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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.04
ASGN's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
96% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 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: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 0.04
Equity-to-Asset 0.51
ASGN's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
53% of the 142 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. ASGN: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
ASGN' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.81 Max: 0.92
Current: 0.51
0.4
0.92
Interest Coverage 6.15
ASGN's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
84% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 48.75 vs. ASGN: 6.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ASGN' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 5.19 Max: 12.99
Current: 6.15
0.4
12.99
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 4.16
Beneish M-Score: -2.66
WACC vs ROIC
11.51%
8.17%
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 % 7.87
ASGN's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
68% of the 142 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.62 vs. ASGN: 7.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
ASGN' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 7.31 Max: 7.99
Current: 7.87
0.74
7.99
Net Margin % 4.11
ASGN's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
61% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.88 vs. ASGN: 4.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
ASGN' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.26  Med: 3.87 Max: 5.55
Current: 4.11
-2.26
5.55
ROE % 11.97
ASGN's ROE % is ranked lower than
61% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.10 vs. ASGN: 11.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
ASGN' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.44  Med: 10.68 Max: 14.41
Current: 11.97
-4.44
14.41
ROA % 5.79
ASGN's ROA % is ranked lower than
60% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. ASGN: 5.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
ASGN' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.89  Med: 5.56 Max: 7.12
Current: 5.79
-2.89
7.12
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 65.88
ASGN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
55% of the 142 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 79.78 vs. ASGN: 65.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
ASGN' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.15  Med: 60.19 Max: 75.25
Current: 65.88
6.15
75.25
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 17.60
ASGN's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
82% of the 110 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.10 vs. ASGN: 17.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
ASGN' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.8  Med: 18 Max: 32.5
Current: 17.6
-8.8
32.5
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 20.40
ASGN's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
59% of the 97 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.70 vs. ASGN: 20.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
ASGN' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.5  Med: 26.9 Max: 105.8
Current: 20.4
-39.5
105.8
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 24.40
ASGN's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
61% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.00 vs. ASGN: 24.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
ASGN' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 28.1 Max: 81.7
Current: 24.4
0
81.7
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-07-26 Est.)


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Guru Trades

Q2 2016

ASGN Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 17,693 sh (+12.95%)
Mariko Gordon 1,224,613 sh (+0.35%)
Chuck Royce 220,695 sh (unchged)
Ron Baron 2,374,015 sh (-0.15%)
Joel Greenblatt 26,140 sh (-19.20%)
Steven Cohen 175,400 sh (-25.68%)
Jim Simons 6,194 sh (-98.13%)
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Q3 2016

ASGN Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Richard Snow 81,690 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 29,871 sh (+68.83%)
Joel Greenblatt 31,252 sh (+19.56%)
Ron Baron 2,374,015 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Mariko Gordon 1,181,022 sh (-3.56%)
Chuck Royce 199,195 sh (-9.74%)
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Q4 2016

ASGN Guru Trades in Q4 2016

David Dreman 11,391 sh (New)
Richard Snow 179,515 sh (+119.75%)
Mariko Gordon Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Chuck Royce 179,295 sh (-9.99%)
Ron Baron 2,135,800 sh (-10.03%)
Paul Tudor Jones 12,065 sh (-59.61%)
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Q1 2017

ASGN Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Steven Cohen 67,006 sh (New)
Jim Simons 13,794 sh (New)
Richard Snow 246,725 sh (+37.44%)
Paul Tudor Jones 13,419 sh (+11.22%)
Chuck Royce 179,295 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 11,391 sh (unchged)
Ron Baron 2,060,100 sh (-3.54%)
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Business Description

Industry: Employment Services » Staffing & Outsourcing Services    NAICS: 561311    SIC: 7361
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Traded in other countries:OA2.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
On Assignment Inc provides skilled and professionals in the growing life sciences, healthcare, and technology sectors. The company's operating business segments are Apex and Oxford.

On Assignment Inc is a provider of in-demand, skilled professionals in the technology, life sciences, and creative sectors. The company offers contract, contract-to-hire, and direct-hire services, which include recruiting, verifying credentials, hiring, training, administering pay and benefits, and compliance services. In its Apex segment, On Assignment offers large and local talent pools, while the Oxford segment focuses on specialised workers and national recruiting centers. Professionals matched with corporate customers are individuals with technical, scientific, or creative skill sets looking for contract work or permanent placement opportunities.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 27.64
ASGN's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.29 vs. ASGN: 27.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
ASGN' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.88  Med: 24.03 Max: 137.38
Current: 27.64
2.88
137.38
Forward PE Ratio 17.92
ASGN's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
69% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.47 vs. ASGN: 17.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 27.64
ASGN's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
75% of the 114 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.58 vs. ASGN: 27.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
ASGN' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.88  Med: 27.93 Max: 137.38
Current: 27.64
2.88
137.38
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 21.88
ASGN's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
65% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.18 vs. ASGN: 21.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
ASGN' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.81  Med: 21.74 Max: 263.97
Current: 21.88
1.81
263.97
PB Ratio 3.13
ASGN's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.73 vs. ASGN: 3.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
ASGN' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 2.11 Max: 3.85
Current: 3.13
0.24
3.85
PS Ratio 1.13
ASGN's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
69% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. ASGN: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
ASGN' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.88 Max: 1.34
Current: 1.13
0.09
1.34
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 16.08
ASGN's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
53% of the 66 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.62 vs. ASGN: 16.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
ASGN' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.32  Med: 19.04 Max: 101.43
Current: 16.08
1.32
101.43
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 13.96
ASGN's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
52% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.74 vs. ASGN: 13.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
ASGN' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.11  Med: 15.08 Max: 149.57
Current: 13.96
1.11
149.57
EV-to-EBIT 17.21
ASGN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
74% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.09 vs. ASGN: 17.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ASGN' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.8  Med: 17.8 Max: 133.6
Current: 17.21
2.8
133.6
EV-to-EBITDA 13.11
ASGN's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
68% of the 156 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.73 vs. ASGN: 13.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ASGN' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.1  Med: 12.95 Max: 38.4
Current: 13.11
2.1
38.4
PEG Ratio 1.03
ASGN's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. ASGN: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
ASGN' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 0.7 Max: 12.73
Current: 1.03
0.42
12.73
Shiller PE Ratio 54.74
ASGN's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
97% of the 36 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.48 vs. ASGN: 54.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
ASGN' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 37.43  Med: 56.37 Max: 268.58
Current: 54.74
37.43
268.58
Current Ratio 2.64
ASGN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. ASGN: 2.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ASGN' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.9  Med: 3.73 Max: 11.11
Current: 2.64
1.9
11.11
Quick Ratio 2.64
ASGN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. ASGN: 2.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ASGN' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.9  Med: 3.73 Max: 11.11
Current: 2.64
1.9
11.11
Days Sales Outstanding 57.93
ASGN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
59% of the 102 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 53.49 vs. ASGN: 57.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ASGN' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 43.96  Med: 58.26 Max: 78.88
Current: 57.93
43.96
78.88
Days Payable 1.60
ASGN's Days Payable is ranked lower than
92% of the 89 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.14 vs. ASGN: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ASGN' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.39  Med: 3.81 Max: 6.82
Current: 1.6
1.39
6.82

Buy Back

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vs
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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.80
ASGN's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 89 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. ASGN: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
ASGN' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14  Med: -3.7 Max: 0.9
Current: 0.8
-14
0.9

Valuation & Return

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vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.42
ASGN's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
56% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. ASGN: 1.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
ASGN' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 1.45 Max: 4.19
Current: 1.42
0.27
4.19
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.30
ASGN's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
57% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. ASGN: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
ASGN' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 1.28 Max: 4.42
Current: 1.3
0.19
4.42
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 1.11
ASGN's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
53% of the 45 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. ASGN: 1.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
ASGN' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 1.33 Max: 7.75
Current: 1.11
0.23
7.75
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 5.81
ASGN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
64% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.79 vs. ASGN: 5.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
ASGN' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 5.6 Max: 35.6
Current: 5.81
0.7
35.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 28.46
ASGN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
84% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.10 vs. ASGN: 28.46 )
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: -8.1  Med: 9.35 Max: 64.6
Current: 28.46
-8.1
64.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $2,485
EPS (TTM) $ 1.90
Beta1.91
Short Percentage of Float1.02%
52-Week Range $32.05 - 53.80
Shares Outstanding (Mil)52.82

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 3.01 3.26
EPS without NRI ($) 3.01 3.26
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Investor Mariko Gordon Buys 3 Stocks in Fourth Quarter Mar 13 2015 
Weekly CEO Buys Highlight: UNF, BDGE, ASGN, EQU Oct 08 2013 
Weekly CFO Sells Highlight: BLOX, ASGN, SBUX, WAGE, TIVO Jun 17 2013 
Baron Funds Comments on On Assignment Inc. Dec 07 2012 
Weekly CFO Sells Highlight: ASGN, COF, AKRX, MCRS, GILD, ROP, PLL Sep 24 2012 
On Assignment Inc. (ASGN) Senior Vice President and CFO James L Brill sells 2,692 Shares Mar 07 2011 
On Assignment Inc. (ASGN) Senior Vice President and CFO James L Brill sells 2,692 Shares Mar 03 2011 
On Assignment Inc. (ASGN) Senior Vice President and CFO James L Brill sells 3,000 Shares Mar 01 2011 
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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