Thursday, April 7, 2011

Omega Protein Co. (OME) posts large volume increase, hits US$14.71

Shares of Omega Protein Co. (OME) saw unusually high trading volume on Wednesday. Approximately 667,639 shares changed hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 33.21 percent from the previous session. The stock last traded at US$14.71 (UK£9.008). Separately, analysts at Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Omega Protein Co. from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note to investors on Monday, March 7th.

Omega Protein Corporation (Omega) is a processor, marketer and distributor of fish meal and fish oil products in the United States. The Company produces and sells a variety of protein and oil products derived from menhaden, a species of wild herring-like fish found along the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic coasts. The fish are not genetically modified or enhanced. The Company processes several grades of fish meal, as well as fish oil and fish solubles. Read more ...

This blog is written by Martin Little The Aquaculturists, published and supported by the International Aquafeed Magazine from Perendale Publishers

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