Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR)

Jefferies Out With Top Growth Stock Ideas With Big Implied Upside

More and more, the companies that we cover on Wall Street are starting to agree that while the future is still reasonably bright for the U.S. economy, it may be ...
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Wednesday’s Biggest Winners and Losers in the S&P 500

October 24, 2018: The S&P 500 closed down 3.1% at 2,656.29. The DJIA closed down 2.4% at 24,584.50. Separately, the Nasdaq closed down 4.4% at 7,108.40. Wednesday was another down ...
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5 Jefferies Growth Stocks to Buy Have Big Upside Potential

More and more, the companies that we cover on Wall Street are starting to agree that while the future's very bright for the U.S. economy, it also may be one ...
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Thursday’s Biggest Winners and Losers in the S&P 500

January 25, 2018: The S&P 500 closed relatively flat at 2,839.40. The DJIA closed up 0.5% at 26,392.79. Separately, the Nasdaq was relatively flat at 7,411.16. Thursday was a mixed ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Arch Coal, Editas, FireEye, Generac, NextEra, Under Armour and More

Stocks were looking for direction on Thursday. After a debt ceiling deal was reached on Wednesday, the European Central Bank kept rates flat and maintained an outlook of lower rates ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Broadcom, Cheniere, Gilead, Microchip Tech, Twitter, Lennar, Bankrate and Many More

Stocks were indicated slightly lower on Wednesday, although a 20-point Dow drop and three-point S&P 500 retreat are hardly worth getting down in the dumps about. After all, the Dow ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Hasbro, Johnson & Johnson, Mattel, MetLife, United Rentals, UTC, Williams and More

Stocks rallied on Tuesday and then really got a bump on Wednesday, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average finally cracked the 20,000 level. There remains a path to Dow 21,422 ...
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Would a Varian Acquisition by GE Help GE in Its Long-Term Goals?

Varian Medical Systems Inc. (NYSE: VAR) sure saw a pop on Thursday, just a day ahead of earnings from General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE). These two companies might not be tied ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Bluebird Bio, Boston Beer, Etsy, Gilead, Pfizer, PMC-Sierra, Valeant and More

Stocks were down marginally on Tuesday morning, and indicated much better than the early-bird lows. Investors keep indicating that they will buy their favorite stocks and other value stocks or ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Atmel, BlackBerry, Citigroup, DSW, JC Penney, 2U, TD Ameritrade, Vertex and Many More

Stocks were indicated lower after weak overseas trading and economic news after more weakness in China. The markets are continuing to look for the right earnings multiple to factor in ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — April 19, 2013: After a Mixed Open, Markets Climb Slowly

U.S. equity markets opened mixed this morning as the DJIA was slammed by a number of weak earnings reports both last night and before markets opened this morning. The was ...
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Top Analyst Downgrades and Cautious Views from Wall Street

Investors usually see many Wall St. analysts issuing Buy ratings, but they often overlook or do not see when Wall St. analysts give lists of stocks to sell or when ...
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Over $40 Billion in Share Buyback Announcements in February (KSS, DOX, DDS, TJX, WLP, WAT, LEA, PLXS, ARG, CVC, KLAC, VAR, COP, MMM, CHKP, ISRG, ALL, CMI, GME, GD, ROST, MHS, ERTS, PFE, TUP)

Many shareholders argue that share repurchase and stock buyback plans are generally a waste of shareholder capital aimed solely as a short-term share price targeting mechanism.  Many would prefer to ...
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The 52-Week Low Club (HELE)(ISRG)(VAR)

Helen of Troy (HELE) Bad quarter. Sells off to $`12.01 from 52-week high of $24.70.Intuitive Surgical  (ISRG) Weak sales numbers. Drops to $99.75 from 52-week low of $357.98.Varian (VAR) Healthcare ...
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Top 10 Pre-Market Analyst Upgrades & Downgrades (ALTR, AMZN, BCE, BIIB, LEAP, PDLI, CLUB, VAR, AUY)

It is still fairly thin in analyst upgrades and downgrades as this week marks the return of investment banking and research departments from what is nearly a two-week hiatus.  Here ...
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