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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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.07
HSC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
91% of the 1165 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. HSC: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
HSC' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.11 Max: 0.98
Current: 0.07
0.07
0.98
Equity to Asset 0.11
HSC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
94% of the 696 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. HSC: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
HSC' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.36 Max: 0.54
Current: 0.11
0.11
0.54
Interest Coverage 1.21
HSC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
94% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. HSC: 1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
HSC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.35  Med: 4.56 Max: 5.99
Current: 1.21
1.35
5.99
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 2.01
M-Score: -2.98
WACC vs ROIC
5.62%
2.91%
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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Operating margin (%) 3.09
HSC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 723 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.72 vs. HSC: 3.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
HSC' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.74  Med: 5.99 Max: 12.41
Current: 3.09
-5.74
12.41
Net-margin (%) -1.85
HSC's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -0.12 vs. HSC: -1.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
HSC' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.36  Med: 2.10 Max: 8.12
Current: -1.85
-8.36
8.12
ROE (%) -10.23
HSC's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -7.76 vs. HSC: -10.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
HSC' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.14  Med: 4.35 Max: 22.08
Current: -10.23
-33.14
22.08
ROA (%) -1.50
HSC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1183 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -6.42 vs. HSC: -1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
HSC' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.41  Med: 1.75 Max: 8.28
Current: -1.5
-8.41
8.28
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 6.54
HSC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1146 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -7.55 vs. HSC: 6.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
HSC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.74  Med: 9.31 Max: 25.11
Current: 6.54
-10.74
25.11
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -14.50
HSC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 558 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. HSC: -14.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HSC' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.5  Med: 4.90 Max: 18.4
Current: -14.5
-14.5
18.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -16.70
HSC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -12.60 vs. HSC: -16.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HSC' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -42.6  Med: 0.70 Max: 24
Current: -16.7
-42.6
24
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 37.20
HSC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 720 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -15.10 vs. HSC: 37.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HSC' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -64.9  Med: 8.10 Max: 37.2
Current: 37.2
-64.9
37.2
» HSC's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2016-02-26)


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

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Guru Trades

Q4 2014

HSC Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 25,440 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 639,756 sh (+86.66%)
John Keeley 2,018,610 sh (+6.75%)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Jim Simons 58,500 sh (-35.29%)
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Q1 2015

HSC Guru Trades in Q1 2015

HOTCHKIS & WILEY 738,300 sh (New)
Jim Simons 211,300 sh (+261.20%)
John Keeley 2,133,106 sh (+5.67%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 49,716 sh (-92.23%)
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Q2 2015

HSC Guru Trades in Q2 2015

HOTCHKIS & WILEY 889,300 sh (+20.45%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
John Keeley 2,096,576 sh (-1.71%)
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Q3 2015

HSC Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 42,419 sh (New)
Arnold Schneider 20,000 sh (New)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 886,400 sh (-0.33%)
John Keeley 1,872,866 sh (-10.67%)
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Ratios

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Forward P/E 13.68
HSC's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
53% of the 726 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 14.56 vs. HSC: 13.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 2.31
HSC's P/B is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1330 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.76 vs. HSC: 2.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
HSC' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.92  Med: 2.61 Max: 5.34
Current: 2.31
0.92
5.34
P/S 0.30
HSC's P/S is ranked higher than
85% of the 1331 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. HSC: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
HSC' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.76 Max: 1.5
Current: 0.3
0.26
1.5
POCF 4.08
HSC's POCF is ranked higher than
61% of the 953 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.35 vs. HSC: 4.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
HSC' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.51  Med: 7.67 Max: 12.21
Current: 4.08
2.51
12.21
EV-to-EBIT 28.10
HSC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
77% of the 809 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.99 vs. HSC: 28.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
HSC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.3  Med: 14.30 Max: 140.6
Current: 28.1
-27.3
140.6
EV-to-EBITDA 6.59
HSC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
59% of the 916 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.75 vs. HSC: 6.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
HSC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.5  Med: 7.80 Max: 138.7
Current: 6.59
-28.5
138.7
Shiller P/E 11.31
HSC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
58% of the 245 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 13.84 vs. HSC: 11.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
HSC' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.16  Med: 18.62 Max: 37.1
Current: 11.31
9.16
37.1
Current Ratio 1.25
HSC's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 1159 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. HSC: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
HSC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.04  Med: 1.52 Max: 1.93
Current: 1.25
1.04
1.93
Quick Ratio 0.86
HSC's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 1159 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. HSC: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
HSC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 1.15 Max: 1.55
Current: 0.86
0.74
1.55
Days Inventory 48.35
HSC's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
70% of the 605 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 75.90 vs. HSC: 48.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
HSC' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.04  Med: 39.60 Max: 48.68
Current: 48.35
32.04
48.68
Days Sales Outstanding 59.58
HSC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
68% of the 577 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 34.07 vs. HSC: 59.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
HSC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 44.51  Med: 71.12 Max: 101.49
Current: 59.58
44.51
101.49
Days Payable 33.72
HSC's Days Payable is ranked lower than
58% of the 450 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 41.83 vs. HSC: 33.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
HSC' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 29.64  Med: 35.38 Max: 50.71
Current: 33.72
29.64
50.71

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 9.98
HSC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
87% of the 795 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. HSC: 9.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
HSC' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.09  Med: 2.97 Max: 13.69
Current: 9.98
1.09
13.69
Dividend Payout 416.03
HSC's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
100% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. HSC: 416.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
HSC' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.39 Max: 2.56
Current: 416.03
0.05
2.56
Forward Dividend Yield 2.98
HSC's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
90% of the 637 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. HSC: 2.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 10.18
HSC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
80% of the 806 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.47 vs. HSC: 10.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
HSC' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.11  Med: 3.03 Max: 13.97
Current: 10.18
1.11
13.97
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.10
HSC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 832 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -7.80 vs. HSC: -0.10 )
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: -1.3  Med: 0.05 Max: 6.6
Current: -0.1
-1.3
6.6

Valuation & Return

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Price/Projected FCF 1.06
HSC's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
57% of the 707 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. HSC: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
HSC' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 1.89 Max: 18.92
Current: 1.06
0.72
18.92
Price/Median PS Value 0.39
HSC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
69% of the 1085 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. HSC: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
HSC' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 1.03 Max: 1.94
Current: 0.39
0.53
1.94
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 3.56
HSC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1162 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -4.20 vs. HSC: 3.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
HSC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 6.70 Max: 19.1
Current: 3.56
0.7
19.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -8.19
HSC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -1.09 vs. HSC: -8.19 )
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: -23.7  Med: 7.10 Max: 25.1
Current: -8.19
-23.7
25.1

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $1827
EPS $ -0.42
Beta2.36
Short Percentage of Float4.04%
52-Week Range $5.28 - 18.00
Shares Outstanding(Mil)80.09

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16
Revenue(Mil)
EPS($) 0.45 0.50
EPS without NRI($) 0.45 0.50

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Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Industrial Metals & Minerals
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Traded in other countries:HA7.Germany,
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 major customers include private and government-owned railroads and urban mass transit systems worldwide. 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. Major products include industrial grating; air-cooled heat exchangers; and boilers and water heaters. Major customers include industrial plants and the non-residential, commercial and public construction and retrofit markets; and the natural gas exploration and processing industry.
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