Technical Analysis for VAR - Varian Medical Systems, Inc.

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade A 138.59 0.26% 0.36
VAR closed up 0.26 percent on Friday, March 22, 2019, on approximately normal volume. The bulls were able to push the stock to a new 52-week high. The price action carved out a bearish shooting star candlestick pattern. That may indicate a downside reversal. Look for price to trade beneath the low of the shooting star for confirmation. Note that the stock is in overbought territory based on its Slow Stochastic indicator (14, 3, 3) -- sideways movement or a pullback should not be unexpected.

Trend Table & Recent Signals
ADX Long-Term Intermediate-Term Short-Term
Weak or Absent Up Up Up
See historical VAR trend table...

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Mar 22 Shooting Star Candlestick Bearish 0.00%
Mar 22 Lizard Bearish Bearish Day Trade Setup 0.00%
Mar 22 MACD Bullish Signal Line Cross Bullish 0.00%
Mar 22 New 52 Week Closing High Bullish 0.00%
Mar 22 Doji - Bearish? Reversal 0.00%
Mar 22 New 52 Week High Strength 0.00%
Mar 22 Upper Bollinger Band Walk Strength 0.00%
Mar 22 Multiple of Ten Bearish Other 0.00%
Mar 22 Overbought Stochastic Strength 0.00%
Mar 22 Upper Bollinger Band Touch Strength 0.00%

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Varian Medical Systems, Inc. designs, manufactures, sells, and services medical devices and software for treating cancer with radiotherapy, radiosurgery, proton therapy, and brachytherapy worldwide. The company's Oncology Systems segment offers linear accelerators, brachytherapy afterloaders, treatment simulation and verification equipment, and accessories; and information management, treatment planning, and image processing software. This segment serves university research and community hospitals, private and governmental institutions, healthcare agencies, physicians' offices, and cancer care clinics. Its X-ray Products segment provides X-ray imaging components to large imaging system original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) for use in radiographic or fluoroscopic imaging, mammography, special procedures, computed tomography, and industrial applications; and X-ray tubes and flat panel digital image detectors to small OEMs, independent service companies, and end-users for filmless X-ray imaging. The company also designs, manufactures, sells, and services Linatron X-ray accelerators, imaging processing software, and image detection products for security and inspection purposes, such as cargo screening at ports and borders, and nondestructive examination in various applications. In addition, it offers products and systems for delivering proton therapy; and technologies in the areas of digital X-ray imaging technology, volumetric and functional imaging, and improved X-ray sources, as well as technology for security and cargo screening applications. The company was formerly known as Varian Associates, Inc. and changed its name to Varian Medical Systems, Inc. in April 1999. Varian Medical Systems, Inc. was founded in 1948 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.
Medicine Cancer Healthcare Clinical Medicine Industrial Applications Imaging Simulation X Ray Medical Physics Radiation Therapy Image Processing Tomography Information Management Cancer Care Radiobiology Radiosurgery Brachytherapy Proton Therapy Radiotherapy
Is VAR a Buy, Sell or Hold?
Indicator Bull Case Neutral / Hold Bear Case
50 DMA
200 DMA
ADX Trend
Oversold / Overbought
Relative Strength
Summary: Counts: 3 bullish, 0 bearish and 2 neutral indicators. You may wish to incorporate that into your trading strategies.
Indicator Value
52 Week High 141.53
52 Week Low 101.42
Average Volume 628,536
200-Day Moving Average 118.9744
50-Day Moving Average 132.0552
20-Day Moving Average 135.2385
10-Day Moving Average 136.404
Average True Range 2.2681
ADX 15.46
+DI 31.6913
-DI 16.8966
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 134.7257
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 137.4443
Upper Bollinger Band 138.7169
Lower Bollinger Band 131.7601
Percent B (%b) 0.98
BandWidth 5.144097
MACD Line 1.7199
MACD Signal Line 1.6446
MACD Histogram 0.0753
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 12.72 Billion
Num Shares 91.8 Million
EPS 3.04
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 45.59
Price-to-Sales 2.93
Price-to-Book 6.89
PEG Ratio 3.00
Dividend 0.00
Dividend Yield 0.00%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 143.69
Resistance 3 (R3) 144.10 142.82 142.84
Resistance 2 (R2) 142.82 141.52 142.61 142.56
Resistance 1 (R1) 140.70 140.72 140.06 140.29 142.27
Pivot Point 139.42 139.42 139.10 139.21 139.42
Support 1 (S1) 137.30 138.12 136.66 136.89 134.91
Support 2 (S2) 136.02 137.32 135.81 134.62
Support 3 (S3) 133.90 136.02 134.34
Support 4 (S4) 133.49