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Dividend Channel is a dividend stock research website, aimed at financial advisors and retail investors trying to maximize the opportunities in dividend payers. The site includes a number of ground-breaking features that allow investors to dig deeper into interesting dividend stocks, including the site's DividendRank system. Each week Dividend Channel sends a newsletter, after screening through its coverage universe of dividend paying stocks, and looking at a variety of data such as dividend history, current dividend yield, book value, and quarterly earnings, and comparing that fundamental data to the stock's trading data to come up with certain calculations about profitability and valuation. The top most interesting stocks as identified by the proprietary DividendRank formula are then presented neatly divided into 17 sectors/categories. Subscribers find these lists to be a great research tool for generating ideas that merit further research.

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Relative Strength Alert For United Financial Bancorp

Relative Strength Alert For United Financial Bancorp

The DividendRank formula at Dividend Channel ranks a coverage universe of thousands of dividend stocks, according to a proprietary formula designed to identify those stocks that combine two important characteristics — strong fundamentals and a valuation that looks inexpensive. United Financial Bancorp Inc presently has an excellent rank, in the top 25% of the coverage universe, which suggests it is among the top most "interesting" ideas that merit further research by investors.

Tekla Healthcare Investors Is Oversold

Tekla Healthcare Investors Is Oversold

The DividendRank formula at Dividend Channel ranks a coverage universe of thousands of dividend stocks, according to a proprietary formula designed to identify those stocks that combine two important characteristics — strong fundamentals and a valuation that looks inexpensive. Tekla Healthcare Investors presently has an above average rank, in the top 50% of the coverage universe, which suggests it is among the top most "interesting" ideas that merit further research by investors.

Notable Wednesday Option Activity: ERA, BK, MDGL

Notable Wednesday Option Activity: ERA, BK, MDGL

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in ERA Group Inc , where a total of 521 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 52,100 underlying shares. That amounts to about 45.9% of ERA's average daily trading volume over the past month of 113,445 shares.

Noteworthy Wednesday Option Activity: ASC, DVA, CEVA

Noteworthy Wednesday Option Activity: ASC, DVA, CEVA

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Ardmore Shipping Corp , where a total of 1,769 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 176,900 underlying shares. That amounts to about 102.9% of ASC's average daily trading volume over the past month of 171,930 shares.

Top Buys By Top Brass: CEO Boston's $100.3K Bet On DX

Top Buys By Top Brass: CEO Boston's $100.3K Bet On DX

A company's own top management tend to have the best inside view into the business, so when company officers make major buys, investors are wise to take notice. Presumably the only reason an insider would take their hard-earned cash and use it to buy stock of their company in the open market, is that they expect to make money — maybe they find the stock very undervalued, or maybe they see exciting progress within the company, or maybe both.

Notable Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross - NRO

Notable Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross - NRO

In trading on Wednesday, shares of Neuberger Real Estate Securities Income Fund crossed below their 200 day moving average of $4.81, changing hands as low as $4.78 per share. Neuberger Real Estate Securities Income Fund shares are currently trading down about 1.3% on the day.

Notable Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross - FSP

Notable Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross - FSP

In trading on Wednesday, shares of Franklin Street Properties Corp crossed below their 200 day moving average of $7.66, changing hands as low as $7.47 per share. Franklin Street Properties Corp shares are currently trading off about 2.3% on the day.

Relative Strength Alert For Jernigan Capital

Relative Strength Alert For Jernigan Capital

The DividendRank formula at Dividend Channel ranks a coverage universe of thousands of dividend stocks, according to a proprietary formula designed to identify those stocks that combine two important characteristics — strong fundamentals and a valuation that looks inexpensive. Jernigan Capital Inc presently has a stellar rank, in the top 10% of the coverage universe, which suggests it is among the top most "interesting" ideas that merit further research by investors.

Crawford Enters Oversold Territory

Crawford Enters Oversold Territory

The DividendRank formula at Dividend Channel ranks a coverage universe of thousands of dividend stocks, according to a proprietary formula designed to identify those stocks that combine two important characteristics — strong fundamentals and a valuation that looks inexpensive. Crawford & Co.

TRST Makes Bullish Cross Above Critical Moving Average

TRST Makes Bullish Cross Above Critical Moving Average

In trading on Wednesday, shares of Trustco Bank Corp. crossed above their 200 day moving average of $8.17, changing hands as high as $8.20 per share.