News coverage about Omega Protein (NYSE:OME) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Omega Protein earned a news sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the company an impact score of 46.2431450635554 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:
- Eating seaweed helped Jamie Oliver shed TWO STONE, Heston Blumenthal wants it added to NHS menus and now experts reveal the 8 reasons why you should include it in your diet (dailymail.co.uk)
- Is that yogurt really healthy? Here’s what to know. (chicagotribune.com)
- 34 Easy High-Protein Breakfasts That’ll Help You Lose Weight (womenshealthmag.com)
- Is that yogurt really healthy? Here’s what to know. (washingtonpost.com)
- Aussie Flu news LIVE: NHS updates on symptoms, UK map, spread and cures (express.co.uk)
Separately, ValuEngine upgraded Omega Protein from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, October 2nd.
Omega Protein (NYSE:OME) traded up $0.05 on Wednesday, hitting $22.00. The stock had a trading volume of 658,900 shares, compared to its average volume of 299,524. Omega Protein has a twelve month low of $14.50 and a twelve month high of $26.99. The firm has a market capitalization of $494.54, a PE ratio of 26.83 and a beta of 0.28.
Omega Protein (NYSE:OME) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The company reported $0.09 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.31 by ($0.22). Omega Protein had a return on equity of 6.48% and a net margin of 5.45%. The firm had revenue of $90.30 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $96.65 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.67 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 17.0% on a year-over-year basis.
About Omega Protein
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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