On Assignment Receives New Coverage from Analysts at RBC Capital (ASGN)
Analysts at RBC Capital began coverage on shares of On Assignment (NASDAQ:ASGN) in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. The firm set an “outperform” rating on the stock.
On Assignment (NASDAQ:ASGN) traded up 2.17% on Friday, hitting $33.86. The stock had a trading volume of 254,590 shares. On Assignment has a 52 week low of $20.41 and a 52 week high of $35.71. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $33.54 and its 200-day moving average is $32.02. The company has a market cap of $1.823 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 27.12.
On Assignment (NASDAQ:ASGN) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 23rd. The company reported $0.37 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.34 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $432.20 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $431.53 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.33 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 11.3% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that On Assignment will post $1.21 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Several other analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Deutsche Bank raised their price target on shares of On Assignment from $37.00 to $39.00 in a research note to investors on Friday. Separately, analysts at BMO Capital Markets raised their price target on shares of On Assignment from $38.00 to $40.00 in a research note to investors on Tuesday, December 3rd. Finally, analysts at Ned Davis Research downgraded shares of On Assignment from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note to investors on Monday, November 11th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $37.00.
On Assignment, Inc is a global provider of skilled, professionals in the life sciences, healthcare and technology sectors.
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