On Assignment (ASGN) : Eagle Boston Investment Management Inc scooped up 3,348 additional shares in On Assignment during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Oct 12, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 425,931 shares of On Assignment which is valued at $15,346,294.On Assignment makes up approximately 2.00% of Eagle Boston Investment Management Inc’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Cutler Group Lp boosted its stake in ASGN in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 5,277 additional shares and now holds a total of 7,578 shares of On Assignment which is valued at $285,009. On Assignment makes up approx 0.02% of Cutler Group Lp’s portfolio.First Mercantile Trust Co reduced its stake in ASGN by selling 290 shares or 7.99% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 3,340 shares of ASGN which is valued at $123,446. On Assignment makes up approx 0.02% of First Mercantile Trust Co’s portfolio.Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa reduced its stake in ASGN by selling 7,490 shares or 49.19% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 7,736 shares of ASGN which is valued at $284,143. Franklin Street Advisors Inc Nc sold out all of its stake in ASGN during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 7,950 shares of ASGN which is valued $292,004.
On Assignment closed down -1.58 points or -4.20% at $36.03 with 1,78,615 shares getting traded on Tuesday. Post opening the session at $37.53, the shares hit an intraday low of $35.97 and an intraday high of $37.53 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Tuesday session in Red.
On the company’s financial health, On Assignment reported $0.80 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.02 according to the earnings call on Jul 27, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.78. The company had revenue of $608.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $600.36 million. The company’s revenue was up 25.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.61 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on On Assignment. Deutsche Bank Initiated On Assignment on Aug 18, 2016 to “Buy”, Price Target of the shares are set at $44.
On Assignment Inc. is a global provider of professionals in the information technology (IT) engineering and life sciences sectors. The Company matches people into positions for contract contract-to-hire and direct hire assignments. Its operating segments include Apex Oxford and Life Sciences Europe. The Apex Segment provides information technology and scientific staffing professionals for contract contract-to-hire and permanent placement positions. The Oxford Segment provides contract and direct placement services of information technology and engineering professionals in specialized information technology software and hardware engineering and mechanical electrical validation and telecommunications engineering fields. The Life Sciences Europe Segment provides locally-based contract life science professionals to clients in the biotechnology pharmaceutical food and beverage medical device personal care chemical automotive educational and environmental industries.