This is what analysts have to say about On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) after last week.

February 15, 2018 - By Michael Collier

 This is what analysts have to say about On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) after last week.
Investors sentiment increased to 1.05 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.07, from 0.98 in 2017Q2. It increased, 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.
Evercore Wealth Management stated it has 392 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Genesee Valley Tru Co reported 4,052 shares stake. State Street has 0.01% invested in On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) for 1.22 million shares. Insight Cap Research & Mngmt accumulated 0.54% or 17,762 shares. Oak Ridge Invs Ltd Liability Corp owns 544,649 shares. Teacher Retirement Of Texas owns 4,133 shares for 0% of their portfolio. 673,217 are held by Northern Tru Corp. Aristotle Cap Boston Ltd stated it has 382,624 shares. Tiaa Cref Investment Mgmt Limited Co reported 249,647 shares. Eagle Boston Inv Mngmt Inc, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 330,426 shares. Advisory Services Ntwk Ltd Liability reported 68 shares or 0% of all its holdings. 185 were reported by Federated Incorporated Pa. Invesco Limited has 315,038 shares. Kennedy Capital Mngmt, a Missouri-based fund reported 151,582 shares. Rhumbline Advisers has invested 0.01% in On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN).

Since October 10, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 7 sales for $17.77 million activity. Callaghan Brian J. also sold $1.42 million worth of On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) shares. The insider BLAZER RANDOLPH C sold 10,000 shares worth $596,727.

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. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, October 26 with “Buy”. BMO Capital Markets maintained On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) rating on Friday, September 1. BMO Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $59.0 target. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, December 9 by Deutsche Bank. Avondale upgraded the shares of ASGN in report on Thursday, February 18 to “Market Outperform” rating. As per Wednesday, October 11, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, August 18 by Deutsche Bank. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Thursday, October 26 report. The stock of On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) earned “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, January 31. The stock has “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, July 11. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, September 1 by Robert W. Baird. 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: Bizjournals.com which released: “One of the region’s largest private government contractors to be sold” on January 31, 2018, also Marketwatch.com with their article: “On Assignment Inc.” published on February 29, 2016, Businesswire.com published: “On Assignment Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Results” on February 14, 2018. More interesting news about On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “ECS to be acquired by On Assignment for $775M” published on January 31, 2018 as well as Reuters.com‘s news article titled: “BRIEF-On Assignment To Acquire ECS Federal For $775 Million In Cash” with publication date: January 31, 2018.

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