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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 0.12
NYSE:HSC's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
88% of the 1400 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 25.81 vs. NYSE:HSC: 0.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NYSE:HSC' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.1 Max: 0.98
Current: 0.12
0.07
0.98
Equity-to-Asset 0.15
NYSE:HSC's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
91% of the 659 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. NYSE:HSC: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NYSE:HSC' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.35 Max: 0.54
Current: 0.15
0.11
0.54
Interest Coverage 1.05
NYSE:HSC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
95% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. NYSE:HSC: 1.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:HSC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.05  Med: 2.9 Max: 5.69
Current: 1.05
1.05
5.69
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 2.38
Beneish M-Score: -3.05
WACC vs ROIC
15.09%
5.48%
WACC
ROIC
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
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history
Operating Margin % 3.70
NYSE:HSC's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
60% of the 681 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. NYSE:HSC: 3.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NYSE:HSC' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.74  Med: 4.88 Max: 12.41
Current: 3.7
-5.74
12.41
Net Margin % -5.21
NYSE:HSC's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
56% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. NYSE:HSC: -5.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NYSE:HSC' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.36  Med: 0.29 Max: 8.12
Current: -5.21
-8.36
8.12
ROE % -29.76
NYSE:HSC's ROE % is ranked lower than
67% of the 1260 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -11.06 vs. NYSE:HSC: -29.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NYSE:HSC' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.85  Med: 1.3 Max: 22.08
Current: -29.76
-33.85
22.08
ROA % -3.91
NYSE:HSC's ROA % is ranked higher than
63% of the 1420 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -9.57 vs. NYSE:HSC: -3.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NYSE:HSC' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.6  Med: 0.24 Max: 8.28
Current: -3.91
-8.6
8.28
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -1.84
NYSE:HSC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
69% of the 1353 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -13.80 vs. NYSE:HSC: -1.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NYSE:HSC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.37  Med: 9.34 Max: 25.11
Current: -1.84
-11.37
25.11
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -17.20
NYSE:HSC's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
72% of the 608 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -4.40 vs. NYSE:HSC: -17.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NYSE:HSC' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.2  Med: 4.4 Max: 18.4
Current: -17.2
-17.2
18.4
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 33.20
NYSE:HSC's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
89% of the 1082 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -19.60 vs. NYSE:HSC: 33.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NYSE:HSC' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -42.6  Med: 2.9 Max: 33.2
Current: 33.2
-42.6
33.2
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

HSC Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 627,800 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 65,746 sh (+361.47%)
Joel Greenblatt 39,692 sh (+29.53%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY Sold Out
Keeley Asset Management Corp Sold Out
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Q2 2016

HSC Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jim Simons 543,200 sh (-13.48%)
Paul Tudor Jones 23,271 sh (-64.60%)
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Q3 2016

HSC Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Joel Greenblatt 78,543 sh (New)
Jim Simons 927,500 sh (+70.75%)
Paul Tudor Jones 13,884 sh (-40.34%)
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Q4 2016

HSC Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Chuck Royce 172,100 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 277,009 sh (+252.68%)
Paul Tudor Jones 35,275 sh (+154.07%)
Jim Simons 1,323,000 sh (+42.64%)
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Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Industrial Metals & Minerals    NAICS: 212299    SIC: 1099
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Traded in other countries:HA7.Germany,
Harsco Corp is engaged in providing industrial services & engineered products to various industries. It has three reportable segments: Harsco Metals & Minerals, Harsco Industrial and Harsco Rail. It has locations in approximately 35 countries.

Harsco Corp was incorporated on February 28, 1956. The Company provides industrial services and engineered products serving industries that are fundamental to economic growth and infrastructure development. Its operations fall into three reportable segments; Harsco Metals & Minerals, Harsco Rail and Harsco Industrial. The Company has locations in over 50 countries, including the United States. Harsco Metals & Minerals Segment provides on-site, outsourced services to steel mills and other metal producers such as aluminum and copper. Its services include slag processing; semi-finished inventory management; material handling; scrap management; in-plant transportation; and a variety of other services. Other products and services include minerals and recycling technologies; environmental solutions for metals and mining customers' waste streams; and granules for asphalt roofing shingles as well as abrasives for industrial surface preparation derived from coal slag. The Harsco Rail Segment is a provider of equipment and services to maintain repair and construct railway track. This Segment manufactures railway track maintenance equipment and provides track maintenance services. The customers include private and government-owned railroads and urban mass transit systems. The Company's railway track maintenance services, solutions and specialized track maintenance equipment support private and government-owned railroads and urban transit systems. Harsco Industrial Segment includes the Harsco Industrial IKG, Harsco Industrial Air-X-Changers and Harsco Industrial Patterson-Kelley businesses. Harsco Industrial IKG manufactures a 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. Its products include industrial grating; air-cooled heat exchangers; and boilers and water heaters. Its customers include industrial plants and the non-residential, commercial and public construction and retrofit markets; and the natural gas exploration and processing industry.

Ratios

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industry
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Forward PE Ratio 27.62
HSC's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 16.21 vs. HSC: 27.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PB Ratio 4.23
HSC's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
73% of the 1290 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. HSC: 4.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
HSC' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.92  Med: 2.52 Max: 5.34
Current: 4.23
0.92
5.34
PS Ratio 0.72
HSC's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 609 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. HSC: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
HSC' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.7 Max: 1.5
Current: 0.72
0.18
1.5
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 19.29
HSC's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
57% of the 215 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 15.32 vs. HSC: 19.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
HSC' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.78  Med: 44.63 Max: 213.61
Current: 19.29
6.78
213.61
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 7.76
HSC's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
57% of the 352 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.85 vs. HSC: 7.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
HSC' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.53  Med: 7.19 Max: 12.2
Current: 7.76
2.53
12.2
EV-to-EBITDA 12.80
HSC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
53% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.11 vs. HSC: 12.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
HSC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.5  Med: 7.9 Max: 215.6
Current: 12.8
-28.5
215.6
Shiller PE Ratio 59.58
HSC's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 26.34 vs. HSC: 59.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
HSC' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.8  Med: 18.47 Max: 67.73
Current: 59.58
7.8
67.73
Current Ratio 1.37
HSC's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 1368 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 vs. HSC: 1.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
HSC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.04  Med: 1.51 Max: 1.92
Current: 1.37
1.04
1.92
Quick Ratio 0.92
HSC's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 1368 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. HSC: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
HSC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 1.13 Max: 1.55
Current: 0.92
0.74
1.55
Days Inventory 66.41
HSC's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
56% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 75.58 vs. HSC: 66.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
HSC' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 31.97  Med: 39.6 Max: 66.41
Current: 66.41
31.97
66.41
Days Sales Outstanding 65.06
HSC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
71% of the 555 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 34.24 vs. HSC: 65.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
HSC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 44.51  Med: 69.33 Max: 90.86
Current: 65.06
44.51
90.86
Days Payable 36.97
HSC's Days Payable is ranked lower than
58% of the 399 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 47.96 vs. HSC: 36.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
HSC' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 29.57  Med: 35.38 Max: 47.55
Current: 36.97
29.57
47.55

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield % 0.38
HSC's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
89% of the 643 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. HSC: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
HSC' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 3.12 Max: 21.03
Current: 0.38
0.38
21.03
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.37
HSC's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
86% of the 895 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. HSC: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
HSC' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 3.12 Max: 21.03
Current: 0.37
0.35
21.03
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.20
HSC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 1110 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -12.60 vs. HSC: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
HSC' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.2  Med: -0.1 Max: 6.9
Current: 0.2
-1.2
6.9

Valuation & Return

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history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 4.15
HSC's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
68% of the 350 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. HSC: 4.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
HSC' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 1.89 Max: 18.92
Current: 4.15
0.72
18.92
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.03
HSC's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
56% of the 509 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. HSC: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
HSC' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 1.1 Max: 2.1
Current: 1.03
0.38
2.1
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -0.70
HSC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
71% of the 1440 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -5.00 vs. HSC: -0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
HSC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.7  Med: 6.1 Max: 19.1
Current: -0.7
-0.7
19.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -18.26
HSC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
71% of the 296 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -2.62 vs. HSC: -18.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
HSC' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23  Med: 9 Max: 24.7
Current: -18.26
-23
24.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,478
EPS (TTM) $ -0.96
Beta3.66
Short Percentage of Float0.68%
52-Week Range $3.55 - 15.25
Shares Outstanding (Mil)80.17

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 0.40 0.48
EPS without NRI ($) 0.40 0.48
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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