Harsco Stock Analysis, Valuation (NYSE:HSC)

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Harsco
Updated on : Sep 25, 2017
previous close
HSC 20 (0%)
S&P 500 2496.7 (0%)
Closing Price On: Sep 25, 2017
stock rating
RATING: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Industry :
Industrial Services
Sector :
Industrial Products
5 Quarter Revenue
Revenue Growth
2017-Q2
$million
%
YOY GROWTH
Compared to the industry
Long Term Growth
5 Year CAGR:
-14%
Operating Profit
Operating Margin:
8.2%
Sector Average:
8.6%
5 Quarter Net Profit
Net Margins
2017-Q2
%
LTM Margin
Debt/Equity Ratio
Debt:
638.2M
Debt/Equity Ratio:
 3.42
Compared to the industry
Cash Flow
Operating cash flow:
$52.9M
Net Income:
$19M
PROS      CONS
FCF Margin
PS Valuation
Long Term Growth
Net Margins
High Debt Burden
ROE
PE Valuation
Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Relative Valuation
HSC PS :
1.1
Industry PS :
1.4
Sector:   Industrial Products.   *PE adjusted for one time items.
Other Metrics
Return on Invested Capital:
6.7%
Return on Equity:
-9.5%
Free Cash Flow Margin:
7.5%
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Harsco Stock Analysis

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View Harsco stock analysis video. This is our analyst opinion covering the buy and sell arguments for HSC stock.

Harsco Corporation Stock Rating 1.8/5

Our Harsco stock opinion is based on fundamentals of the company. This Harsco stock analysis is based on latest 2017 Q2 earnings. The stock price analysis takes into account the company's valuation metrics.

Should you buy HSC stock?

  • HSC stock is trading at a favorable price to sales multiple of 1.1 as against the Industrial Services industry average multiple of 1.4.
  • The company has a healthy free cash flow margin of 7.5%.

Should you sell HSC stock?

  • Sales declined by -14% annually over the last 5 years.
  • Over the last 12 months, Harsco had an average Net loss of -1.4%.
  • Harsco is debt laden and has a high debt/equity ratio of  3.42.
  • HSC stock is trading at a PE ratio of 31.7, which is worse than the industry average multiple of 23.1.
  • Harsco has a negative ROE (Return On Equity) of -9.5%, indicating the company is not profitable.

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