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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.05
ASGN's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
94% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.28 vs. ASGN: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ASGN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.05
Equity to Asset 0.40
ASGN's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
70% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. ASGN: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ASGN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.81 Max: 0.92
Current: 0.4
0.4
0.92
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.64
M-Score: -2.53
WACC vs ROIC
15.66%
7.46%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 7.40
ASGN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.58 vs. ASGN: 7.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ASGN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -39.68  Med: 7.54 Max: 14.45
Current: 7.4
-39.68
14.45
Net-margin (%) 5.13
ASGN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.12 vs. ASGN: 5.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ASGN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -39.04  Med: 4.11 Max: 9.87
Current: 5.13
-39.04
9.87
ROE (%) 14.25
ASGN's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.43 vs. ASGN: 14.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ASGN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -51.62  Med: 10.42 Max: 24.81
Current: 14.25
-51.62
24.81
ROA (%) 7.02
ASGN's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.16 vs. ASGN: 7.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ASGN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -46.74  Med: 6.46 Max: 21.71
Current: 7.02
-46.74
21.71
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 56.79
ASGN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 67.67 vs. ASGN: 56.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ASGN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -287.55  Med: 66.81 Max: 123.18
Current: 56.79
-287.55
123.18
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 29.40
ASGN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 107 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. ASGN: 29.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ASGN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -8.8  Med: 12.90 Max: 35.5
Current: 29.4
-8.8
35.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 34.10
ASGN's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.80 vs. ASGN: 34.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ASGN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -39.5  Med: 28.00 Max: 108.8
Current: 34.1
-39.5
108.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 31.60
ASGN's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.50 vs. ASGN: 31.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ASGN' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 14.00 Max: 80.1
Current: 31.6
0
80.1
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

ASGN Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 26,399 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 741,385 sh (+146.37%)
Ron Baron 2,387,056 sh (+25.74%)
Chuck Royce 384,995 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 11,194 sh (-89.05%)
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Q4 2014

ASGN Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Steven Cohen 33,200 sh (New)
Mariko Gordon 1,980,002 sh (New)
Jim Simons 97,394 sh (+770.06%)
Ron Baron 2,187,056 sh (-8.38%)
Chuck Royce 334,995 sh (-12.99%)
Paul Tudor Jones 13,519 sh (-48.79%)
Joel Greenblatt 95,621 sh (-87.10%)
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Q1 2015

ASGN Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 21,169 sh (+56.59%)
Jim Simons 145,894 sh (+49.80%)
Chuck Royce 334,995 sh (unchged)
Ron Baron 2,187,056 sh (unchged)
Mariko Gordon 1,919,472 sh (-3.06%)
Joel Greenblatt 63,560 sh (-33.53%)
Steven Cohen 7,700 sh (-76.81%)
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Q2 2015

ASGN Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Pioneer Investments 125,548 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 183,100 sh (+2277.92%)
Ron Baron 2,425,140 sh (+10.89%)
Jim Simons 159,794 sh (+9.53%)
Mariko Gordon 1,952,373 sh (+1.71%)
Chuck Royce 334,995 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt 59,241 sh (-6.80%)
Paul Tudor Jones 18,070 sh (-14.64%)
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 19.19
ASGN's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
59% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.30 vs. ASGN: 19.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
ASGN' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.83  Med: 24.91 Max: 6145
Current: 19.19
2.83
6145
Forward P/E 13.51
ASGN's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
51% of the 57 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.07 vs. ASGN: 13.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 26.50
ASGN's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
77% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.70 vs. ASGN: 26.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
ASGN' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 2.82  Med: 27.82 Max: 157
Current: 26.5
2.82
157
P/B 2.51
ASGN's P/B is ranked lower than
54% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.39 vs. ASGN: 2.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ASGN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.24  Med: 1.85 Max: 4.41
Current: 2.51
0.24
4.41
P/S 0.95
ASGN's P/S is ranked lower than
71% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. ASGN: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ASGN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.80 Max: 1.36
Current: 0.95
0.09
1.36
PFCF 18.49
ASGN's PFCF is ranked higher than
51% of the 84 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.93 vs. ASGN: 18.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
ASGN' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.31  Med: 20.82 Max: 1332
Current: 18.49
1.31
1332
POCF 15.06
ASGN's POCF is ranked higher than
54% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.39 vs. ASGN: 15.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
ASGN' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.11  Med: 16.96 Max: 263.25
Current: 15.06
1.11
263.25
EV-to-EBIT 19.03
ASGN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
86% of the 114 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.12 vs. ASGN: 19.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ASGN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -326.7  Med: 16.55 Max: 145.7
Current: 19.03
-326.7
145.7
PEG 0.51
ASGN's PEG is ranked higher than
70% of the 46 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. ASGN: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
ASGN' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.34  Med: 0.92 Max: 80.12
Current: 0.51
0.34
80.12
Shiller P/E 38.71
ASGN's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
78% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 25.82 vs. ASGN: 38.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
ASGN' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 23.55  Med: 47.78 Max: 70.07
Current: 38.71
23.55
70.07
Current Ratio 2.44
ASGN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. ASGN: 2.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ASGN' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.9  Med: 3.69 Max: 11.11
Current: 2.44
1.9
11.11
Quick Ratio 2.44
ASGN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. ASGN: 2.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ASGN' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.9  Med: 3.69 Max: 11.11
Current: 2.44
1.9
11.11
Days Sales Outstanding 64.69
ASGN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
64% of the 97 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 56.14 vs. ASGN: 64.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ASGN' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 42.73  Med: 51.09 Max: 71.55
Current: 64.69
42.73
71.55

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 1.45
ASGN's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
53% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. ASGN: 1.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
ASGN' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.27  Med: 1.49 Max: 9.96
Current: 1.45
0.27
9.96
Price/Median PS Value 1.24
ASGN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
63% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. ASGN: 1.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ASGN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 1.13 Max: 5.84
Current: 1.24
0.01
5.84
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.04
ASGN's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
60% of the 45 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. ASGN: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
ASGN' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.23  Med: 1.24 Max: 7.75
Current: 1.04
0.23
7.75
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.28
ASGN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. ASGN: 5.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ASGN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.7  Med: 5.70 Max: 34.1
Current: 5.28
0.7
34.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 60.61
ASGN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 88 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.79 vs. ASGN: 60.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
ASGN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -9.8  Med: 6.15 Max: 64.6
Current: 60.61
-9.8
64.6

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16
Revenue(Mil) 2,018 2,358
EPS($) 2.08 2.66
EPS without NRI($) 2.08 2.66

Business Description

Industry: Employment Services » Staffing & Outsourcing Services
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Traded in other countries:OA2.Germany,
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On Assignment Inc. (ASGN) Senior Vice President and CFO James L Brill sells 14,308 Shares Feb 28 2011 
On Assignment Inc. (ASGN) President & CEO Peter T Dameris sells 26,513 Shares Feb 25 2011 

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