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Varian Medical Systems Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.07 (+0.04 %)
(As of 02/24/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $175.80
50-Day Range
MA: $175.83
52-Week Range
Now: $175.80
Volume618,763 shs
Average Volume707,660 shs
Market Capitalization$16.15 billion
P/E Ratio60.00
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 Oncology Systems and Proton Solutions segments. The Oncology Systems segment offers 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, artificial intelligence based adaptive radiotherapy, and brachytherapy, as well as quality assurance equipment. Its products include linear accelerators, brachytherapy afterloaders, treatment accessories, and quality assurance software; 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, medical oncology practices, radiotherapy centers, and cancer care clinics. The Proton Solutions segment designs, develops, manufactures, sells, and services products and systems for delivering proton therapy for the treatment of cancer. The company has a strategic agreement with McKesson Corp. to supply treatment delivery systems and planning, services, and radiotherapy information system solutions to its U.S. Oncology Network and Vantage Oncology affiliated sites of care; and a strategic partnership with Siemens AG to represent Siemens diagnostic imaging products to radiation oncology clinics in the United States and other select markets. Varian Medical Systems, Inc. was formerly known as Varian Associates, Inc. and changed its name to Varian Medical Systems, Inc. in April 1999. The company was founded in 1948 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electromedical equipment
Sub-IndustryHealth Care Equipment
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.17 billion
Cash Flow$5.03 per share
Book Value$22.92 per share


Net Income$269.20 million


Market Cap$16.15 billion
Next Earnings Date5/3/2021 (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

1.27 out of 5 stars

Medical Sector

744th out of 1,958 stocks

Electromedical Equipment Industry

16th out of 61 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.8Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Varian Medical Systems a buy right now?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Varian Medical Systems in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings and 6 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" Varian Medical Systems stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in VAR, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Varian Medical Systems?

Wall Street analysts have given Varian Medical Systems a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Varian Medical Systems wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Varian Medical Systems' next earnings date?

Varian Medical Systems is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, May 3rd 2021.
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How were Varian Medical Systems' earnings last quarter?

Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) announced its earnings results on Monday, January, 25th. The medical equipment provider reported $1.14 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.10 by $0.04. The medical equipment provider earned $778.80 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $832.97 million. Varian Medical Systems had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 18.45% and a net margin of 8.50%. The firm's revenue was down 6.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned $1.16 EPS.
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How has Varian Medical Systems' stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Varian Medical Systems' stock was trading at $113.04 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, VAR shares have increased by 55.5% and is now trading at $175.80.
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What price target have analysts set for VAR?

9 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Varian Medical Systems' shares. Their forecasts range from $90.00 to $178.00. On average, they expect Varian Medical Systems' stock price to reach $148.28 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 15.7%.
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Who are Varian Medical Systems' key executives?

Varian Medical Systems' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Dow R. Wilson, CEO & Director (Age 62, Pay $2.3M)
  • Mr. Christopher A. Toth, Pres & COO (Age 42, Pay $1.04M)
  • Mr. Jesse Michael Bruff, Sr. VP of Fin. & CFO (Age 52, Pay $939.98k)
  • Mr. Michael D. Hutchinson, Sr. VP, Chief Legal Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 50, Pay $767.65k)
  • Ms. Kolleen T. Kennedy, Chief Growth Officer & Pres of Proton Solutions (Age 62, Pay $1.42M)
  • Mr. Magnus A. Momsen, Sr. VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Corp. Controller
  • Mr. Thomas Rodden, Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Anshul Maheshwari, VP of Investor Relations & Treasurer
  • Ms. Vy H. Tran, Chief Compliance Officer and Sr. VP of Regulatory Affairs & Quality Assurance (Age 48)
  • Mr. Mark Plungy, Director of PR

What is Dow R. Wilson's approval rating as Varian Medical Systems' CEO?

317 employees have rated Varian Medical Systems CEO Dow R. Wilson on Glassdoor.com. Dow R. Wilson has an approval rating of 92% among Varian Medical Systems' employees. This puts Dow R. Wilson in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

Who are some of Varian Medical Systems' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Varian Medical Systems own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Varian Medical Systems investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Pfizer (PFE), Abbott Laboratories (ABT), CVS Health (CVS), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Intel (INTC), Visa (V), The Coca-Cola (KO) and AbbVie (ABBV).

What is Varian Medical Systems' stock symbol?

Varian Medical Systems trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "VAR."

Who are Varian Medical Systems' major shareholders?

Varian Medical Systems' stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.11%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (1.43%), Morgan Stanley (1.22%), Westchester Capital Management LLC (1.22%), Northern Trust Corp (1.13%) and FIL Ltd (1.12%). Company insiders that own Varian Medical Systems stock include Christopher A Toth, Dow R Wilson, Gary E Bischoping Jr, John W Kuo, Kolleen T Kennedy, Magnus Momsen, R Andrew Eckert and Timothy E Guertin.
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Which major investors are selling Varian Medical Systems stock?

VAR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Nordea Investment Management AB, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Alecta Pensionsforsakring Omsesidigt, Fiera Capital Corp, CI Investments Inc., Water Island Capital LLC, and Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ . Company insiders that have sold Varian Medical Systems company stock in the last year include Dow R Wilson, Kolleen T Kennedy, and Magnus Momsen.
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Which major investors are buying Varian Medical Systems stock?

VAR stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FIL Ltd, Segantii Capital Management Ltd, Morgan Stanley, Alpine Associates Management Inc., Samson Rock Capital LLP, Westchester Capital Management LLC, Barclays PLC, and P Schoenfeld Asset Management LP.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Varian Medical Systems' stock price today?

One share of VAR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $175.80.

How much money does Varian Medical Systems make?

Varian Medical Systems has a market capitalization of $16.15 billion and generates $3.17 billion in revenue each year. The medical equipment provider earns $269.20 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.91 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Varian Medical Systems have?

Varian Medical Systems employs 10,000 workers across the globe.

What is Varian Medical Systems' official website?

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

Where are Varian Medical Systems' headquarters?

Varian Medical Systems is headquartered at 3100 Hansen Way, Palo Alto CA, 94304.

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]

This page was last updated on 2/25/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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