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Does ASGN Incorporated’s (NYSE:ASGN) CEO Salary Compare Well With Others?

Peter Dameris has been the CEO of ASGN Incorporated (NYSE:ASGN) since 2004. This report will, first, examine the CEO compensation levels in comparison to CEO compensation at companies of similar size. Then we’ll look at a snap shot of the business growth. Third, we’ll reflect on the total return to shareholders over three years, as a second measure of business performance. This method should give us information to assess how appropriately the company pays the CEO.

See our latest analysis for ASGN

How Does Peter Dameris’s Compensation Compare With Similar Sized Companies?

Our data indicates that ASGN Incorporated is worth US$3.6b, and total annual CEO compensation is US$7.7m. (This is based on the year to 2017). While this analysis focuses on total compensation, it’s worth noting the salary is lower, valued at US$972k. When we examined a selection of companies with market caps ranging from US$2.0b to US$6.4b, we found the median CEO compensation was US$4.9m.

Thus we can conclude that Peter Dameris receives more in total compensation than the median of a group of companies in the same market, and of similar size to ASGN Incorporated. However, this doesn’t necessarily mean the pay is too high. We can better assess whether the pay is overly generous by looking into the underlying business performance.

You can see a visual representation of the CEO compensation at ASGN, below.

NYSE:ASGN CEO Compensation November 30th 18

Is ASGN Incorporated Growing?

Over the last three years ASGN Incorporated has grown its earnings per share (EPS) by an average of 34% per year. Its revenue is up 23% over last year.

This shows that the company has improved itself over the last few years. Good news for shareholders. It’s also good to see decent revenue growth in the last year, suggesting the business is healthy and growing.

You might want to check this free visual report on analyst forecasts for future earnings.

Has ASGN Incorporated Been A Good Investment?

Most shareholders would probably be pleased with ASGN Incorporated for providing a total return of 49% over three years. As a result, some may believe the CEO should be paid more than is normal for companies of similar size.

In Summary…

We compared total CEO remuneration at ASGN Incorporated with the amount paid at companies with a similar market capitalization. We found that it pays well over the median amount paid in the benchmark group.

Importantly, though, the company has impressed with its earnings per share growth, over three years. On top of that, in the same period, returns to shareholders have been great. Considering this fine result for shareholders, we daresay the CEO compensation might be apt. So you may want to check if insiders are buying ASGN shares with their own money (free access).

Or you might prefer examine intently this intuitive graph showing past earnings and revenue.

To help readers see past the short term volatility of the financial market, we aim to bring you a long-term focused research analysis purely driven by fundamental data. Note that our analysis does not factor in the latest price-sensitive company announcements.

The author is an independent contributor and at the time of publication had no position in the stocks mentioned. For errors that warrant correction please contact the editor at editorial-team@simplywallst.com.