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New Key Statistics Module, Z-Score and F-Score
Market Cap $M8,898Revenue $M3,050Net Margin (%)13.2Z-Score5.5
Enterprise Value $M8,420EPS $3.8Operating Margin %18.7F-Score6
P/E(ttm))23.2Cash Flow Per Share $4.4Pre-tax Margin (%)18.8Higher ROA y-yN
Price/Book5.710-y EBITDA Growth Rate %12.2Quick Ratio1.6Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales3.15-y EBITDA Growth Rate %6.7Current Ratio2.1Lower Leverage y-yY
Price/Cash Flow16.0y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %-0.8ROA % (ttm)11.8Higher Current Ratio y-yN
Dividend Yield %0Insider Buy (3m)0ROE % (ttm)24.0Less Shares Outstanding y-yY
Payout Ratio %0Shares Outstanding M103ROI % (ttm)25.1Gross Margin Increase y-yY

Gurus Latest Trades with VAR

Number of guru portfolios checked: 84. (List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)
TickerGuruDate Action
Impactdown Price Range
(Average)*
Current Price Change from Average Comment Current Shares
VARJohn Hussman 2014-09-30 Buy 0.14%$80.89 - $87.52
($84.12)
$ 896%New holding, 20000 sh.20,000
VARJoel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Sold Out -0.09%$80.89 - $87.52
($84.12)
$ 896%Sold Out0
VARJoel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Add0.05%$78.66 - $84.85
($81.92)
$ 899%Add 130.23%88,471
VARJohn Hussman 2014-06-30 Sold Out -0.94%$78.66 - $84.85
($81.92)
$ 899%Sold Out0
VARRay Dalio 2014-06-30 Sold Out -0.02%$78.66 - $84.85
($81.92)
$ 899%Sold Out0
VARJohn Hussman 2014-03-31 Buy 0.94%$77.34 - $84.96
($81.89)
$ 899%New holding, 150000 sh.150,000
VARRobert Karr 2014-03-31 Sold Out -1.6%$77.34 - $84.96
($81.95)
$ 899%Sold Out0
VARRay Dalio 2014-03-31 Reduce-0.01%$77.34 - $84.96
($81.95)
$ 899%Reduce -25.25%29,598
VARJohn Hussman 2013-12-31 Sold Out -0.41%$72.5 - $79.84
($75.95)
$ 8917%Sold Out0
VARRobert Karr 2013-09-30 Buy 1.7%$66.3 - $76.27
($72.25)
$ 8923%New holding, 305000 sh.305,000
VARJohn Hussman 2013-09-30 Buy 0.41%$66.3 - $76.27
($72.25)
$ 8923%New holding, 100000 sh.100,000
VARCharles Brandes 2013-09-30 Buy 0.12%$66.3 - $76.27
($72.25)
$ 8923%New holding, 122218 sh.122,218
VARAndreas Halvorsen 2013-09-30 Sold Out -0.12%$66.3 - $76.27
($72.25)
$ 8923%Sold Out0
VARRay Dalio 2013-09-30 Reduce-0.01%$66.3 - $76.27
($72.25)
$ 8923%Reduce -39.25%36,912
VARAndreas Halvorsen 2013-06-30 Buy 0.12%$64.02 - $72.78
($68.3)
$ 8930%New holding, 317605 sh.317,605
VARRay Dalio 2013-06-30 Add0.01%$64.02 - $72.78
($68.3)
$ 8930%Add 38.63%60,756
VARMario Gabelli 2013-06-30 Sold Out $64.02 - $72.78
($68.3)
$ 8930%Sold Out0
VARJoel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Add0.07%$68.66 - $75.25
($72.28)
$ 8923%Add 65.73%47,672
VARRay Dalio 2013-03-31 Buy 0.03%$68.66 - $75.25
($72.28)
$ 8923%New holding, 43827 sh.43,827
VARJohn Hussman 2013-03-31 Sold Out -0.25%$68.66 - $75.25
($72.28)
$ 8923%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 2014-09-3020,0000.020.14New Buy
VAR Charles Brandes 2014-09-30146,0160.140.16+7.37%
VAR Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30000Sold Out
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VAR: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
FINNEY ELISHA WExec VP and CFO 2014-11-24Sell2,930$88.240.86view
FINNEY ELISHA WExec VP and CFO 2014-11-17Sell1,837$87.711.47view
KUO JOHN WSVP, Gen Counsel and Secretary 2014-11-11Sell606$86.632.74view
KENNEDY KOLLEEN TSVP and Pres. Oncology Sys. 2014-11-11Sell1,242$85.793.74view
ECKERT R ANDREWDirector 2014-11-10Sell5,000$85.114.57view
NAUMANN-ETIENNE RUEDIGERDirector 2014-11-10Sell5,000$85.314.33view
FINNEY ELISHA WExec VP and CFO 2014-11-03Sell25,000$83.826.18view
GUERTIN TIMOTHY EDirector 2014-11-03Sell80,000$83.726.31view
FINNEY ELISHA WExec VP and CFO 2014-10-29Sell10,000$83.956.02view
KENNEDY KOLLEEN TSVP and Pres. Oncology Sys. 2014-10-27Sell1,240$819.88view

Press Releases about VAR :

    Quarterly/Annual Reports about VAR:

    News about VAR:

    Articles On GuruFocus.com
    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 
    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 


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