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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- On Assignment (Nasdaq: ASGN) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $14.45, above its previous 52-week high of $14.34 with 206,357 shares traded as of 1:40 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 214,400 shares over the past 30 days. On Assignment has a market cap of $441.3 million and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 25.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. On Assignment, Inc., a diversified professional staffing firm, provides flexible and permanent staffing solutions in the United States, Europe, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Bermuda. It operates in four segments: Life Sciences, Healthcare, Physician, and IT and Engineering. The company has a P/E ratio of 468.7, above the average diversified services industry P/E ratio of 149.6 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.