Media headlines about On Assignment (NYSE:ASGN) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. On Assignment earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the business services provider an impact score of 46.5030163451085 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Here are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
- On Assignment Inc (finance.yahoo.com)
- On Assignment (ASGN) Presents At 2017 Technology Services Forum – Slideshow (seekingalpha.com)
- On Assignment, Inc. :ASGN-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 10, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about On Assignment Inc. (finance.yahoo.com)
- On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) Downgraded by BidaskClub to “Hold” (americanbankingnews.com)
Shares of On Assignment (ASGN) traded down 0.32% during trading on Friday, reaching $46.68. The company had a trading volume of 325,242 shares. The firm has a market capitalization of $2.46 billion, a P/E ratio of 22.92 and a beta of 2.13. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $52.05 and its 200 day moving average price is $49.89. On Assignment has a 12 month low of $32.05 and a 12 month high of $55.53.
A number of equities analysts recently commented on ASGN shares. Royal Bank Of Canada lifted their price objective on On Assignment from $52.00 to $55.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research report on Thursday, April 27th. Deutsche Bank AG lifted their price objective on On Assignment from $51.00 to $57.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, May 1st. ValuEngine upgraded On Assignment from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded On Assignment from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Friday, June 9th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $56.00.
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On Assignment Company Profile
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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