How Many ASGN Incorporated (NYSE:ASGN)’s Analysts Are Bullish?

April 16, 2018 - By Clifton Ray

ASGN Incorporated (NYSE:ASGN) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.17 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.12, from 1.05 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 14 investors sold ASGN Incorporated shares while 80 reduced holdings. 51 funds opened positions while 59 raised stakes. 46.95 million shares or 2.50% more from 45.80 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher And holds 283,392 shares. Envestnet Asset Mgmt has invested 0% in ASGN Incorporated (NYSE:ASGN). Fmr Ltd Co invested in 0.01% or 1.51 million shares. Tygh reported 101,086 shares. 36,973 were reported by Guggenheim Ltd Co. 57,881 were accumulated by Ahl Partners Ltd Liability Partnership. Century holds 0% in ASGN Incorporated (NYSE:ASGN) or 68,732 shares. Capital Ww Investors holds 0.05% or 3.38 million shares in its portfolio. Ny State Common Retirement Fund reported 0.01% in ASGN Incorporated (NYSE:ASGN). The Massachusetts-based Eagle Boston Inv Mgmt has invested 2.02% in ASGN Incorporated (NYSE:ASGN). Boston Partners invested 0.07% of its portfolio in ASGN Incorporated (NYSE:ASGN). Teachers Retirement Sys Of The State Of Kentucky accumulated 0.04% or 52,143 shares. 121,617 are held by Morgan Stanley. Chicago Equity Ltd Com reported 28,760 shares. Timessquare Mngmt Llc reported 1.58 million shares.

Since October 18, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 9 sales for $22.17 million activity. Shares for $596,727 were sold by BLAZER RANDOLPH C on Friday, October 27. Sheridan Edwin A. also sold $6.04M worth of ASGN Incorporated (NYSE:ASGN) shares. Shares for $1.20M were sold by Callaghan Brian J.. Another trade for 2,000 shares valued at $152,472 was sold by KITTRELL MARTY R.

ASGN Incorporated (NYSE:ASGN) Ratings Coverage

Among 6 analysts covering On Assignment (NYSE:ASGN), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. On Assignment had 16 analyst reports since October 26, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, October 26 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock of ASGN Incorporated (NYSE:ASGN) earned “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Wednesday, January 31. On Monday, November 20 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”. SunTrust maintained ASGN Incorporated (NYSE:ASGN) on Wednesday, January 31 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, October 26 by Deutsche Bank. RBC Capital Markets maintained ASGN Incorporated (NYSE:ASGN) on Thursday, October 26 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Thursday, February 1 by Wells Fargo. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Monday, January 8. Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of ASGN in report on Wednesday, January 31 with “Hold” rating. As per Friday, April 6, the company rating was maintained by SunTrust. Below is a list of ASGN Incorporated (NYSE:ASGN) latest ratings and price target changes.

06/04/2018 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy New Target: $94.0000 Maintain
02/04/2018 Broker: Wells Fargo Rating: Buy New Target: $92.0000 Maintain
15/02/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $75 New Target: $85 Maintain
31/01/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Hold New Target: $79.0 Maintain
01/02/2018 Broker: Wells Fargo Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $75 New Target: $85 Maintain
31/01/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $85.0 Maintain
31/01/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $82.0 Maintain
31/01/2018 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy New Target: $80.0 Maintain
08/01/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $71.0 Maintain
29/12/2017 Broker: Wells Fargo Rating: Buy New Target: $71.0

The stock increased 0.23% or $0.19 during the last trading session, reaching $83.43. About 34,973 shares traded. ASGN Incorporated (NYSE:ASGN) has risen 73.23% since April 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 61.68% the S&P500.

On Assignment, Inc. provides professionals for contract, contract-to-hire, and direct hire assignments in the United States, Europe, and Canada. The company has market cap of $4.35 billion. The firm operates in two divisions, Apex and Oxford. It has a 28.13 P/E ratio. The Apex segment offers technical, scientific, and digital and creative professionals for contract, contract-to-hire, and permanent placement positions to Fortune 1000 and mid-market clients; IT staffing and consulting services comprising IT infrastructure, application development, project management, and healthcare IT professionals; and creative, marketing, advertising, and digital professionals.

ASGN Incorporated (NYSE:ASGN) Institutional Positions Chart

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