News headlines about On Assignment (NYSE:ASGN) have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. On Assignment earned a news impact score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the business services provider an impact score of 45.8019747927932 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
On Assignment (ASGN) opened at 55.80 on Wednesday. On Assignment has a 1-year low of $32.04 and a 1-year high of $56.21. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $50.31 and a 200 day moving average price of $50.81. The firm has a market capitalization of $2.94 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 30.83 and a beta of 2.10.
Several equities analysts recently commented on ASGN shares. BidaskClub lowered On Assignment from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, July 28th. ValuEngine upgraded On Assignment from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 2nd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $56.00.
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About On Assignment
On Assignment, Inc is a global provider of in-demand, skilled professionals in the technology, life sciences and creative sectors. The Company matches resumes with job descriptions to match people they know into positions they understand for temporary, contract-to-hire, and direct hire assignments. It operates through two segments.
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