ASGN (ASGN) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Wednesday

ASGN (NYSE:ASGN) is set to post its quarterly earnings results after the market closes on Wednesday, April 24th. Analysts expect ASGN to post earnings of $0.95 per share for the quarter. ASGN has set its Q1 2019 guidance at $0.92-0.99 EPS and its Q1 guidance at $0.92-0.99 EPS.Individual interested in registering for the company’s earnings conference call can do so using this link.

ASGN (NYSE:ASGN) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February 13th. The business services provider reported $1.14 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.15 by ($0.01). ASGN had a net margin of 4.64% and a return on equity of 20.88%. The company had revenue of $929.65 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $929.80 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $1.44 EPS. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 36.9% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts expect ASGN to post $5 EPS for the current fiscal year and $5 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Shares of ASGN opened at $68.57 on Monday. ASGN has a 52 week low of $51.05 and a 52 week high of $94.25. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.62 billion, a P/E ratio of 15.66, a P/E/G ratio of 1.61 and a beta of 1.95. The company has a current ratio of 2.23, a quick ratio of 2.23 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.93.

In other ASGN news, Director William E. Brock sold 1,480 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, March 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $61.72, for a total value of $91,345.60. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 17,513 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,080,902.36. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Insiders own 3.90% of the company’s stock.

A number of research analysts recently commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of ASGN from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, January 28th. Royal Bank of Canada assumed coverage on shares of ASGN in a research note on Tuesday, April 16th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $67.57 price target on the stock. BMO Capital Markets reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $77.00 price target on shares of ASGN in a research note on Monday, January 21st. Jefferies Financial Group assumed coverage on shares of ASGN in a research note on Tuesday, March 12th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $70.00 price target on the stock. Finally, Credit Suisse Group decreased their price target on shares of ASGN from $78.00 to $62.00 in a research note on Friday, December 28th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. ASGN has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $72.57.

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ASGN Company Profile

ASGN Incorporated provides information technology (IT) and professional staffing services in the technology, digital, creative, engineering, and life sciences fields across commercial and government sectors in the United States and internationally. The company operates through Apex, Oxford, and ECS segments.

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