (HSC) Q4 2021 Earnings Conference Call February 24, 2022 09:00 AM ET Company Participants David Martin - Vice President of Investor Relations Nick Grasberger - Chairman & Chief Executive Officer Anshooman Aga - Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer Conference Call Participants Michael Hoffman - Stifel Larry...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | February 26, 2022

Harsco Corporation 2021 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call Presentation

The following slide deck was published by Harsco Corporation in conjunction with their 2021 Q4 earnings call....

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | February 25, 2022

Harsco Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2021 Results

Fourth Quarter Revenues from Continuing Operations Totaled $462 Million, an Increase of 7 Percent from the Prior Year QuarterQ4 GAAP Operating Income of $16 Million and Adjusted EBITDA Totaled $58 Million; Performance Consistent with Prior Guidance For the QuarterQ4 GAAP Earnings Per Share of $0.13 and Adjusted Earnings Per Share of $0.22Full Year 2021 Revenue from Continuing Operations Increased 20 Percent to $1.8 Billion; GAAP Operating Income Increased to $88 Million and Adjusted EBITDA Incre

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) Shares Could Be 48% Below Their Intrinsic Value Estimate

How far off is Harsco Corporation ( NYSE:HSC ) from its intrinsic value? Using the most recent financial data, we'll...

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

UPDATE 1-Dutch public prosecutors open criminal investigation into Tata Steel

Dutch public prosecutors on Wednesday said they had launched a criminal investigation into the Dutch arm of Tata Steel and another company for alleged "intentional and unlawful" pollution of surface water. In a statement, they said they had informed Tata and Harsco Metals Holland BV of the investigation following a number of complaints. Prosecutors said they had informed the companies they had started the probe for alleged "intentionally and illegally introducing hazardous materials into the ground, air or surface water, with danger to public health as a possible result."

Yahoo | February 2, 2022

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HSC Price Returns

1-mo -2.59%
3-mo -18.18%
6-mo -60.01%
1-year -65.92%
3-year -65.25%
5-year -62.08%
YTD -61.76%
2021 -7.06%
2020 -21.86%
2019 15.86%
2018 6.49%
2017 37.13%

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