On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) has analysts on the Bullish side this week.

February 15, 2018 - By Vivian Currie

 On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) has analysts on the Bullish side this week.
Investors sentiment increased to 1.05 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.07, from 0.98 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 15 investors sold On Assignment, Inc. shares while 71 reduced holdings. 29 funds opened positions while 61 raised stakes. 45.80 million shares or 1.59% less from 46.54 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Sei Investments has invested 0.01% in On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN). Moreover, Thompson Siegel & Walmsley has 0% invested in On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN). Regions Corp reported 0.01% in On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN). Prudential Fincl Incorporated, a New Jersey-based fund reported 110,487 shares. Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio reported 0.01% in On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN). New York State Teachers Retirement System has 0.01% invested in On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) for 98,149 shares. Moreover, Federated Pa has 0% invested in On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) for 185 shares. Hood River Ltd Company has invested 0.74% of its portfolio in On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN). The Pennsylvania-based Cim Mangement has invested 0.25% in On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN). First Advisors Lp holds 13,184 shares or 0% of its portfolio. 3,810 are owned by Pitcairn. Proshare Ltd Liability Corp owns 4,458 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Riverhead Capital Mngmt Llc has invested 0.01% in On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN). 11 were reported by Cornerstone Advisors. Falcon Point Lc owns 1.45% invested in On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) for 162,916 shares.

Since October 10, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 7 insider sales for $17.77 million activity. $7.56M worth of On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) shares were sold by Veatch Jeffrey E.. Another trade for 10,000 shares valued at $596,727 was made by BLAZER RANDOLPH C on Friday, October 27.

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

Among 7 analysts covering On Assignment Inc (NYSE:ASGN), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 86% are positive. On Assignment Inc had 31 analyst reports since October 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Deutsche Bank downgraded On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) on Wednesday, December 9 to “Hold” rating. Deutsche Bank initiated On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) on Thursday, August 18 with “Buy” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) on Thursday, April 27 with “Outperform” rating. The rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Buy” on Thursday, December 7. The firm has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Thursday, October 26. The firm has “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Friday, September 1. The stock has “Outperform” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, October 26. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of ASGN in report on Thursday, July 27 with “Buy” rating. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, February 15 by Avondale. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Buy” on Tuesday, July 11. Below is a list of On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) latest ratings and price target changes.

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
07/12/2017 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy New Target: $71.0 Maintain
20/11/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $63.0 Maintain
10/11/2017 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Outperform Old Target: $62 New Target: $66 Maintain

The stock decreased 0.53% or $0.39 during the last trading session, reaching $73.87. About 183,778 shares traded. On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) has risen 41.91% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 25.21% 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 $3.84 billion. The firm operates in two divisions, Apex and Oxford. It has a 34.42 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 notable recent On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “On Assignment Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Results” on February 14, 2018, also Marketwatch.com with their article: “On Assignment Inc.” published on February 29, 2016, Reuters.com published: “BRIEF-On Assignment To Acquire ECS Federal For $775 Million In Cash” on January 31, 2018. More interesting news about On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) were released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: “One of the region’s largest private government contractors to be sold” published on January 31, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “ECS to be acquired by On Assignment for $775M” with publication date: January 31, 2018.

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