Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio maintained its stake in shares of Omega Protein Corporation (NYSE:OME) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 18,434 shares of the company’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio owned about 0.08% of Omega Protein Corporation worth $330,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in OME. FMR LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Omega Protein Corporation by 470.9% during the 2nd quarter. FMR LLC now owns 872,341 shares of the company’s stock worth $15,615,000 after acquiring an additional 719,541 shares during the period. Prudential Financial Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Omega Protein Corporation by 151.3% during the 2nd quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 220,470 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,946,000 after acquiring an additional 132,750 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Omega Protein Corporation by 10.0% during the 1st quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 1,044,317 shares of the company’s stock worth $20,939,000 after acquiring an additional 95,369 shares during the period. Renaissance Technologies LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Omega Protein Corporation by 30.1% during the 1st quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 322,426 shares of the company’s stock worth $6,465,000 after acquiring an additional 74,526 shares during the period. Finally, Geode Capital Management LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Omega Protein Corporation by 17.5% during the 1st quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 477,296 shares of the company’s stock worth $9,569,000 after acquiring an additional 70,999 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 85.62% of the company’s stock.

OME has been the topic of several research reports. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Omega Protein Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, October 2nd. BidaskClub lowered shares of Omega Protein Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 19th.

Omega Protein Corporation (OME) opened at $21.90 on Wednesday. Omega Protein Corporation has a 1-year low of $14.50 and a 1-year high of $26.99. The company has a market cap of $492.29, a P/E ratio of 22.12 and a beta of 0.31.

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

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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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