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UPDATE: Benchmark Company Initiates Coverage on Varian Medical Systems with Buy Rating, $88 PT

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In a report published Friday, Benchmark Company initiated coverage on Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) with a Buy rating and $88.00 price target.

Benchmark noted, “We are initiating coverage of Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (VAR) with a Buy rating and a 12-month price target of $88, or 20 times our fiscal 2014 EPS estimate of $4.42. Based on its historical range, we believe VAR should trade in a range of 15 to 20 times future earnings and, given its world-wide leadership in technology, its backlog, and installed base of customers, our target is based at the top of that range.”

Varian Medical Systems closed on Thursday at $67.74.

Latest Ratings for VAR

DateFirmActionFromTo
Feb 2017Aegis CapitalInitiates Coverage OnHold
Jan 2017Evercore ISI GroupDowngradesHoldSell
Sep 2016BairdMaintainsNeutral

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