Brokerage Firm Rating Update on Harsco Corporation (HSC)

Harsco Corporation (HSC) : The consensus on Harsco Corporation (HSC) based on 2 analyst recommendation on the company stock is 1, which is interpreted as a Strong Buy recommendation. Zacks Investment Research has issued a rank of 2 which endorses a Buy on the stock. However, 2 brokers have a differing view as they consider the stock to be a Strong Buy at current levels.

Harsco Corporation (HSC) : Currently there are 2 street experts covering Harsco Corporation (HSC) stock. The most bullish and bearish price target for the stock is $12 and $10 respectively for the short term. The average price target of all the analysts comes to $11. The estimated standard deviation from the target is $1.41.


For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy.

Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC): The stock opened at $9.88 and touched an intraday high of $10.21 on Wednesday. During the day, the stock corrected to an intraday low of $9.79, however, the bulls stepped in and pushed the price higher to close in the green at $10.16 with a gain of 2.11% for the day. The total traded volume for the day was 786,528. The stock had closed at $9.95 in the previous trading session.

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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