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Notable Friday Option Activity: AAOI, BLDR, TWLO

Notable Friday Option Activity: AAOI, BLDR, TWLO

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Applied Optoelectronics Inc , where a total of 4,949 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 494,900 underlying shares. That amounts to about 93.2% of AAOI's average daily trading volume over the past month of 530,915 shares.

Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: TRUP, PLAB, CVS

Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: TRUP, PLAB, CVS

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Trupanion Inc , where a total volume of 1,278 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 127,800 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 48.8% of TRUP's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 261,925 shares.

Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: CECO, MA, CRC

Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: CECO, MA, CRC

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Career Education Corp , where a total of 3,016 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 301,600 underlying shares. That amounts to about 70.7% of CECO's average daily trading volume over the past month of 426,510 shares.

Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: LULU, NR, HAE

Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: LULU, NR, HAE

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in lululemon athletica inc , where a total volume of 18,210 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 1.8 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 76.4% of LULU's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 2.4 million shares.

Notable Friday Option Activity: EVH, W, OLED

Notable Friday Option Activity: EVH, W, OLED

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Evolent Health Inc , where a total volume of 9,363 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 936,300 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 79.7% of EVH's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.2 million shares.

Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: MRTX, SFIX, RDFN

Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: MRTX, SFIX, RDFN

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Mirati Therapeutics Inc , where a total of 2,908 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 290,800 underlying shares. That amounts to about 54.6% of MRTX's average daily trading volume over the past month of 532,660 shares.

Ex-Div Reminder For BRT Apartments (BRT)

Ex-Div Reminder For BRT Apartments (BRT)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/24/19, BRT Apartments Corp will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.22, payable on 10/10/19. As a percentage of BRT's recent stock price of $15.02, this dividend works out to approximately 1.46%, so look for shares of BRT Apartments Corp to trade 1.46% lower — all else being equal — when BRT shares open for trading on 9/24/19.

Reminder - Mercer International (MERC) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Reminder - Mercer International (MERC) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/24/19, Mercer International Inc will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.1375, payable on 10/2/19. As a percentage of MERC's recent stock price of $12.99, this dividend works out to approximately 1.06%, so look for shares of Mercer International Inc to trade 1.06% lower — all else being equal — when MERC shares open for trading on 9/24/19.

Reminder - Bluerock Residential Growth REIT (BRG) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Reminder - Bluerock Residential Growth REIT (BRG) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/24/19, Bluerock Residential Growth REIT Inc will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.1625, payable on 10/4/19. As a percentage of BRG's recent stock price of $11.87, this dividend works out to approximately 1.37%, so look for shares of Bluerock Residential Growth REIT Inc to trade 1.37% lower — all else being equal — when BRG shares open for trading on 9/24/19.

Reminder - Kimball International (KBAL) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Reminder - Kimball International (KBAL) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/24/19, Kimball International, Inc. will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.09, payable on 10/15/19.