News coverage about Omega Protein (NYSE:OME) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Omega Protein earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the company an impact score of 46.3437711860173 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Here are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

Shares of Omega Protein (NYSE:OME) traded up $0.05 during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $22.00. 658,900 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 299,524. Omega Protein has a 12-month low of $14.50 and a 12-month high of $26.99. The stock 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 announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The company reported $0.09 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.31 by ($0.22). The firm had revenue of $90.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $96.65 million. Omega Protein had a return on equity of 6.48% and a net margin of 5.45%. The business’s quarterly revenue was down 17.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.67 earnings per share.

Separately, ValuEngine raised shares of Omega Protein from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, December 1st.

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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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