A number of firms have modified their ratings and price targets on shares of On Assignment (NASDAQ: ASGN) recently:

  • 10/20/2017 – On Assignment had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada.
  • 10/15/2017 – On Assignment had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at BMO Capital Markets. They now have a $61.00 price target on the stock.
  • 10/13/2017 – On Assignment had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada. They now have a $55.00 price target on the stock.
  • 10/6/2017 – On Assignment had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Robert W. Baird. They now have a $53.00 price target on the stock.
  • 9/27/2017 – On Assignment was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating.
  • 9/21/2017 – On Assignment was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “On Assignment, Inc., through its first operating division, Lab Support, is a leading nationwide provider of temporary scientific professionals to laboratories in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, food and beverage, chemical, and environmental industries. The company’s strategy is to serve the needs of targeted industries for quality assignments of temporary professionals. “
  • 9/21/2017 – On Assignment was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating.
  • 9/15/2017 – On Assignment was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “On Assignment, Inc., through its first operating division, Lab Support, is a leading nationwide provider of temporary scientific professionals to laboratories in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, food and beverage, chemical, and environmental industries. The company’s strategy is to serve the needs of targeted industries for quality assignments of temporary professionals. “
  • 9/3/2017 – On Assignment had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Robert W. Baird. They now have a $53.00 price target on the stock.
  • 9/1/2017 – On Assignment was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating.

On Assignment, Inc. (ASGN) traded up 1.261% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $56.615. The company had a trading volume of 383,816 shares. The company has a market capitalization of $2.99 billion and a P/E ratio of 27.793. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $52.73 and a 200 day moving average price of $51.38. On Assignment, Inc. has a 52-week low of $32.05 and a 52-week high of $57.21.

On Assignment (NASDAQ:ASGN) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The company reported $0.78 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.72 by $0.06. The firm had revenue of $653.31 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $655.96 million. On Assignment had a return on equity of 14.70% and a net margin of 5.09%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 7.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.68 EPS. On average, analysts forecast that On Assignment, Inc. will post $2.86 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In other On Assignment news, insider Jeffrey E. Veatch sold 74,894 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, October 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $56.53, for a total transaction of $4,233,757.82. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 392,938 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $22,212,785.14. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, insider Jeffrey E. Veatch sold 1,520 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, October 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $56.01, for a total value of $85,135.20. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last ninety days, insiders have sold 124,894 shares of company stock valued at $7,044,923.

On Assignment, Inc is a global provider of in-demand, skilled professionals in the technology, life sciences and creative sectors. The Company matches resumes with job descriptions to match people they know into positions they understand for temporary, contract-to-hire, and direct hire assignments. It operates through two segments.

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