On Assignment (NYSE:ASGN) : During the past 4 weeks, traders have been relatively bearish on On Assignment (NYSE:ASGN), hence the stock is down -1.91% when compared to the S&P 500 during the same period. However, in the past 1 week, the selling of the stock is down by -0.21% relative to the S&P 500. The stock has risen by 1.07% in the past week indicating that the buyers are active at lower levels, but the stock is down -0.32% in the past 4 weeks.
The company shares have dropped -9.50% from its 1 Year high price. On Oct 29, 2015, the shares registered one year high at $51.00 and the one year low was seen on Feb 11, 2016. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $37.10 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $36.51.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 0.55% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 0.27%.
On Assignment (NYSE:ASGN): stock turned positive on Friday. Though the stock opened at $35.57, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $37.16 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $35.17 and closed the trading day at $36.86, in the green by 5.34%. The total traded volume for the day was 807,634. The stock had closed at $34.99 in the previous days trading.
In an insider trading activity, Mcgowan Michael, officer (COO, OAI; Pres, OGR) of On Assignment Inc, unloaded 8,000 shares at an average price of $37.01 on June 15, 2016. The total amount of the transaction was worth $296,080, according to the disclosed information with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.
On Assignment, Inc. is a global provider of professionals in the information technology (IT), engineering and life sciences sectors. The Company matches people into positions for contract, contract-to-hire and direct hire assignments. Its operating segments include Apex, Oxford and Life Sciences Europe. The Apex Segment provides information technology and scientific staffing professionals for contract, contract-to-hire and permanent placement positions. The Oxford Segment provides contract and direct placement services of information technology and engineering professionals in specialized information technology, software and hardware engineering, and mechanical, electrical, validation and telecommunications engineering fields. The Life Sciences Europe Segment provides locally-based contract life science professionals to clients in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, food and beverage, medical device, personal care, chemical, automotive, educational and environmental industries.