Technical Analysis for VAR - Varian Medical Systems, Inc.

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade A 173.25 -0.10% -0.17
VAR closed down 0.1 percent on Thursday, August 13, 2020, on 2.25 times normal volume. Due to the stock's strong uptrend, it may remain overbought for a while. So, if you're looking for a reason to sell, don't put too much weight on it being overbought.

Trend Table & Recent Signals

ADX Long Term Intermediate Term Short Term
Very Strong Up Up Up
Historical VAR trend table...

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
New Uptrend Bullish 21.39%
Pocket Pivot Bullish Swing Setup 21.39%
Upper Bollinger Band Walk Strength 21.39%
Pocket Pivot Bullish Swing Setup 25.25%
Upper Bollinger Band Walk Strength 25.25%
Inside Day Range Contraction 25.25%
Above Upper BB Strength 25.25%
Overbought Stochastic Strength 25.25%
Upper Bollinger Band Touch Strength 25.25%
Pocket Pivot Bullish Swing Setup 26.88%

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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 Radiation Therapy Medical Physics 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


Indicator Value
52 Week High 176.19
52 Week Low 89.62
Average Volume 1,171,953
200-Day Moving Average 128.56
50-Day Moving Average 133.03
20-Day Moving Average 150.93
10-Day Moving Average 170.51
Average True Range 3.86
ADX 51.9
+DI 56.16
-DI 7.23
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 164.62
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 134.97
Upper Bollinger Band 192.51
Lower Bollinger Band 109.34
Percent B (%b) 0.77
BandWidth 55.11
MACD Line 13.63
MACD Signal Line 11.68
MACD Histogram 1.9412
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 15.9 Billion
Num Shares 91.8 Million
EPS 3.04
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 56.99
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) 174.00
Resistance 3 (R3) 174.03 173.82 173.88
Resistance 2 (R2) 173.82 173.63 173.80 173.83
Resistance 1 (R1) 173.53 173.51 173.43 173.50 173.79
Pivot Point 173.32 173.32 173.26 173.30 173.32
Support 1 (S1) 173.03 173.13 172.93 173.00 172.71
Support 2 (S2) 172.82 173.01 172.80 172.67
Support 3 (S3) 172.53 172.82 172.63
Support 4 (S4) 172.50