News stories about Omega Protein Corporation (NYSE:OME) have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern reports. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Omega Protein Corporation earned a coverage optimism score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the company an impact score of 46.8128061250467 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

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

Shares of Omega Protein Corporation (NYSE OME) remained flat at $$21.90 during trading on Friday. The company had a trading volume of 845,957 shares, compared to its average volume of 766,679. The company has a market capitalization of $492.29, a PE ratio of 22.12 and a beta of 0.31. Omega Protein Corporation has a twelve month low of $14.50 and a twelve month high of $26.99.

Omega Protein Corporation (NYSE:OME) last issued its quarterly earnings data 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). 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%. The company’s revenue was down 17.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.67 earnings per share.

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Omega Protein Corporation 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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