As On Assignment INC (ASGN) Stock Price Rose, Holder Elk Creek Partners LLC Has Lowered Its Holding by $3.59 Million

September 17, 2017 - By Hazel Jackson

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.63, from 1.52 in 2016Q3. It dropped, as 37 investors sold ASGN shares while 65 reduced holdings. 26 funds opened positions while 65 raised stakes. 46.55 million shares or 0.88% more from 46.15 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. 170,355 are held by Jpmorgan Chase &. California Employees Retirement holds 0.01% of its portfolio in On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) for 90,700 shares. Blackrock Group Limited holds 0% in On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) or 100,281 shares. Strs Ohio has 0% invested in On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN). Falcon Point Capital Limited invested in 2.69% or 454,629 shares. The Illinois-based Citadel Advsrs Ltd Liability has invested 0% in On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN). Moreover, Sei Invests has 0.01% invested in On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) for 33,320 shares. Century Cap Management Limited Liability owns 85,295 shares for 0.49% of their portfolio. Kennedy Mgmt owns 525,870 shares for 0.4% of their portfolio. First Advsrs Limited Partnership, Illinois-based fund reported 31,786 shares. Citigroup holds 0% of its portfolio in On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) for 93,677 shares. Piermont Cap Management reported 31,060 shares. Tiaa Cref Ltd invested 0.01% of its portfolio in On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN). Ls Advsr holds 0.01% in On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) or 1,914 shares. Tensile Mgmt Lc has 7.92% invested in On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) for 749,453 shares.

Since May 2, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 15 insider sales for $14.68 million activity. $1.53M worth of On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) was sold by Sheridan Edwin A. on Tuesday, May 9. Another trade for 5,626 shares valued at $292,775 was made by Hanson Theodore S. on Monday, May 15. Shares for $1.28M were sold by DAMERIS PETER T on Wednesday, May 31. $108,572 worth of stock was sold by HOLMAN JONATHAN S on Thursday, June 8. 10,000 On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) shares with value of $529,887 were sold by BLAZER RANDOLPH C. The insider McGowan Michael sold 50,000 shares worth $2.71 million.

Elk Creek Partners Llc decreased its stake in On Assignment Inc (ASGN) by 14.81% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Elk Creek Partners Llc sold 81,647 shares as the company’s stock rose 6.65% with the market. The institutional investor held 469,528 shares of the technology company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $20.73 million, down from 551,175 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Elk Creek Partners Llc who had been investing in On Assignment Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $2.61B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.50% or $0.25 on September 15, reaching $49.36. About 556,391 shares traded or 112.49% up from the average. On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) has risen 41.91% since September 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 25.21% the S&P500.

Elk Creek Partners Llc, which manages about $800.79 million and $1.48B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Medicines Co (NASDAQ:MDCO) by 215,215 shares to 615,573 shares, valued at $20.89 million in 2016Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Evolent Health Inc by 447,244 shares in the quarter, for a total of 948,783 shares, and has risen its stake in Endologix Inc (NASDAQ:ELGX).

Investors wait On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) to report on October, 26. its quarterly earnings Wall Street analysts expect $0.75 EPS, up $0.01 or 1.35 % from last year’s $0.74 same quarter earnings. This translates into $39.66 million profit for ASGN giving the stock a 16.45 P/E. This is assuming the current $0.75 EPS is accurate. On Assignment, Inc.’s Wall Street analysts see -3.85 % negative EPS growth, taking into account the $0.78 EPS reproted in the previous quarter,

On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) Ratings Coverage

Among 5 analysts covering On Assignment Inc (NYSE:ASGN), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. On Assignment Inc has $6000 highest and $38 lowest target. $50’s average target is 1.30% above currents $49.36 stock price. On Assignment Inc had 16 analyst reports since October 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, December 9 by Deutsche Bank. The rating was upgraded by Avondale to “Market Outperform” on Thursday, February 18. The stock of On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, August 18 by Deutsche Bank. As per Thursday, April 28, the company rating was maintained by Avondale. The firm has “Mkt Perform” rating given on Monday, December 19 by Avondale. The stock has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, April 27. The company was maintained on Thursday, July 27 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Mkt Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, February 15 by Avondale. The company was maintained on Friday, September 1 by Robert W. Baird. The company was maintained on Tuesday, July 11 by BMO Capital Markets.

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