On Assignment, Inc. (ASGN) Holdings Boosted by Geode Capital Management LLC

Geode Capital Management LLC boosted its holdings in shares of On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) by 4.4% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 412,639 shares of the business services provider’s stock after buying an additional 17,381 shares during the quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC owned approximately 0.79% of On Assignment worth $26,520,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the business. BlackRock Inc. increased its position in On Assignment by 0.5% during the fourth quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 6,098,116 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $391,925,000 after buying an additional 30,089 shares during the last quarter. Bamco Inc. NY increased its position in On Assignment by 5.5% during the third quarter. Bamco Inc. NY now owns 1,910,100 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $102,534,000 after buying an additional 100,000 shares during the last quarter. Boston Partners increased its position in On Assignment by 9.8% during the fourth quarter. Boston Partners now owns 923,765 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $59,370,000 after buying an additional 82,069 shares during the last quarter. Peregrine Capital Management LLC increased its position in On Assignment by 0.6% during the fourth quarter. Peregrine Capital Management LLC now owns 676,675 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $43,490,000 after buying an additional 4,339 shares during the last quarter. Finally, KAMES CAPITAL plc increased its position in On Assignment by 57.2% during the fourth quarter. KAMES CAPITAL plc now owns 610,094 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $39,205,000 after buying an additional 222,039 shares during the last quarter. 93.95% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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Shares of On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) opened at $79.28 on Monday. On Assignment, Inc. has a 1-year low of $44.66 and a 1-year high of $86.13. The stock has a market capitalization of $4,136.51, a P/E ratio of 25.82, a PEG ratio of 2.11 and a beta of 2.03. The company has a current ratio of 3.00, a quick ratio of 3.00 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.58.

On Assignment (NYSE:ASGN) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February 14th. The business services provider reported $1.44 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.76 by $0.68. On Assignment had a return on equity of 17.42% and a net margin of 6.00%. The company had revenue of $679.04 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $671.35 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.64 earnings per share. The business’s revenue was up 9.4% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts expect that On Assignment, Inc. will post 3.76 EPS for the current year.

A number of equities analysts have weighed in on the company. Wells Fargo boosted their price target on On Assignment from $75.00 to $85.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research report on Thursday, February 1st. BMO Capital Markets boosted their price objective on On Assignment from $73.00 to $82.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Thursday, February 1st. SunTrust Banks boosted their price objective on On Assignment to $88.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, February 1st. ValuEngine upgraded On Assignment from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, February 2nd. Finally, William Blair restated an “outperform” rating on shares of On Assignment in a report on Thursday, February 15th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, eight have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. On Assignment has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $76.43.

In related news, insider Randolph C. Blazer sold 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, February 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $78.73, for a total value of $787,300.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 55,837 shares in the company, valued at $4,396,047.01. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. Also, Director Marty R. Kittrell sold 2,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, February 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $76.24, for a total value of $152,480.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 4,946 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $377,083.04. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders have sold 121,265 shares of company stock valued at $9,440,062. Corporate insiders own 5.40% of the company’s stock.

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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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