Harsco Corp. (NYSE:HSC) traded down 1.3% on Monday . The company traded as low as $9.53 and last traded at $9.72, with a volume of 544,482 shares. The stock had previously closed at $9.85.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised Harsco Corp. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 27th.

The company’s 50-day moving average price is $7.06 and its 200 day moving average price is $6.30. The company’s market cap is $786.55 million.

Harsco Corp. (NYSE:HSC) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 4th. The company reported $0.03 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.05) by $0.08. The company had revenue of $353 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $347.50 million. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 21.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.20 earnings per share. On average, equities research analysts expect that Harsco Corp. will post $0.33 earnings per share for the current year.

Several large investors recently made changes to their positions in the company. Lapides Asset Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Harsco Corp. by 11.5% in the fourth quarter. Lapides Asset Management LLC now owns 2,055,000 shares of the company’s stock worth $16,193,000 after buying an additional 211,500 shares during the period. Systematic Financial Management LP bought a new stake in shares of Harsco Corp. during the fourth quarter worth approximately $1,543,000. New York State Common Retirement Fund boosted its stake in shares of Harsco Corp. by 139.2% in the fourth quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund now owns 183,493 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,446,000 after buying an additional 106,793 shares during the period. California Public Employees Retirement System boosted its stake in shares of Harsco Corp. by 6.7% in the fourth quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 348,553 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,747,000 after buying an additional 21,900 shares during the period. Finally, California State Teachers Retirement System boosted its stake in shares of Harsco Corp. by 1.8% in the fourth quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System now owns 148,394 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,169,000 after buying an additional 2,625 shares during the period.

Harsco Corporation is a provider of industrial services and engineered products serving global industries. The Company operates in three segments: Harsco Metals & Minerals, Harsco Industrial and Harsco Rail. Harsco Metals & Minerals segment is a provider of on-site, outsourced services to the global metals industries.

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