Several brokerages have updated their recommendations and price targets on shares of Orbotech (NASDAQ: ORBK) in the last few weeks:

  • 9/13/2017 – Orbotech was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $47.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Orbotech LTD. is the world leader in the design, development, manufacture and marketing of AOI systems for use in the manufacture of printed circuit boards and flat panel displays and is a leader in the design, development, manufacture and marketing of imaging solutions for PCB production and of AOI systems for use in the electronics assembly industry. They market computer aided manufacturing solutions for PCB production and continue to develop its proprietary AOI technologies for use in other applications both within and outside the electronics industry. (press release) “
  • 9/12/2017 – Orbotech had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC. They now have a $42.00 price target on the stock.
  • 9/8/2017 – Orbotech was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Orbotech LTD. is the world leader in the design, development, manufacture and marketing of AOI systems for use in the manufacture of printed circuit boards and flat panel displays and is a leader in the design, development, manufacture and marketing of imaging solutions for PCB production and of AOI systems for use in the electronics assembly industry. They market computer aided manufacturing solutions for PCB production and continue to develop its proprietary AOI technologies for use in other applications both within and outside the electronics industry. (press release) “
  • 9/6/2017 – Orbotech was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $45.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Orbotech LTD. is the world leader in the design, development, manufacture and marketing of AOI systems for use in the manufacture of printed circuit boards and flat panel displays and is a leader in the design, development, manufacture and marketing of imaging solutions for PCB production and of AOI systems for use in the electronics assembly industry. They market computer aided manufacturing solutions for PCB production and continue to develop its proprietary AOI technologies for use in other applications both within and outside the electronics industry. (press release) “
  • 9/2/2017 – Orbotech was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Orbotech LTD. is the world leader in the design, development, manufacture and marketing of AOI systems for use in the manufacture of printed circuit boards and flat panel displays and is a leader in the design, development, manufacture and marketing of imaging solutions for PCB production and of AOI systems for use in the electronics assembly industry. They market computer aided manufacturing solutions for PCB production and continue to develop its proprietary AOI technologies for use in other applications both within and outside the electronics industry. (press release) “
  • 8/31/2017 – Orbotech is now covered by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. They set a “buy” rating and a $46.00 price target on the stock.
  • 8/19/2017 – Orbotech was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $41.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Orbotech LTD. is the world leader in the design, development, manufacture and marketing of AOI systems for use in the manufacture of printed circuit boards and flat panel displays and is a leader in the design, development, manufacture and marketing of imaging solutions for PCB production and of AOI systems for use in the electronics assembly industry. They market computer aided manufacturing solutions for PCB production and continue to develop its proprietary AOI technologies for use in other applications both within and outside the electronics industry. (press release) “
  • 8/18/2017 – Orbotech was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Orbotech LTD. is the world leader in the design, development, manufacture and marketing of AOI systems for use in the manufacture of printed circuit boards and flat panel displays and is a leader in the design, development, manufacture and marketing of imaging solutions for PCB production and of AOI systems for use in the electronics assembly industry. They market computer aided manufacturing solutions for PCB production and continue to develop its proprietary AOI technologies for use in other applications both within and outside the electronics industry. (press release) “
  • 8/12/2017 – Orbotech was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating.
  • 8/9/2017 – Orbotech was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $41.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Orbotech LTD. is the world leader in the design, development, manufacture and marketing of AOI systems for use in the manufacture of printed circuit boards and flat panel displays and is a leader in the design, development, manufacture and marketing of imaging solutions for PCB production and of AOI systems for use in the electronics assembly industry. They market computer aided manufacturing solutions for PCB production and continue to develop its proprietary AOI technologies for use in other applications both within and outside the electronics industry. (press release) “
  • 8/7/2017 – Orbotech had its price target raised by analysts at Supply Chain Market Research LLC from $37.00 to $43.00. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock. They wrote, “Key Points:

    – 2Q ‘17 Rev. $210.7m – above consensus

    – 2Q ’17 EPS $0.67 – above consensus

    – 2H guidance ($465m s.p.) – above consensus

    – Maintain 2017 Rev. – $869 – Raise 2017 EPS from $2.64 to $2.76

    – Establish 2018 estimate of $934.0 and $ 3.19

    – Raise target price to $43.00″

  • 8/3/2017 – Orbotech was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating.
  • 8/3/2017 – Orbotech had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Needham & Company LLC. They now have a $40.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $38.00.
  • 7/27/2017 – Orbotech was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating.

Orbotech Ltd. (NASDAQ ORBK) opened at 42.77 on Friday. Orbotech Ltd. has a 52-week low of $26.83 and a 52-week high of $43.07. The firm has a market cap of $2.05 billion, a PE ratio of 22.96 and a beta of 0.78. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $38.26 and its 200 day moving average price is $34.70.

Orbotech (NASDAQ:ORBK) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The electronics maker reported $0.67 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.59 by $0.08. The company had revenue of $210.66 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $205.20 million. Orbotech had a return on equity of 14.98% and a net margin of 11.03%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 7.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.60 earnings per share. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Orbotech Ltd. will post $2.80 earnings per share for the current year.

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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