Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) went up by 3.87% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $30.05 and move down -67.13%, while HSC stocks collected -6.16% of loss with the last five trading sessions.

Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) Worth an Investment?

Harsco Corporation (NYSE: HSC) scored price to earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 21.18 times of increase in earnings at the present.

HSC Market Performance

HSC stocks went down by -6.16% for the week, with the monthly drop of -28.28% and a quarterly performance of -30.98%, while its annual performance rate touched -27.06%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -21.41% for HSC stocks with the simple moving average of -23.33% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion on Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC)

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for HSC stocks, with Lake Street repeating the rating for HSC shares by setting it to “Buy”. The predicted price for HSC socks in the upcoming period according to Lake Street is $30 based on the research report published on February 23, 2018.

HSC Stocks -28.53% Far from 50 Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought HSC to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, Harsco Corporation was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -40.16% of loss for the given period.

The stock volatility was left at 4.77%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 4.63%, while the shares sank at the distance of -28.96% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by -30.77% lower at the present time.

In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, HSC went down by -6.16%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of -20.34% of losses for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $22.51. In addition, Harsco Corporation saw -9.47% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further losses.

HSC Stock Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at Harsco Corporation (HSC), starting from Minan Peter Francis, who bought 2,250 shares at the price of $21.08 back on Aug 02. After this action, Rushing now owns 123,252 shares of Harsco Corporation, valued at $47,430 with the latest closing price.

Gerson Scott H, the SVP and Group Pres.Industrial of Harsco Corporation, sold 4,428 shares at the value of $25.97 during a trade that took place back on Jun 03, which means that Gerson Scott H is holding 6,104 shares at the value of $114,995 based on the most recent closing price.

HSC Stock Fundamentals

The current profitability levels are settled at +10.03 for the present operating margin and +24.19 for gross margin. The net margin for Harsco Corporation stands at +7.94. Total capital return value is set at 20.12, while invested capital returns managed to touch 17.19. Equity return holds the value 38.70%, with 5.70% for asset returns.

Based on Harsco Corporation (HSC), the company’s capital structure generated 224.49 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 69.18. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 36.88 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 218.32 and long-term debt to capital is 67.28.

EBITDA value lies at +54.05 M with total debt to EBITDA carrying the value of 1.97. The value for Enterprise to Sales is 1.20 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.27. The receivables turnover for Harsco Corporation is 5.08 with the total asset turnover at the value of 1.07. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.45.