On Assignment CAO James Brill Unloads 20,000 Shares (ASGN)
On Assignment (NASDAQ:ASGN) CAO James Brill sold 20,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, September 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $31.94, for a total value of $638,800.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief accounting officer now directly owns 212,670 shares in the company. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.
Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at UBS AG raised their price target on shares of On Assignment (NASDAQ:ASGN) from $32.50 to $34.00 in a research note to investors on Friday, July 26th. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at Deutsche Bank raised their price target on shares of On Assignment (NASDAQ:ASGN) from $29.00 to $31.00 in a research note to investors on Thursday, July 25th. They now have a “hold” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at BMO Capital Markets raised their price target on shares of On Assignment (NASDAQ:ASGN) from $33.00 to $34.00 in a research note to investors on Thursday, July 25th. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock.
One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. On Assignment presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $32.33.
Shares of On Assignment (NASDAQ:ASGN) traded up 0.46% on Tuesday, hitting $32.98. The stock had a trading volume of 288,007 shares. On Assignment has a one year low of $16.57 and a one year high of $32.99. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $30.96 and its 200-day moving average is $26.7. The company has a market cap of $1.767 billion and a P/E ratio of 28.65.
On Assignment (NASDAQ:ASGN) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, July 24th. The company reported $0.32 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.28 by $0.04. The company had revenue of $417.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $410.88 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.28 earnings per share. On Assignment’s revenue was up 47.6% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts expect that On Assignment will post $1.18 EPS for the current fiscal year.
On Assignment, Inc is a global provider of skilled, professionals in the life sciences, healthcare and technology sectors.
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