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

Media stories about Orbotech (NASDAQ:ORBK) have trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than twenty 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 gave headlines about the electronics maker an impact score of 46.1792852300317 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

Shares of Orbotech (NASDAQ ORBK) opened at $50.15 on Tuesday. 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 firm has a market capitalization of $2,400.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.88, a PEG ratio of 0.85 and a beta of 0.75. Orbotech has a twelve month low of $28.01 and a twelve month high of $57.09.

ORBK has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. BidaskClub raised Orbotech from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 4th. ValuEngine cut Orbotech from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, December 1st. Needham & Company LLC increased their price target on Orbotech from $54.00 to $65.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 7th. Oppenheimer increased their price target on Orbotech from $42.00 to $54.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 2nd. Finally, Lake Street Capital reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $62.00 price target (up previously from $52.00) on shares of Orbotech in a research note on Monday, January 22nd. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $52.10.

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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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