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Omega Protein Corp. (NYSE:OME)’s share price hit a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Thursday , American Banking News reports. The company traded as high as $15.50 and last traded at $15.42, with a volume of 210,984 shares. The stock had previously closed at $15.14.

The stock has a 50-day moving average of $13.73 and a 200-day moving average of $12.93. The company has a market cap of $325.4 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 8.46.

In other Omega Protein Corp. news, VP John D. Held unloaded 64,825 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $15.09, for a total value of $978,209.25. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.

Omega Protein Corporation is a nutritional ingredient company. The Company is a vertically integrated producer of Omega-3 fish oil and specialty fish meal products.

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