Varian Medical Systems Inc (NYSE:VAR) Sellers Declined By 18.2% Their Shorts As Of Jun 27, 2018

June 27, 2018 - By Madeline Delgado

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During 2018 Q1 the big money sentiment decreased to 0.67. That’s change of 0.13, from 2017Q4’s 0.8. 34 investors sold all, 214 reduced holdings as Varian Medical Systems, Inc. ratio is negative. 109 grew positions while 58 funds took positions. Funds hold 82.38 million shares thus 5.31% less from 2017Q4’s 87.00 million shares.
Lazard Asset Management Limited Liability Corp stated it has 33,940 shs or 0.01% of all its holdings. Hightower Advsrs Ltd Liability holds 0.03% or 27,793 shs. Kcm Investment Lc accumulated 0.17% or 22,494 shs. Korea Invest Corporation holds 26,493 shs. Schroder Inv Group has 0.05% invested in Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) for 224,220 shs. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Co, a Wisconsin-based fund reported 1,486 shs. Citigroup invested in 0% or 3,814 shs. Sun Life Incorporated holds 0% or 51 shs in its capital. Field Main Bancorp stated it has 0.54% in Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR). Janney Montgomery Scott Lc stated it has 14,157 shs or 0.02% of all its holdings. Stone Run Cap Limited Liability owns 8,135 shs for 0.52% of their capital. Nelson Van Denburg And Campbell Wealth Management Gp reported 0.11% stake. Royal Bancorporation Of Canada stated it has 0.03% of its capital in Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR). Victory Cap Mgmt holds 1,410 shs or 0% of its capital. Utah Retirement Sys reported 17,178 shs.

Varian Medical Systems, Inc. had 21 insider sales and 0 insider buys since January 2, 2018. This’s net activity of $12.67 million. Another trade for 5,651 shs valued at $692,560 was sold by ILLINGWORTH DAVID J. $274,383 worth of Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) was sold by LARET MARK R. KUO JOHN W sold $93,575 worth of Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) on Tuesday, January 16. $235,413 worth of stock was sold by BOSTROM SUSAN L on Thursday, February 22. 1,556 shs were sold by MOMSEN MAGNUS, worth $196,792 on Monday, March 12. Another trade for 10,000 shs valued at $1.11M was sold by GUERTIN TIMOTHY E.

Varian Medical Systems Inc (NYSE:VAR) had a decrease of its short interest by 18.2%. FINRA announced in June VAR’s total 2.49 million short interest. That’s 18.2% down from 3.04 million shares. 3 days will cost VAR with 929,300 average volume to restore its previous position. Varian Medical Systems Inc float short is 2.72%.

Ticker’s shares touched $117.09 during the last trading session after 0.13% change.Varian Medical Systems, Inc. has volume of 133,687 shares. Since June 27, 2017 VAR has risen 21.31% and is uptrending. VAR outperformed the S&P500 by 8.74%.

Varian Medical Systems, Inc. designs, makes, sells, and services medical devices and software products for treating cancer and other medical conditions worldwide.The firm is valued at $10.71 billion. It operates through two divisions, Oncology Systems and Imaging Components.The P/E ratio is 87.97. The Oncology Systems segment provides hardware and software products for treating cancer with radiotherapy, fixed field intensity-modulated radiation therapy, image-guided radiation therapy, volumetric modulated arc therapy, stereotactic radiosurgery, stereotactic body radiotherapy, and brachytherapy.

Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) Ratings Coverage

In total 8 analysts cover Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR). “Buy” rating has 3, “Sell” are 2, while 3 are “Hold”. 38% are bullish. 9 are the (NYSE:VAR)’s analyst reports since January 3, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Thursday, January 25 Robert W. Baird maintained Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) with “Hold” rating. On Thursday, January 25 the rating was upgraded by Barrington to “Buy”. On Thursday, April 26 Jefferies maintained Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) with “Buy” rating. On Thursday, January 25 the rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Sell”. On Thursday, January 25 the rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold”. On Thursday, April 26 the firm has “Hold” rating given by RBC Capital Markets. On Thursday, January 25 the stock of Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) earned “Buy” rating by Citigroup. On Thursday, January 25 the stock of Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) has “Neutral” rating given by JP Morgan.

There’s an important Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) news published by Streetinsider.com. It’s an article titled: “Varian Medical Systems (VAR) Informed Sirtex that it Will not be Providing Counter Proposal to CDH-CGP Offer” on June 14, 2018.

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