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New Amsterdam Partners Has Lowered By $404,600 Its Varian Medical Systems (VAR) Stake; Capital Research Global Investors Has Lowered By $182.40 Million Its Arista Networks (ANET) Holding

New Amsterdam Partners Llc decreased Varian Medical Systems Inc (VAR) stake by 7.94% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. New Amsterdam Partners Llc sold 4,046 shares as Varian Medical Systems Inc (VAR)’s stock rose 13.68%. The New Amsterdam Partners Llc holds 46,891 shares with $4.69M value, down from 50,937 last quarter. Varian Medical Systems Inc now has $10.96 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.10% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $120.05. About 46,867 shares traded. Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) has risen 29.46% since February 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.76% the S&P500.

Capital Research Global Investors decreased Arista Networks Inc (ANET) stake by 12.73% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Capital Research Global Investors sold 965,069 shares as Arista Networks Inc (ANET)’s stock rose 21.01%. The Capital Research Global Investors holds 6.61 million shares with $1.25 billion value, down from 7.58M last quarter. Arista Networks Inc now has $17.87 billion valuation. The stock decreased 2.07% or $5.1717 during the last trading session, reaching $244.4783. About 534,093 shares traded. Arista Networks, Inc. (NYSE:ANET) has risen 111.25% since February 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 94.55% the S&P500.

Capital Research Global Investors increased Chevron Corp (NYSE:CVX) stake by 401,821 shares to 10.37 million valued at $1.22 billion in 2017Q3. It also upped 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) stake by 200,376 shares and now owns 629,009 shares. Wells Fargo And Co (NYSE:WFC) was raised too.

Among 35 analysts covering Arista Networks (NYSE:ANET), 17 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 18 Hold. Therefore 49% are positive. Arista Networks had 121 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, August 4 by William Blair. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, August 18 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, November 16 by Needham. Bank of America upgraded Arista Networks, Inc. (NYSE:ANET) on Tuesday, November 22 to “Neutral” rating. The rating was initiated by Barclays Capital with “Overweight” on Wednesday, October 14. The stock of Arista Networks, Inc. (NYSE:ANET) earned “Buy” rating by Wells Fargo on Friday, July 21. Nomura maintained the shares of ANET in report on Friday, November 3 with “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, January 24 by Citigroup. The stock of Arista Networks, Inc. (NYSE:ANET) has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, August 4 by Macquarie Research. Wells Fargo maintained Arista Networks, Inc. (NYSE:ANET) on Friday, April 7 with “Outperform” rating.

Analysts await Arista Networks, Inc. (NYSE:ANET) to report earnings on May, 3. They expect $1.19 earnings per share, up 50.63% or $0.40 from last year’s $0.79 per share. ANET’s profit will be $86.99M for 51.36 P/E if the $1.19 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.45 actual earnings per share reported by Arista Networks, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -17.93% negative EPS growth.

New Amsterdam Partners Llc increased Potlatch Corp (NASDAQ:PCH) stake by 80,156 shares to 132,865 valued at $6.78M in 2017Q3. It also upped Discovery Communications New (NASDAQ:DISCA) stake by 104,723 shares and now owns 126,410 shares. Walker & Dunlop Inc (NYSE:WD) was raised too.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.02 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.07, from 0.95 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 37 investors sold VAR shares while 166 reduced holdings. 51 funds opened positions while 156 raised stakes. 89.98 million shares or 0.15% less from 90.12 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Pacad Investment Limited has 23,700 shares. Baystate Wealth Ltd holds 20 shares. Mcf Limited Liability Co invested in 16 shares or 0% of the stock. The Ohio-based Lenox Wealth has invested 0.01% in Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR). Lucus Advsrs Ltd owns 3,487 shares. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale has 0.09% invested in Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) for 113,708 shares. Clinton Gp Incorporated accumulated 8,902 shares or 0.1% of the stock. Papp L Roy And Associates holds 0.68% of its portfolio in Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) for 31,275 shares. Retirement Of Alabama has 0.05% invested in Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR). Kcm Inv Advsrs Limited Liability Company holds 0.14% of its portfolio in Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) for 23,244 shares. Alecta Pensionsforsakring Omsesidigt stated it has 2.11% of its portfolio in Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR). Canada Pension Plan Inv Board has 0.04% invested in Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) for 203,249 shares. 42,343 were reported by Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Liability. Aperio Gru Limited Liability Corp holds 0.05% or 93,773 shares. Lmr Partners Llp has invested 0.08% in Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR).

Among 12 analysts covering Varian Medical Systems Inc. (NYSE:VAR), 5 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 42% are positive. Varian Medical Systems Inc. had 37 analyst reports since August 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Sell” rating by Goldman Sachs given on Monday, September 28. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, June 21 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) earned “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird on Monday, August 28. Goldman Sachs downgraded Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) rating on Thursday, January 25. Goldman Sachs has “Sell” rating and $98.0 target. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Sunday, September 10 by Jefferies. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating given on Monday, January 23 by RBC Capital Markets. Evercore downgraded the stock to “Sell” rating in Thursday, January 26 report. The stock of Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, October 26 by Robert W. Baird. The stock has “Buy” rating by Brean Capital on Thursday, April 28. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, November 12 by Citigroup.

Since August 31, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 20 sales for $22.12 million activity. KENNEDY KOLLEEN T had sold 3,513 shares worth $425,622 on Thursday, February 15. $3.04M worth of Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) was sold by WILSON DOW R. GUERTIN TIMOTHY E sold $1.11 million worth of stock or 10,000 shares. ECKERT R ANDREW sold 5,651 shares worth $578,594. On Tuesday, January 16 the insider KUO JOHN W sold $93,575. $274,383 worth of Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) was sold by LARET MARK R on Thursday, February 1.

Analysts await Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) to report earnings on April, 25. They expect $1.03 earnings per share, up 15.73% or $0.14 from last year’s $0.89 per share. VAR’s profit will be $94.04 million for 29.14 P/E if the $1.03 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.06 actual earnings per share reported by Varian Medical Systems, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -2.83% negative EPS growth.

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