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Varian Medical Systems Inc (NYSE:VAR)
Shiller P/E Ratio
26.22 (As of Today)

As of today, Varian Medical Systems Inc's current share price is $91.24. Varian Medical Systems Inc's E10 for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 was $3.48. Varian Medical Systems Inc's Shiller P/E Ratio for today is 26.22.

VAR' s Shiller P/E Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.83   Max: 48.49
Current: 26.54

21.83
48.49

During the past 13 years, Varian Medical Systems Inc's highest Shiller P/E Ratio was 48.49. The lowest was 21.83. And the median was 28.59.

VAR's Shiller P/E Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 49 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 46.10 vs. VAR: 26.54 )

E10 is a concept invented by Prof. Robert Shiller, who uses E10 for his Shiller P/E calculation. E10 is the average of the inflation adjusted earnings of a company over the past 10 years.

Varian Medical Systems Inc's adjusted earnings per share data for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $1.240. Add all the adjusted EPS for the past 10 years together and divide 10 will get our E10, which is $3.48 for the trailing ten years ended in Sep. 2016.


Definition

For the Shiller P/E, the earnings of the past 10 years are inflation-adjusted and averaged. The result is used for P/E calculation. Since it looks at the average over the last 10 years, the Shiller P/E is also called PE10.

The Shiller P/E was first used by professor Robert Shiller to measure the valuation of the overall market. The same calculation is applied here to individual companies.

Varian Medical Systems Inc's Shiller P/E Ratio for today is calculated as

Shiller P/E Ratio=Share Price/E10
=91.24/3.48
=26.22

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Varian Medical Systems Inc's E10 for the fiscal year that ended in Sep16 is calculated as:

For example, Varian Medical Systems Inc's adjusted earnings per share data for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was:

Adj_EPS=Earnigns per Share/CPI of Sep. 2016 (Change)*Current CPI (Sep. 2016)
=1.24/241.428*241.428
=1.240

Current CPI (Sep. 2016) = 241.428.

Varian Medical Systems Inc Quarterly Data

201406201409201412201503201506201509201512201603201606201609
per share eps 1.0201.0200.9201.0501.1300.9900.9101.0101.0401.240
CPI 238.343238.031234.812236.119238.638237.945236.525238.132241.018241.428
Adj_EPS 1.0331.0350.9461.0741.1431.0040.9291.0241.0421.240
201112201203201206201209201212201303201306201309201312201403
per share eps 0.7900.9400.9601.0700.8601.0201.0301.0800.9100.880
CPI 225.672229.392229.478231.407229.601232.773233.504234.149233.049236.293
Adj_EPS 0.8450.9891.0101.1160.9041.0581.0651.1140.9430.899
200906200909200912201003201006201009201012201103201106201109
per share eps 0.6800.7700.6300.7300.6900.8600.8000.8600.8300.870
CPI 215.693215.969215.949217.631217.965218.439219.179223.467225.722226.889
Adj_EPS 0.7610.8610.7040.8100.7640.9510.8810.9290.8880.926
200612200703200706200709200712200803200806200809200812200903
per share eps 0.3700.4600.3900.6100.4300.5600.5800.6100.5500.540
CPI 201.800205.352208.352208.490210.036213.528218.815218.783210.228212.709
Adj_EPS 0.4430.5410.4520.7060.4940.6330.6400.6730.6320.613

Add all the adjusted EPS together and divide 10 will get our E10.


Explanation

Compared with the regular P/E ratio, which works poorly for cyclical businesses, the Shiller P/E smoothed out the fluctuations of profit margins during business cycles. Therefore it is more accurate in reflecting the valuation of the company.

If a company has consistent business performance, the Shiller P/E should give similar results to regular P/E.

Compared with the P/S ratio, the Shiller P/E makes the comparison between different industries more meaningful.


Be Aware

The Shiller P/E assumes that over the long term, businesses and profitability revert to their means. If a company’s business model does not work in the future compared with the past, the Shiller P/E and P/S ratio will give false valuations.


Related Terms

P/E Ratio, P/B Ratio, P/S Ratio, Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio, E10


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Varian Medical Systems Inc Annual Data

Sep07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13Sep14Sep15Sep16
ShillerPE 0.0040.8929.2535.7325.3725.2627.4826.8923.0128.63

Varian Medical Systems Inc Quarterly Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
ShillerPE 28.1626.8928.7730.4126.4223.0124.7824.1524.0128.63
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