How Many ASGN Incorporated (NYSE:ASGN)’s Analysts Are Bearish?

May 18, 2018 - By Gloria Calhoun

ASGN Incorporated (NYSE:ASGN) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.17 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.12, from 1.05 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 14 investors sold ASGN Incorporated shares while 80 reduced holdings. 51 funds opened positions while 59 raised stakes. 46.95 million shares or 2.50% more from 45.80 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Wells Fargo & Com Mn owns 998,366 shares. California Public Employees Retirement holds 103,475 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Aperio Grp Ltd Llc accumulated 13,504 shares or 0% of the stock. Cim Mangement invested in 8,577 shares. Massachusetts-based Rhumbline Advisers has invested 0.02% in ASGN Incorporated (NYSE:ASGN). Laurion Cap L P holds 0.01% or 22,956 shares. Oak Ridge Investments Limited Liability Corp accumulated 387,799 shares or 1.19% of the stock. Gemmer Asset Mgmt Limited Liability owns 83 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Trexquant Inv L P stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in ASGN Incorporated (NYSE:ASGN). Ami Asset Management Corporation has invested 1.02% of its portfolio in ASGN Incorporated (NYSE:ASGN). Us Bank De accumulated 15,918 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 0% of its portfolio in ASGN Incorporated (NYSE:ASGN) for 3,099 shares. Shelton Capital Mgmt invested 0.02% of its portfolio in ASGN Incorporated (NYSE:ASGN). Frontier reported 25,000 shares. Tygh Capital Mngmt holds 101,086 shares or 1.22% of its portfolio.

Since January 25, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 6 selling transactions for $11.68 million activity. The insider Callaghan Brian J. sold $1.42M. 2,000 shares valued at $152,472 were sold by KITTRELL MARTY R on Tuesday, February 20. $6.04 million worth of ASGN Incorporated (NYSE:ASGN) shares were sold by Sheridan Edwin A.. $787,290 worth of ASGN Incorporated (NYSE:ASGN) was sold by BLAZER RANDOLPH C on Monday, February 26.

ASGN Incorporated (NYSE:ASGN) Ratings Coverage

Among 6 analysts covering On Assignment (NYSE:ASGN), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. On Assignment had 14 analyst reports since November 20, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $10100 target in Wednesday, April 18 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $63.0 target in Monday, November 20 report. Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Hold” rating and $79.0 target in Wednesday, January 31 report. The rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Buy” on Wednesday, January 31. RBC Capital Markets maintained ASGN Incorporated (NYSE:ASGN) on Wednesday, January 31 with “Buy” rating. On Wednesday, April 25 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Monday, January 8. The firm has “Buy” rating by SunTrust given on Thursday, December 7. The firm has “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Wednesday, January 31. Wells Fargo maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Thursday, February 1 report. Below is a list of ASGN Incorporated (NYSE:ASGN) latest ratings and price target changes.

25/04/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $94.0000 Maintain
18/04/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $101.0000 Maintain
06/04/2018 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy New Target: $94.0000 Maintain
02/04/2018 Broker: Wells Fargo Rating: Buy New Target: $92.0000 Maintain
15/02/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $75 New Target: $85 Maintain
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

The stock increased 0.56% or $0.47 during the last trading session, reaching $83.97. About 15,552 shares traded. ASGN Incorporated (NYSE:ASGN) has risen 73.23% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 61.68% 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 $4.39 billion. The firm operates in two divisions, Apex and Oxford. It has a 28.31 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 recent ASGN Incorporated (NYSE:ASGN) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Research Report Identifies Carolina Financial, Dicerna Pharmaceuticals, On Assignment, Digimarc, CIRCOR …” on May 18, 2018. Also Businesswire.com published the news titled: “ECS is Gold Sponsor of 2018 AWS Public Sector Summit in Washington, DC” on May 17, 2018. Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “ASGN to Host Analyst & Investor Day on May 23” with publication date: April 23, 2018 was also an interesting one.

ASGN Incorporated (NYSE:ASGN) Institutional Positions Chart

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