On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) insider Randolph C. Blazer sold 10,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, February 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of $78.73, for a total value of $787,300.00. Following the sale, the insider now owns 55,837 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $4,396,047.01. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.
Shares of On Assignment, Inc. (ASGN) traded up $0.91 on Thursday, hitting $77.60. The stock had a trading volume of 195,839 shares, compared to its average volume of 297,763. The firm has a market cap of $4,101.38, a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.73, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.10 and a beta of 2.11. The company has a current ratio of 3.00, a quick ratio of 2.57 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.58. On Assignment, Inc. has a one year low of $44.66 and a one year high of $79.71.
On Assignment (NYSE:ASGN) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, February 14th. The business services provider reported $1.44 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.76 by $0.68. The company had revenue of $679.04 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $671.35 million. On Assignment had a return on equity of 17.42% and a net margin of 6.00%. The business’s revenue was up 9.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.64 EPS. sell-side analysts forecast that On Assignment, Inc. will post 3.76 EPS for the current year.
Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the company. Aurora Investment Counsel acquired a new position in shares of On Assignment in the 4th quarter worth approximately $268,000. Pinebridge Investments L.P. lifted its holdings in shares of On Assignment by 12.5% in the 3rd quarter. Pinebridge Investments L.P. now owns 25,944 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $1,393,000 after purchasing an additional 2,879 shares during the last quarter. Peregrine Capital Management LLC lifted its holdings in shares of On Assignment by 0.6% in the 4th quarter. Peregrine Capital Management LLC now owns 676,675 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $43,490,000 after purchasing an additional 4,339 shares during the last quarter. Bamco Inc. NY lifted its holdings in shares of On Assignment by 5.5% in the 3rd quarter. Bamco Inc. NY now owns 1,910,100 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $102,534,000 after purchasing an additional 100,000 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC bought a new stake in shares of On Assignment in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $280,000. Institutional investors own 94.18% of the company’s stock.
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On Assignment Company Profile
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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