SG Americas Securities LLC grew its stake in shares of Omega Protein Co. (NYSE:OME) by 129.1% in the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 17,169 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 9,675 shares during the period. SG Americas Securities LLC owned approximately 0.08% of Omega Protein worth $286,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Teachers Advisors LLC raised its position in Omega Protein by 1.5% in the first quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 69,183 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,387,000 after purchasing an additional 1,040 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its position in Omega Protein by 10.0% in the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 1,044,317 shares of the company’s stock worth $20,939,000 after purchasing an additional 95,369 shares in the last quarter. Bank of America Corp DE raised its position in Omega Protein by 8.4% in the first quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 45,901 shares of the company’s stock worth $921,000 after purchasing an additional 3,556 shares in the last quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. raised its position in Omega Protein by 7.1% in the second quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 155,803 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,788,000 after purchasing an additional 10,278 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Strs Ohio raised its position in Omega Protein by 6.0% in the second quarter. Strs Ohio now owns 37,100 shares of the company’s stock worth $664,000 after purchasing an additional 2,100 shares in the last quarter. 85.81% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Omega Protein Co. (NYSE OME) opened at $21.95 on Tuesday. Omega Protein Co. has a 52-week low of $14.50 and a 52-week high of $26.99. The stock has a market cap of $493.97, a PE ratio of 22.20 and a beta of 0.28.

Omega Protein (NYSE:OME) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The company reported $0.09 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.31 by ($0.22). Omega Protein had a return on equity of 6.48% and a net margin of 5.45%. The business had revenue of $90.30 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $96.65 million. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.67 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was down 17.0% on a year-over-year basis.

Separately, ValuEngine raised shares of Omega Protein from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, December 1st.

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Omega Protein Company Profile

Omega Protein Corporation is a nutritional products company that develops, produces and delivers nutritious products. The Company operates through two segments: animal nutrition and human nutrition. The Company’s animal nutrition segment consists of two subsidiaries: Omega Protein, Inc (Omega Protein) and Omega Shipyard, Inc (Omega Shipyard).

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Omega Protein (NYSE:OME)

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