On Assignment Company Profile (NASDAQ:ASGN)

About On Assignment (NASDAQ:ASGN)

On Assignment logoOn 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. The Apex segment provides technical, scientific and creative professionals for temporary, contract-to-hire and permanent placement positions and consulting services to clients across the United States. The Apex segment includes Apex Systems, Lab Support and Creative Circle. The Oxford segment provides specialized niche staffing, permanent placement and consulting services in select skill and geographic markets. The Oxford segment includes Oxford Global Resources, CyberCoders and Life Sciences Europe. The Company has a network of branch offices throughout the United States, Canada and Europe.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Industrials
  • Industry: Employment Services
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:ASGN
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.onassignment.com/
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $3 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 52,653,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $52.49
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $51.24
  • 52 Week Range: $32.04 - $57.21
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 27.91
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 18.28
  • P/E Growth: 2.02
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $2.53 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.18
  • Book Value: $17.55 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.24
Profitability:
  • EBITDA: $263.01 million
  • Net Margins: 5.09%
  • Return on Equity: 14.70%
  • Return on Assets: 7.58%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 278,323 shs.
  • Short Ratio: 1.92
 

Frequently Asked Questions for On Assignment (NASDAQ:ASGN)

What is On Assignment's stock symbol?

On Assignment trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ASGN."

How will On Assignment's stock buyback program work?

On Assignment declared that its board has authorized a stock repurchase program on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $100,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to purchase up to 6.8% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are typically an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were On Assignment's earnings last quarter?

On Assignment, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASGN) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 26th. The company reported $0.78 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.72 by $0.06. The company had revenue of $653.31 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $655.96 million. On Assignment had a return on equity of 14.70% and a net margin of 5.09%. The firm's revenue was up 7.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.68 EPS. View On Assignment's Earnings History.

When will On Assignment make its next earnings announcement?

On Assignment is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October, 25th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for On Assignment.

What guidance has On Assignment issued on next quarter's earnings?

On Assignment issued an update on its third quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, July, 26th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.73-0.76 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.81. The company issued revenue guidance of $660-670 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $676.76 million.

Where is On Assignment's stock going? Where will On Assignment's stock price be in 2017?

5 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for On Assignment's shares. Their forecasts range from $48.00 to $61.00. On average, they expect On Assignment's share price to reach $54.80 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for On Assignment.

Who are some of On Assignment's key competitors?

Who are On Assignment's key executives?

On Assignment's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Jeremy M. Jones, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Theodore S. Hanson, President
  • Peter T. Dameris, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Edward L. Pierce, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Randolph C. Blazer, President of Apex
  • James L. Brill, Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and Treasurer
  • Jennifer Hankes Painter, Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary
  • William E. Brock, Independent Director
  • Brian J. Callaghan, Independent Director
  • Jonathan S. Holman, Independent Director

Who owns On Assignment stock?

On Assignment's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel Ltd. (0.08%), Sit Investment Associates Inc. (0.08%) and Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc. (0.00%). Company insiders that own On Assignment stock include Brian J Callaghan, Edwin A Sheridan, Jeffrey E Veatch, Jeremy M Jones, Jonathan S Holman, Michael Mcgowan, Peter T Dameris, Randolph C Blazer, Theodore S Hanson and William E Brock. View Institutional Ownership Trends for On Assignment.

Who sold On Assignment stock? Who is selling On Assignment stock?

On Assignment's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sit Investment Associates Inc. and Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc.. Company insiders that have sold On Assignment stock in the last year include Brian J Callaghan, Edwin A Sheridan, Jeffrey E Veatch, Jeremy M Jones, Jonathan S Holman, Michael Mcgowan, Peter T Dameris, Randolph C Blazer, Theodore S Hanson and William E Brock. View Insider Buying and Selling for On Assignment.

Who bought On Assignment stock? Who is buying On Assignment stock?

On Assignment's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel Ltd.. View Insider Buying and Selling for On Assignment.

How do I buy On Assignment stock?

Shares of On Assignment can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is On Assignment's stock price today?

One share of On Assignment stock can currently be purchased for approximately $56.85.


MarketBeat Community Rating for On Assignment (NASDAQ ASGN)
Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  73 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  56 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  129
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about On Assignment and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for On Assignment (NASDAQ:ASGN) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.80)
Consensus Price Target: $54.80 (3.61% downside)
Consensus Price Target History for On Assignment (NASDAQ:ASGN)
Price Target History for On Assignment (NASDAQ:ASGN)
Analysts' Ratings History for On Assignment (NASDAQ:ASGN)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/20/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
10/15/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuy$61.00N/AView Rating Details
10/6/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingHold$53.00N/AView Rating Details
4/28/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuy$51.00 -> $57.00LowView Rating Details
2/15/2017Avondale PartnersUpgradeMarket Perform -> OutperformN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/21/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for On Assignment (NASDAQ:ASGN)
Earnings by Quarter for On Assignment (NASDAQ:ASGN)
Earnings History by Quarter for On Assignment (NASDAQ ASGN)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/25/2017$0.76N/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2017Q2 2017$0.72$0.78$655.96 million$653.31 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2017Q1 17$0.57$0.61$619.83 million$626.53 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/14/2017Q416$0.67$0.64$614.13 million$620.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/27/2016Q316$0.84$0.74$624.53 million$629.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/27/2016Q216$0.78$0.80$600.12 million$608.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for On Assignment (NASDAQ:ASGN)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.80
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.31
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.58$0.58$0.58
Q2 20172$0.71$0.72$0.72
Q3 20172$0.75$0.75$0.75
Q4 20172$0.72$0.78$0.75
Q1 20181$0.65$0.65$0.65
Q2 20181$0.86$0.86$0.86
Q3 20181$0.93$0.93$0.93
Q4 20181$0.87$0.87$0.87
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for On Assignment (NASDAQ:ASGN)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for On Assignment (NASDAQ:ASGN)
Insider Trades by Quarter for On Assignment (NASDAQ:ASGN)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for On Assignment (NASDAQ:ASGN)
Insider Trades by Quarter for On Assignment (NASDAQ:ASGN)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
10/20/2017Jeffrey E VeatchInsiderSell74,894$56.53$4,233,757.82View SEC Filing  
10/18/2017Jeffrey E VeatchInsiderSell48,480$56.23$2,726,030.40View SEC Filing  
10/10/2017Jeffrey E VeatchInsiderSell1,520$56.01$85,135.20View SEC Filing  
6/20/2017Brian J CallaghanDirectorSell20,250$54.02$1,093,905.00View SEC Filing  
6/15/2017Jeremy M JonesDirectorSell20,000$54.46$1,089,200.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2017Jonathan S HolmanDirectorSell2,000$54.29$108,580.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2017Randolph C BlazerInsiderSell10,000$54.33$543,300.00View SEC Filing  
5/31/2017Peter T DamerisCEOSell24,500$52.31$1,281,595.00View SEC Filing  
5/25/2017Randolph C BlazerInsiderSell10,000$52.99$529,900.00View SEC Filing  
5/22/2017Edwin A SheridanDirectorSell65,328$52.13$3,405,548.64View SEC Filing  
5/22/2017Theodore S HansonInsiderSell15,000$52.21$783,150.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2017Edwin A SheridanDirectorSell29,372$52.14$1,531,456.08View SEC Filing  
5/10/2017Theodore S HansonInsiderSell5,325$52.13$277,592.25View SEC Filing  
5/2/2017Michael McgowanInsiderSell31,400$51.53$1,618,042.00View SEC Filing  
5/1/2017Jeffrey E VeatchInsiderSell150,000$51.14$7,671,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/28/2017Michael McgowanInsiderSell118,150$52.01$6,144,981.50View SEC Filing  
4/25/2017Jeffrey E VeatchInsiderSell100,000$49.29$4,929,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/24/2017Jeffrey E VeatchInsiderSell19,019$49.02$932,311.38View SEC Filing  
3/16/2017Peter T DamerisCEOSell21,275$48.34$1,028,433.50View SEC Filing  
3/10/2017Edwin A SheridanDirectorSell25,764$47.09$1,213,226.76View SEC Filing  
3/7/2017Brian J CallaghanDirectorSell14,290$47.01$671,772.90View SEC Filing  
3/2/2017Edwin A SheridanDirectorSell55,900$47.47$2,653,573.00View SEC Filing  
3/1/2017William E BrockDirectorSell7,500$47.75$358,125.00View SEC Filing  
2/16/2017Jeffrey E VeatchInsiderSell50,000$48.06$2,403,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/16/2017Peter T DamerisCEOSell16,338$47.75$780,139.50View SEC Filing  
2/13/2017Peter T DamerisCEOSell1,005$47.37$47,606.85View SEC Filing  
2/3/2017Jeffrey E VeatchInsiderSell1,221$47.08$57,484.68View SEC Filing  
2/3/2017Peter T DamerisCEOSell10,000$46.77$467,700.00View SEC Filing  
1/25/2017Jeffrey E VeatchInsiderSell50,000$46.24$2,312,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/25/2017Peter T DamerisCEOSell8,199$46.04$377,481.96View SEC Filing  
1/24/2017Peter T DamerisCEOSell16,101$45.63$734,688.63View SEC Filing  
1/18/2017Peter T DamerisCEOSell300$45.01$13,503.00View SEC Filing  
1/13/2017Peter T DamerisCEOSell15,000$45.02$675,300.00View SEC Filing  
12/8/2016Jeffrey E VeatchInsiderSell100,000$45.03$4,503,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/16/2016Randolph C BlazerInsiderSell20,000$40.25$805,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/22/2016Peter T DamerisCEOSell23,537$36.88$868,044.56View SEC Filing  
9/13/2016Michael McgowanCOOSell4,000$37.17$148,680.00View SEC Filing  
6/15/2016Michael McgowanCOOSell8,000$37.01$296,080.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for On Assignment (NASDAQ:ASGN)
Latest Headlines for On Assignment (NASDAQ:ASGN)
Source:
DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoRoyal Bank Of Canada Reiterates Buy Rating for On Assignment, Inc. (ASGN)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 21 at 6:34 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoOn Assignment, Inc. (ASGN) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 21 at 2:42 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Selling: On Assignment, Inc. (ASGN) Insider Sells 74,894 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 20 at 7:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoOn Assignment, Inc. (ASGN) Insider Jeffrey E. Veatch Sells 48,480 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 20 at 7:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoOn Assignment, Inc. (ASGN) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 18 at 5:16 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoOn Assignment's (ASGN) Buy Rating Reiterated at BMO Capital Markets
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 15 at 5:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Analysts Anticipate On Assignment, Inc. (ASGN) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $665.22 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 15 at 2:48 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo$0.75 Earnings Per Share Expected for On Assignment, Inc. (ASGN) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 13 at 6:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoRoyal Bank Of Canada Reiterates "Buy" Rating for On Assignment, Inc. (ASGN)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 13 at 1:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoOn Assignment, Inc. (ASGN) Insider Sells $85,135.20 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 12 at 7:50 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoOn Assignment, Inc. (ASGN) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Robert W. Baird
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 6 at 11:40 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoOn Assignment, Inc. (ASGN) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 26 at 2:44 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to On Assignment, Inc. : September 15, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 15 at 9:43 PM
seekingalpha.com logoOn Assignment (ASGN) Presents At Deutsche Bank 2017 Technology Conference - Slideshow
seekingalpha.com - September 13 at 5:17 PM
seekingalpha.com logoOn Assignment (ASGN) Presents At Deutsche Bank 2017 Technology Conference - Slideshow
seekingalpha.com - September 13 at 5:17 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoOn Assignment (ASGN) and Robert Half International (RHI) Head to Head Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 11 at 10:06 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoOn Assignment, Inc. (ASGN) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 1 at 9:02 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo On Assignment, Inc. (ASGN) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 24 at 1:30 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo On Assignment, Inc. (ASGN) Given Average Rating of "" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 20 at 4:44 PM
nasdaq.com logoOn Assignment Becomes Oversold (ASGN)
www.nasdaq.com - August 17 at 5:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoIHS Markit Score downgrades On Assignment Inc to 31 out of 100, ranking positively in two out of three available IHS Markit categories.
finance.yahoo.com - August 12 at 2:36 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoIHS Markit Score upgrades On Assignment Inc to 34 out of 100, ranking positively in two out of four IHS Markit categories.
finance.yahoo.com - August 11 at 3:34 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoOn Assignment Acquires StratAcuity Staffing Partners; Initiates Term Loan Reprice
finance.yahoo.com - August 8 at 9:12 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoOn Assignment, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:ASGN) : August 7, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 7 at 9:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCritical Contrast: On Assignment (NASDAQ:ASGN) versus Hudson Global (HSON)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 7 at 8:54 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoOn Assignment (ASGN) & ManpowerGroup (MAN) Head-To-Head Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 5 at 4:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoOn Assignment, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASGN) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.75 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 4 at 8:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHead-To-Head Review: ManpowerGroup (MAN) and On Assignment (NASDAQ:ASGN)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 3 at 12:14 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoOn Assignment (NASDAQ:ASGN) vs. Kforce (KFRC) Critical Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 2 at 4:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFY2017 EPS Estimates for On Assignment, Inc. (ASGN) Lowered by Analyst
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 31 at 8:14 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ3 2017 Earnings Forecast for On Assignment, Inc. Issued By SunTrust Banks (ASGN)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 31 at 8:00 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEquities Analysts Offer Predictions for On Assignment, Inc.'s FY2017 Earnings (NASDAQ:ASGN)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 28 at 12:57 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBrokers Issue Forecasts for On Assignment, Inc.'s Q3 2017 Earnings (NASDAQ:ASGN)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 28 at 8:15 AM
seekingalpha.com logoOn Assignment (ASGN) Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - July 27 at 4:08 PM
nasdaq.com logoOn Assignment is Now Oversold (ASGN)
www.nasdaq.com - July 27 at 4:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoOn Assignment, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASGN) Posts Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.06 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 27 at 12:09 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoOn Assignment, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASGN) Posts Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.06 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 27 at 12:09 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoOn Assignment beats 2Q profit forecasts
finance.yahoo.com - July 26 at 9:42 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoOn Assignment, Inc. (ASGN) Issues Q3 Earnings Guidance
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 26 at 6:17 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoComparing TrueBlue (TBI) and On Assignment (ASGN)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 25 at 10:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$655.90 Million in Sales Expected for On Assignment, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASGN) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 15 at 10:19 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoOn Assignment, Inc. (ASGN) Price Target Raised to $60.00 at BMO Capital Markets
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 14 at 3:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$0.72 EPS Expected for On Assignment, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASGN) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 13 at 8:13 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoOn Assignment (ASGN) and 51job (JOBS) Critical Comparison
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 6 at 8:26 AM
seekingalpha.com logoOn Assignment (ASGN) Presents At BMO Sustainable Growth Forum - Slideshow
seekingalpha.com - June 20 at 4:17 PM
seekingalpha.com logoOn Assignment (ASGN) Presents At The William Blair 2017 Growth Stock Conference - Slideshow
seekingalpha.com - June 14 at 3:47 PM
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www.latimes.com - April 21 at 8:44 PM
huffingtonpost.com logoDNCE Confirms They Don't Use Autocorrect
www.huffingtonpost.com - April 18 at 3:36 PM
bloomberg.com logoGerman President Urges French to Resist Appeals of EU Skeptics
www.bloomberg.com - April 16 at 3:34 PM
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www.usatoday.com - April 7 at 3:38 PM

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