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On Assignment, Inc. (ASGN) - Buy, Sell or Hold?

Sector: Technology   Sub-Sector: Professional Services
Trade DateCurrent Candlestick PatternPrevious Candlestick PatternWhenPerformance Since
Wed, 11 Oct 2017NoneShooting StarThu, 05 Oct 2017-0.74%
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56.41 0.00 (0%) Oct 18 4:02pm EDT
Open: 55.51 Range: 55.25 - 56.45 Vol: 331.1K Avg Vol: 268.56K
EPS: 1.81 P/E ratio: 30.33 EBITDA: 263.01M Mkt Cap: 2.89B
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Short Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 5 day moving average at 55.49
Medium Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 20 day moving average at 52.94
Last Trade is above the 50 day moving average at 49.60
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 49.40
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Daily Chart of ASGN

Stock Trend Analysis - Buy, Sell or Hold "On Assignment, Inc." (ASGN)?

ASGN is in a very strong uptrend. In the last 52 weeks, ASGN has been trading above the 200 day moving average for 86% of the time with an average daily volume of 268.6K shares being traded. The 50 day moving average, currently at 49.60, although still maintaining a bullish inclination, is however exhibiting characteristics of a medium term trading range. As the dominant long term trend is still up strongly, the high probability trade is still buying the dips. The 20 day moving average, although in a trading range, generally confirms this view as the underlying strength in ASGN still has a bullish bias with price maintaining above the 20 SMA for 72.5% of the time in the last two months of trading. Traders who are thinking of going long ASGN shares should consider patiently waiting for price to be near the 50 or 200 SMAs, currently at 49.60 and 49.40 respectively. Click here for the latest support & resistance levels to help you finetune your entry into or exit out of "ASGN".

The analyst consensus estimates for the 1 year price target for this stock is $56.50* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Wed, 11 Oct 2017
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