Harsco Corporation (HSC) : During the past 4 weeks, traders have been relatively bearish on Harsco Corporation (HSC), hence the stock is down -12.58% when compared to the S&P 500 during the same period. However, in the past 1 week, the selling of the stock is down by -3.61% relative to the S&P 500. The 4-week change in the price of the stock is -14.35% and the stock has fallen -3.1% in the past 1 week.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 8.96% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 7.24%.The 200 Day SMA reached 23.58% Harsco Corporation is up 32.22% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 16.01%.
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.
For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC): The stock opened at $8.88 and touched an intraday high of $9.71 on Friday. During the day, the stock corrected to an intraday low of $8.88, however, the bulls stepped in and pushed the price higher to close in the green at $9.07 with a gain of 2.49% for the day. The total traded volume for the day was 1,023,608. The stock had closed at $9.07 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.