Harsco Corporation ( HSC ) has announced an ex-dividend date of January 11, 2013 and a cash dividend payment of $0.205 per share scheduled for February 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased HSC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 13th quarter that HSC has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of HSC was $24.62, representing a -0.73% decrease from the 52 week high of $24.80 and a 33.8% increase over the 52 week low of $18.40.
HSC is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as National-Oilwell, Inc. ( NOV ) and Precision Castparts Corporation ( PCP ). HSC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$1.01. Zacks Investment Research reports HSC's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -14.54%, compared to an industry average of -6.6%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the HSC Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to HSC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have HSC as a top-10 holding:
- WisdomTree Trust SmallCap Dividend Fund ( DES ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is DES with an increase of 8.06% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of HSC at 0.75%.