NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- Shares of

On Assignment

(Nasdaq:

ASGN

) were gapping up Friday morning with an open price 15% higher than Thursday's closing price. The stock closed at $9.21 Thursday and opened today's trading at $10.59.

The average volume for On Assignment has been 195,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. On Assignment has a market cap of $335.6 million and is part of the

services

sector and

diversified services

industry. Shares are up 13% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

On Assignment, Inc., a professional staffing company, engages in providing flexible and permanent staffing solutions in the United States and internationally.

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TheStreet Ratings rates On Assignment as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. You can view the full

On Assignment Ratings Report

.

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