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Harsco Corporation (HSC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 11, 2013

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%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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