Headlines about Orbotech (NASDAQ:ORBK) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Orbotech earned a coverage optimism score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the electronics maker an impact score of 45.8661037741148 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
Orbotech (NASDAQ:ORBK) opened at $51.09 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $2,450.00, a P/E ratio of 24.33, a P/E/G ratio of 0.81 and a beta of 0.80. Orbotech has a fifty-two week low of $28.01 and a fifty-two week high of $56.44. The company has a quick ratio of 2.71, a current ratio of 3.37 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.07.
A number of research analysts have recently commented on ORBK shares. ValuEngine cut shares of Orbotech from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, December 1st. Stifel Nicolaus increased their target price on shares of Orbotech from $52.00 to $62.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 7th. Needham & Company LLC increased their target price on shares of Orbotech from $54.00 to $65.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 7th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Orbotech from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $45.00 target price for the company in a report on Wednesday, September 27th. Finally, BidaskClub raised shares of Orbotech from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, January 4th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $51.00.
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Orbotech Company Profile
Orbotech Ltd. is a supplier of yield-enhancing and process-enabling solutions for the manufacture of electronics products. The Company provides cutting-edge solutions for use in the manufacture of printed circuit boards (PCBs), flat panel displays (FPDs) and semiconductor devices (SDs). The Company’s segments include Production Solutions for the Electronics Industry, Solar Energy and Recognition Software.
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