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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- On Assignment (Nasdaq: ASGN) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $19.14, above its previous 52-week high of $18.93 with 413,930 shares traded as of 12:15 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 307,000 shares over the past 30 days. On Assignment has a market cap of $650.1 million and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 54.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. On Assignment, Inc., a diversified professional staffing firm, provides flexible and permanent staffing solutions in the United States, Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. The company has a P/E ratio of 27, equal to the average diversified services industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.