On Assignment, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASGN) Director Marty R. Kittrell sold 3,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $59.63, for a total transaction of $178,890.00. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 6,244 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $372,329.72. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.

On Assignment (NASDAQ:ASGN) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 25th. The company reported $0.83 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.75 by $0.08. The business had revenue of $667.05 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $660.90 million. On Assignment had a return on equity of 14.70% and a net margin of 5.09%. The business’s revenue was up 6.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.74 EPS.

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A number of equities research analysts have recently issued reports on ASGN shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of On Assignment from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, September 21st. BidaskClub raised shares of On Assignment from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, September 1st. Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $53.00 target price on shares of On Assignment in a report on Sunday, September 3rd. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $55.00 target price on shares of On Assignment in a report on Friday, October 13th. Finally, BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $61.00 target price on shares of On Assignment in a report on Sunday, October 15th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, four have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. On Assignment has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $59.50.

Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. FNY Partners Fund LP raised its stake in shares of On Assignment by 266.2% during the 1st quarter. FNY Partners Fund LP now owns 2,197 shares of the company’s stock worth $106,000 after buying an additional 1,597 shares during the last quarter. First Quadrant L P CA acquired a new position in shares of On Assignment during the 2nd quarter worth $112,000. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank raised its stake in shares of On Assignment by 9.9% during the 2nd quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 2,242 shares of the company’s stock worth $121,000 after buying an additional 202 shares during the last quarter. Pitcairn Co. acquired a new position in shares of On Assignment during the 2nd quarter worth $211,000. Finally, CIBC Asset Management Inc acquired a new position in shares of On Assignment during the 2nd quarter worth $216,000.

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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