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First Week Of RVNC January 2020 Options Trading

First Week Of RVNC January 2020 Options Trading

Investors in Revance Therapeutics Inc saw new options begin trading this week, for the January 2020 expiration. One of the key inputs that goes into the price an option buyer is willing to pay, is the time value, so with 214 days until expiration the newly trading contracts represent a potential opportunity for sellers of puts or calls to achieve a higher premium than would be available for the contracts with a closer expiration.

CPTA Ex-Dividend Reminder - 6/19/19

CPTA Ex-Dividend Reminder - 6/19/19

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/19/19, Capitala Finance Corp will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.0833, payable on 6/27/19. As a percentage of CPTA's recent stock price of $9.43, this dividend works out to approximately 0.88%, so look for shares of Capitala Finance Corp to trade 0.88% lower — all else being equal — when CPTA shares open for trading on 6/19/19.

RC Makes Bullish Cross Above Critical Moving Average

RC Makes Bullish Cross Above Critical Moving Average

In trading on Friday, shares of Ready Capital Corp crossed above their 200 day moving average of $15.27, changing hands as high as $15.37 per share. Ready Capital Corp shares are currently trading up about 0.7% on the day.

MPX Makes Bullish Cross Above Critical Moving Average

MPX Makes Bullish Cross Above Critical Moving Average

In trading on Friday, shares of Marine Products Corp crossed above their 200 day moving average of $17.35, changing hands as high as $18.43 per share. Marine Products Corp shares are currently trading up about 10.2% on the day.

Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: UVE, CNTY, ALGT

Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: UVE, CNTY, ALGT

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Universal Insurance Holdings Inc , where a total volume of 1,997 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 199,700 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 96.2% of UVE's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 207,670 shares.

Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: ITCI, AMPE, LULU

Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: ITCI, AMPE, LULU

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Intra-Cellular Therapies Inc , where a total of 6,851 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 685,100 underlying shares. That amounts to about 181.8% of ITCI's average daily trading volume over the past month of 376,855 shares.

Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: NR, DOCU, IRBT

Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: NR, DOCU, IRBT

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Newpark Resources, Inc. , where a total volume of 2,015 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 201,500 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares).

Notable Friday Option Activity: MSGN, APTS, FFIV

Notable Friday Option Activity: MSGN, APTS, FFIV

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in MSG Network Inc , where a total volume of 2,725 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 272,500 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 44.5% of MSGN's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 612,340 shares.

Notable Friday Option Activity: RH, NVT, PJT

Notable Friday Option Activity: RH, NVT, PJT

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in RH , where a total of 16,832 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 1.7 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 132.5% of RH's average daily trading volume over the past month of 1.3 million shares.

SpartanNash Becomes Oversold

SpartanNash Becomes 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. SpartanNash Co.