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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 0.08
HSC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
90% of the 1409 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.10 vs. HSC: 0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
HSC' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.10 Max: 0.98
Current: 0.08
0.07
0.98
Equity to Asset 0.14
HSC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
91% of the 760 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. HSC: 0.14 )
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: 0.14
0.11
0.54
Interest Coverage 1.44
HSC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
92% of the 699 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. HSC: 1.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
HSC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.29  Med: 3.23 Max: 5.93
Current: 1.44
1.29
5.93
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.99
M-Score: -2.99
WACC vs ROIC
3.68%
5.88%
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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Operating margin (%) 4.20
HSC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 771 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -0.59 vs. HSC: 4.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
HSC' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.65  Med: 5.08 Max: 12.41
Current: 4.2
-4.65
12.41
Net-margin (%) -1.23
HSC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 772 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -2.13 vs. HSC: -1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
HSC' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.36  Med: 0.29 Max: 8.12
Current: -1.23
-8.36
8.12
ROE (%) -7.39
HSC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1300 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -10.19 vs. HSC: -7.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
HSC' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.14  Med: 1.30 Max: 22.08
Current: -7.39
-33.14
22.08
ROA (%) -0.93
HSC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1430 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -8.63 vs. HSC: -0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
HSC' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.41  Med: 0.24 Max: 8.28
Current: -0.93
-8.41
8.28
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 5.87
HSC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1378 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -11.79 vs. HSC: 5.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
HSC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.74  Med: 8.98 Max: 25.11
Current: 5.87
-10.74
25.11
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -17.20
HSC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 632 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -3.60 vs. HSC: -17.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HSC' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.2  Med: 4.60 Max: 16.2
Current: -17.2
-17.2
16.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 33.20
HSC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 978 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -16.30 vs. HSC: 33.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HSC' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -42.6  Med: 2.90 Max: 33.2
Current: 33.2
-42.6
33.2
» HSC's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-08-05)


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

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Guru Trades

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

Arnold Schneider 20,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 42,419 sh (New)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 886,400 sh (-0.33%)
John Keeley 1,872,866 sh (-10.67%)
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Q4 2015

HSC Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Joel Greenblatt 30,643 sh (New)
Arnold Schneider Sold Out
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 874,008 sh (-1.40%)
Paul Tudor Jones 14,247 sh (-66.41%)
John Keeley 290 sh (-99.98%)
» More
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
John Keeley Sold Out
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Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Industrial Metals & Minerals
Compare:TSX:IVN, LSE:SXX, SZSE:002149, HKSE:08137, BOM:533286, TSXV:NXE » details
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 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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Ratios

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Forward P/E 19.53
HSC's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
57% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 15.27 vs. HSC: 19.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 1.81
HSC's P/B is ranked lower than
52% of the 1342 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. HSC: 1.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
HSC' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.92  Med: 2.53 Max: 5.34
Current: 1.81
0.92
5.34
P/S 0.32
HSC's P/S is ranked higher than
84% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. HSC: 0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
HSC' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.73 Max: 1.5
Current: 0.32
0.18
1.5
POCF 4.68
HSC's POCF is ranked higher than
69% of the 426 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.60 vs. HSC: 4.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
HSC' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.53  Med: 7.42 Max: 12.2
Current: 4.68
2.53
12.2
EV-to-EBIT 32.12
HSC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
76% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 14.83 vs. HSC: 32.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
HSC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.3  Med: 14.50 Max: 140.6
Current: 32.12
-27.3
140.6
EV-to-EBITDA 7.03
HSC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
66% of the 496 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.80 vs. HSC: 7.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
HSC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.5  Med: 7.70 Max: 215.6
Current: 7.03
-28.5
215.6
Shiller P/E 14.20
HSC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
57% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 18.56 vs. HSC: 14.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
HSC' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.8  Med: 18.19 Max: 37.1
Current: 14.2
7.8
37.1
Current Ratio 1.29
HSC's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 1361 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. HSC: 1.29 )
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: 1.29
1.04
1.93
Quick Ratio 0.83
HSC's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 1361 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. HSC: 0.83 )
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: 0.83
0.74
1.55
Days Inventory 60.72
HSC's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
61% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 73.33 vs. HSC: 60.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
HSC' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.04  Med: 38.56 Max: 53.27
Current: 60.72
32.04
53.27
Days Sales Outstanding 56.76
HSC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
67% of the 628 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 33.93 vs. HSC: 56.76 )
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: 80.3
Current: 56.76
44.51
80.3
Days Payable 34.15
HSC's Days Payable is ranked lower than
59% of the 518 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 44.62 vs. HSC: 34.15 )
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: 41.84
Current: 34.15
29.64
41.84

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 10.55
HSC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
97% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. HSC: 10.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
HSC' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.09  Med: 3.03 Max: 21.03
Current: 10.55
1.09
21.03
Yield on cost (5-Year) 10.55
HSC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
90% of the 810 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.03 vs. HSC: 10.55 )
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: 1.09  Med: 3.03 Max: 21.03
Current: 10.55
1.09
21.03
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.20
HSC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 970 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -9.80 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: -0.10 Max: 6.9
Current: 0.2
-1.2
6.9

Valuation & Return

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Price/Projected FCF 1.53
HSC's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
51% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. HSC: 1.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
HSC' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 1.84 Max: 18.92
Current: 1.53
0.72
18.92
Price/Median PS Value 0.43
HSC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
84% of the 637 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. HSC: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
HSC' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 1.06 Max: 2.02
Current: 0.43
0.37
2.02
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 3.15
HSC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1494 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -5.44 vs. HSC: 3.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
HSC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 6.50 Max: 19.1
Current: 3.15
0.7
19.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -6.95
HSC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 290 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -2.27 vs. HSC: -6.95 )
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: 7.25 Max: 24.7
Current: -6.95
-23
24.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,625
EPS (TTM) $ -0.26
Beta2.48
Short Percentage of Float2.23%
52-Week Range $3.55 - 18.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)80.10

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 0.17 0.32
EPS without NRI ($) 0.17 0.32
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
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