NYSE:ASGN - ASGN Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$62.20 +0.56 (+0.91 %)
(As of 12/10/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$61.64
Today's Range$61.19 - $62.79
52-Week Range$58.84 - $94.25
Volume309,079 shs
Average Volume375,442 shs
Market Capitalization$3.23 billion
P/E Ratio20.39
Dividend YieldN/A
ASGN Incorporated provides IT and professional services in the technology, creative/digital, engineering, and life sciences fields across commercial and government sectors in the United State and internationally. The company operates through Apex, Oxford, and ECS segments. The Apex segment offers technical, scientific, digital, and creative services and solutions to Fortune 1000 and mid-market clients. The Oxford segment provides technical, digital, engineering, and life sciences services and solutions in various skill and geographic markets. The ECS Segment delivers advanced solutions in cloud, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, machine learning, software development, IT modernization, and science and engineering, as well as focused on Federal Government activities. The company was formerly known as On Assignment, Inc. and changed its name to ASGN Incorporated in April 2018. ASGN Incorporated was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Calabasas, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Help supply services
Sub-IndustryHuman Resource & Employment Services
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNYSE:ASGN
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.02
Current Ratio2.22
Quick Ratio2.22


Trailing P/E Ratio20.39
Forward P/E Ratio14.17
P/E Growth1.19

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.63 billion
Price / Sales1.24
Cash Flow$4.2867 per share
Price / Cash Flow14.51
Book Value$19.06 per share
Price / Book3.26


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.05
Net Income$157.67 million
Net Margins5.69%
Return on Equity20.29%
Return on Assets9.51%


Outstanding Shares52,480,000
Market Cap$3.23 billion

ASGN (NYSE:ASGN) Frequently Asked Questions

What is ASGN's stock symbol?

ASGN trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "ASGN."

How were ASGN's earnings last quarter?

ASGN Inc (NYSE:ASGN) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 24th. The business services provider reported $1.30 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.10 by $0.20. The business services provider had revenue of $906.40 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $892.87 million. ASGN had a return on equity of 20.29% and a net margin of 5.69%. ASGN's quarterly revenue was up 35.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.83 EPS. View ASGN's Earnings History.

When is ASGN's next earnings date?

ASGN is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 13th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for ASGN.

What guidance has ASGN issued on next quarter's earnings?

ASGN issued an update on its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, October, 24th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.11-1.18 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.10. The company issued revenue guidance of $905-915 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $889.11 million.ASGN also updated its Q4 2018 guidance to $1.11-1.18 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for ASGN?

8 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for ASGN's shares. Their forecasts range from $67.00 to $88.00. On average, they expect ASGN's stock price to reach $80.5714 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 29.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for ASGN.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for ASGN?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for ASGN in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for ASGN.

Has ASGN been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about ASGN stock has been trending very positive on Monday, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. ASGN earned a coverage optimism score of 3.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the business services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of ASGN's key competitors?

Who are ASGN's key executives?

ASGN's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Peter T. Dameris, Chief Exec. Officer & Director (Age 58)
  • Mr. Theodore S. Hanson, Pres (Age 50)
  • Mr. Edward Lee Pierce, Exec. VP and CFO (Age 61)
  • Ms. Jennifer Hankes Painter, Sr. VP, Chief Legal Officer & Sec. (Age 49)
  • Mr. Randolph C. Blazer, Pres of Apex Systems (Age 67)

Who are ASGN's major shareholders?

ASGN's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.61%), Vanguard Group Inc. (9.47%), Capital International Investors (6.07%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.87%), FMR LLC (2.70%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.51%). Company insiders that own ASGN stock include Arshad Matin, Brian J Callaghan, Edward L Pierce, Edwin A Sheridan, George H Wilson, Jeffrey E Veatch, Jennifer Hankes Painter, Jeremy M Jones, Jonathan S Holman, Joseph Wendell Dyer, Marty R Kittrell, Michael Mcgowan, Peter T Dameris, Randolph C Blazer, Theodore S Hanson and William E Brock. View Institutional Ownership Trends for ASGN.

Which institutional investors are selling ASGN stock?

ASGN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Acadian Asset Management LLC, Teachers Advisors LLC, American Century Companies Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Glenmede Trust Co. NA and FMR LLC. Company insiders that have sold ASGN company stock in the last year include Arshad Matin, Brian J Callaghan, Edward L Pierce, Edwin A Sheridan, Jeremy M Jones, Jonathan S Holman, Marty R Kittrell, Peter T Dameris, Randolph C Blazer and Theodore S Hanson. View Insider Buying and Selling for ASGN.

Which institutional investors are buying ASGN stock?

ASGN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital International Investors, BlackRock Inc., Morgan Stanley, Pathstone Family Office LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Castleark Management LLC, Vanguard Group Inc. and Deutsche Bank AG. Company insiders that have bought ASGN stock in the last two years include Brian J Callaghan, Edwin A Sheridan, George H Wilson, Jennifer Hankes Painter, Joseph Wendell Dyer and Peter T Dameris. View Insider Buying and Selling for ASGN.

How do I buy shares of ASGN?

Shares of ASGN can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is ASGN's stock price today?

One share of ASGN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $62.20.

How big of a company is ASGN?

ASGN has a market capitalization of $3.23 billion and generates $2.63 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $157.67 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.05 on an earnings per share basis. ASGN employs 3,800 workers across the globe.

What is ASGN's official website?

The official website for ASGN is http://www.asgn.com.

How can I contact ASGN?

ASGN's mailing address is 26745 MALIBU HILLS ROAD, CALABASAS CA, 91301. The business services provider can be reached via phone at 818-878-7900 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for ASGN (NYSE ASGN)

Community Ranking:  3.1 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  316 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  198 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  514
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about ASGN and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ASGN will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ASGN will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/10/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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