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 Metrics

Horsehead Holding Financial Metrics

Revenue (2015)

$414.9 m

Revenue growth (2014-15), %


Gross profit

($28.7 m)

Gross profit margin (2015), %


Net income (2015)

($665.4 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.
Horsehead Holding's revenue was reported to be $414.9 m in FY, 2015 which is a 8.6% decrease from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


$441.9 m$453.9 m$414.9 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$414.8 m$94.8 m$443.7 m

Gross profit

$27.1 m$359.1 m($28.7 m)

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

$431.8 m$441 m$1 b


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

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

$2.7 m$39.3 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)
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


$136.3 m$30.7 m$25.7 m

Accounts Receivable


$5.3 m$3.8 m$40.5 m

Current Assets

$276.2 m$155 m$118.3 m


$708.3 m$799.1 m$254.8 m

Total Assets

$1 b$973.5 m$392.1 m

Accounts Payable

$114.2 m$67.7 m$64.1 m

Current Liabilities

$161.8 m$106.4 m$522 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

$308.8 m$313.8 m$396.8 m

Retained Earnings

$130.8 m$115.4 m($550 m)

Total Equity

($148.6 m)

Financial Leverage

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

Net Income

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

Depreciation and Amortization

$29.7 m$35.4 m$54.8 m

Accounts Receivable


Accounts Payable

$30.3 m($46.5 m)($3.6 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

$42 m($40.7 m)($68.7 m)

Purchases of PP&E

Cash From Investing Activities

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

Cash From Financing Activities

$160.2 m$45.9 m$96 m

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