News headlines about Omega Protein (NYSE:OME) have trended somewhat positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Omega Protein earned a news impact score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the company an impact score of 46.1902933108877 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern’s scoring:

Omega Protein (OME) traded up $0.05 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $22.00. The stock had a trading volume of 658,900 shares, compared to its average volume of 299,524. Omega Protein has a fifty-two week low of $14.50 and a fifty-two week high of $26.99. The company has a market capitalization of $494.54, a P/E ratio of 26.83 and a beta of 0.28.

Omega Protein (NYSE:OME) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The company reported $0.09 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the 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 for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $96.65 million. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.67 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 17.0% compared to the same quarter last year.

Separately, ValuEngine upgraded Omega Protein from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, October 2nd.

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About Omega Protein

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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