News headlines about On Assignment (NYSE:ASGN) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. On Assignment earned a news impact score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the business services provider an impact score of 46.5030163451085 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:

ASGN has been the topic of several research reports. ValuEngine raised On Assignment from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd. Deutsche Bank AG increased their target price on On Assignment from $51.00 to $57.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, May 1st. BidaskClub raised On Assignment from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Friday, June 9th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada increased their target price on On Assignment from $52.00 to $55.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research report on Thursday, April 27th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $56.00.

Shares of On Assignment (ASGN) traded down 0.32% on Friday, hitting $46.68. The company had a trading volume of 325,242 shares. The company has a market cap of $2.46 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.92 and a beta of 2.13. The company has a 50 day moving average of $52.05 and a 200-day moving average of $49.89. On Assignment has a 12-month low of $32.05 and a 12-month high of $55.53.

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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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