Press coverage about Orbotech (NASDAQ:ORBK) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. 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 news sentiment score of 0.02 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the electronics maker an impact score of 45.9019207275189 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
A number of equities analysts have recently commented on the stock. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Orbotech from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, December 7th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Orbotech from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $56.00 price objective for the company in a report on Tuesday, November 7th. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Orbotech from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, December 1st. Needham & Company LLC raised their price objective on shares of Orbotech from $54.00 to $65.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, November 7th. Finally, Oppenheimer raised their price objective on shares of Orbotech from $42.00 to $54.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Thursday, November 2nd. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, eight have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. Orbotech currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $51.00.
Orbotech (ORBK) opened at $50.32 on Friday. Orbotech has a 1-year low of $28.01 and a 1-year high of $56.44. The stock has a market cap of $2,459.38, a PE ratio of 19.98, a P/E/G ratio of 0.97 and a beta of 0.80. The company has a current ratio of 3.37, a quick ratio of 2.71 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.07.
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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