Varian Medical Systems, Inc. ($VAR) Target: $64 Confident Investor Rating: Fair

Company name Varian Medical Systems, Inc.
Stock ticker VAR
Live stock price [stckqut]VAR[/stckqut]
P/E compared to competitors Fair
MANAGEMENT EXECUTION
Employee productivity Fair
Sales growth Fair
EPS growth Good
P/E growth Poor
EBIT growth Good
ANALYSIS
Confident Investor Rating Fair
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $64.98
Target stock price (averages with growth) $86.97
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $73.19
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $68.31

The following company description is from Google Finance: http://www.google.com/finance?q=var
Varian Medical Systems, Inc. is engaged in he design, manufacture, sale and service of equipment and software products for treating cancer with radiotherapy, stereotactic radiosurgery and brachytherapy. It also design, manufacture, sell and service x-ray tubes for original equipment manufacturers; replacement x-ray tubes, and flat panel digital image detectors for filmless x-ray imaging in medical, dental, veterinary, scientific and industrial applications. It designs, manufactures, sells and services linear accelerators, digital image detectors, image processing software and image detection products for security and inspection purposes. It also develops, designs, manufactures, sells and services proton therapy products and systems for cancer treatment. The Company?s products include Oncology Systems and X-ray Products. The Company has two other businesses and its Ginzton Technology Center (GTC) that it reports together under the Other category.


Confident Investor comments: At this time, I think that a Confident Investor can cautiously invest in this stock as long as the price is correct. Most of the fundamentals of this company are good but there are some concerns.

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