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38.76 +0.06  +0.16% NYSE Apr 24, 5:00PM BATS Real time Currency in USD

On Assignment Price to Book Value:

3.148 for April 24, 2015

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April 24, 2015 3.148
April 23, 2015 3.144
April 22, 2015 3.142
April 21, 2015 3.142
April 20, 2015 3.148
April 17, 2015 3.107
April 16, 2015 3.192
April 15, 2015 3.199
April 14, 2015 3.225
April 13, 2015 3.207
April 10, 2015 3.193
April 9, 2015 3.174
April 8, 2015 3.211
April 7, 2015 3.166
April 6, 2015 3.176
April 2, 2015 3.143
April 1, 2015 3.127
March 31, 2015 3.117
March 30, 2015 3.160
March 27, 2015 3.116
March 26, 2015 3.069
March 25, 2015 3.043
March 24, 2015 3.118
March 23, 2015 3.138
March 20, 2015 3.152
March 19, 2015 3.141
   
March 18, 2015 3.144
March 17, 2015 3.105
March 16, 2015 3.078
March 13, 2015 3.059
March 12, 2015 3.092
March 11, 2015 3.002
March 10, 2015 3.010
March 9, 2015 3.066
March 6, 2015 3.042
March 5, 2015 3.089
March 4, 2015 3.099
March 3, 2015 3.129
March 2, 2015 3.148
Feb. 27, 2015 3.104
Feb. 26, 2015 3.152
Feb. 25, 2015 3.169
Feb. 24, 2015 3.196
Feb. 23, 2015 3.166
Feb. 20, 2015 3.175
Feb. 19, 2015 3.119
Feb. 18, 2015 3.078
Feb. 17, 2015 3.055
Feb. 13, 2015 3.062
Feb. 12, 2015 3.054
Feb. 11, 2015 3.008

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About Price to Book Ratio

Price to book value is a financial ratio used to compare a company's book value to its current market price. Book value is an accounting term denoting the portion of the company held by the shareholders at accounting value (not market value). In other words, book value is the company's total tangible assets less its total liabilities.

The ratio has two calculation methods. In the first way, the company's market capitalization is divided by the company's total book value from its balance sheet. The second way, using per-share values, is to divide the company's current share price by the book value per share. In general, a low price to book value indicates that a stock is undervalued and thus more desirable.

In theory, if you purchased stock with a price to book value less than 1 and the company immediately went bankrupt, you would gain money on your investment. In reality, this may not be true since there are times when liquidation value, or the price at which a company's assets can be sold, is less than the book value of those assets.

For more information on evaluating valuation multiples similar to this, please see our original white paper research : Making Sense Of Valuation Multiples.
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ASGN Price to Book Value Benchmarks

Companies
Robert Half International 8.151
Korn/Ferry International 2.089
Barrett Business Services 7.727

ASGN Price to Book Value Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 0.6881 Aug 30 2010
Maximum 3.499 May 24 2012
Average 2.112

ASGN Price to Book Value Excel Add-In Codes

  • Metric Code: price_to_book_value
  • Latest data point: =YCP("ASGN", "price_to_book_value")
  • Last 5 data points: =YCS("ASGN", "price_to_book_value", -4)

To find the codes for any of our financial metrics, see our Complete Reference of Metric Codes.

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