Confidence in Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) Shares by Argus Rise.

September 17, 2017 - By Dolores Ford

  Confidence in Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) Shares by Argus Rise.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.1 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.18, from 0.92 in 2016Q3. It increased, as 18 investors sold Harsco Corporation shares while 69 reduced holdings. 44 funds opened positions while 52 raised stakes. 64.60 million shares or 0.03% less from 64.62 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.

Decatur Cap Mgmt Inc reported 39,725 shares stake. Metropolitan Life Ins New York reported 53,648 shares. Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Investment Corporation accumulated 102,740 shares or 0.01% of the stock. 448,409 were accumulated by State Bank Of America Corp De. Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas owns 37,480 shares. National Bank & Trust Of Montreal Can has 0% invested in Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) for 4,669 shares. Texas Permanent School Fund holds 58,476 shares. Allianz Asset Mgmt Ag accumulated 0.02% or 1.38 million shares. Blackrock Fund Advsr has invested 0.02% in Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC). The France-based Fund Management Sa has invested 0% in Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC). Millennium Management Limited Co owns 836,450 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. 1.05M were accumulated by Retail Bank Of Mellon Corporation. Moreover, Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado has 0% invested in Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC). Blackrock Institutional Trust Na invested in 2.04M shares or 0% of the stock. Lapides Asset Management Ltd Com invested 2.22% in Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC).

Since May 11, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $101,241 activity.

Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) Stock Upgrade

In a note revealed on Friday morning, Argus announced that they have decided to upgrade shares of Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) stock from a Hold to a Buy.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.1 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.18, from 0.92 in 2016Q3. It increased, as 18 investors sold Harsco Corporation shares while 69 reduced holdings. 44 funds opened positions while 52 raised stakes. 64.60 million shares or 0.03% less from 64.62 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.

Decatur Cap Mgmt Inc reported 39,725 shares stake. Metropolitan Life Ins New York reported 53,648 shares. Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Investment Corporation accumulated 102,740 shares or 0.01% of the stock. 448,409 were accumulated by State Bank Of America Corp De. Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas owns 37,480 shares. National Bank & Trust Of Montreal Can has 0% invested in Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) for 4,669 shares. Texas Permanent School Fund holds 58,476 shares. Allianz Asset Mgmt Ag accumulated 0.02% or 1.38 million shares. Blackrock Fund Advsr has invested 0.02% in Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC). The France-based Fund Management Sa has invested 0% in Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC). Millennium Management Limited Co owns 836,450 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. 1.05M were accumulated by Retail Bank Of Mellon Corporation. Moreover, Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado has 0% invested in Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC). Blackrock Institutional Trust Na invested in 2.04M shares or 0% of the stock. Lapides Asset Management Ltd Com invested 2.22% in Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC).

Since May 11, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $101,241 activity.

Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) Ratings Coverage

Among 4 analysts covering Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Harsco Corporation has $21.0 highest and $16 lowest target. $18.56’s average target is -0.75% below currents $18.7 stock price. Harsco Corporation had 8 analyst reports since August 17, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Lake Street initiated the shares of HSC in report on Tuesday, September 13 with “Buy” rating. The rating was upgraded by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Monday, August 17 to “Overweight”. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Overweight” on Wednesday, October 7. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, June 15 by Jefferies. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, August 3. The firm has “Buy” rating by Argus Research given on Friday, September 15.

The stock increased 4.76% or $0.85 on September 15, reaching $18.7. About 1.24M shares traded or 143.86% up from the average. Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) has risen 133.61% since September 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 116.91% the S&P500.

Analysts await Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) to report earnings on November, 2. They expect $0.16 EPS, up 14.29 % or $0.02 from last year’s $0.14 per share. HSC’s profit will be $12.83 million for 29.22 P/E if the $0.16 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.22 actual EPS reported by Harsco Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -27.27 % negative EPS growth.

Harsco Corporation is a provider of industrial services and engineered products. The company has market cap of $1.50 billion. The Firm operates in three divisions: Harsco Metals & Minerals, Harsco Industrial and Harsco Rail. It currently has negative earnings. The Harsco Metals & Minerals segment provides outsourced on-site services to the global metals industry, with the activities focused in the United States, the United Kingdom, France and Brazil.

More notable recent Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “Trade of the Day: Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC)” on May 26, 2017, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Harsco Secures Two Steel Mill Service Contracts in Latin America Totaling More …” published on September 05, 2017, Globenewswire.com published: “Harsco’s Metals & Minerals Division Lands Global Slag Award” on June 06, 2017. More interesting news about Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) were released by: Streetinsider.com and their article: “Argus Upgrades Harsco Corporation (HSC) to Buy” published on September 15, 2017 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Harsco’s Rail Division Receives Multi-Unit UK Stoneblower Order” with publication date: June 29, 2017.

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