Harsco Corporation s trend and data analysis indicates that the stock price has dropped -10.43% in the past 12 Weeks , but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock , the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 25.38% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 118.04% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of Harsco Corporation has a positive value of 88.29 compared to overall market.Harsco Corporation is having a Relative Strength Index of 42.12 which indicates the stock is not yet over sold or over bought based on the technical indicators.
Stocks of Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) rallied by 2.89% during the past week but lost 11.07% on a 4-week basis. The company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 2.65% in the past week but underperformed the index by 12.08% in the last 4 weeks.
For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $12.3 and hit $12.55 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $12.45, with a gain of 1.63% or 0.2 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 1,299,234 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $15.25 and the company has a market cap of $998 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $5 .
Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Mar 3, 2016, Peter Francis Minan (CFO) purchased 10,000 shares at 3.66 per share price.On Mar 2, 2016, F Nicholas Iii Grasberger (CEO) purchased 50,000 shares at 3.86 per share price.On Dec 4, 2015, Scott H Gerson (SVP&Group Pres.Industrial) sold 3,950 shares at 9.87 per share price.
Harsco Corporation Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Feb 24, 2017. The company reported $0.16 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.07. Analyst had a consensus of $0.09. The company had revenue of $360.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $357.10 million. The companys revenue was down -7.0 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.11 EPS.
Harsco Corporation is a services and engineered products company. The principal lines of business are: mill services that are provided to steel and non-ferrous metal producers; gas control and containment products; scaffolding services; railway maintenance of way services and equipment; and several other lines of business including, process equipment, industrial grating and bridge decking, industrial pipe fittings, slag abrasives and roofing granules.