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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.09
HSC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
57% of the 522 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. HSC: 0.09 )
HSC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 0.98
Current: 0.09

0.07
0.98
Equity to Asset 0.22
HSC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
60% of the 509 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. HSC: 0.22 )
HSC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 0.54
Current: 0.22

0.2
0.54
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 2.18
M-Score: -3.45
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -4.65
HSC's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 505 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.52 vs. HSC: -4.65 )
HSC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -4.65   Max: 12.41
Current: -4.65

-4.65
12.41
Net-margin (%) -7.87
HSC's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 506 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. HSC: -7.87 )
HSC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -8.36   Max: 17.13
Current: -7.87

-8.36
17.13
ROE (%) -40.43
HSC's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 516 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. HSC: -40.43 )
HSC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -40.43   Max: 35.67
Current: -40.43

-40.43
35.67
ROA (%) -9.34
HSC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 520 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. HSC: -9.34 )
HSC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -9.34   Max: 18.87
Current: -9.34

-9.34
18.87
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -15.36
HSC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 515 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 4.69 vs. HSC: -15.36 )
HSC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -15.36   Max: 27.1
Current: -15.36

-15.36
27.1
Revenue Growth (%) -1.60
HSC's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. HSC: -1.60 )
HSC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -4.7   Max: 16.2
Current: -1.6

-4.7
16.2
EBITDA Growth (%) -36.10
HSC's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 386 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -6.50 vs. HSC: -36.10 )
HSC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -42.6   Max: 24
Current: -36.1

-42.6
24
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

HSC Guru Trades in Q3 2013

John Keeley 210,820 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 1,158,593 sh (New)
David Dreman Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Arnold Van Den Berg 1,017,422 sh (-1.6%)
Richard Pzena 826,799 sh (-7.79%)
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Q4 2013

HSC Guru Trades in Q4 2013

John Keeley 1,713,424 sh (+712.74%)
Richard Pzena Sold Out
Arnold Van Den Berg 829,373 sh (-18.48%)
Steven Cohen 26,051 sh (-97.75%)
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Q1 2014

HSC Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 16,217 sh (New)
Jim Simons 645,433 sh (New)
John Keeley 1,960,249 sh (+14.41%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 822,038 sh (-0.88%)
Steven Cohen 12,227 sh (-53.07%)
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Q2 2014

HSC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 100,000 sh (New)
Arnold Van Den Berg Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
John Keeley 1,834,100 sh (-6.44%)
Jim Simons 209,100 sh (-67.6%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with HSC

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Arnold Van Den Berg 2014-06-30 Sold Out 1.6%$22.68 - $27.52 $ 24.2-5%0
John Keeley 2013-12-31 Add 712.74%0.72%$24.05 - $28.82 $ 24.2-10%1713424
Arnold Van Den Berg 2013-12-31 Reduce -18.48%0.46%$24.05 - $28.82 $ 24.2-10%829373
David Dreman 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.1%$23.34 - $26.88 $ 24.2-3%0
John Keeley 2013-09-30 New Buy0.1%$23.34 - $26.88 $ 24.2-3%210820
Arnold Van Den Berg 2013-06-30 Reduce -7.7%0.21%$21.29 - $24.25 $ 24.26%1033967
David Dreman 2012-12-31 New Buy0.1%$18.85 - $23.05 $ 24.217%145725
John Burbank 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$18.85 - $23.05 $ 24.217%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.13%$19.54 - $22.17 $ 24.216%0
John Burbank 2012-09-30 New Buy0.01%$19.54 - $22.17 $ 24.216%12306
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Add 36.83%0.03%$18.76 - $23.46 $ 24.218%85327
Arnold Van Den Berg 2012-03-31 Reduce -30.25%1.06%$20 - $24.27 $ 24.216%1211672
David Dreman 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.68%$20 - $24.27 $ 24.216%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Add 41.93%0.04%$20 - $24.27 $ 24.216%62359
John Keeley 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.01%$20 - $24.27 $ 24.216%0
Arnold Van Den Berg 2011-12-31 Add 9.51%0.3%$18.24 - $24.18 $ 24.214%1737122
Ray Dalio 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.12%$18.24 - $24.18 $ 24.214%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 New Buy0.11%$18.24 - $24.18 $ 24.214%43936
John Keeley 2011-12-31 Add 27.26%$18.24 - $24.18 $ 24.214%17740
Arnold Van Den Berg 2011-09-30 Add 74.2%1.26%$19.44 - $33.76 $ 24.2-3%1586286
David Dreman 2011-09-30 New Buy0.68%$19.44 - $33.76 $ 24.2-3%1393228
Meridian Funds 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0155%$19.44 - $33.76 $ 24.2-3%0
John Keeley 2011-09-30 Reduce -55.94%0.01%$19.44 - $33.76 $ 24.2-3%13940
Joel Greenblatt 2011-06-30 Sold Out 0.29%$29.71 - $36.49 $ 24.2-27%0
George Soros 2011-06-30 Sold Out $29.71 - $36.49 $ 24.2-27%0
Mario Gabelli 2011-06-30 Sold Out $29.71 - $36.49 $ 24.2-27%0
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 3.67
HSC's P/B is ranked lower than
65% of the 555 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. HSC: 3.67 )
HSC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.92   Max: 4.25
Current: 3.67

0.92
4.25
P/S 0.79
HSC's P/S is ranked lower than
51% of the 555 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. HSC: 0.79 )
HSC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 1.5
Current: 0.79

0.38
1.5
EV-to-EBIT -16.07
HSC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
59% of the 555 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 29.62 vs. HSC: -16.07 )
HSC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.3   Max: 171.9
Current: -16.07

5.3
171.9
Current Ratio 1.37
HSC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 446 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. HSC: 1.37 )
HSC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.04   Max: 1.93
Current: 1.37

1.04
1.93
Quick Ratio 1.05
HSC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 446 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. HSC: 1.05 )
HSC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 1.55
Current: 1.05

0.74
1.55

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.39
HSC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
81% of the 394 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. HSC: 3.39 )
HSC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.09   Max: 4.46
Current: 3.39

1.09
4.46
Dividend Payout 1.50
HSC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
63% of the 555 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 22.36 vs. HSC: 1.50 )
HSC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 2.28
Current: 1.5

0.05
2.28
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.50
HSC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
77% of the 406 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. HSC: 3.50 )
HSC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.12   Max: 4.6
Current: 3.5

1.12
4.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 75.62
HSC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
58% of the 555 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. HSC: 75.62 )
HSC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.38   Max: 84.31
Current: 75.62

2.38
84.31
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.61
HSC's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
77% of the 555 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 5.75 vs. HSC: 1.61 )
HSC' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 19
Current: 1.61

0.72
19
Price/Median PS Value 0.95
HSC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
79% of the 555 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. HSC: 0.95 )
HSC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 1.77
Current: 0.95

0.56
1.77
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.00
HSC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
79% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. HSC: 8.00 )
HSC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 18.9
Current: 8

0.6
18.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 4.21
HSC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
78% of the 359 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.95 vs. HSC: 4.21 )
HSC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -23.7   Max: 26
Current: 4.21

-23.7
26

Business Description

Industry: Steel » Steel
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Traded in other countries:HA7.Germany
Harsco Corporation was incorporated in 1956. The Company is a multinational provider of industrial services and engineered products serving industries that are fundamental to economic growth and infrastructure development. Its operations fall into four reportable segments: Harsco Infrastructure, Harsco Metals & Minerals, Harsco Rail and Harsco Industrial. The Company has locations in over 50 countries, including the United States. The Harsco Infrastructure Segment is one of the world's organizations for engineered rental scaffolding, shoring, concrete forming and other access-related solutions. The Segment operates from a network of branches throughout the world, including North America, Europe, and the Gulf Region of the Middle East, Africa, Asia-Pacific and Latin America. Major services include the rental of concrete shoring and forming systems; scaffolding for non-residential and infrastructure construction projects and industrial maintenance requirements; as well as a variety of other infrastructure services including project engineering, equipment erection and dismantling services, industrial insulation services and equipment sales. The Harsco Metals & Minerals Segment is a provider of on-site, outsourced services to the global metals industries. The Harsco Metals business provides its services and solutions on a long-term contract basis, supporting each stage of the metal-making process from initial raw material handling to post-production by-product processing and on-site recycling, including providing environmental services for the processing of residual by-products. Working as a specialized, value-added services provider, the Harsco Metals business rarely takes ownership of its customers' raw materials or finished products. The Harsco Rail Segment is a global provider of equipment and services to maintain, repair and construct railway track. The Company's railway track maintenance services, solutions and specialized track maintenance equipment support private and government-owned railroads and urban transit systems worldwide. Harsco Industrial Segment includes the Harsco Industrial IKG, Harsco Industrial Air-X-Changers and Harsco Industrial Patterson-Kelley businesses. Approximately 92% of this Segment's revenues originate in North America. Harsco Industrial IKG manufactures a varied line of industrial grating products at several plants in the United States and one in Mexico. These products include bar grating configurations, which are used mainly in industrial flooring, as well as safety and security applications in the power, paper, chemical, refining and processing industries.
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