Omega Protein Corporation ( OME ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 17, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.05 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 15, 2017. Shareholders who purchased OME prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current stock price of $25.45, the dividend yield is .2%.
The previous trading day's last sale of OME was $25.45, representing a -5.71% decrease from the 52 week high of $26.99 and a 74.55% increase over the 52 week low of $14.58.
OME is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as The Kraft Heinz Company ( KHC ) and Mondelez International, Inc. ( MDLZ ). OME's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.39. Zacks Investment Research reports OME's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 41.33%, compared to an industry average of 4.8%.