Were Analysts Bullish Varian Medical Systems, Inc

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11 June, 2017

The company's stock had a trading volume of 652,796 shares. Advantus Capital Management Inc now owns 9,405 shares of the medical equipment provider's stock valued at $857,000 after buying an additional 101 shares during the period. FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) has declined 12.70% since June 8, 2016 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 12.76% the S&P500.

A number of research firms have issued reports on VAR. Goldman Sachs Group Inc began coverage on Varian Medical Systems in a report on Tuesday, May 16th. Commerce Bank now owns 5,480 shares of the medical equipment provider's stock worth $500,000 after buying an additional 481 shares during the period. The South Texas Money Management Ltd holds 295,326 shares with $26.51 million value, down from 306,081 last quarter.

Shares of Varian Medical Systems, Inc. The stock decreased 0.47% or $0.34 during the last trading session, reaching $72.06. About 52,927 shares traded. The stock of Varian Medical Systems, Inc. Varian Medical Systems now has an average rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $93.54. It has outperformed by 60.16% the S&P500. $10.19 million worth of Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) was sold by BRAVERMAN ALAN N on Monday, January 30.

Menora Mivtachim Holdings Ltd increased Teva Pharmaceutical Inds Ltd (NYSE:TEVA) stake by 1.07M shares to 1.13 million valued at $40.81M in 2016Q4. The insider BURKE STEPHEN B sold $10.07 million. Its up 0.01, from 0.89 in 2016Q3. First Eagle Invest Mgmt Limited Co reported 4.32M shares. 123 funds opened positions while 431 raised stakes. Guggenheim Capital Ltd Liability holds 422,326 shares. Retirement System Of Alabama has invested 0.76% in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA). The fund owned 12,465 shares of the medical equipment provider's stock at the end of the first quarter.

Menora Mivtachim Holdings Ltd decreased Disney Walt Co (DIS) stake by 1.72% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Legal General Public Limited owns 2.45M shares or 0.07% of their United States portfolio. 610,000 were reported by Nwi Mgmt Limited Partnership. Trexquant Invest L P invested in 6,000 shares or 0.09% of the stock. Northpointe Capital Ltd holds 0.32% of its portfolio in FirstEnergy Corp. Bartlett And Lc holds 7,560 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Royal Bankshares Of Canada stated it has 236,747 shares. (NYSE:MMS) stake by 126,692 shares to 3,397 valued at $190,000 in 2016Q4. (NYSE:FE). Natixis reported 0.29% in FirstEnergy Corp. Therefore 25% are positive. (NYSE:VAR) latest ratings and price target changes. "(VAR) Upgraded to Buy by Citigroup Inc" was first reported by Markets Daily and is the sole property of of Markets Daily. (NYSE:VAR) was sold by KUO JOHN W on Wednesday, March 1. The stock has "Outperform" rating by Leerink Swann on Wednesday, May 4. As per Friday, November 6, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. Jefferies maintained the shares of ABMD in report on Tuesday, August 9 with "Buy" rating.

05/08/2017 - Varian Medical Systems, Inc. was upgraded to "buy" by analysts at BTIG Research. Next quarter's EPS is forecasted at $1.18 and the next full year EPS is anticipated to be $4.39. VAR's profit will be $86.17 million for 27.30 P/E if the $0.94 EPS becomes a reality. The value of the company's investment in Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:FE) for 103,328 shares. It also upped Adobe Systems Inc (NASDAQ:ADBE) stake by 55,106 shares and now owns 366,022 shares. Wal (NYSE:WMT) was raised too.

Since January 5, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 10 selling transactions for $11.82 million activity.

In related news, SVP John W. Kuo sold 862 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, March 13th. (NYSE:VAR) on Thursday, January 5. The shares were sold at an average price of $91.75, for a total transaction of $355,623.00. The insider BOSTROM SUSAN L sold $326,902. (NYSE:FE) rating on Tuesday, July 26.

Varian Medical Systems, Inc is a manufacturer of medical devices and software for treating cancer and other medical conditions with radiotherapy, radiosurgery, proton therapy and brachytherapy medical devices and software for treating cancer and other medical conditions with radiotherapy, radiosurgery, proton therapy and brachytherapy. (NYSE:VAR) on Thursday, January 5. Shares for $944,408 were sold by LARET MARK R on Wednesday, February 22. Below is a list of Varian Medical Systems, Inc. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company's stock. Therefore 29% are positive. The stock of Varian Medical Systems, Inc. Citigroup initiated Varian Medical Systems, Inc. The rating was downgraded by Robert W. Baird on Tuesday, October 20 to "Neutral". The firm has "Hold" rating by Wunderlich given on Friday, June 2.

July 28 investment analysts at Jefferies maintained a stock rating of "Neutral" but moved up the price target to $88.00 from $85.00. On Tuesday, January 12 the stock rating was reinitiated by Barrington Research with "Outperform". RBC Capital Markets initiated the shares of VAR in report on Tuesday, December 22 with "Sector Perform" rating. The stock has "Sector Perform" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, January 23. (NYSE:VAR) on Wednesday, September 28 with "Neutral" rating.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.4 in 2016 Q4. Its up 1.26, from 1.57 in 2016Q3. It increased, as 36 investors sold ABMD shares while 102 reduced holdings.

Hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Da Davidson & Company, a Montana-based fund reported 4,155 shares. Farmers Merchants Investments accumulated 105 shares or 0% of the stock. Gulf Intll Bank & Trust (Uk) has 31,275 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Paloma Prns Management has 0.01% invested in Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR). The Michigan-based Ls Investment Advsr Lc has invested 0.12% in Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR). Td Asset Management holds 0.01% or 78,633 shares.

05/16/2017 - Goldman Sachs began new coverage on Varian Medical Systems, Inc. giving the company a " rating.


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