Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Omega Protein (OME) Share Price

Headlines about Omega Protein (NYSE:OME) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Omega Protein earned a news sentiment 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, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

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

Omega Protein (NYSE:OME) traded up $0.05 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $22.00. The stock had a trading volume of 658,900 shares, compared to its average volume of 299,524. The company has a market cap of $494.54, a P/E ratio of 26.83 and a beta of 0.28. Omega Protein has a 52-week low of $14.50 and a 52-week high of $26.99.

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

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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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).

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