Harsco Corporation (HSC) Receives Analyst Rating

Harsco Corporation (HSC) : Zacks Investment Research ranks Harsco Corporation (HSC) as 3, which is a Hold recommendation. 3 research analysts consider that the stocks fundamentals point to a bright future, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. The average broker rating of 3 research analysts is 1, which indicates as a Strong Buy.

Harsco Corporation (HSC) has been rated by 3 research analysts. Fundamentally, the highest shorterm price forecast for the stock is expected to reach $17 and the lowest price target forecast is $10. The average forecast of all the analysts is $13 and the expected standard deviation is $3.61.


Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC): The stock opened in the green at $8.91 on Thursday, but the bulls found it difficult to push the prices higher. The stock reached a high of $9.04 and a low of $8.79 for the day. The stock did not find buyers even at the lows and closed at $8.85 recording a loss of -0.56%. 635,153 shares exchanged hands during the trading day. The stock had closed at $8.9 in the previous days trading.

Harsco Corporation is a provider of industrial services and engineered products serving global industries. The Company operates in three segments: Harsco Metals & Minerals, Harsco Industrial and Harsco Rail. Harsco Metals & Minerals segment is a provider of on-site, outsourced services to the global metals industries. Harsco Industrial segment includes the Harsco Industrial IKG, Harsco Industrial Air-X-Changers and Harsco Industrial Patterson-Kelley businesses. Harsco Rail segment is a provider of equipment and services for the maintenance, repair and construction of railway track. The Companys principal lines of business include outsourced, on-site services of material logistics and resource recovery for iron, steel and metals manufacturing; air-cooled heat exchangers; industrial grating products; heat transfer products, and railway track maintenance services and equipment.

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