Harsco Stock Analysis, Valuation (NYSE:HSC)

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Harsco
Updated on : Feb 16, 2018
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HSC 16.6 (0%)
S&P 500 2732.2 (0%)
Closing Price On: Feb 16, 2018
stock rating
RATING: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Industry :
Industrial Services
Sector :
Industrial Products
5 Quarter Revenue
Revenue Growth
2017-Q3
$million
%
YOY GROWTH
Compared to the industry
Long Term Growth
5 Year CAGR:
-13.2%
Operating Profit
Operating Margin:
8.5%
Sector Average:
8.6%
5 Quarter Net Profit
Net Margins
2017-Q3
%
LTM Margin
Compared to the industry
Debt/Equity Ratio
Debt:
622.5M
Debt/Equity Ratio:
 2.96
Compared to the industry
Cash Flow
Operating cash flow:
$36.1M
Net Income:
$13.3M
PROS      CONS
PS Valuation
Long Term Growth
Net Margins
High Debt Burden
Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Relative Valuation
HSC PS :
0.9
Industry PS :
1.5
Sector:   Industrial Products.   *PE adjusted for one time items.
Other Metrics
Return on Invested Capital:
7.1%
Return on Equity:
12.8%
Free Cash Flow Margin:
5.7%
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Harsco Stock Analysis

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View the Harsco stock analysis video on Amigobulls. This video puts forward our latest analysis highlighting the pros and cons for HSC stock.

Note: Amigobulls stock rating is our opinion based on the historical performance of the company's fundamentals. It is not indicative of the future performance of the stock.

Harsco Corporation Stock Rating 2.4/5

We at Amigobulls use various financial measures including profit margins, revenue growth and dividends for HSC stock analysis. We also use relative valuation metrics like PE ratio and price to sales ratio for Harsco valuation analysis. Based on a company's historical fundamentals we arrive at Harsco stock rating which is indicative of the company's financial performance.

Should you buy HSC stock?

  • The lower PS ratio 0.9 for HSC stock versus Industrial Services industry average of 1.5 is a positive for the company.

Should you sell HSC stock?

  • Sales declined by -13.2% annually over the last 5 years.
  • Harsco posted a TTM Net margin of 1.7%.
  • Harsco has a debt/equity ratio of  2.96, which is worse than the average in the Industrial Products sector.

Comments on this video and Harsco stock

Amigobulls Harsco stock analysis helps investors in understanding how the company's fundamentals have performed in the last few quarters. Fundamentals of a company give detailed information which helps in making invesment decisions.

Harsco revenue growth and profit or net income are the main underlying forces which could detremine the direction of the share price. Investors could make use of HSC technical analysis to check whether the fundamental story is reflected in the market sentiment.