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How to buy ASGN Incorporated (ASGN) stocks in Canada
Learn how to easily invest in ASGN Incorporated stocks.
ASGN Incorporated is an information technology services business based in the US. ASGN Incorporated stocks (ASGN.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $93.37 – a decrease of 1.32% over the previous week. ASGN Incorporated employs 4,200 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $4.3 billion.
How to buy shares in ASGN Incorporated
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- Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – ASGN – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
- Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
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What's in this guide?
- Can I buy shares in ASGN Incorporated?
- Has coronavirus impacted ASGN Incorporated shares?
- ASGN Incorporated shares summary
- Compare share dealing platforms
- Is ASGN Incorporated stock a buy or sell?
- ASGN Incorporated performance over time
- Are ASGN Incorporated shares over-valued?
- ASGN Incorporated's financials
- How volatile are ASGN Incorporated shares?
- Does ASGN Incorporated pay a dividend?
- Have ASGN Incorporated shares ever split?
- Other common questions
ASGN Incorporated stock price (NYSE:ASGN)Use our graph to track the performance of ASGN stocks over time.
ASGN Incorporated shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$112.32|
|52-week range||$82.69 - $131.89|
|50-day moving average||$122.69|
|200-day moving average||$110.92|
|Wall St. target price||$128.80|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$7.07|
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Note: The dollar amounts in the table below are in Canadian dollars.
Is it a good time to buy ASGN Incorporated stock?
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ASGN Incorporated price performance over time
|1 week (2022-01-21)||-0.91%|
|1 month (2021-12-28)||-9.53%|
|3 months (2021-10-28)||-4.53%|
|6 months (2021-07-28)||15.27%|
|1 year (2021-01-28)||29.60%|
|2 years (2020-01-28)||60.55%|
|3 years (2019-01-28)||81.87%|
|5 years (2017-01-27)||152.97%|
Is ASGN Incorporated under- or over-valued?
Valuing ASGN Incorporated stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of ASGN Incorporated's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
ASGN Incorporated's P/E ratio
ASGN Incorporated's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 16x. In other words, ASGN Incorporated shares trade at around 16x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
ASGN Incorporated's PEG ratio
ASGN Incorporated's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.02. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into ASGN Incorporated's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
ASGN Incorporated's EBITDA
ASGN Incorporated's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $450.1 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a ASGN Incorporated's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
ASGN Incorporated financials
|Revenue TTM||$4.3 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||8.33%|
|Gross profit TTM||$1.1 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||6.55%|
|Return on equity TTM||14.14%|
|Market capitalisation||$5.9 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
ASGN Incorporated share dividends
We're not expecting ASGN Incorporated to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Have ASGN Incorporated's shares ever split?
ASGN Incorporated's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 3 April 2000. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your ASGN Incorporated shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for ASGN Incorporated shares which in turn could have impacted ASGN Incorporated's share price.
ASGN Incorporated share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, ASGN Incorporated's shares have ranged in value from as little as $82.69 up to $131.89. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while ASGN Incorporated's is 2.035. This would suggest that ASGN Incorporated's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.
ASGN Incorporated overview
ASGN Incorporated provides professional staffing and IT solutions 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 three segments: Apex, Oxford, and ECS. The Apex segment offers technology, digital, creative, scientific, engineering staffing, and consulting services to Fortune 1000 and mid-market commercial clients. The Oxford segment provides hard-to-find technology, digital, engineering, and life sciences staffing and consulting services in various skill and geographic markets. The ECS Segment delivers advanced solutions in cloud, cyber security, artificial intelligence, machine learning, application and IT modernization, and science and engineering. The company was formerly known as On Assignment, Inc. and changed its name to ASGN Incorporated in April 2018.
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