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Market Cap $M8,642Revenue $M2,943Net Margin (%)14.9Z-Score5.2
Enterprise Value $M8,093EPS $4.0Operating Margin %20.7F-Score6
P/E(ttm))21.6Cash Flow Per Share $4.4Pre-tax Margin (%)20.8Higher ROA y-yN
Price/Book5.110-y EBITDA Growth Rate %13.7Quick Ratio1.7Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales3.05-y EBITDA Growth Rate %10.3Current Ratio2.2Lower Leverage y-yN
Price/Cash Flow16.0y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %-1.1ROA % (ttm)12.6Higher Current Ratio y-yY
Dividend Yield %0Insider Buy (3m)0ROE % (ttm)25.6Less Shares Outstanding y-yY
Payout Ratio %0Shares Outstanding M104ROI % (ttm)25.1Gross Margin Increase y-yY

Gurus Latest Trades with VAR

Number of guru portfolios checked: 56.
TickerGuruDate Action
Impactdown Price Range
(Average)*
Current Price Change from Average Comment Current Shares
VARJohn Hussman 2014-03-31 Buy 0.94%$77.34 - $84.96
($81.89)
$ 83.142%New holding, 150000 sh.150,000
VARRay Dalio 2014-03-31 Reduce-0.01%$77.34 - $84.96
($81.95)
$ 83.142%Reduce -25.25%29,598
VARJohn Hussman 2013-12-31 Sold Out -0.41%$72.5 - $79.84
($75.95)
$ 83.1410%Sold Out0
VARJohn Hussman 2013-09-30 Buy 0.41%$66.3 - $76.27
($72.25)
$ 83.1415%New holding, 100000 sh.100,000
VARCharles Brandes 2013-09-30 Buy 0.12%$66.3 - $76.27
($72.25)
$ 83.1415%New holding, 122218 sh.122,218
VARRay Dalio 2013-09-30 Reduce-0.01%$66.3 - $76.27
($72.25)
$ 83.1415%Reduce -39.25%36,912
VARRay Dalio 2013-06-30 Add0.01%$64.02 - $72.78
($68.3)
$ 83.1422%Add 38.63%60,756
VARMario Gabelli 2013-06-30 Sold Out $64.02 - $72.78
($68.3)
$ 83.1422%Sold Out0
VARJoel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Add0.07%$68.66 - $75.25
($72.28)
$ 83.1415%Add 65.73%47,672
VARRay Dalio 2013-03-31 Buy 0.03%$68.66 - $75.25
($72.28)
$ 83.1415%New holding, 43827 sh.43,827
VARJohn Hussman 2013-03-31 Sold Out -0.25%$68.66 - $75.25
($72.28)
$ 83.1415%Sold Out0
VARMario Gabelli 2012-12-31 Reduce$57.08 - $72.35
($66.56)
$ 83.1425%Reduce -30.95%5,355
VARJohn Hussman 2012-12-31 Reduce-0.17%$57.08 - $72.35
($66.56)
$ 83.1425%Reduce -46.8%133,000
VARJoel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Reduce-0.06%$57.08 - $72.35
($66.56)
$ 83.1425%Reduce -33.84%28,764
VARJoel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Add0.1%$53.73 - $61.76
($58.54)
$ 83.1442%Add 130.72%43,476
VARJohn Hussman 2012-09-30 Reduce-1.12%$53.73 - $61.76
($58.54)
$ 83.1442%Reduce -80%250,000
VARJoel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Buy 0.08%$57.15 - $68.81
($63.01)
$ 83.1432%New holding, 18844 sh.18,844
VARRay Dalio 2012-06-30 Sold Out -0.04%$57.15 - $68.81
($63.01)
$ 83.1432%Sold Out0
VARRay Dalio 2012-03-31 Buy 0.04%$64.48 - $71.7
($63.77)
$ 83.1430%New holding, 40865 sh.40,865
VARRay Dalio 2011-12-31 Sold Out -0.15%$50.1 - $67.13
($59.39)
$ 83.1440%Sold Out0
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*The price and date might not be the actual time and price at which the transactions were made. In the case of institutional owners, the date is stated as the last day of their fiscal quarter. The prices are estimates if no accurate information available. Foreign holdings may not be included.

VAR is held by these Gurus:

Ticker Guru Name Portfolio Date* Current Shares % of Shares Outstanding % of Total Assets Managed Change from Last Holdings Holding History
VAR John Hussman 2014-03-31150,0000.140.94New Buy
VAR Charles Brandes 2014-03-31129,4120.120.14-0.28%
VAR Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-3138,4270.040.05-14.9%
VAR Ray Dalio 2014-03-3129,5980.030.02-25.25%
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VAR: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
KENNEDY KOLLEEN TSVP and Pres. Oncology Sys. 2014-07-14Sell641$85.12-2.33view
KUO JOHN WSVP, Gen Counsel and Secretary 2014-07-11Sell605$84.96-2.14view
KENNEDY KOLLEEN TSVP and Pres. Oncology Sys. 2014-07-09Sell775$84.69-1.83view
KUO JOHN WSVP, Gen Counsel and Secretary 2014-07-09Sell582$85-2.19view
FINNEY ELISHA WExec VP and CFO 2014-07-01Sell20,000$83.86-0.86view
KUO JOHN WSVP, Gen Counsel and Secretary 2014-06-23Sell1,745$85-2.19view
KENNEDY KOLLEEN TSVP and Pres. Oncology Sys. 2014-06-16Sell1,416$82.420.87view
KUO JOHN WSVP, Gen Counsel and Secretary 2014-06-11Sell606$81.382.16view
FINNEY ELISHA WExec VP and CFO 2014-06-02Sell10,000$82.350.96view
KUO JOHN WSVP, Gen Counsel and Secretary 2014-05-12Sell605$82.790.42view

Press Releases about VAR :

    Quarterly/Annual Reports about VAR:

    News about VAR:

    Articles On GuruFocus.com
    Bearish Investor John Hussman's 5 Top New Stock Buys May 02 2014 
    David Rolfe Comments on Varian Medical Systems Apr 18 2014 
    David Rolfe's Wedgewood Partners Q1 2014 Investor Letter Apr 18 2014 
    David Rolfe's Wedgewood Partners Fourth Quarter 2013 Client Letter Jan 22 2014 
    comment on VAR Mar 03 2013 
    Wedgewood Partners' David Rolfe Comments on Varian Medical Systems Nov 12 2012 
    Weekly CFO Sells Highlight: CMCSA, MM, PIR, VAR, SPRT Nov 03 2012 
    Introducing New Guru David Rolfe, Added to EXPD, CTSH, VAR, QCOM in Q2 Sep 04 2012 
    simple business high Feb 24 2012 
    Weekly CEO Sells Highlight: Golub Capital BDC Inc, PNC Financial Services Group Inc, Meritor and Var Jan 08 2012 


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