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Harsco (HSC) Analysts See $0.15 EPS; Last Week Rite Aid (RAD) Coverage

Analysts expect Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) to report $0.15 EPS on February, 23.They anticipate $0.01 EPS change or 6.25% from last quarter’s $0.16 EPS. HSC’s profit would be $12.06 million giving it 27.33 P/E if the $0.15 EPS is correct. After having $0.20 EPS previously, Harsco Corporation’s analysts see -25.00% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.61% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $16.4. About 379,161 shares traded. Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) has risen 133.61% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 116.91% the S&P500.

Among 14 analysts covering Rite Aid (NYSE:RAD), 2 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 14% are positive. Rite Aid had 24 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Goldman Sachs on Thursday, October 29. Bank of America initiated it with “Buy” rating and $11 target in Thursday, August 13 report. Mizuho maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Friday, October 6 report. The rating was upgraded by Vetr to “Buy” on Wednesday, August 19. As per Friday, September 29, the company rating was maintained by Loop Capital. The stock of Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) earned “Hold” rating by Loop Capital Markets on Monday, September 11. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, November 13 by JP Morgan. The stock of Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, September 17 by Mizuho. Bank of America reinitiated Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) on Friday, June 30 with “Underperform” rating. The stock of Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) has “Underperform” rating given on Friday, June 30 by Evercore. See Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) latest ratings:

05/01/2018 Broker: Evercore Rating: Underperform New Target: $1.5 Initiates Coverage On
04/12/2017 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Hold New Target: $2.25 Initiates Coverage On
25/10/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $2.0 Maintain
06/10/2017 Broker: Mizuho Rating: Neutral Old Target: $2.95 New Target: $2.25 Maintain
29/09/2017 Broker: Loop Capital Rating: Hold Old Target: $2.5 New Target: $2 Maintain
19/09/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Sector Perform New Target: $2.5 Initiates Coverage On
11/09/2017 Broker: Loop Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $2.5 Initiate

Among 4 analysts covering Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Harsco Corporation had 10 analyst reports since August 17, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) earned “Overweight” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Wednesday, October 7. KeyBanc Capital Markets upgraded Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) on Monday, August 17 to “Overweight” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Lake Street given on Tuesday, September 13. The stock has “Buy” rating by Argus Research on Friday, September 15. The company was maintained on Friday, November 10 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. On Thursday, August 3 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, June 15 report.

Harsco Corporation provides industrial services and engineered products worldwide. The company has market cap of $1.32 billion. The firm operates through three divisions: Harsco Metals & Minerals, Harsco Industrial, and Harsco Rail. It has a 51.57 P/E ratio. The Harsco Metals & Minerals segment provides on-site services of material logistics, product quality improvement, and resource recovery for iron, steel, and metals manufacturing; and value added environmental solutions for industrial co-products, as well as makes industrial abrasives and roofing granules.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.31 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.21, from 1.1 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 13 investors sold Harsco Corporation shares while 71 reduced holdings. 40 funds opened positions while 70 raised stakes. 65.06 million shares or 2.43% more from 63.51 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Prelude Cap Management Ltd Company accumulated 0% or 1,100 shares. 12,284 are held by Profund Lc. Cortina Asset Management Lc holds 0.31% or 365,889 shares. Tower Research Cap Ltd Liability Corp (Trc) has 0.01% invested in Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) for 8,447 shares. Bowling Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation reported 0.03% of its portfolio in Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC). Ny State Common Retirement Fund invested in 0.01% or 363,756 shares. Prudential Incorporated reported 604,832 shares stake. 41,700 were reported by Cna. Segall Bryant And Hamill Limited Liability Com invested in 0.07% or 143,650 shares. Us Commercial Bank De, a Minnesota-based fund reported 32,918 shares. Aureus Asset Ltd owns 1.96% invested in Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) for 594,140 shares. Deutsche Bank & Trust Ag owns 410,427 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Moreover, Invesco has 0% invested in Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC). The Tennessee-based State Of Tennessee Treasury Department has invested 0.01% in Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC). Neuberger Berman Gp Ltd Liability Company has 1.74 million shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.97 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.19, from 0.78 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 57 investors sold Rite Aid Corporation shares while 77 reduced holdings. 43 funds opened positions while 87 raised stakes. 513.41 million shares or 4.79% less from 539.25 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Round Table Services Limited Liability Company has invested 0.01% in Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD). Glg has 0.01% invested in Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) for 48,034 shares. The New York-based Mufg Americas Hldgs has invested 0% in Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD). Moreover, State Common Retirement Fund has 0.01% invested in Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) for 2.28M shares. Prudential Fincl holds 67,694 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Northern Tru reported 5.09M shares. 6,436 are held by Fifth Third Bank. Chesley Taft And Associates Limited Liability Co owns 30,390 shares. Iberiabank has 0.02% invested in Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD). North Star Asset Management Inc, a Wisconsin-based fund reported 10,004 shares. Moreover, Convergence Prtn Limited has 0% invested in Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD). Harvey Cap Mngmt Inc invested in 80,000 shares. Moors & Cabot Inc has 0.01% invested in Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD). Ww Asset Mgmt reported 0% stake. Morgan Stanley holds 0% of its portfolio in Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) for 2.44M shares.

The stock increased 0.49% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $2.05. About 17.03M shares traded. Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) has declined 55.18% since February 15, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 71.88% the S&P500.

Rite Aid Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates a chain of retail drugstores in the United States. The company has market cap of $2.15 billion. The firm operates through Retail Pharmacy and Pharmacy Services divisions. It has a 13.85 P/E ratio. The Retail Pharmacy segment sells prescription drugs; and a range of other merchandise, such as over-the-counter medications, health and beauty aids, personal care items, cosmetics, household items, food and beverages, greeting cards, seasonal merchandise, and other everyday and convenience products.

Since October 3, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $58,915 activity. The insider POTTER MYRTLE S sold 28,189 shares worth $58,915.

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