Here are some other firms who have updated their holdings. The California-based Private Management Group Inc has invested 1.4% in the stock. The stock declined 0.28% or $0.11 reaching $38.79 on the news. About 417,590 shares traded. First Mercantile Trust Co. raised its stake in shares of Varian Medical Systems by 2.3% in the first quarter. It has outperformed by 12.76% the S&P500. Apg Asset Management Nv has 898,760 shares for 0.14% of their portfolio. Finally, Confluence Investment Management LLC increased its stake in Varian Medical Systems by 29.1% in the first quarter. Columbia Wanger Asset Management LLC reduced its ownership by shedding 107,570 shares a decrease of 35.3% as of 06/30/2017. American Express Co now has $74.75B valuation.
The stock decreased 1.37% or $0.66 during the last trading session, reaching $47.55. About 964,578 shares traded. About shares traded. Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (AHL) has risen 7.81% since August 11, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.50% the S&P500. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. Therefore 50% are positive. The firm has "Buy" rating by Deutsche Bank given on Friday, July 8. The rating was initiated by Piperjaffray with "Overweight" on Friday, September 23. 1,428 shares valued at $147,761 were sold by LARET MARK R on Thursday, June 8. The stock of PepsiCo, Inc. The stock has "Buy" rating by Berenberg on Friday, May 26. The firm has "Buy" rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Thursday, March 23. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, January 17 by JP Morgan. Varian Medical Systems Inc. had 21 analyst reports since August 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, November 12 the stock rating was initiated by Citigroup with "Neutral". Stifel Nicolaus maintained PepsiCo, Inc. Barrington Research has "Outperform" rating and $91 target.
Analysts await PepsiCo, Inc. Ghp Advsr Inc reported 0.24% in American Express Company (NYSE:AXP). The medical equipment provider reported $1.04 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.95 by $0.09. PEP's profit will be $2.02 billion for 20.56 P/E if the $1.42 EPS becomes a reality. During the same period past year, the company earned $1.00 EPS.
Since February 17, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 9 insider sales for $32.14 million activity. It fall, as 7 investors sold NGHC shares while 53 reduced holdings. Blume Mngmt Incorporated reported 1,500 shares stake. Narasimhan Laxman had sold 4,258 shares worth $466,265.
Investors sentiment increased to 0.9 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.01, from 0.89 in 2016Q3. The stock was sold at an average price of $103.22, for a total transaction of $1,651,520.00. 14 funds opened positions while 41 raised stakes. 729.39 million shares or 0.53% more from 725.57 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. 14,765 are held by Wellington Shields Llc. Asset Mngmt One holds 0.05% or 204,243 shares in its portfolio. (NYSE:VAR) for 16,000 shares. Perkins Coie has invested 1.6% in PepsiCo, Inc. Cambridge Rech Advisors accumulated 3,596 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Adell Harriman & Carpenter Inc reported 89,966 shares. Clearbridge Invests Ltd Liability has 0% invested in Varian Medical Systems, Inc. Deutsche Bancshares Ag reported 27,507 shares. Invesco Limited accumulated 826,193 shares. Voya Mgmt Ltd stated it has 19,144 shares. Verition Fund Mngmt Lc has invested 0.21% in PepsiCo, Inc. Mechanics National Bank & Trust Trust Department stated it has 0.08% in American Express Company (NYSE:AXP). Lmr Ptnrs Llp owns 15,059 shares.
Among 10 analysts covering Varian Medical Systems Inc. (NYSE:VAR) on Thursday, April 28 with "Buy" rating. Cleararc Capital Inc. raised its position in Varian Medical Systems by 1.1% in the first quarter. As per Wednesday, April 5, the company rating was upgraded by BNP Paribas. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Tuesday, January 12 by Barrington Research. On Thursday, August 27 the stock rating was downgraded by Zacks to "Hold". Varian Medical Systems had a net margin of 9.50% and a return on equity of 24.70%. As per Monday, October 26, the company rating was downgraded by UBS. The company was upgraded on Thursday, July 14 by Jefferies. (NYSE:VAR) has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, June 21 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, October 13 with "Equal-Weight". Mitsubishi Ufj Bk Corp holds 0.09% in Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) on Wednesday, September 28 with "Neutral" rating.
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.84 in Q4 2016. 59 funds opened positions while 144 raised stakes. Federated Investors Inc. PA purchased a new position in Varian Medical Systems during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $200,000.
Want to see what other hedge funds are holding VAR? Equities research analysts anticipate that Varian Medical Systems will post $3.94 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Creative Planning raised its stake in Varian Medical Systems by 11.4% in the second quarter. Covington Invest has invested 0.24% of its portfolio in Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR). Moreover, Ledyard Natl Bank has 0.03% invested in Varian Medical Systems, Inc. The institutional investor held 297,869 shares of the property-casualty insurers company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $7.44M, up from 206,933 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Kcm Invest Advisors Ltd Co holds 22,668 shares. Fiduciary Mgmt Inc Wi reported 0.4% of its portfolio in Varian Medical Systems, Inc. The stock of GlaxoSmithKline plc (ADR) (NYSE:GSK) earned "Buy" rating by Argus Research on Friday, August 12.
COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: "Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. Raises Stake in Varian Medical Systems, Inc". (NYSE:VAR) for 20,100 shares. Fairpointe Capital Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 1.84 million shares.