Artisan Partners Limited Partnership Increases Stake in Varex Imaging Co. (NASDAQ:VREX)

Artisan Partners Limited Partnership grew its stake in Varex Imaging Co. (NASDAQ:VREXGet Rating) by 5.5% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 1,715,880 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 89,589 shares during the quarter. Artisan Partners Limited Partnership owned 4.31% of Varex Imaging worth $36,703,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in VREX. Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its stake in Varex Imaging by 0.9% during the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 4,301,413 shares of the company’s stock worth $91,577,000 after purchasing an additional 37,068 shares during the last quarter. Shapiro Capital Management LLC lifted its stake in Varex Imaging by 5.7% during the first quarter. Shapiro Capital Management LLC now owns 3,146,292 shares of the company’s stock worth $66,985,000 after purchasing an additional 168,322 shares during the last quarter. State Street Corp lifted its stake in Varex Imaging by 5.5% during the first quarter. State Street Corp now owns 1,926,525 shares of the company’s stock worth $41,016,000 after purchasing an additional 100,530 shares during the last quarter. American Century Companies Inc. lifted its stake in Varex Imaging by 197.6% during the first quarter. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 1,741,707 shares of the company’s stock worth $37,081,000 after purchasing an additional 1,156,537 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lifted its stake in Varex Imaging by 4.7% during the first quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,622,639 shares of the company’s stock worth $34,549,000 after purchasing an additional 73,409 shares during the last quarter.

Varex Imaging Price Performance

Shares of NASDAQ VREX opened at $21.15 on Thursday. The company has a current ratio of 3.52, a quick ratio of 1.77 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.75. Varex Imaging Co. has a twelve month low of $18.90 and a twelve month high of $32.65. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $21.46 and a two-hundred day moving average of $21.66. The stock has a market cap of $848.12 million, a P/E ratio of 28.97, a P/E/G ratio of 1.22 and a beta of 0.81.

Analyst Ratings Changes

A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on VREX shares. StockNews.com started coverage on Varex Imaging in a research note on Wednesday, October 12th. They issued a “buy” rating for the company. Jefferies Financial Group started coverage on Varex Imaging in a research note on Wednesday, October 12th. They issued a “hold” rating and a $24.00 price objective for the company.

Varex Imaging Company Profile

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Varex Imaging Corp. engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of imaging components. It operates through the Medical and Industrial segments. The Medical segment delivers and services x-ray imaging components, including X-ray tubes, digital detectors, high voltage connectors, image-processing software and workstations, and three-dimensional reconstruction software.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Varex Imaging (NASDAQ:VREX)

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