Harsco Corporation (HSC): Price and Financial Metrics

Harsco Corporation (HSC): $7.19

-0.16 (-2.18%)

POWR Rating

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  • HSC scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 73.81% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for HSC is in Stability, which has been heading down over the past 177 days.
  • HSC's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 24.64% of US stocks).

HSC Stock Summary

  • HARSCO CORP's stock had its IPO on November 5, 1987, making it an older stock than 91.54% of US equities in our set.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, HARSCO CORP is reporting a growth rate of -203.35%; that's higher than only 7.58% of US stocks.
  • As for revenue growth, note that HSC's revenue has grown -24.41% over the past 12 months; that beats the revenue growth of merely 7.67% of US companies in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to HARSCO CORP are RGCO, TIGO, AGO, NICK, and SKYW.
  • 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

  • HSC's price/sales ratio is 0.4; this is 66.67% lower than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, HSC's price/earnings ratio has gone down 19.4.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for HSC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
HSC 2022-11-30 0.4 1 -3.5 -18.6
HSC 2022-11-29 0.3 1 -3.3 -18.2
HSC 2022-11-28 0.3 1 -3.3 -18.2
HSC 2022-11-25 0.3 1 -3.4 -18.3
HSC 2022-11-23 0.4 1 -3.4 -18.4
HSC 2022-11-22 0.4 1 -3.4 -18.4

HSC Growth Metrics

    The 5 year price growth rate now stands at -24.91%.
  • Its 5 year revenue growth rate is now at 8.37%.
  • Its 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -116.61%.
Over the past 52 months, HSC's revenue has gone down $53,447,000.

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
2022-09-30 1,626.186 156.608 -167.687
2022-06-30 1,683.573 176.406 -162.202
2022-03-31 1,772.341 61.055 -43.223
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

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 $7.19 52-week high $17.69
Prev. close $7.35 52-week low $3.73
Day low $7.14 Volume 653,318
Day high $7.42 Avg. volume 662,281
50-day MA $5.64 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $7.70 Market Cap 571.43M

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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HSC Price Returns

1-mo 18.65%
3-mo 26.36%
6-mo -13.89%
1-year -55.89%
3-year -67.70%
5-year -59.72%
YTD -56.97%
2021 -7.06%
2020 -21.86%
2019 15.86%
2018 6.49%
2017 37.13%

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