18.2% Less Varian Medical Systems Inc (NYSE:VAR) Shares Shorted

June 27, 2018 - By Georgina Andrews

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During Q1 2018 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 dived. 109 increased positions while 58 funds bought positions. Funds hold 82.38 million shares thus 5.31% less from 2017Q4’s 87.00 million shares.
The New York-based Qs Lc has invested 0.01% in Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR). First Mercantile Tru invested 0.15% of its capital in Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR). Lmr Ptnrs Llp reported 7,238 shs. Pnc Financial Grp Incorporated holds 0.02% or 132,290 shs. Mcf Advsrs Ltd Company holds 16 shs. Bancorporation Of Nova Scotia reported 0.01% in Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR). Wesbanco National Bank Inc reported 6,505 shs. Farmers Merchants Invests holds 138 shs. North Carolina-based Bank Of America De has invested 0.04% in Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR). Ent Fincl Serv Corp stated it has 0% in Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR). Westport Asset Mgmt Incorporated reported 0.1% of its capital in Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR). Ledyard Bancorp holds 1,900 shs. Exxonmobil Investment Mngmt Tx reported 13,977 shs or 0.05% of all its holdings. Security Trust has 8,000 shs. Fagan Associates has invested 0.21% in Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR).

Varian Medical Systems, Inc. registered $12.67 million net activity with 0 insider purchases and 21 sales since January 2, 2018. KUO JOHN W also sold $93,575 worth of Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) on Tuesday, January 16. On Thursday, March 1 the insider WILSON DOW R sold $2.83M. $274,383 worth of Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) was sold by LARET MARK R on Thursday, February 1. BOSTROM SUSAN L sold $235,413 worth of stock or 1,952 shs. KENNEDY KOLLEEN T had sold 3,513 shs worth $425,622. $692,560 worth of Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) shs were sold by ILLINGWORTH DAVID J.

Varian Medical Systems Inc (NYSE:VAR) had a decrease of its shares shorted by 18.2%. FINRA issued in June VAR’s total 2.49M shares shorted. That’s 18.2% down from 3.04M shares. 3 days will cost VAR with 929,300 average volume to recover 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 worth $10.71 billion. It operates through two divisions, Oncology Systems and Imaging Components.87.97 is the P/E ratio. 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

A total of 8 analysts rate Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR) as follows: 3 “Buy”, 3 “Hold” and 2 “Sell”. Тherefore 38% are bullish. (NYSE:VAR) has 9 ratings reports on Jun 27, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence. The company rating was maintained by JP Morgan on Thursday, January 25. On Thursday, April 26 the firm earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies. On Thursday, January 25 the stock of Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) has “Sell” rating given by Goldman Sachs. On Thursday, January 25 the stock of Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) has “Hold” rating given by RBC Capital Markets. On Thursday, January 25 Citigroup maintained Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) rating. Citigroup has “Buy” rating and $132 target. On Thursday, January 25 Barrington upgraded Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) rating. Barrington has “Buy” rating and $130.0 target. The stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Hold” on Thursday, January 25. On Thursday, April 26 the firm has “Hold” rating given by RBC Capital Markets.

There’s an important Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) news brought out by Streetinsider.com. It’s a report 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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