Horsehead Holding

Horsehead Corporation is the largest zinc producer in the United States and the leading manufacturer of value-added zinc products including zinc oxide and zinc powder. Leading the industry as an integrated producer as well as the world's largest producer of zinc from recycled sources, Horsehead's electrothermic smelting facility, the only one of its type in the Western Hemisphere, provides unique capabilities allowing it to utilize the most diverse range of zinc-bearing feed materials. Horsehead Corporation was formed in 2003, but its predecessor companies, the New Jersey Zinc Company and St. Joe Resources Company, each having been in the zinc production business, date back to the mid-1800’s.
Pittsburgh, US
Size (employees)
716 (est)-4%
Horsehead Holding was founded in 1848 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, US

Key People at Horsehead Holding

James M. Hensler

James M. Hensler

President, CEO & Chairman
Robert D. Scherich

Robert D. Scherich


Horsehead Holding Office Locations

Horsehead Holding has an office in Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, US (HQ)
4955 Steubenville Pike

Horsehead Holding Data and Metrics

Horsehead Holding Financial Metrics

Horsehead Holding's revenue was reported to be $414.9 m in FY, 2015 which is a 9% decrease from the previous period.
$, USD

Revenue (FY, 2015)

414.9 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2014 - FY, 2015), %


Gross profit (FY, 2015)

(28.7 m)

Gross profit margin (FY, 2015), %


Net income (FY, 2015)

(665.4 m)

EBIT (FY, 2015)

(626.7 m)

Market capitalization (01-Sep-2016)

2.6 m

Closing share price (01-Sep-2016)


Cash (31-Dec-2015)

25.7 m
Horsehead Holding's current market capitalization is $2.6 m.
$, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


441.9 m453.9 m414.9 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

414.8 m94.8 m443.7 m

Gross profit

27.1 m359.1 m(28.7 m)

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

431.8 m441 m1 b


(24.8 m)(20.7 m)(626.7 m)

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

2.7 m39.3 m

Pre tax profit

(21.4 m)(665 m)

Income tax expense

(7.5 m)341 k

Net Income

(14 m)(15.5 m)(665.4 m)
$, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


136.3 m30.7 m25.7 m


5.3 m3.8 m40.5 m

Current Assets

276.2 m155 m118.3 m


708.3 m799.1 m254.8 m

Total Assets

1 b973.5 m392.1 m

Accounts Payable

114.2 m67.7 m64.1 m

Current Liabilities

161.8 m106.4 m522 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

308.8 m313.8 m396.8 m

Retained Earnings

130.8 m115.4 m(550 m)

Total Equity

(148.6 m)

Financial Leverage

-2.6 x
$, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Net Income

(14 m)(15.5 m)(665.4 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

29.7 m35.4 m54.8 m

Accounts Payable

30.3 m(46.5 m)(3.6 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

42 m(40.7 m)(68.7 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(310 m)(110.8 m)(32.4 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

160.2 m45.9 m96 m
$, USDY, 2015


555.5 k

Financial Leverage

-2.6 x

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