On Assignment, Inc. (ASGN) Director Brian J. Callaghan Sells 165 Shares

On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) Director Brian J. Callaghan sold 165 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, January 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $69.00, for a total transaction of $11,385.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.

On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE ASGN) traded down $0.31 during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $70.49. 234,803 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 216,105. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.66, a current ratio of 2.57 and a quick ratio of 2.57. On Assignment, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $43.25 and a fifty-two week high of $71.12. The firm has a market capitalization of $3,682.66, a P/E ratio of 32.85, a PEG ratio of 2.11 and a beta of 2.12.

Several hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System grew its stake in shares of On Assignment by 4.5% in the fourth quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System now owns 21,000 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $1,350,000 after acquiring an additional 900 shares in the last quarter. Strs Ohio grew its stake in shares of On Assignment by 45.5% in the fourth quarter. Strs Ohio now owns 4,800 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $308,000 after acquiring an additional 1,500 shares in the last quarter. Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel Ltd. grew its stake in shares of On Assignment by 5.5% in the fourth quarter. Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel Ltd. now owns 45,933 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $2,952,000 after acquiring an additional 2,380 shares in the last quarter. Pinebridge Investments L.P. grew its stake in shares of On Assignment by 12.5% in the third quarter. Pinebridge Investments L.P. now owns 25,944 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $1,393,000 after acquiring an additional 2,879 shares in the last quarter. Finally, California Public Employees Retirement System grew its stake in shares of On Assignment by 3.7% in the third quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 95,774 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $5,141,000 after acquiring an additional 3,374 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 91.80% of the company’s stock.

ASGN has been the topic of several research reports. SunTrust Banks reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of On Assignment in a report on Friday, December 8th. Wells Fargo & Co upped their price objective on shares of On Assignment to $71.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Friday, December 29th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of On Assignment from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. Royal Bank of Canada upped their price objective on shares of On Assignment from $59.00 to $61.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Thursday, October 26th. Finally, Robert W. Baird reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $53.00 price objective on shares of On Assignment in a report on Friday, October 6th. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, seven have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $66.50.

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About On Assignment

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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