Omega Protein Corp shares had a trading volume of 914K on Tuesday. Overall, volume was up 86.25% over the stocks normal daily volume.
Short traders are feeling a little more bearish on Omega Protein Corp recently if you watch the change in short interest. The company recorded a rise in short interest between September 29, 2017 and October 13, 2017 of 58.24%. Short shares grew 245,039 over that period. Days to cover decreased -2.0 to 1.0 and the short interest percentage is 0.03% as of October 13.
These firms have modified their investment in OME. Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL divested its stake by selling 600 shares a decrease of 0.9% as of 09/30/2017. Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL claims 64,700 shares worth $1,077,000. The total value of its holdings decreased 7.9%. Lsv Asset Management reduced its investment by shedding 11,800 shares a decrease of 0.9%. Lsv Asset Management controls 1,242,096 shares valued at $20,680,000. The value of the position overall is down by 7.9%.
Dimensional Fund Advisors Lp grew its holdings by buying 6,523 shares an increase of 0.3% in the quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors Lp currently owns 1,890,506 shares with a value of $31,477,000. The value of the position overall is down by 6.7%. Snow Capital Management Lp cut its ownership by selling 7,002 shares a decrease of 2.4% from 06/30/2017 to 09/30/2017. Snow Capital Management Lp now holds 283,560 shares worth $4,721,000. The value of the position overall is down by 9.2%.
The company is so far trading unchanged by 0.00% since yesterday’s close of 21.88. The P/E ratio is currently 26.63 and the market cap is 491.73M. As of the latest earnings report the EPS was $0.82 with 22.48M shares presently outstanding.
Omega Protein Corporation, launched on January 23, 1998, is a nutritional products company that develops, produces and delivers nutritious products. The Company operates through two segments: animal nutrition and human nutrition..