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Northrim BancCorp Shares Cross Above 200 DMA

Northrim BancCorp Shares Cross Above 200 DMA

In trading on Tuesday, shares of Northrim BancCorp Inc crossed above their 200 day moving average of $38.68, changing hands as high as $38.70 per share. Northrim BancCorp Inc shares are currently trading up about 0.8% on the day.

Cash Dividend On The Way From Putnam Premier Income Trust

Cash Dividend On The Way From Putnam Premier Income Trust

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/21/19, Putnam Premier Income Trust will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.035, payable on 3/1/19. As a percentage of PPT's recent stock price of $5.01, this dividend works out to approximately 0.70%, so look for shares of Putnam Premier Income Trust to trade 0.70% lower — all else being equal — when PPT shares open for trading on 2/21/19.

Reminder - Oxford Lane Capital Corp (OXLC) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Reminder - Oxford Lane Capital Corp (OXLC) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/20/19, Oxford Lane Capital Corp will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.135, payable on 2/28/19. As a percentage of OXLC's recent stock price of $10.19, this dividend works out to approximately 1.32%, so look for shares of Oxford Lane Capital Corp to trade 1.32% lower — all else being equal — when OXLC shares open for trading on 2/20/19.

Reminder - Medley Capital Corporation (MCC) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Reminder - Medley Capital Corporation (MCC) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/21/19, Medley Capital Corporation will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.05, payable on 3/12/19. As a percentage of MCC's recent stock price of $3.02, this dividend works out to approximately 1.65%, so look for shares of Medley Capital Corporation to trade 1.65% lower — all else being equal — when MCC shares open for trading on 2/21/19.

HWKN Ex-Dividend Reminder

HWKN Ex-Dividend Reminder

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/21/19, Hawkins Inc will trade ex-dividend, for its semi-annual dividend of $0.23, payable on 3/8/19. As a percentage of HWKN's recent stock price of $41.96, this dividend works out to approximately 0.55%, so look for shares of Hawkins Inc to trade 0.55% lower — all else being equal — when HWKN shares open for trading on 2/21/19.

HTBI Ex-Dividend Reminder

HTBI Ex-Dividend Reminder

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/20/19, HomeTrust Bancshares Inc. will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.06, payable on 3/7/19.

Ex-Div Reminder For Green Plains

Ex-Div Reminder For Green Plains

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/21/19, Green Plains Inc. will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.12, payable on 3/15/19.

Cash Dividend On The Way From Falcon Minerals Corp

Cash Dividend On The Way From Falcon Minerals Corp

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/20/19, Falcon Minerals Corp will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.20, payable on 2/28/19. As a percentage of FLMN's recent stock price of $8.16, this dividend works out to approximately 2.45%, so look for shares of Falcon Minerals Corp to trade 2.45% lower — all else being equal — when FLMN shares open for trading on 2/20/19.

USLM Ex-Dividend Reminder

USLM Ex-Dividend Reminder

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/21/19, United States Lime & Minerals Inc. will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.135, payable on 3/15/19.

Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: C, CEVA, MITT

Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: C, CEVA, MITT

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Citigroup Inc , where a total volume of 69,292 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 6.9 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 43.6% of C's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 15.9 million shares.