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Harsco Corp: The Winning Streak Continues (HSC)

By Amy Schwartz

Harsco Corp (NYSE:HSC) traded at a new 52-week high today of $23.90. So far today approximately 71,000 shares have been exchanged, as compared to an average 30-day volume of 798,000 shares.

Harsco Corporation is an industrial services and engineered products company. The Company offers industrial mill services, gas control, and containment products, scaffolding services, and railway maintenance. Harsco is also involved in other lines of business including process equipment, industrial grating and bridge decking, pipe fittings, slag abrasives, and roofing granules.

Harsco Corp (NYSE:HSC) has potential upside of 13.0% based on a current price of $23.90 and analysts' consensus price target of $27.00. The stock should discover initial support at its 200-day moving average (MA) of $8.58 and subsequent support at its 50-day MA of $5.70.

In the past 52 weeks, shares of Harsco Corp have traded between a low of $5.81 and a high of $23.90 and are now at $23.90, which is 311% above that low price. In the last five trading sessions, the 50-day moving average (MA) has climbed 1.0% while the 200-day MA has slid 2%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Harsco Corp on February 22nd, 2018 as our proprietary SmarTrend analytics indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $19.28. Since that recommendation, shares of Harsco Corp have risen 22.7%. We continue to monitor HSC for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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Ticker(s): HSC