The Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (VAR) Downgraded by BidaskClub to “Sell”

Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 47,180 shares in the company, valued at approximately $4,702,430.60. Columbia Wanger Asset Management LLC controls 196,943 shares valued at $20,323,000. Ariel Investments Limited Liability Company holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Varian Medical Systems, Inc. The stock decreased 0.01% or $0.01 on August 10, reaching $96.65. Varian Medical Systems Inc now has $8.87B valuation. About shares traded. Axis Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS) has risen 17.55% since August 11, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.76% the S&P500. The stock decreased 0.78% or $0.5 during the last trading session, reaching $64.01. Next quarter’s EPS is expected be $1.01 with next year’s EPS anticipated to be $4.42. PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE:PEP) has risen 12.20% since August 11, 2016 and is uptrending.

Since February 22, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 14 insider sales for $12.71 million activity. Hussman Strategic Advisors Inc. now owns 10,900 shares of the medical equipment provider’s stock valued at $993,000 after buying an additional 900 shares in the last quarter. $1.65M worth of Varian Medical Systems, Inc. “(NYSE:VAR) Position Increased by Forward Management LLC” was published by Markets Daily and is the sole property of of Markets Daily. Also, SVP John W. Kuo sold 734 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, June 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $99.76, for a total value of $5,643,722.48. Fairpointe Cap Limited Liability Corp has 3.35% invested in Varian Medical Systems, Inc. Therefore 29% are positive. Citigroup Inc. raised shares of Varian Medical Systems from a neutral rating to a buy rating in a report on Monday, May 15th. The stock has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, December 22.

COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: “Forward Management LLC Boosts Position in Varian Medical Systems, Inc”. The rating was downgraded by Argus Research to “Hold” on Monday, January 25. The shares were sold on July 13th for a price of $104.25. As per Thursday, April 21, the company rating was maintained by Macquarie Research. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold” on Wednesday, June 21. The stock has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, July 24.

According to Zacks, “Varian Medical’s oncology and Proton therapy business growth prospects remain impressive”. The stock has “Sell” rating by Goldman Sachs on Monday, September 28. They set a “neutral” rating and a $92.00 price objective on the stock. (The) started coverage on shares of Varian Medical Systems in a report on Tuesday, May 16th. (NYSE:VAR) opened at 97.74 on Friday.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.9 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.02, from 0.86 in 2016Q3.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in VAR. Vident Investment Advisory LLC increased its position in shares of Varian Medical Systems by 42.5% in the fourth quarter. 59 funds opened positions while 144 raised stakes. Employees Retirement Of Texas holds 0.01% or 6,000 shares in its portfolio.

VAR has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports.

Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 26th. (NYSE:VAR). Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt invested in 5,355 shares. First Republic Inv Management Inc has invested 0.09% in American Express Company (NYSE:AXP). (NYSE:VAR) for 2,150 shares. Great West Life Assurance Company Can holds 173,100 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Daiwa Secs Group holds 0% of its portfolio in Varian Medical Systems, Inc. Clarivest Asset Management Llc sold 3,600 shares as Pepsico Inc (PEP)’s stock rose 5.12%. California Public Employees Retirement System raised its position in Varian Medical Systems by 3.3% in the first quarter. (NYSE:VAR). First Manhattan holds 0% or 8,234 shares. 967.70 million shares or 0.34% more from 964.42 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Adell Harriman & Carpenter Inc reported 89,966 shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.84 in Q4 2016. GORDON MARC D had sold 4,900 shares worth $377,212. Duncker Streett & holds 190 shares. Norinchukin Bancshares The owns 78,147 shares or 0.13% of their United States portfolio. The company had a trading volume of 812,205 shares. Qs Invsts holds 57,060 shares. Putnam reported 139,860 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. The SI to Axis Capital Holders Limited’s float is 1.63%. 13,561 are held by Victory Mgmt. Voya Mgmt Ltd stated it has 19,144 shares. Guggenheim Capital Lc, a Illinois-based fund reported 514,035 shares. (NYSE:PEP) or 27,525 shares. $318,940 worth of American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) was bought by Brennan John Joseph. Fiera Capital Corp now owns 1,736,036 shares worth $179,142,000. The insider AMTRUST INTERNATIONAL INSURANCE LTD sold $123.08M. That brings the President and CEO’s holdings to $6,442,548 per an SEC filing yesterday. “Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results” on August 07, 2017. Therefore 50% are positive. GlaxoSmithKline had 21 analyst reports since September 8, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Thursday, March 23. The firm has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Friday, July 8. They issued a “sell” rating for the company. The stock of National General Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:NGHC) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, August 7 by Zacks. The stock has “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan on Wednesday, April 26. The stock has “Buy” rating by Berenberg on Friday, May 26.

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