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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.07
HSC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
55% of the 2685 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.69 vs. HSC: 0.07 )
HSC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 0.98
Current: 0.07

0.07
0.98
Equity to Asset 0.13
HSC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
59% of the 1545 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. HSC: 0.13 )
HSC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 0.54
Current: 0.13

0.13
0.54
Interest Coverage 1.35
HSC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
54% of the 1498 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. HSC: 1.35 )
HSC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.35   Max: 10.92
Current: 1.35

1.35
10.92
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 2.27
M-Score: -2.96
WACC vs ROIC
8.27%
2.63%
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 (%) 3.49
HSC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1653 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. HSC: 3.49 )
HSC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -5.74   Max: 12.41
Current: 3.49

-5.74
12.41
Net-margin (%) -1.03
HSC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1653 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -1.38 vs. HSC: -1.03 )
HSC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -8.36   Max: 17.11
Current: -1.03

-8.36
17.11
ROE (%) -4.60
HSC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 2628 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -8.62 vs. HSC: -4.60 )
HSC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -33.14   Max: 38.11
Current: -4.6

-33.14
38.11
ROA (%) -0.88
HSC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 2716 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -6.31 vs. HSC: -0.88 )
HSC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -8.41   Max: 19.9
Current: -0.88

-8.41
19.9
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 8.64
HSC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 2678 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -7.89 vs. HSC: 8.64 )
HSC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -10.93   Max: 55.44
Current: 8.64

-10.93
55.44
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -14.50
HSC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1282 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -2.90 vs. HSC: -14.50 )
HSC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -14.5   Max: 18.4
Current: -14.5

-14.5
18.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -16.70
HSC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1750 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -16.60 vs. HSC: -16.70 )
HSC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -42.6   Max: 24
Current: -16.7

-42.6
24
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 37.20
HSC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1602 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -17.80 vs. HSC: 37.20 )
HSC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -64.9   Max: 37.2
Current: 37.2

-64.9
37.2
» HSC's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

HSC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 100,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Arnold Van Den Berg Sold Out
John Keeley 1,834,100 sh (-6.44%)
Jim Simons 209,100 sh (-67.60%)
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Q3 2014

HSC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Joel Greenblatt 342,737 sh (New)
John Keeley 1,890,960 sh (+3.10%)
Chuck Royce 100,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 90,400 sh (-56.77%)
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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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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 20.45
HSC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
87% of the 2996 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. HSC: 20.45 )
N/A
P/B 4.60
HSC's P/B is ranked higher than
59% of the 2996 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. HSC: 4.60 )
HSC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.92   Max: 4.88
Current: 4.6

0.92
4.88
P/S 0.70
HSC's P/S is ranked higher than
90% of the 2993 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 527.43 vs. HSC: 0.70 )
HSC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 1.5
Current: 0.7

0.38
1.5
PFCF 156.30
HSC's PFCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 2996 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. HSC: 156.30 )
HSC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 6.8   Max: 203
Current: 156.3

6.8
203
POCF 6.66
HSC's POCF is ranked higher than
93% of the 2996 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. HSC: 6.66 )
HSC' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.51   Max: 12.21
Current: 6.66

2.51
12.21
EV-to-EBIT 32.50
HSC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
90% of the 2996 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. HSC: 32.50 )
HSC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -26.5   Max: 37.7
Current: 32.5

-26.5
37.7
Current Ratio 1.26
HSC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 2643 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. HSC: 1.26 )
HSC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.04   Max: 1.93
Current: 1.26

1.04
1.93
Quick Ratio 0.91
HSC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 2641 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. HSC: 0.91 )
HSC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 1.55
Current: 0.91

0.74
1.55
Days Inventory 41.00
HSC's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
95% of the 2996 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. HSC: 41.00 )
HSC' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 32.04   Max: 51.77
Current: 41

32.04
51.77
Days Sales Outstanding 60.45
HSC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
86% of the 2996 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. HSC: 60.45 )
HSC' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 44.51   Max: 101.49
Current: 60.45

44.51
101.49

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 4.80
HSC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
78% of the 787 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. HSC: 4.80 )
HSC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.09   Max: 5.56
Current: 4.8

1.09
5.56
Dividend Payout 1.50
HSC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
92% of the 2996 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 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) 4.90
HSC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
72% of the 802 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. HSC: 4.90 )
HSC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.11   Max: 5.67
Current: 4.9

1.11
5.67
Share Buyback Rate -0.10
HSC's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
95% of the 2041 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -7.90 vs. HSC: -0.10 )
HSC' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 6.6   Max: -1.3
Current: -0.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.80
HSC's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
92% of the 2996 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. HSC: 1.80 )
HSC' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 18.92
Current: 1.8

0.72
18.92
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
HSC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 2996 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. HSC: 0.90 )
HSC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 1.82
Current: 0.9

0.56
1.82
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.10
HSC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
87% of the 2657 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -4.90 vs. HSC: 3.10 )
HSC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.7   Max: 18.9
Current: 3.1

2.7
18.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -21.20
HSC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
72% of the 783 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -3.16 vs. HSC: -21.20 )
HSC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -23.7   Max: 25.1
Current: -21.2

-23.7
25.1

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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