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Harsco posts 2Q profit

CAMP HILL, Pa. (AP) _ Harsco Corp. (HSC) on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $19 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.

On a per-share basis, the Camp Hill, Pennsylvania-based company said it had profit of 23 cents. Earnings, adjusted to account for discontinued operations, came to 22 cents per share.

The industrial services company posted revenue of $394.9 million in the period.

For the current quarter ending in October, Harsco expects its per-share earnings to range from 13 cents to 18 cents.

The company expects full-year earnings in the range of 55 cents to 69 cents per share.

Harsco shares have climbed 14 percent since the beginning of the year. The stock has climbed 65 percent in the last 12 months.


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