EPS for On Assignment, Inc. (ASGN) Expected At $0.72

July 17, 2017 - By Hazel Jackson

 EPS for On Assignment, Inc. (ASGN) Expected At $0.72
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.63, from 1.52 in 2016Q3. It fall, as 37 investors sold On Assignment, Inc. shares while 65 reduced holdings. 26 funds opened positions while 65 raised stakes. 46.55 million shares or 0.88% more from 46.15 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
31,786 were reported by First Trust Advsrs Ltd Partnership. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement holds 0.01% of its portfolio in On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) for 45,003 shares. Ny State Common Retirement Fund holds 0% in On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) or 71,171 shares. Moreover, Thompson Siegel Walmsley Lc has 0% invested in On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) for 700 shares. Blackrock Grp Limited holds 0% or 100,281 shares in its portfolio. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mngmt reported 81 shares stake. California State Teachers Retirement invested in 104,886 shares. Teachers Retirement Sys Of The State Of Kentucky holds 0.03% or 55,585 shares in its portfolio. Snow Cap L P reported 0.36% stake. North Point Portfolio Managers Corporation Oh has 262,397 shares for 2.19% of their portfolio. Huntington Bank accumulated 921 shares. Bancorp Of Montreal Can holds 0% or 56,650 shares. Markston Ltd Liability Corp, New York-based fund reported 1,550 shares. Blackrock Inv Management Limited Liability Co has invested 0.01% in On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN). Parametric Portfolio Assocs Limited Company accumulated 0.02% or 256,942 shares.

Since January 20, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 31 sales for $32.22 million activity. 10,000 shares valued at $467,735 were sold by DAMERIS PETER T on Friday, February 3. BROCK WILLIAM E had sold 7,500 shares worth $358,151. McGowan Michael sold $1.62M worth of On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) on Tuesday, May 2. KITTRELL MARTY R sold $156,025 worth of On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) on Wednesday, May 10. $277,572 worth of On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) was sold by Hanson Theodore S. on Tuesday, May 9. 20,000 shares were sold by JONES JEREMY M, worth $1.09M on Thursday, June 15.

Analysts await On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $0.72 earnings per share, down 8.86 % or $0.07 from last year’s $0.79 per share. ASGN’s profit will be $37.74 million for 18.95 P/E if the $0.72 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.61 actual earnings per share reported by On Assignment, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 18.03 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.50% or $0.27 during the last trading session, reaching $54.57. About 144,281 shares traded. On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) has risen 41.91% since July 18, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 25.21% the S&P500.

On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) Ratings Coverage

Among 4 analysts covering On Assignment Inc (NYSE:ASGN), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. On Assignment Inc had 13 analyst reports since October 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Avondale upgraded On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) rating on Thursday, February 18. Avondale has “Market Outperform” rating and $39 target. The firm has “Mkt Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, February 15 by Avondale. As per Wednesday, December 9, the company rating was downgraded by Deutsche Bank. The firm has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Thursday, August 18. On Monday, December 19 the stock rating was downgraded by Avondale to “Mkt Perform”. The stock has “Market Outperform” rating by Avondale on Thursday, April 28. RBC Capital Markets maintained On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) rating on Thursday, April 27. RBC Capital Markets has “Outperform” rating and $55 target. The stock has “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, July 11.

On Assignment, Inc. is a global provider of in-demand, skilled professionals in the technology, life sciences and creative sectors. The company has market cap of $2.86 billion. The Firm matches resumes with job descriptions to match people they know into positions they understand for temporary, contract-to-hire, and direct hire assignments. It has a 28.64 P/E ratio. It operates through two divisions.

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