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Stocks under Consideration: Orbotech Ltd. (NASDAQ:ORBK) & Valeritas Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:VLRX)

Orbotech Ltd. (NASDAQ:ORBK)

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)

Orbotech Ltd. (NASDAQ:ORBK)’s Financial Overview

Orbotech Ltd. (NASDAQ) surged 0.95% yesterday to close its trading session at $62.44. The company has 1 year Price Target of $67.01. Orbotech Ltd. has 52-Week high of $65.75 and 52-Week Low of $47.52. The stock touched its 52-Week High on 65.75 and 52-Week Low on 47.06. The stock traded with the volume of 160646 shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $3.01 Billion.

Orbotech Ltd. (NASDAQ) reported its last quarterly earnings on 9/29/2018 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $0.79/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $0.9/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $-0.11 a share with a surprise factor of -12.2%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 3.79 Percent, SMA50 of 7.17 Percent and SMA200 of 4.16 percent. Orbotech Ltd. has P/S value of 2.91 while its P/B value stands at 2.98. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 11.3 percent, Return on Equity of 15.7 percent and Return on Investment of 13.9 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 46.9 percent and 15.5 percent respectively.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 0 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 2 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Orbotech Ltd have a median target of 66.00, with a high estimate of 69.00 and a low estimate of 63.00. The median estimate represents a +5.70% increase from the last price of 62.44.

Orbotech Ltd. is estimated to report earnings on 02/13/2019. The upcoming earnings date is derived from an algorithm based on a company’s historical reporting dates.Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, might revise this date in the future, once the company announces the actual earnings date. According to Zacks Investment Research, based on 2 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $0.79. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.82.

Valeritas Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:VLRX)

Valeritas Holdings Inc. is a commercial-stage medical technology company which focused on developing technologies for Type 2 diabetes. The company’s product pipeline consists of V-Go (R) Disposable Insulin Delivery device, is a simple, wearable, basal-bolus insulin delivery solution for Type 2 diabetes which enables patients to administer a continuous preset basal rate infusion of insulin. Valeritas Holdings Inc. is headquartered in Bridgewater, New Jersey.

Valeritas Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:VLRX)’s Financial Outlook

The 2 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Valeritas Holdings Inc have a median target of 1.50, with a high estimate of 2.00 and a low estimate of 1.00. The median estimate represents a +275.00% increase from the last price of 0.40.

Valeritas Holdings, Inc. is estimated to report earnings on 02/25/2019. The upcoming earnings date is derived from an algorithm based on a company’s historical reporting dates.Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, might revise this date in the future, once the company announces the actual earnings date. According to Zacks Investment Research, based on 1 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $-0.13. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $-2.57.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Valeritas Holdings, Inc. has a Consensus Recommendation of 1. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock surged 2.56% and closed its last trading session at $0.4. The company has the market capitalization of $40.64 Million. The stock has 52-week high of $4.58 and 52-Week low of $0.3. The firm touched its 52-Week high on 4.58 and 52-Week low on 0.30. The company has volume of 457978 shares. The company has a total of 101.6 Million shares outstanding.

Valeritas Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $-0.49/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $-0.61/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.12. This shows a surprise factor of 19.7 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 22.89 percent. Beta for Valeritas Holdings, Inc. stands at 0 while its ATR (average true range) is 0.02. The company has Weekly Volatility of 5.21%% and Monthly Volatility of 5.80%%.

Valeritas Holdings, Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 0.29%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 5.79 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of -63.39%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of -116.4 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 885.5 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of -141.9% with Gross margin of 46.6 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 0% and 0% respectively.