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Omega Protein posts 4Q profit

HOUSTON (AP) _ Omega Protein Corp. (OME) on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $4.3 million.

On a per-share basis, the Houston-based company said it had profit of 19 cents. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were 30 cents per share.

The specialty fish meal products and nutritional ingrediants company posted revenue of $84.6 million in the period.

For the year, the company reported profit of $32.9 million, or $1.46 per share. Revenue was reported as $390.8 million.

Omega Protein shares have risen roughly 5 percent since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Wednesday, shares hit $26.25, a climb of 12 percent in the last 12 months.

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This story was generated by Automated Insights (http://automatedinsights.com/ap) using data from Zacks Investment Research. Access a Zacks stock report on OME at https://www.zacks.com/ap/OME

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