Harsco Corp. (HSC) was one of the Russell 2000's biggest losers for Monday January 18 as the stock slid 5.97% to $5.99, a loss of $-0.38 per share. Starting at an opening price of $6.10 a share, the stock traded between $5.87 and $6.20 over the course of the trading day. Volume was 962,941 shares over 5,752 trades, against an average daily volume of 811,343 shares and a total float of 80.09 million.
The losses send Harsco Corp. down to a market cap of $479.77 million. In the last year, Harsco Corp. has traded between $18.00 and $5.87, and its 50-day SMA is currently $8.82 and 200-day SMA is $12.27.
Harsco Corp is engaged in providing industrial services & engineered products to various industries. It has three reportable segments: Harsco Metals & Minerals, Harsco Industrial and Harsco Rail. It has locations in approximately 35 countries.
Harsco Corp. is based out of Camp Hill, PA and has some 12,200 employees. Its CEO is F. Nicholas Grasberger.
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