NYSE:VAR - Varian Medical Systems Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $116.36 -0.49 (-0.42 %) (As of 07/15/2018 02:51 PM ET)Previous Close$116.36Today's Range$116.00 - $117.1752-Week Range$95.23 - $130.29Volume404,887 shsAverage Volume579,226 shsMarket Capitalization$10.65 billionP/E Ratio32.32Dividend YieldN/ABeta0.86 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Varian Medical Systems, Inc. designs, manufactures, sells, and services medical devices and software products for treating cancer and other medical conditions worldwide. It operates through two segments, Oncology Systems and Varian Particle Therapy. 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. Its products include linear accelerators, brachytherapy afterloaders, treatment simulation and verification equipment, and accessories; and information management, treatment planning, image processing, clinical knowledge exchange, patient care management, decision-making support, and practice management software. This segment serves university research and community hospitals, private and governmental institutions, healthcare agencies, physicians' offices, oncology practices, radiotherapy centers, and cancer care clinics. The Varian Particle Therapy segment develops, designs, manufactures, sells, and services products and systems for delivering proton therapy for the treatment of cancer. Varian Medical Systems, Inc. has a strategic partnership with Siemens AG to co-develop new imaging and treatment solutions. The company was formerly known as Varian Associates, Inc. and changed its name to Varian Medical Systems, Inc. in April 1999. Varian Medical Systems, Inc. was founded in 1948 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California. Receive VAR News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for VAR and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Electromedical equipment Sub-IndustryHealth Care Equipment SectorMedical SymbolNYSE:VAR CUSIP92220P10 Webwww.varian.com Phone650-493-4000 Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio1.53 Quick Ratio1.25 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio32.32 Forward P/E Ratio25.97 P/E Growth3.24 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$2.67 billion Price / Sales3.99 Cash Flow$4.4875 per share Price / Cash25.93 Book Value$16.33 per share Price / Book7.13 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.60 Net Income$249.60 million Net Margins4.77% Return on Equity27.99% Return on Assets12.51% Miscellaneous Employees6,600 Outstanding Shares91,500,000Market Cap$10,647.52 Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR) Frequently Asked Questions What is Varian Medical Systems' stock symbol? Varian Medical Systems trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "VAR." How were Varian Medical Systems' earnings last quarter? Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, April, 25th. The medical equipment provider reported $1.15 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.04 by $0.11. The medical equipment provider earned $729.90 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $685.86 million. Varian Medical Systems had a net margin of 4.77% and a return on equity of 27.99%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 10.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.89 earnings per share. View Varian Medical Systems' Earnings History. When is Varian Medical Systems' next earnings date? Varian Medical Systems is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July, 25th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Varian Medical Systems. What guidance has Varian Medical Systems issued on next quarter's earnings? Varian Medical Systems updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Wednesday, April, 25th. The company provided EPS guidance of $4.43-4.53 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $4.40. The company issued revenue guidance of +6-9% (Approx $3.11-3.21 billion), compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.79 billion. What price target have analysts set for VAR? 8 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Varian Medical Systems' stock. Their predictions range from $98.00 to $132.00. On average, they expect Varian Medical Systems' share price to reach $111.2857 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.4%. View Analyst Ratings for Varian Medical Systems. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Varian Medical Systems? 8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Varian Medical Systems in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 3 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." Who are some of Varian Medical Systems' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Varian Medical Systems include SONOVA Hldg AG/ADR (SONVY), Masimo (MASI), LivaNova (LIVN), GETINGE AB/ADR (GNGBY), CONMED (CNMD), NxStage Medical (NXTM), AxoGen, Inc Common Stock (AXGN), Natus Medical (BABY), Viewray (VRAY), Cutera (CUTR), BioLife Solutions (BLFS), Vision Sciences (CGNT), Rockwell Medical (RMTI), Fonar (FONR) and Helius Medical Technologies (HSDT). Who are Varian Medical Systems' key executives? Varian Medical Systems' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Gary E. Bischoping Jr., Sr. VP of Fin. & CFO (Age 50)Mr. Dow R. Wilson, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 59)Mr. Patrick Joda, Sr. VP of Global Operations (Age 60)Mr. Magnus A. Momsen, Sr. VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Corp. ControllerMr. Corey Zankowski Ph.D., Chief Technology Innovation Officer and Sr. VP Has Varian Medical Systems been receiving favorable news coverage? News headlines about VAR stock have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Varian Medical Systems earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern's scale. They also gave news headlines about the medical equipment provider an impact score of 47.19 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. Who are Varian Medical Systems' major shareholders? Varian Medical Systems' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Alecta Pensionsforsakring Omsesidigt (1.74%), Montrusco Bolton Investments Inc. (0.10%), JLB & Associates Inc. (0.09%), DnB Asset Management AS (0.06%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.04%) and Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund (0.03%). Company insiders that own Varian Medical Systems stock include Clarence R Verhoef, David J Illingworth, Dow R Wilson, Elisha W Finney, John W Kuo, Kolleen T Kennedy, Magnus Momsen, Mark R Laret, R Andrew Eckert, Susan L Bostrom and Timothy E Guertin. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Varian Medical Systems. Which major investors are selling Varian Medical Systems stock? VAR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alecta Pensionsforsakring Omsesidigt, State of Alaska Department of Revenue and TNB Financial. Company insiders that have sold Varian Medical Systems company stock in the last year include David J Illingworth, Dow R Wilson, John W Kuo, Kolleen T Kennedy, Magnus Momsen, Mark R Laret, R Andrew Eckert, Susan L Bostrom and Timothy E Guertin. View Insider Buying and Selling for Varian Medical Systems. Which major investors are buying Varian Medical Systems stock? VAR stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including DnB Asset Management AS, Montrusco Bolton Investments Inc., Clinton Group Inc., Cohen Klingenstein LLC, Bright Rock Capital Management LLC, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund and Grassi Investment Management. View Insider Buying and Selling for Varian Medical Systems. How do I buy shares of Varian Medical Systems? Shares of VAR can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Varian Medical Systems' stock price today? One share of VAR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $116.36. How big of a company is Varian Medical Systems? Varian Medical Systems has a market capitalization of $10.65 billion and generates $2.67 billion in revenue each year. The medical equipment provider earns $249.60 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.60 on an earnings per share basis. Varian Medical Systems employs 6,600 workers across the globe. How can I contact Varian Medical Systems? Varian Medical Systems' mailing address is 3100 Hansen Way, Palo Alto CA, 94304. The medical equipment provider can be reached via phone at 650-493-4000 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Varian Medical Systems (NYSE VAR)Community Ranking: 2.6 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 386 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 349 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 735MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Varian Medical Systems and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe VAR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe VAR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 7/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are Closed-End Mutual Funds?