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Notable Friday Option Activity: MDR, RICK, DVAX

Notable Friday Option Activity: MDR, RICK, DVAX

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in McDermott International Inc , where a total of 22,660 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 2.3 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 45.2% of MDR's average daily trading volume over the past month of 5.0 million shares.

Notable Friday Option Activity: GLNG, CNCE, DIS

Notable Friday Option Activity: GLNG, CNCE, DIS

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Golar LNG Ltd , where a total of 7,160 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 716,000 underlying shares. That amounts to about 84.1% of GLNG's average daily trading volume over the past month of 851,105 shares.

Notable Friday Option Activity: DAKT, TSLA, PDFS

Notable Friday Option Activity: DAKT, TSLA, PDFS

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Daktronics Inc. , where a total of 2,668 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 266,800 underlying shares.

Notable Friday Option Activity: PTE, CALM, PH

Notable Friday Option Activity: PTE, CALM, PH

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in PolarityTE Inc , where a total of 753 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 75,300 underlying shares. That amounts to about 44.7% of PTE's average daily trading volume over the past month of 168,395 shares.

Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: OFG, UPS, AMBC

Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: OFG, UPS, AMBC

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in OFG Bancorp , where a total volume of 1,495 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 149,500 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 49.5% of OFG's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 302,015 shares.

Notable Friday Option Activity: RMTI, CBM, GTN

Notable Friday Option Activity: RMTI, CBM, GTN

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Rockwell Medical, Inc , where a total volume of 1,695 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 169,500 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 63.8% of RMTI's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 265,645 shares.

Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: RDFN, BKS, SRPT

Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: RDFN, BKS, SRPT

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Redfin Corp , where a total volume of 8,439 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 843,900 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 102.9% of RDFN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 819,815 shares.

RBCAA Crosses Above Key Moving Average Level

RBCAA Crosses Above Key Moving Average Level

In trading on Friday, shares of Republic Bancorp, Inc. crossed above their 200 day moving average of $44.69, changing hands as high as $44.83 per share.

First Week Of March 15th Options Trading For Viking Therapeutics (VKTX)

First Week Of March 15th Options Trading For Viking Therapeutics (VKTX)

Investors in Viking Therapeutics Inc saw new options become available this week, for the March 15th expiration. At Stock Options Channel, our YieldBoost formula has looked up and down the VKTX options chain for the new March 15th contracts and identified one put and one call contract of particular interest.

Sanchez Midstream Partners About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (SNMP)

Sanchez Midstream Partners About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (SNMP)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/19/19, Sanchez Midstream Partners LP will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.15, payable on 2/28/19. As a percentage of SNMP's recent stock price of $3.42, this dividend works out to approximately 4.38%, so look for shares of Sanchez Midstream Partners LP to trade 4.38% lower — all else being equal — when SNMP shares open for trading on 2/19/19.