Harsco Corporation (HSC) : During the past 4 weeks, traders have been relatively bearish on Harsco Corporation (HSC), hence the stock is down -6.55% 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 -0.2% relative to the S&P 500. The stock has risen by 0.3% in the past week indicating that the buyers are active at lower levels, but the stock is down -6.67% in the past 4 weeks.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 3.94% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 9.02%.The 200 Day SMA reached 36.9%. Harsco Corporation is up 45.31% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 28.8%.
Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC): After opening at $9.96, the stock dipped to an intraday low of $9.85 on Friday. However, the bulls stepped in to buy at lower levels and pushed the stock higher. The stock touched an intraday high of $10.12 and the buying power remained strong till the end. The stock closed at $10.07 for the day, a gain of 2.86% for the day session. The total traded volume was 606,559. The stocks close on the previous trading day was $9.79.
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.