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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

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.04
ASGN's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
97% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.03 vs. ASGN: 0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ASGN' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.04
Equity to Asset 0.42
ASGN's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
62% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. ASGN: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ASGN' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.80 Max: 0.92
Current: 0.42
0.4
0.92
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 2.91
M-Score: -2.39
WACC vs ROIC
13.75%
7.65%
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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 7.44
ASGN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. ASGN: 7.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ASGN' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.38  Med: 5.96 Max: 7.86
Current: 7.44
-0.38
7.86
Net-margin (%) 4.79
ASGN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.14 vs. ASGN: 4.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ASGN' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.26  Med: 3.41 Max: 5.19
Current: 4.79
-2.26
5.19
ROE (%) 14.38
ASGN's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.06 vs. ASGN: 14.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ASGN' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.44  Med: 9.17 Max: 14.41
Current: 14.38
-4.44
14.41
ROA (%) 6.72
ASGN's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.53 vs. ASGN: 6.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ASGN' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.89  Med: 5.21 Max: 7.87
Current: 6.72
-2.89
7.87
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 61.12
ASGN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 68.41 vs. ASGN: 61.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ASGN' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.72  Med: 59.92 Max: 75.25
Current: 61.12
-2.72
75.25
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 29.40
ASGN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 111 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 Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.8  Med: 12.05 Max: 35.4
Current: 29.4
-8.8
35.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 34.10
ASGN's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.80 vs. ASGN: 34.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ASGN' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.5  Med: 20.60 Max: 109
Current: 34.1
-39.5
109
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 31.40
ASGN's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 91 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.00 vs. ASGN: 31.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ASGN' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.9  Med: 22.00 Max: 80.1
Current: 31.4
-30.9
80.1
» ASGN's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2016-02-17)


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

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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Q3 2015

ASGN Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Steven Cohen 226,500 sh (+23.70%)
Ron Baron 2,425,140 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 334,995 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 51,237 sh (-13.51%)
Mariko Gordon 1,395,316 sh (-28.53%)
Jim Simons 62,994 sh (-60.58%)
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Q4 2015

ASGN Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 170,694 sh (+170.97%)
Chuck Royce 230,695 sh (-31.13%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 15.79
ASGN's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
56% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.68 vs. ASGN: 15.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
ASGN' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.83  Med: 24.38 Max: 6145
Current: 15.79
2.83
6145
Forward P/E 9.15
ASGN's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
76% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.29 vs. ASGN: 9.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 20.26
ASGN's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
70% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.00 vs. ASGN: 20.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
ASGN' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.82  Med: 27.70 Max: 157
Current: 20.26
2.82
157
P/B 2.03
ASGN's P/B is ranked higher than
56% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. ASGN: 2.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ASGN' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 2.00 Max: 4.41
Current: 2.03
0.24
4.41
P/S 0.77
ASGN's P/S is ranked lower than
73% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. ASGN: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ASGN' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.86 Max: 1.36
Current: 0.77
0.09
1.36
PFCF 17.04
ASGN's PFCF is ranked higher than
62% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.04 vs. ASGN: 17.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
ASGN' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.31  Med: 21.17 Max: 1332
Current: 17.04
1.31
1332
POCF 13.63
ASGN's POCF is ranked higher than
61% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.08 vs. ASGN: 13.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
ASGN' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.11  Med: 17.15 Max: 263.25
Current: 13.63
1.11
263.25
EV-to-EBIT 15.16
ASGN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
81% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.36 vs. ASGN: 15.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ASGN' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -326.7  Med: 17.90 Max: 145.7
Current: 15.16
-326.7
145.7
EV-to-EBITDA 11.74
ASGN's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
75% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.70 vs. ASGN: 11.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ASGN' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.2  Med: 13.50 Max: 333.2
Current: 11.74
-4.2
333.2
PEG 0.43
ASGN's PEG is ranked higher than
76% of the 51 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. ASGN: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
ASGN' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.83 Max: 8.47
Current: 0.43
0.38
8.47
Shiller P/E 40.59
ASGN's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
82% of the 50 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.19 vs. ASGN: 40.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
ASGN' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 40.58  Med: 64.69 Max: 293
Current: 40.59
40.58
293
Current Ratio 2.37
ASGN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. ASGN: 2.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ASGN' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.9  Med: 3.42 Max: 11.11
Current: 2.37
1.9
11.11
Quick Ratio 2.37
ASGN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. ASGN: 2.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ASGN' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.9  Med: 3.42 Max: 11.11
Current: 2.37
1.9
11.11
Days Sales Outstanding 63.43
ASGN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
62% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 59.66 vs. ASGN: 63.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ASGN' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 43.96  Med: 53.15 Max: 78.65
Current: 63.43
43.96
78.65
Days Payable 1.75
ASGN's Days Payable is ranked lower than
92% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.78 vs. ASGN: 1.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ASGN' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.57  Med: 4.77 Max: 6.82
Current: 1.75
2.57
6.82

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Projected FCF 1.17
ASGN's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
54% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. ASGN: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
ASGN' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 1.47 Max: 9.96
Current: 1.17
0.27
9.96
Price/Median PS Value 0.88
ASGN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
57% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. ASGN: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ASGN' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 1.09 Max: 5.44
Current: 0.88
0.01
5.44
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.81
ASGN's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
62% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. ASGN: 0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
ASGN' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 1.26 Max: 7.75
Current: 0.81
0.23
7.75
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.57
ASGN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.60 vs. ASGN: 6.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ASGN' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 5.50 Max: 35.6
Current: 6.57
0.7
35.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 58.26
ASGN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.92 vs. ASGN: 58.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
ASGN' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.9  Med: 6.40 Max: 64.6
Current: 58.26
-6.9
64.6

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $2064
EPS $ 1.88
Beta1.95
Short Percentage of Float2.16%
52-Week Range $29.40 - 51.00
Shares Outstanding(Mil)52.80

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 2,053 2,404 2,625
EPS($) 2.36 3.13 3.35
EPS without NRI($) 2.36 3.13 3.35

Business Description

Industry: Employment Services » Staffing & Outsourcing Services
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