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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.09
HSC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
56% of the 2420 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.51 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 0.23
HSC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
61% of the 1376 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. HSC: 0.23 )
HSC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 0.54
Current: 0.23

0.2
0.54
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 2.42
M-Score: -2.29
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 (%) 3.60
HSC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1468 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. HSC: 3.60 )
HSC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -5.74   Max: 12.41
Current: 3.6

-5.74
12.41
Net-margin (%) -0.20
HSC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1468 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -2.32 vs. HSC: -0.20 )
HSC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -8.36   Max: 17.11
Current: -0.2

-8.36
17.11
ROE (%) -0.83
HSC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 2383 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -7.48 vs. HSC: -0.83 )
HSC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -33.14   Max: 38.11
Current: -0.83

-33.14
38.11
ROA (%) -0.18
HSC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 2439 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -5.78 vs. HSC: -0.18 )
HSC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -8.41   Max: 19.9
Current: -0.18

-8.41
19.9
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 8.46
HSC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 2404 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -6.73 vs. HSC: 8.46 )
HSC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -10.93   Max: 38.17
Current: 8.46

-10.93
38.17
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -1.60
HSC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1091 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. HSC: -1.60 )
HSC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -4.7   Max: 18.4
Current: -1.6

-4.7
18.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -36.10
HSC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1556 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -13.70 vs. HSC: -36.10 )
HSC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 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

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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Q3 2014

HSC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Joel Greenblatt 342,737 sh (New)
John Keeley 1,890,960 sh (+3.1%)
Chuck Royce 100,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 90,400 sh (-56.77%)
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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
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 New Buy0.07%$21.99 - $27.49 $ 18.19-27%342737
Arnold Van Den Berg 2014-06-30 Sold Out 1.6%$22.68 - $27.52 $ 18.19-29%0
John Keeley 2013-12-31 Add 712.74%0.72%$24.05 - $28.82 $ 18.19-32%1713424
Arnold Van Den Berg 2013-12-31 Reduce -18.48%0.46%$24.05 - $28.82 $ 18.19-32%829373
Richard Pzena 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.13%$24.05 - $28.82 $ 18.19-32%0
David Dreman 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.1%$23.34 - $26.88 $ 18.19-27%0
John Keeley 2013-09-30 New Buy0.1%$23.34 - $26.88 $ 18.19-27%210820
Arnold Van Den Berg 2013-06-30 Reduce -7.7%0.21%$21.29 - $24.25 $ 18.19-20%1033967
David Dreman 2012-12-31 New Buy0.1%$18.85 - $23.05 $ 18.19-12%145725
John Burbank 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$18.85 - $23.05 $ 18.19-12%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.13%$19.54 - $22.17 $ 18.19-13%0
John Burbank 2012-09-30 New Buy0.01%$19.54 - $22.17 $ 18.19-13%12306
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Add 36.83%0.03%$18.76 - $23.46 $ 18.19-11%85327
Arnold Van Den Berg 2012-03-31 Reduce -30.25%1.06%$20 - $24.27 $ 18.19-13%1211672
David Dreman 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.68%$20 - $24.27 $ 18.19-13%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Add 41.93%0.04%$20 - $24.27 $ 18.19-13%62359
John Keeley 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.01%$20 - $24.27 $ 18.19-13%0
Arnold Van Den Berg 2011-12-31 Add 9.51%0.3%$18.24 - $24.18 $ 18.19-14%1737122
Ray Dalio 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.12%$18.24 - $24.18 $ 18.19-14%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 New Buy0.11%$18.24 - $24.18 $ 18.19-14%43936
John Keeley 2011-12-31 Add 27.26%$18.24 - $24.18 $ 18.19-14%17740
Arnold Van Den Berg 2011-09-30 Add 74.2%1.26%$19.44 - $33.76 $ 18.19-27%1586286
David Dreman 2011-09-30 New Buy0.68%$19.44 - $33.76 $ 18.19-27%1393228
Richard Pzena 2011-09-30 Add 507.28%0.16%$19.44 - $33.76 $ 18.19-27%823297
Meridian Funds 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0155%$19.44 - $33.76 $ 18.19-27%0
John Keeley 2011-09-30 Reduce -55.94%0.01%$19.44 - $33.76 $ 18.19-27%13940
NWQ Managers 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0089%$19.44 - $33.76 $ 18.19-27%0
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 2.72
HSC's P/B is ranked higher than
69% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. HSC: 2.72 )
HSC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.92   Max: 4.25
Current: 2.72

0.92
4.25
P/S 0.65
HSC's P/S is ranked higher than
93% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. HSC: 0.65 )
HSC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 1.5
Current: 0.65

0.38
1.5
PFCF 151.58
HSC's PFCF is ranked higher than
92% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. HSC: 151.58 )
HSC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 6.8   Max: 203
Current: 151.58

6.8
203
EV-to-EBIT 27.79
HSC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
90% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. HSC: 27.79 )
HSC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -26.5   Max: 34
Current: 27.79

-26.5
34
Current Ratio 1.24
HSC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 2425 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.39 vs. HSC: 1.24 )
HSC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.04   Max: 1.93
Current: 1.24

1.04
1.93
Quick Ratio 0.94
HSC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 2424 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. HSC: 0.94 )
HSC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 1.55
Current: 0.94

0.74
1.55

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 4.51
HSC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
76% of the 681 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. HSC: 4.51 )
HSC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.09   Max: 4.89
Current: 4.51

1.09
4.89
Dividend Payout 1.50
HSC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
92% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 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) 4.64
HSC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
68% of the 697 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. HSC: 4.64 )
HSC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.12   Max: 5.04
Current: 4.64

1.12
5.04

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 28.87
HSC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
63% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. HSC: 28.87 )
HSC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.38   Max: 83.22
Current: 28.87

2.38
83.22
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.19
HSC's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
94% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. HSC: 1.19 )
HSC' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 18.92
Current: 1.19

0.72
18.92
Price/Median PS Value 0.79
HSC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. HSC: 0.79 )
HSC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 1.77
Current: 0.79

0.55
1.77
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.60
HSC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
90% of the 2387 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -5.10 vs. HSC: 3.60 )
HSC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.9   Max: 18.9
Current: 3.6

2.9
18.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -21.59
HSC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
72% of the 678 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. HSC: -21.59 )
HSC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -23.7   Max: 25.1
Current: -21.59

-23.7
25.1

Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Industrial Metals & Minerals
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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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