Dimensional Fund Advisors LP Has $31.48 Million Position in Omega Protein Co. (OME)
Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its stake in shares of Omega Protein Co. (NYSE:OME) by 0.3% in the third quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The firm owned 1,890,506 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 6,523 shares during the quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP owned 0.08% of Omega Protein worth $31,477,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
Other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC grew its stake in shares of Omega Protein by 21.8% during the second quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 259,541 shares of the company’s stock worth $4,646,000 after purchasing an additional 46,383 shares during the period. Shell Asset Management Co. acquired a new stake in shares of Omega Protein during the third quarter worth $2,052,000. Citadel Advisors LLC grew its stake in shares of Omega Protein by 139.5% during the third quarter. Citadel Advisors LLC now owns 44,918 shares of the company’s stock worth $748,000 after purchasing an additional 26,161 shares during the period. Icon Advisers Inc. Co. acquired a new stake in shares of Omega Protein during the second quarter worth $304,000. Finally, OxFORD Asset Management LLP grew its stake in shares of Omega Protein by 118.9% during the second quarter. OxFORD Asset Management LLP now owns 109,291 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,956,000 after purchasing an additional 59,365 shares during the period. 85.81% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
Shares of Omega Protein Co. (OME) opened at $22.00 on Tuesday. Omega Protein Co. has a 52 week low of $14.50 and a 52 week high of $26.99. The company has a market capitalization of $494.54, a price-to-earnings ratio of 26.83 and a beta of 0.28.
Separately, ValuEngine raised Omega Protein from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, October 2nd.
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Omega Protein 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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