Alliancebernstein L.P. raised its holdings in shares of Omega Protein Corporation (NYSE:OME) by 7.7% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 19,500 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 1,400 shares during the quarter. Alliancebernstein L.P. owned about 0.09% of Omega Protein Corporation worth $349,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the company. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lifted its holdings in shares of Omega Protein Corporation by 0.3% during the first quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,896,145 shares of the company’s stock worth $38,017,000 after buying an additional 6,497 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Omega Protein Corporation by 10.0% during the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 1,044,317 shares of the company’s stock worth $20,939,000 after buying an additional 95,369 shares during the last quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Omega Protein Corporation by 17.5% during the first quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 477,296 shares of the company’s stock worth $9,569,000 after buying an additional 70,999 shares during the last quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Omega Protein Corporation by 30.1% during the first quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 322,426 shares of the company’s stock worth $6,465,000 after buying an additional 74,526 shares during the last quarter. Finally, ClariVest Asset Management LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Omega Protein Corporation by 22.7% during the second quarter. ClariVest Asset Management LLC now owns 286,410 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,127,000 after buying an additional 52,900 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 85.67% of the company’s stock.

Omega Protein Corporation (NYSE OME) opened at $21.90 on Thursday. Omega Protein Corporation has a 1-year low of $14.50 and a 1-year high of $26.99. The company has a market capitalization of $492.29, a P/E ratio of 13.95 and a beta of 0.31.

Omega Protein Corporation (NYSE:OME) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The company reported $0.09 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.31 by ($0.22). The firm had revenue of $90.30 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $96.65 million. Omega Protein Corporation had a net margin of 8.95% and a return on equity of 10.46%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was down 17.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.67 earnings per share.

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A number of brokerages have recently commented on OME. ValuEngine upgraded Omega Protein Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, October 2nd. BidaskClub lowered Omega Protein Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 19th.

Omega Protein Corporation 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).

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

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