Harsco Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (HSC)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Harsco Corporation (NYSE: HSC) is tomorrow, April 12, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 21 cents per share. At a price of $21.71 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.6%.

The average volume for Harsco has been 766,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Harsco has a market cap of $1.77 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are up 6.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Harsco Corporation provides industrial services and engineered products primarily in the United States and the United Kingdom. The company operates in four segments: Harsco Metals and Minerals, Harsco Infrastructure, Harsco Rail, and Harsco Industrial.

TheStreet Ratings rates Harsco as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. You can view the full Harsco Ratings Report.

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