News articles about Orbotech (NASDAQ:ORBK) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring 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 closest to one being the most favorable. Orbotech earned a coverage optimism score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the electronics maker an impact score of 46.1369835316693 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Several brokerages have commented on ORBK. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Orbotech from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, August 3rd. Needham & Company LLC restated a “buy” rating and set a $40.00 target price (up from $38.00) on shares of Orbotech in a report on Thursday, August 3rd. Supply Chain Market Research raised their target price on shares of Orbotech from $37.00 to $43.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Monday, August 7th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Orbotech from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $41.00 target price on the stock in a report on Wednesday, August 9th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus began coverage on shares of Orbotech in a report on Thursday, August 31st. They set a “buy” rating and a $46.00 target price on the stock. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, seven have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $51.00.

Orbotech (NASDAQ:ORBK) traded down $0.73 during trading hours on Thursday, hitting $50.66. 421,729 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 382,116. Orbotech has a twelve month low of $28.01 and a twelve month 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. The company has a market capitalization of $2,595.90, a PE ratio of 21.09, a PEG ratio of 1.02 and a beta of 0.76.

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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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