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Market Cap $M9,021Revenue $M3,050Net Margin (%)13.5Altman Z-Score5.2
Enterprise Value $M8,605EPS $3.8Operating Margin %18.9Piotroski F-Score5
P/E(ttm)22.9Beneish M-Score-2.5Pre-tax Margin (%)19.0Higher ROA y-yN
Price/Book5.510-y EBITDA Growth Rate %12.6Quick Ratio1.5Cash flow > EarningsN
Price/Sales3.05-y EBITDA Growth Rate %8.2Current Ratio2.0Lower Leverage y-yY
Price/Free Cash Flow28.7y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %4.9ROA % (ttm)12.0Higher Current Ratio y-yN
Dividend Yield %--PEG2.7ROE % (ttm)24.8Less Shares Outstanding y-yY
Payout Ratio %--Shares Outstanding M99.8ROIC % (ttm)34.7Gross Margin Increase y-yY

Gurus Latest Trades with VAR

Number of guru portfolios checked: 68.
TickerGuruDate Action
Impactdown Price Range
(Average)*
Current Price Change from Average Comment Current Shares
VARJoel Greenblatt 2015-03-31 Reduce-0.1%$84.86 - $94.91
($91.5)
$ 90.39-1%Reduce 57.64%100,133
VARCharles Brandes 2015-03-31 Reduce-0.02%$84.86 - $94.91
($91.5)
$ 90.39-1%Reduce 11.96%133,327
VARJoel Greenblatt 2014-12-31 Buy 0.17%$78.17 - $89.09
($85.04)
$ 90.396%New holding236,388
VARJoel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Sold Out -0.09%$80.89 - $87.52
($84.12)
$ 90.397%Sold Out0
VARJoel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Add0.05%$78.66 - $84.85
($81.92)
$ 90.3910%Add 130.23%88,471
VARRobert Karr 2014-03-31 Sold Out -1.6%$77.34 - $84.96
($81.95)
$ 90.3910%Sold Out0
VARRobert Karr 2013-09-30 Buy 1.7%$66.3 - $76.27
($72.25)
$ 90.3925%New holding305,000
VARCharles Brandes 2013-09-30 Buy 0.12%$66.3 - $76.27
($72.25)
$ 90.3925%New holding122,218
VARMario Gabelli 2013-06-30 Sold Out $64.02 - $72.78
($68.3)
$ 90.3932%Sold Out0
VARJoel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Add0.07%$68.66 - $75.25
($72.28)
$ 90.3925%Add 65.73%47,672
VARJoel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Reduce-0.06%$57.08 - $72.35
($66.56)
$ 90.3936%Reduce 33.84%28,764
VARMario Gabelli 2012-12-31 Reduce$57.08 - $72.35
($66.56)
$ 90.3936%Reduce 30.95%5,355
VARJoel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Add0.1%$53.73 - $61.76
($58.54)
$ 90.3954%Add 130.72%43,476
VARJoel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Buy 0.08%$57.15 - $68.81
($63.01)
$ 90.3943%New holding18,844
VARJoel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Sold Out -0.09%$50.1 - $67.13
($59.39)
$ 90.3952%Sold Out0
VARJoel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Buy 0.09%$49.63 - $71.36
($59.22)
$ 90.3953%New holding10,401
VARMario Gabelli 2011-03-31 Reduce-0.03%$64.6 - $71.96
($68.65)
$ 90.3932%Reduce 76.46%12,390
VARMario Gabelli 2010-09-30 Add0.01%$51.53 - $60.8
($55.86)
$ 90.3962%Add 307.33%54,045
VARGeorge Soros 2010-09-30 Sold Out -0.01%$51.53 - $60.8
($55.86)
$ 90.3962%Sold Out0
VARGlenn Greenberg 2010-06-30 Sold Out -5.62%$48.52 - $57.46
($53.14)
$ 90.3970%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.

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VAR: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
WILSON DOW RPresident and CEO 2015-07-06Sell9,000$85.85.05view
FINNEY ELISHA WExec VP and CFO 2015-07-02Sell2,000$85.954.86view
GUERTIN TIMOTHY EDirector 2015-07-01Sell25,000$84.27.04view
WILSON DOW RPresident and CEO 2015-06-05Sell9,000$86.294.45view
FINNEY ELISHA WExec VP and CFO 2015-06-01Sell2,000$85.994.81view
GUERTIN TIMOTHY EDirector 2015-06-01Sell25,000$86.084.7view
WILSON DOW RPresident and CEO 2015-05-06Sell9,000$86.644.03view
FINNEY ELISHA WExec VP and CFO 2015-05-04Sell2,000$88.342.03view
GUERTIN TIMOTHY EDirector 2015-05-04Sell29,000$88.342.03view
WILSON DOW RPresident and CEO 2015-04-17Sell18,760$93.63-3.74view

Quarterly/Annual Reports about VAR:

News about VAR:

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Wedgewood Partners 2nd Quarter 2015 Client Letter - Wedgewood On Sale Jul 20 2015 
Reversing a Declining Pattern in Earnings Per Share Feb 24 2015 
Edwards Lifesciences a Gold Standard in the Market Dec 16 2014 
No More a Simple Distributor Sep 07 2014 
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 

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