NYSE:VAR - Varian Medical Systems Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$104.47 +0.28 (+0.27 %)
(As of 10/22/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$104.19
Today's Range$103.15 - $105.55
52-Week Range$99.00 - $130.29
Volume926,079 shs
Average Volume678,623 shs
Market Capitalization$9.54 billion
P/E Ratio29.02
Dividend YieldN/A
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Electromedical equipment
Sub-IndustryHealth Care Equipment


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio1.59
Quick Ratio1.25


Trailing P/E Ratio29.02
Forward P/E Ratio23.53
P/E Growth2.69

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.67 billion
Price / Sales3.58
Cash Flow$4.4991 per share
Price / Cash23.22
Book Value$16.33 per share
Price / Book6.40


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.60
Net Income$249.60 million
Net Margins4.07%
Return on Equity27.51%
Return on Assets12.41%


Outstanding Shares91,550,000
Market Cap$9.54 billion

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 quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 25th. The medical equipment provider reported $1.04 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.99 by $0.05. The medical equipment provider had revenue of $709.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $663.19 million. Varian Medical Systems had a return on equity of 27.51% and a net margin of 4.07%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 12.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $1.04 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 Tuesday, October 23rd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Varian Medical Systems.

How can I listen to Varian Medical Systems' earnings call?

Varian Medical Systems will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, October 23rd at 4:30 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8778693847.

What guidance has Varian Medical Systems issued on next quarter's earnings?

Varian Medical Systems issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Wednesday, July, 25th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $4.43-4.48 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.47. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.91-2.96 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.82 billion.

What price target have analysts set for VAR?

8 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for Varian Medical Systems' stock. Their predictions range from $98.00 to $132.00. On average, they anticipate Varian Medical Systems' share price to reach $114.1429 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 9.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets 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." View Analyst Ratings for Varian Medical Systems.

Who are some of Varian Medical Systems' key competitors?

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. Controller
  • Mr. Corey Zankowski Ph.D., Chief Technology Innovation Officer and Sr. VP

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 MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd (1.28%), Oakbrook Investments LLC (0.31%), Saratoga Research & Investment Management (0.28%), Hardman Johnston Global Advisors LLC (0.23%), BB&T Corp (0.19%) and Montrusco Bolton Investments Inc. (0.19%). Company insiders that own Varian Medical Systems stock 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 Institutional Ownership Trends for Varian Medical Systems.

Which institutional investors are selling Varian Medical Systems stock?

VAR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oakbrook Investments LLC, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, DNB Asset Management AS, Saratoga Research & Investment Management, North Growth Management Ltd., Aperio Group LLC, BB&T Corp and JLB & Associates Inc.. 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, Susan L Bostrom and Timothy E Guertin. View Insider Buying and Selling for Varian Medical Systems.

Which institutional investors are buying Varian Medical Systems stock?

VAR stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Montrusco Bolton Investments Inc., Bank of Montreal Can, Personal Capital Advisors Corp, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Calamos Advisors LLC, Contravisory Investment Management Inc., First Hawaiian Bank and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. 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 $104.47.

How big of a company is Varian Medical Systems?

Varian Medical Systems has a market capitalization of $9.54 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.

What is Varian Medical Systems' official website?

The official website for Varian Medical Systems is http://www.varian.com.

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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  413 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  371 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  784
MarketBeat'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 10/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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