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Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) Trading Up - Insider Trading Activity

The value of the investment in Varian Medical Systems, Inc. decreased from $666,000 to $605,000 a change of 9.2% since the last quarter. Ametek Inc New Com now has $15.79 billion valuation. Director R. Andrew Eckert sold 5,651 shares at an average price of $102.39 on October 6th.

Traders are feeling more bullish on shares of Varian Medical Systems, Inc. lately considering the change in short interest. It has outperformed by 11.01% the S&P500. It is down 14.00% since October 19, 2016 and is uptrending. Fort Washington Advisors Oh accumulated 2.07% or 992,601 shares.

The stock increased 1.03% or $1.08 on October 20, reaching $106.69.

05/16/2017 - Goldman Sachs began new coverage on Varian Medical Systems, Inc. giving the company a "neutral" rating. (NYSE:VAR) has risen 29.46% since October 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 29.81% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.95 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.02, from 0.97 in 2017Q1. The stock was sold at an average price of $90.32, for a total transaction of $361,280.00. 105 funds opened positions while 667 raised stakes. Suffolk Cap Mgmt Limited Liability Com reported 137,579 shares stake. Northern Tru has invested 0% in ClubCorp Holdings Inc (NYSE:MYCC). (NYSE:VAR). Paloma holds 0.03% or 25,580 shares. Conning invested in 2,381 shares. Boothbay Fund Management Ltd has invested 0.04% in ClubCorp Holdings Inc (NYSE:MYCC). (NYSE:AME). Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi stated it has 4,709 shares or 0% of all its holdings. MALONE JAMES R sold $70,984 worth of AMETEK, Inc. The shares were purchased at an average price of $105.00. Advisory Services Network, LLC now owns 48 shares valued at $5,000. 5,315 shares were sold by Oscher Ronald J, worth $319,166 on Friday, May 19.

Marsico Capital Management Llc increased Ball Corp (NYSE:BLL) stake by 62,584 shares to 84,260 valued at $3.56M in 2017Q2. Ollies Bargain Outlt Hldgs I was raised too.

Analysts await Varian Medical Systems, Inc. Therefore 17% are positive. Creative Planning reported 0% of its portfolio in ClubCorp Holdings Inc (NYSE:MYCC). The stock has "Buy" rating by BMO Capital Markets on Monday, October 16. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Outperform" rating and $57 target in Wednesday, November 2 report. Brean Capital boosted their target price on shares of Varian Medical Systems from $87.00 to $90.00 and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research report on Thursday, July 28th. RBC Capital Markets maintained AMETEK, Inc. BMO Capital Markets maintained AMETEK, Inc. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with "Buy" on Tuesday, March 15. Finally, Pacer Advisors Inc. increased its stake in Varian Medical Systems by 8.7% in the second quarter. Varian Med Sys Inc now has $9.58 billion valuation. It has a 34.29 P/E ratio. The Company's VPT business develops, designs, makes, sells and services products and systems for delivering proton therapy, another form of external beam radiotherapy using proton beams for the treatment of cancer.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.14 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.03, from 0.86 in 2017Q1. Wealthtrust Fairport Limited Liability Co reported 0.04% in Varian Medical Systems, Inc.

Other hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Public Sector Pension Board has 0.01% invested in Varian Medical Systems, Inc. Proffitt And Goodson Inc holds 0.69% in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) or 11,731 shares. Chilton Management Limited Company has 1,990 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Varian Medical Systems had a net margin of 12.51% and a return on equity of 26.57%. (NYSE:VAR). Oakbrook Limited Company reported 324,115 shares. Varian Medical Systems, Inc. has a 52-week low of 75.20 and a 52-week high of 107.87. (VAR) stake by 0.44% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. (NYSE:VAR). Croft has 2,360 shares. Prudential Financial accumulated 129,306 shares or 0.02% of the stock. (NYSE:VAR). Great West Life Assurance Can has 154,488 shares.

Kolleen T. Kennedy, EVP and Pres. Oncology Sys. disclosed the sale of 931 shares of VAR stock. Tnb Fin holds 1.58% or 83,833 shares in its portfolio. Jlb Associate stated it has 1.98% in Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) on Tuesday, June 13. BOSTROM SUSAN L sold $326,902 worth of stock or 3,589 shares. (NYSE:VAR) was sold by KENNEDY KOLLEEN T on Monday, June 12. GUERTIN TIMOTHY E also sold $1.65M worth of Varian Medical Systems, Inc.

There has been some selling insider activity on Varian Medical Systems, Inc. Analysts expect next quarter's EPS will be $1.01 and the next full year EPS is anticipated to be $4.44. Therefore 36% are positive. ClubCorp Holdings Inc had 27 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Macquarie Research on Tuesday, February 23. (NYSE:VAR) on Thursday, January 26 to "Sell" rating. They now have a United States dollars 91 price target on the stock. The stock of Varian Medical Systems, Inc. The stock of ClubCorp Holdings Inc (NYSE:MYCC) has "Outperform" rating given on Thursday, April 13 by Imperial Capital. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird on Monday, August 28 with "Hold". The company was maintained on Sunday, September 10 by Jefferies. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Tuesday, October 20 by Robert W. Baird.

In other news, CFO Elisha W. Finney sold 2,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, September 1st. After $1.04 actual EPS reported by Varian Medical Systems, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 14.42% EPS growth. (NYSE:VAR) on Monday, July 24 with "Hold" rating.

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