On Assignment VP Christina Gibson Unloads 3,500 Shares (ASGN)
On Assignment (NASDAQ:ASGN) VP Christina Gibson sold 3,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, September 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $33.00, for a total transaction of $115,500.00. Following the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 9,673 shares in the company. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.
A number of research firms have recently commented on ASGN. 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 analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the stock. On Assignment currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $32.33.
Shares of On Assignment (NASDAQ:ASGN) traded up 0.64% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $33.04. 342,013 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. On Assignment has a 52 week low of $16.57 and a 52 week high of $32.99. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $30.96 and a 200-day moving average of $26.7. The company has a market cap of $1.771 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 28.65.
On Assignment (NASDAQ:ASGN) last released its earnings data on Wednesday, July 24th. The company reported $0.32 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters 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 in the previous year, the company posted $0.28 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 47.6% on a year-over-year basis. 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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