NYSE:ASGN - ASGN Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$84.44 -0.13 (-0.15 %)
(As of 07/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$84.57
Today's Range$83.26 - $84.84
52-Week Range$44.66 - $86.13
Volume203,700 shs
Average Volume297,545 shs
Market Capitalization$4.40 billion
P/E Ratio27.72
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 Ratio0.55
Current Ratio3.02
Quick Ratio3.02


Trailing P/E Ratio27.72
Forward P/E Ratio20.75
P/E Growth2.07

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.63 billion
Price / Sales1.68
Cash Flow$4.2668 per share
Price / Cash19.79
Book Value$19.06 per share
Price / Book4.43


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.05
Net Income$157.67 million
Net Margins6.12%
Return on Equity17.99%
Return on Assets9.63%


Outstanding Shares52,300,000
Market Cap$4,398.78

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) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, April, 25th. The business services provider reported $0.83 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.75 by $0.08. The business services provider earned $685.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $677.66 million. ASGN had a return on equity of 17.99% and a net margin of 6.12%. The company's revenue was up 9.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.61 earnings per share. View ASGN's Earnings History.

When is ASGN's next earnings date?

ASGN is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July, 25th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for ASGN.

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

ASGN issued an update on its second quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, April, 25th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.01-1.08 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.10. The company issued revenue guidance of $860-870 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $862.23 million.

What price target have analysts set for ASGN?

7 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for ASGN's stock. Their forecasts range from $59.00 to $94.00. On average, they anticipate ASGN's share price to reach $79.8333 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.5%. View Analyst Ratings for ASGN.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for ASGN?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for ASGN in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."

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?

News coverage about ASGN stock has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. ASGN earned a media sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the business services provider an impact score of 46.01 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are ASGN's major shareholders?

ASGN's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include KAMES CAPITAL plc (1.29%), Hennessy Advisors Inc. (1.02%), Peregrine Capital Management LLC (0.94%), Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (0.54%), Clinton Group Inc. (0.08%) and Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel Ltd. (0.07%). 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 institutional investors are selling ASGN stock?

ASGN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Peregrine Capital Management LLC, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan, Sit Investment Associates Inc. and Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co.. 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, 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including KAMES CAPITAL plc, Hennessy Advisors Inc., Clinton Group Inc., Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel Ltd., Krueger & Catalano Capital Partners LLC, James Investment Research Inc., Louisiana State Employees Retirement System and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. 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 $84.44.

How big of a company is ASGN?

ASGN has a market capitalization of $4.40 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:  3.1 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  264 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  166 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  430
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 7/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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