Are Analysts Bullish Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) After Last Week?

May 23, 2018 - By reb123z

Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.18 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.13, from 1.31 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 26 investors sold Harsco Corporation shares while 70 reduced holdings. 38 funds opened positions while 75 raised stakes. 65.20 million shares or 0.22% more from 65.06 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Royal Natl Bank Of Canada owns 18,587 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Bridgeway Capital invested in 0.01% or 42,400 shares. Strs Ohio has invested 0% in Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC). Vanguard Gru Inc Inc invested 0.01% in Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC). Lazard Asset Limited Liability Corp holds 36,403 shares. New York State Teachers Retirement Sys stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC). Moreover, Mufg Americas Hldg Corporation has 0% invested in Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) for 619 shares. Fdx Advsr, a California-based fund reported 12,200 shares. Johnson Counsel Inc reported 22,059 shares. 400,831 were accumulated by Tiaa Cref Mgmt Ltd Liability. Jpmorgan Chase reported 0% of its portfolio in Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC). Profund Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC). Bnp Paribas Arbitrage holds 33,177 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Cna Fin holds 30,300 shares. Wells Fargo Communication Mn owns 174,812 shares or 0% of their US portfolio.

Since May 8, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 2 sales for $499,569 activity. Another trade for 8,985 shares valued at $198,389 was made by McKenzie Tracey L. on Friday, May 11.

Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) Ratings Coverage

Among 3 analysts covering Harsco Corp (NYSE:HSC), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Harsco Corp had 4 analyst reports since February 23, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Wednesday, February 28 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Lake Street maintained Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) on Wednesday, May 2 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) has “Overweight” rating given on Thursday, May 3 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Below is a list of Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) latest ratings and price target changes.

03/05/2018 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $25 New Target: $27 Maintain
02/05/2018 Broker: Lake Street Rating: Buy New Target: $30.0000 Maintain
28/02/2018 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $23 New Target: $25 Maintain
23/02/2018 Broker: Alembic Rating: Buy

The stock decreased 0.21% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $24.3. About 199,173 shares traded. Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) has risen 69.83% since May 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 58.28% the S&P500.

Harsco Corporation provides industrial services and engineered products worldwide. The company has market cap of $1.96 billion. The firm operates through three divisions: Harsco Metals & Minerals, Harsco Industrial, and Harsco Rail. It has a 264.13 P/E ratio. The Harsco Metals & Minerals segment provides on-site services of material logistics, product quality improvement, and resource recovery for iron, steel, and metals manufacturing; and value added environmental solutions for industrial co-products, as well as makes industrial abrasives and roofing granules.

More recent Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Harsco to Present at Oppenheimer 13th Annual Industrial Growth Conference” on May 03, 2018. Also Globenewswire.com published the news titled: “Harsco Renews and Extends Logistics and Packaging Contract With ArcelorMittal Atlantique & Lorraine (AMAL) in France” on May 21, 2018. Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Harsco Announces Results of 63rd Annual Meeting of Stockholders” with publication date: April 25, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) Institutional Positions Chart

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