Koch Industries Trimmed Varian Med Sys (VAR) Stake By $551,318; Tier Reit (TIER) Sellers Decreased By 20.12% Their Shorts

June 17, 2018 - By wolcottdaily

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Tier Reit Inc (NYSE:TIER) had a decrease of 20.12% in short interest. TIER’s SI was 381,900 shares in June as released by FINRA. Its down 20.12% from 478,100 shares previously. With 150,700 avg volume, 3 days are for Tier Reit Inc (NYSE:TIER)’s short sellers to cover TIER’s short positions. The SI to Tier Reit Inc’s float is 0.81%. The stock increased 0.44% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $23.04. About 444,401 shares traded or 120.78% up from the average. TIER REIT, Inc. (NYSE:TIER) has risen 29.95% since June 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.38% the S&P500. Some Historical TIER News: ; 04/05/2018 – TIER REIT Declares Second Quarter 2018 Distribution; 08/05/2018 – Tier Reit 1Q FFO 20c/Shr; 08/05/2018 – TIER REIT INC – SEES 2018 PROJECTED FFO, EXCLUDING CERTAIN ITEMS, PER DILUTED COMMON SHARE $1.49 – $1.54; 02/04/2018 – TIER REIT BUYS REMAINING PARTNERSHIP INTEREST IN DOMAIN 8; 08/05/2018 – TIER REIT INC – INCREASED OCCUPANCY BY 30 BASIS POINTS TO 89.4% IN QTR; 02/04/2018 TIER REIT Announces Sale of Loop Central & Acquisition of Remaining Interest in Domain 8; 08/05/2018 – TIER REIT INC SEES FY FFO SHR $1.25 – $1.30; 08/05/2018 – Tier Reit Sees FY18 FFO $1.25/Shr-FFO $1.30/Shr; 02/04/2018 – TIER REIT REPORTS SALE OF LOOP CENTRAL IN HOUSTON, TEXAS; 08/05/2018 – Tier Reit 1Q Rev $54.1M




Koch Industries Inc decreased Varian Med Sys Inc (VAR) stake by 27.56% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Koch Industries Inc sold 4,519 shares as Varian Med Sys Inc (VAR)’s stock declined 3.15%. The Koch Industries Inc holds 11,880 shares with $1.46M value, down from 16,399 last quarter. Varian Med Sys Inc now has $11.18 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.92% or $1.14 during the last trading session, reaching $122.17. About 806,293 shares traded or 19.53% up from the average. Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) has risen 21.31% since June 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.74% the S&P500. Some Historical VAR News: ; 04/04/2018 – C-RAD AB CRADb.ST – GETS ORDER FROM VARIAN MEDICAL SYSTEMS TO DELIVER TO NYA KAROLINSKA SOLNA (NKS) HOSPITAL; 04/05/2018 – SIRTEX MEDICAL – DIRECTORS CONTINUE TO BELIEVE EXISTING SCHEME OF ARRANGEMENT (SCHEME) WITH VARIAN IS IN BEST INTERESTS OF SIRTEX SHAREHOLDERS; 20/03/2018 – Varian-Equipped St. Petersburg Proton Therapy Center Completes First Patient Treatment; 22/05/2018 – VARIAN MEDICAL SYSTEMS INC VAR.N – CO IS COMMITTED TO TERMS OF VARIAN SCHEME AT PURCHASE PRICE OFFERED BY VARIAN OF A$28 PER SHARE; 03/04/2018 – Brainlab Announces Interoperability of ExacTrac and Varian’s Edge® System; 22/05/2018 – VARIAN MEDICAL- VARIAN HAS FORMALLY NOTIFIED SIRTEX THAT IT WILL NOT BE SUBMITTING A COUNTERPROPOSAL; 26/04/2018 – Hospital Alemāo Oswaldo Cruz in Brazil Selects Varian Halcyon Cancer Treatment System; 22/05/2018 – Australia’s Sirtex Medicals gets binding offer from China’s CDH; 20/04/2018 – DJ Varian Medical Systems Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (VAR); 13/03/2018 – SIRTEX MEDICAL – GERMAN FCO CONFIRMED PROPOSED SCHEME DOES NOT FULFIL CONDITIONS FOR PROHIBITION PURSUANT TO ACT AGAINST RESTRAINTS OF COMPETITION

More important recent Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) news were published by: Streetinsider.com which released: “Varian Medical Systems (VAR) Informed Sirtex that it Will not be Providing Counter Proposal to CDH-CGP Offer” on June 14, 2018, also Prnewswire.com published article titled: “Varian Announces Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2018 Earnings Release Date”, Streetinsider.com published: “Form 8-K VARIAN MEDICAL SYSTEMS For: Jun 14” on June 14, 2018. More interesting news about Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) was released by: Streetinsider.com and their article: “Varian Medical Systems (VAR) Deal to Close Sirtex Medical Deal Delayed Following Australian Court Denial – RBCc” with publication date: May 29, 2018.

Since December 18, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 20 sales for $12.50 million activity. $977,164 worth of Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) was sold by KENNEDY KOLLEEN T. KUO JOHN W had sold 1,327 shares worth $155,460 on Tuesday, May 15. 1,556 shares were sold by MOMSEN MAGNUS, worth $196,792. Shares for $9.85M were sold by WILSON DOW R. $235,413 worth of Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) shares were sold by BOSTROM SUSAN L. Shares for $692,560 were sold by ILLINGWORTH DAVID J on Tuesday, March 6. GUERTIN TIMOTHY E also sold $1.11 million worth of Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) on Tuesday, January 2.

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 39 analyst reports since August 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold” on Thursday, January 25. The stock of Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) earned “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Monday, October 30. The firm has “Buy” rating by Barrington given on Thursday, January 25. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, July 24 with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, January 25 with “Hold”. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Barrington Research given on Tuesday, January 12. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $9600 target in Wednesday, June 21 report. The stock of Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) earned “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, April 27. Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Hold” rating and $99.0 target in Monday, August 28 report. The firm has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Monday, October 2.

Analysts await Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) to report earnings on July, 25. They expect $1.00 EPS, down 3.85% or $0.04 from last year’s $1.04 per share. VAR’s profit will be $91.50 million for 30.54 P/E if the $1.00 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.15 actual EPS reported by Varian Medical Systems, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -13.04% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.67 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.13, from 0.8 in 2017Q4. It is negative, as 34 investors sold VAR shares while 214 reduced holdings. 58 funds opened positions while 109 raised stakes. 82.38 million shares or 5.31% less from 87.00 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Lpl Lc has invested 0.01% in Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR). Cleararc Capital has 0.04% invested in Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR). Susquehanna Grp Limited Liability Partnership invested 0% in Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR). Caprock Group Incorporated holds 5,300 shares. Motley Fool Wealth Mgmt Ltd Co has invested 0.43% in Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR). Mufg Americas Holdg Corporation has invested 0% in Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR). State Treasurer State Of Michigan invested in 26,854 shares. 9,214 are owned by Advantus Cap. Massachusetts Com Ma accumulated 3,072 shares. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset invested 0.01% in Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR). Moreover, Great West Life Assurance Company Can has 0.03% invested in Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR). Janney Montgomery Scott Limited holds 14,157 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Fairpointe Limited Liability Co has invested 2.58% in Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR). United Service Automobile Association invested in 0.18% or 560,035 shares. Moreover, Winch Advisory Service Ltd Llc has 0% invested in Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR).

Koch Industries Inc increased Eqt Midstream Partners Lp (NYSE:EQM) stake by 5,515 shares to 8,648 valued at $510,000 in 2018Q1. It also upped Sherwin Williams Co (NYSE:SHW) stake by 1,830 shares and now owns 2,654 shares. Annaly Cap Mgmt Inc (NYSE:NLY) was raised too.

TIER REIT, Inc is real estate investment trust. The company has market cap of $1.10 billion. The firm invests in the real estate markets of the United States. It has a 13.17 P/E ratio. It primarily owns and operates high quality office properties located in selective markets throughout the United States.

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