NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Orbotech (Nasdaq: ORBK) has been downgraded by TheStreet Ratings from buy to hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall.

Orbotech Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, development, manufacture, marketing, and service of production solutions for specialized applications in the supply chain of the electronics industry worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.1, above the average electronics industry P/E ratio of 20.8 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 23.3. Orbotech has a market cap of $514.1 million and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 12.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

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