Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Orbotech (ORBK) Share Price

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Headlines about Orbotech (NASDAQ:ORBK) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public 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 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the electronics maker an impact score of 46.5870922998943 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

NASDAQ ORBK opened at $61.74 on Friday. Orbotech has a 52 week low of $40.10 and a 52 week high of $65.75. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.04, a quick ratio of 2.80 and a current ratio of 3.52. The firm has a market cap of $3.11 billion, a PE ratio of 22.53, a PEG ratio of 1.03 and a beta of 0.66.

Orbotech (NASDAQ:ORBK) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, August 1st. The electronics maker reported $0.92 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.85 by $0.07. The business had revenue of $267.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $258.51 million. Orbotech had a net margin of 15.56% and a return on equity of 17.77%. Orbotech’s revenue was up 27.0% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts anticipate that Orbotech will post 3.3 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of research analysts have recently commented on ORBK shares. BidaskClub raised shares of Orbotech from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 5th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Orbotech from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 29th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $60.43.

About Orbotech

Orbotech Ltd. provides yield-enhancing and process-enabling solutions for the manufacture of printed circuit boards (PCBs), flat panel displays (FPDs), semiconductor devices (SDs), and other electronic components in China, Taiwan, North America, Europe, Japan, Korea, and internationally. It operates through three segments: Production Solutions for the Electronics Industry, Solar Energy, and Recognition Software.

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