Harsco Corporation is a specialty industrial machinery business based in the US. Harsco Corporation shares (HSC) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Harsco Corporation employs 11,900 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.
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- HSC shares summary
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- Is HSC stock a buy or sell?
- Stock performance over time
- Can I short HSC shares?
- Are HSC shares over-valued?
- Harsco Corporation's financials
- How volatile are HSC shares?
- Does Harsco Corporation pay a dividend?
- Have HSC shares ever split?
- Other common questions
Harsco Corporation stock price (NYSE: HSC)Use our graph to track the performance of HSC stocks over time.
Harsco Corporation shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$22.42|
|52-week range||$12.12 - $23.73|
|50-day moving average||$20.38|
|200-day moving average||$19.44|
|Wall St. target price||$26.00|
|Dividend yield||$0.051 (0.26%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$-0.33|
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Harsco Corporation price performance over time
|1 week (2021-07-21)||N/A|
|1 month (2021-07-01)||6.91%|
|3 months (2021-04-30)||25.04%|
|6 months (2021-01-28)||N/A|
|1 year (2020-07-28)||N/A|
|2 years (2019-07-28)||N/A|
|3 years (2018-07-28)||N/A|
|5 years (2016-07-28)||N/A|
Is Harsco Corporation under- or over-valued?
Valuing Harsco Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Harsco Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Harsco Corporation's PEG ratio
Harsco Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.3458. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Harsco Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Harsco Corporation's EBITDA
Harsco Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $254 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Harsco Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Harsco Corporation financials
|Revenue TTM||$2 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||4.62%|
|Gross profit TTM||$363.1 million|
|Return on assets TTM||2.16%|
|Return on equity TTM||-2.38%|
|Market capitalisation||$1.6 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Shorting Harsco Corporation shares
There are currently 3.0 million Harsco Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Harsco Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 2.2% down from 3.1 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Harsco Corporation shares can be evaluated.
Harsco Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)
Harsco Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Harsco Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Harsco Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 419252.08913649). Harsco Corporation's SIR currently stands at 7.18. In other words for every 100,000 Harsco Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 7180 shares are currently held short.
However Harsco Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Harsco Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Harsco Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Harsco Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Harsco Corporation shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.0386% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Harsco Corporation shares, roughly 39 shares are currently held short).
A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Harsco Corporation.
Find out more about how you can short Harsco Corporation stock.
Harsco Corporation share dividends
We're not expecting Harsco Corporation to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Have Harsco Corporation's shares ever split?
Harsco Corporation's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 26 March 2007. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Harsco Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Harsco Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Harsco Corporation's share price.
Harsco Corporation share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Harsco Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $12.12 up to $23.73. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Harsco Corporation's is 2.1638. This would suggest that Harsco Corporation's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.
Harsco Corporation overview
Harsco Corporation provides environmental solutions for industrial and specialty waste streams, and innovative equipment and technology for the rail sector worldwide. It operates through three segments: Harsco Environmental, Harsco Clean Earth, and Harsco Rail. The Harsco Environmental segment offers on-site services of material logistics, product quality improvement, and resource recovery for iron, steel, and metals manufacturing; manufactures and sells industrial abrasives, roofing granules, aluminum dross, and scrap processing systems; and produces value-added downstream products from industrial waste-stream. The Harsco Clean Earth segment provides waste management services, including transportation, specialty waste processing, and recycling and beneficial reuse solutions for hazardous wastes, contaminated materials, and dredged volumes. The Harsco Rail segment offers equipment, after-market parts, and services for the maintenance, repair, and construction of railway track. This segment manufactures and sells highly-engineered railway track maintenance equipment, and collision avoidance and warning systems to support passenger, rail worker, and pedestrian safety, as well as measurement and diagnostic technologies that support railway maintenance programs. The company was founded in 1853 and is headquartered in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania.
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Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Harsco Corporation is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.78% of Harsco Corporation shares are held by insiders and 97.469% by institutions. How many people work for Harsco Corporation?
Latest data suggests 11,900 work at Harsco Corporation. When does the fiscal year end for Harsco Corporation?
Harsco Corporation's fiscal year ends in December. Where is Harsco Corporation based?
Harsco Corporation's address is: 350 Poplar Church Road, Camp Hill, PA, United States, 17011 What is Harsco Corporation's ISIN number?
Harsco Corporation's international securities identification number is: US4158641070 What is Harsco Corporation's CUSIP number?
Harsco Corporation's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 415864107
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