Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Omega Protein Corporation (OME) Stock Price

News articles about Omega Protein Corporation (NYSE:OME) have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Omega Protein Corporation earned a media sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the company an impact score of 45.8318930081947 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

A number of equities research analysts have recently issued reports on OME shares. ValuEngine raised shares of Omega Protein Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, October 2nd. BidaskClub cut shares of Omega Protein Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 19th.

Omega Protein Corporation (NYSE:OME) opened at $21.90 on Wednesday. Omega Protein Corporation has a 52-week low of $14.50 and a 52-week high of $26.99. The stock has a market capitalization of $492.29, a PE ratio of 22.12 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 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.31 by ($0.22). The business had revenue of $90.30 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $96.65 million. Omega Protein Corporation had a return on equity of 6.48% and a net margin of 5.45%. Omega Protein Corporation’s quarterly revenue was down 17.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.67 EPS.

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About Omega Protein Corporation

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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