NYSE:ASGN - ASGN Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors

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$90.88 -0.39 (-0.43 %)
(As of 08/17/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$91.27
Today's Range$90.02 - $91.50
52-Week Range$44.66 - $94.25
Volume257,834 shs
Average Volume300,163 shs
Market Capitalization$4.76 billion
P/E Ratio29.65
Dividend YieldN/A
ASGN logoASGN Incorporated provides IT and professional services in the technology, digital, creative, healthcare technology, engineering, life sciences, and government sectors in the United States, Europe, and Canada. The company's Apex segment offers technical, digital, and creative and scientific 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. It also provides scientific, engineering, and clinical research staffing and services for temporary and permanent assignments, such as chemists, clinical research associates, clinical lab assistants, engineers, biologists, biochemists, microbiologists, molecular biologists, biostatisticians, drug safety specialists, SAS programmers, medical writers, food scientists, regulatory affairs specialists, lab assistants, and other skilled professionals. This segment serves companies from various industries, as well as advertising agencies and company marketing departments. Its Oxford segment recruits and delivers experienced IT, engineering, and regulatory and compliance consultants to clients for temporary assignments and project engagements; provides permanent placements in technology, engineering, sales, executive, financial, accounting, scientific, legal, and operations positions; and offers locally-based contract and permanent life science professionals to clients with research and development projects. The company's ECS segment delivers solutions in cloud, cybersecurity, software development, IT modernization, and science and engineering. The company was formerly known as On Assignment, Inc. and changed its name to ASGN Incorporated in April 2018. The company 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


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.16
Current Ratio2.28
Quick Ratio2.28


Trailing P/E Ratio29.65
Forward P/E Ratio21.95
P/E Growth2.2

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.63 billion
Price / Sales1.81
Cash Flow$4.2487 per share
Price / Cash21.39
Book Value$19.06 per share
Price / Book4.77


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.05
Net Income$157.67 million
Net Margins5.67%
Return on Equity19.07%
Return on Assets9.40%


Outstanding Shares52,350,000
Market Cap$4.76 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 quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 25th. The business services provider reported $1.11 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.05 by $0.06. The business services provider had revenue of $878.50 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $865.03 million. ASGN had a net margin of 5.67% and a return on equity of 19.07%. ASGN's revenue for the quarter was up 34.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.78 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, October, 24th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for ASGN.

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

ASGN updated its third quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, July, 25th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.06-1.13 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.09. The company issued revenue guidance of $888-898 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $879.66 million.

What price target have analysts set for ASGN?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for ASGN's shares. Their predictions range from $59.00 to $94.00. On average, they expect ASGN's share price to reach $81.5714 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 10.2%. 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.

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)

Has ASGN been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about ASGN stock has trended somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. ASGN earned a news impact score of 0.08 on Accern's scale. They also gave news coverage about the business services provider an impact score of 46.02 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View Recent Headlines for ASGN.

Who are ASGN's major shareholders?

ASGN's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (13.68%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.07%), FMR LLC (2.88%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.26%), OppenheimerFunds Inc. (1.62%) and Bank of America Corp DE (1.59%). Company insiders that own ASGN stock include Arshad Matin, Brian J Callaghan, Edward L Pierce, Edwin A Sheridan, Jeffrey E Veatch, Jennifer Hankes Painter, Jeremy M Jones, Jonathan S Holman, 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 major investors are selling ASGN stock?

ASGN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hood River Capital Management LLC, Tygh Capital Management Inc., AMI Asset Management Corp, Oak Ridge Investments LLC, Peregrine Capital Management LLC, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan, Chartwell Investment Partners LLC and Sit Investment Associates Inc.. Company insiders that have sold ASGN company stock in the last year include Arshad Matin, Brian J Callaghan, Edward L Pierce, Edwin A Sheridan, Jeffrey E Veatch, Jennifer Hankes Painter, 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 major investors are buying ASGN stock?

ASGN stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, FMR LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, OppenheimerFunds Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, PNC Financial Services Group Inc. and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. 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 $90.88.

How big of a company is ASGN?

ASGN has a market capitalization of $4.76 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.

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:  3.0 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  271 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  179 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  450
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 8/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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