Analysts are on the Bearish side about ASGN Incorporated (NYSE:ASGN) this week.

May 18, 2018 - By Lynda A. Deweese

ASGN Incorporated (NYSE:ASGN) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.17 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.12, from 1.05 in 2017Q3. It increased, 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.
Columbus Circle accumulated 453,262 shares. California State Teachers Retirement stated it has 0.01% in ASGN Incorporated (NYSE:ASGN). Rice Hall James Associate Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 430,439 shares. 2,022 are held by Loring Wolcott Coolidge Fiduciary Llp Ma. Sei Co reported 81,506 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Moreover, Timessquare Capital Mgmt Lc has 0.67% invested in ASGN Incorporated (NYSE:ASGN) for 1.58 million shares. Los Angeles & Equity Rech reported 3,170 shares. California Pub Employees Retirement invested in 103,475 shares. Hood River Ltd Llc, Oregon-based fund reported 232,787 shares. Comerica Retail Bank reported 71,476 shares. Swiss Financial Bank holds 84,600 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Alliancebernstein Ltd Partnership has 135,621 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. James Inv Inc holds 0.07% of its portfolio in ASGN Incorporated (NYSE:ASGN) for 32,965 shares. Bluecrest Cap Limited reported 7,628 shares. Ahl Prns Llp invested in 0.06% or 57,881 shares.

Since January 25, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 selling transactions for $11.68 million activity. On Thursday, January 25 Callaghan Brian J. sold $1.42 million worth of ASGN Incorporated (NYSE:ASGN) or 20,605 shares. DAMERIS PETER T sold $1.55M worth of stock. KITTRELL MARTY R had sold 2,000 shares worth $152,472 on Tuesday, February 20. BLAZER RANDOLPH C sold $787,290 worth of ASGN Incorporated (NYSE:ASGN) on Monday, February 26.

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 14 analyst reports since November 20, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. On Monday, January 8 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Wells Fargo given on Monday, April 2. The rating was maintained by SunTrust on Thursday, December 7 with “Buy”. The stock of ASGN Incorporated (NYSE:ASGN) earned “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Wednesday, April 25. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Wells Fargo on Thursday, February 1. The stock of ASGN Incorporated (NYSE:ASGN) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, April 18 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock of ASGN Incorporated (NYSE:ASGN) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, January 31 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, November 20 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird on Wednesday, January 31. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Buy” rating and $85 target in Thursday, February 15 report. Below is a list of ASGN Incorporated (NYSE:ASGN) latest ratings and price target changes.

25/04/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $94.0000 Maintain
18/04/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $101.0000 Maintain
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

The stock increased 0.56% or $0.47 during the last trading session, reaching $83.97. About 15,552 shares traded. ASGN Incorporated (NYSE:ASGN) has risen 73.23% since May 18, 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 $4.39 billion. The firm operates in two divisions, Apex and Oxford. It has a 28.31 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.

More recent ASGN Incorporated (NYSE:ASGN) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Research Report Identifies Carolina Financial, Dicerna Pharmaceuticals, On Assignment, Digimarc, CIRCOR …” on May 18, 2018. Also Businesswire.com published the news titled: “ECS is Gold Sponsor of 2018 AWS Public Sector Summit in Washington, DC” on May 17, 2018. Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “ASGN to Host Analyst & Investor Day on May 23” with publication date: April 23, 2018 was also an interesting one.

ASGN Incorporated (NYSE:ASGN) Institutional Positions Chart

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