As Varian Medical Systems (VAR) Stock Price Rose, Shareholder Schaper Benz & Wise Investment Counsel Has Cut Its Position; Capital City Trust Company Lowered Its Position in Capital City Bk Group (CCBG) by $512,992

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Capital City Trust Company decreased its stake in Capital City Bk Group Inc (CCBG) by 58.99% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Capital City Trust Company sold 22,304 shares as the company’s stock declined 7.57% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 15,504 shares of the major banks company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $360,000, down from 37,808 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Capital City Trust Company who had been investing in Capital City Bk Group Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $392.99M market cap company. The stock increased 0.09% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $23.38. About 5,819 shares traded. Capital City Bank Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CCBG) has risen 2.48% since April 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.89% the S&P500.

Schaper Benz & Wise Investment Counsel Inc decreased its stake in Varian Medical Systems (VAR) by 3.63% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Schaper Benz & Wise Investment Counsel Inc sold 3,963 shares as the company’s stock rose 11.33% with the market. The institutional investor held 105,312 shares of the health care company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $11.93 million, down from 109,275 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Schaper Benz & Wise Investment Counsel Inc who had been investing in Varian Medical Systems for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $11.96B market cap company. The stock decreased 3.91% or $5.35 during the last trading session, reaching $131.76. About 376,609 shares traded. Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) has risen 15.44% since April 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.07% the S&P500. Some Historical VAR News: 13/03/2018 – SIRTEX MEDICAL – ANNOUNCES FORMAL NOTIFICATION FROM U.S. FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION & GERMAN FEDERAL CARTEL OFFICE ON PROPOSED ACQUISITION OF CO; 04/05/2018 – VARIAN MEDICAL – NOTES THAT DIRECTORS OF SIRTEX CONTINUE TO UNANIMOUSLY SUPPORT AND RECOMMEND VARIAN SCHEME; 26/03/2018 – varian medical systems, inc | universal cylinder applicator family, un | K172611 | 03/21/2018 |; 22/05/2018 – SIRTEX MEDICAL LTD SRX.AX – AT THIS TIME, DIRECTORS OF CO CONTINUE TO UNANIMOUSLY SUPPORT & RECOMMEND VARIAN MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC’S SCHEME; 22/05/2018 – SIRTEX MEDICAL LTD SRX.AX – DIRECTORS OF SIRTEX CONTINUE TO UNANIMOUSLY SUPPORT AND RECOMMEND VARIAN SCHEME; 08/03/2018 Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP Commences Investigation on Behalf of Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (VAR) Investors; 04/04/2018 – REG-C-RAD to supply advanced surface tracking solution to Swedish Cancer Center Nya Karolinska Solna through Varian Medical Systems; 25/04/2018 – VARIAN MEDICAL SYSTEMS INC SEES FY18 REVENUE GROWTH RANGE OF 6 PERCENT TO 9 PERCENT, WHICH NOW INCLUDES IMPACT FROM CURRENCY FOR REMAINDER OF YEAR; 04/05/2018 – VARIAN MEDICAL SYSTEMS INC VAR.N SAYS NOTES RECEIPT OF COMPETING BID BY SIRTEX; 25/04/2018 – Varian Medical 2Q Cont Ops EPS $1.15

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.77 in Q4 2018. Its down 0.09, from 0.86 in 2018Q3. It is negative, as 29 investors sold VAR shares while 183 reduced holdings. 53 funds opened positions while 110 raised stakes. 81.97 million shares or 1.11% less from 82.89 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Voya Inv Management Ltd has invested 0.01% in Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR). Employees Retirement System Of Texas has 0.06% invested in Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) for 36,000 shares. Deutsche Fincl Bank Ag stated it has 682,814 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Ledyard National Bank & Trust owns 1,900 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Bb&T Securities Ltd Llc owns 24,170 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. 211,497 are owned by Hardman Johnston Glob Advsrs Lc. Amica Mutual Ins reported 4,020 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. Bluecrest Cap Mngmt holds 0.09% or 16,206 shares in its portfolio. 34,101 are held by Halsey Assocs Ct. Prio Wealth Limited Partnership holds 0.08% of its portfolio in Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) for 12,555 shares. Westwood Group Incorporated invested in 0.01% or 4,619 shares. Washington Mgmt Inc holds 3,800 shares. Endurance Wealth stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR). National Pension Service reported 1,572 shares. 1,786 are owned by Ameritas Partners Inc.

Schaper Benz & Wise Investment Counsel Inc, which manages about $585.75 million and $668.66 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Ss&C Technologies (NASDAQ:SSNC) by 13,175 shares to 175,776 shares, valued at $7.93 million in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) by 2,870 shares in the quarter, for a total of 30,825 shares, and has risen its stake in Amazon.Com (NASDAQ:AMZN).

More notable recent Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “Varian Wins “Best After-Sales Service Award for Radiotherapy Products” in China Two Years In A Row – PRNewswire” on March 25, 2019, also Prnewswire.com with their article: “Korea University Medical Center Completes First Varian Halcyon System Treatment in Korea – PRNewswire” published on March 26, 2019, Benzinga.com published: “Daily Biotech Pulse: FDA Nod For ADMA, Regulatory Setback For Apyx, Achieve Life Sciences Smoking Cessation Drug Trial – Benzinga” on April 02, 2019. More interesting news about Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) were released by: Prnewswire.com and their article: “Varian Opens Office in South Africa to Support Regional Growth – PRNewswire” published on April 04, 2019 as well as Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Varian Installs Cyclotron for ProBeam Proton Therapy System at Hefei Ion Medical Center in China – PRNewswire” with publication date: April 08, 2019.

Analysts await Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) to report earnings on April, 24. They expect $1.16 EPS, up 0.87% or $0.01 from last year’s $1.15 per share. VAR’s profit will be $105.30M for 28.40 P/E if the $1.16 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.06 actual EPS reported by Varian Medical Systems, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 9.43% EPS growth.

Since October 29, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 11 selling transactions for $6.10 million activity. $308,466 worth of stock was sold by MOMSEN MAGNUS on Thursday, January 3. $735,478 worth of stock was sold by ECKERT R ANDREW on Tuesday, October 30. BISCHOPING GARY E JR had sold 845 shares worth $101,603. KUO JOHN W sold $52,074 worth of Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) on Monday, October 29.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.28 in 2018 Q4. Its down 0.01, from 1.29 in 2018Q3. It turned negative, as 3 investors sold CCBG shares while 22 reduced holdings. 12 funds opened positions while 20 raised stakes. 6.03 million shares or 2.08% more from 5.90 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. City Fl holds 37,808 shares. National Bank & Trust Of Montreal Can reported 252 shares. Macquarie Group holds 0% of its portfolio in Capital City Bank Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CCBG) for 1,327 shares. Vanguard Group Incorporated reported 508,652 shares. The New York-based Tiaa Cref Mgmt Limited Liability Com has invested 0% in Capital City Bank Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CCBG). Dimensional Fund Advsr LP owns 903,151 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. 18,500 are owned by Alliancebernstein Lp. Fincl Bank Of America De invested in 258,025 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System has 0% invested in Capital City Bank Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CCBG) for 30,503 shares. California State Teachers Retirement Systems holds 0% or 17,485 shares in its portfolio. 72,416 are owned by National Bank Of Ny Mellon Corporation. Citigroup reported 2,895 shares. Panagora Asset Mgmt holds 0.01% or 108,199 shares in its portfolio. 4,167 were accumulated by Metropolitan Life Com Ny. Intl Gp owns 7,522 shares for 0% of their portfolio.

Analysts await Capital City Bank Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CCBG) to report earnings on April, 22. They expect $0.35 EPS, up 40.00% or $0.10 from last year’s $0.25 per share. CCBG’s profit will be $5.88M for 16.70 P/E if the $0.35 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.41 actual EPS reported by Capital City Bank Group, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -14.63% negative EPS growth.

Since November 15, 2018, it had 3 buys, and 3 sales for $16.03 million activity. Criser Marshall M III bought 2,500 shares worth $60,750. On Friday, March 8 BENSE ALLAN G bought $18,928 worth of Capital City Bank Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CCBG) or 832 shares. BARRON THOMAS A sold $108,106 worth of Capital City Bank Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CCBG) on Thursday, November 15. 324,441 shares were sold by Mitchell E Drew, worth $8.03M. 324,441 Capital City Bank Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CCBG) shares with value of $8.03 million were sold by SMITH DOUGLAS WILLIAMS.

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