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friday Moving Stock’s Update: Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) , Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH)

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Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) went higher by +0.57% to close at $ 92.14. The company exchanged total volume of 317.56 thousand shares throughout course of last trade however it holds an average trading capacity of 862.52 thousand shares. Shares of company began trading at $91.89 climbed to high of $92.45 touched the low of $91.60.

The company is trading below its 50-day moving averages of 92.62 and up from 200-day moving averages of 90.35. The firm has price to book ratio of 4.93 and its price to sale ratio was 2.66.

Brokerage Recommendations:

According to ZACKS data, different Brokerage Firms rated the VAR stock about their BUY, SELL or HOLD recommendations. Currently shares have been suggested as BUY from 0 brokerage firms and recommended as Strong Buy by 2 brokerage firms.0 brokerage firms have issued Sell rating for the company and Strong Sell rating was issued by 0 brokerage firms.2 brokerage firms have rated the company as a Hold. The Corporation has average brokerage recommendation (ABR) of 2 based on consensus of the brokerage firms issuing ratings.

The average true range of Varian Medical Systems, Inc.’s (VAR) is recorded at 2.07 and the relative strength index of the stock stands 52.09. The stock price is going above to its 52 week low with 25.91% and lagging behind from its 52 week high with -13.65%. Analyst recommendation for this stock stands at 2.40. A look on the firm performance, its monthly performance is -2.06% and a quarterly performance of -3.39%. The stock price is trading upbeat from its 200 days moving average with 5.57% and down from 50 days moving average with -2.37%.

Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH) surged +1.19% and closed the trade at $ 127.51. The company recorded a trading capacity of 281.99 thousand shares below its three months average daily volume of 742.69 thousand shares. During the last trade, shares reached to high price of $127.53 and touched the low price of $126.05. The stock’s 50-day moving average is noted at $129.92 and its 200-day moving average is stands at $132.91.

Additionally, the company has a PE ratio of 20.22 and has EPS of 6.31. The company has market capitalization of $13.13B.

Brokerage Recommendations:

LH stock has received ratings from many brokerage firms according to ZACKS. Currently shares have been rated as Buy from 2 brokerage firms and 11 brokerage firms say as Strong Buy. 0 brokerage firms have suggested Sell for the company. 3 brokerage firms have recommended as a Hold. Strong Sell rating was given by 0 brokerage firms. The Company has average brokerage recommendation (ABR) of 1.47 based on consensus of the ZACKS brokerage firms.

Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings’s (LH) has price-to-cash ratio of 23.14 and price to sale ratio of 1.38. The company net profit margin is 7.40% and gross profit margin is 32.90%. A look on the firm performance, its monthly performance is 0.83% and a quarterly performance of -6.27%. The stock price is moving up from its 20 days moving average with 1.96% and isolated negatively from 50 days moving average with -3.44%.

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