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Notable Wednesday Option Activity: CRC, RTRX, LOCO

Notable Wednesday Option Activity: CRC, RTRX, LOCO

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in California Resources Corp , where a total volume of 28,382 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 2.8 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 156% of CRC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.8 million shares.

Notable Wednesday Option Activity: QHC, ASGN, GNC

Notable Wednesday Option Activity: QHC, ASGN, GNC

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Quorum Health Corp , where a total volume of 31,393 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 3.1 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 2573.2% of QHC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 122,000 shares.

Notable Wednesday Option Activity: LOGM, DISCA, IPI

Notable Wednesday Option Activity: LOGM, DISCA, IPI

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in LogMeIn Inc , where a total volume of 11,302 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 1.1 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 237.1% of LOGM's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 476,580 shares.

Noteworthy Wednesday Option Activity: LSCC, AA, DBD

Noteworthy Wednesday Option Activity: LSCC, AA, DBD

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Lattice Semiconductor Corp , where a total volume of 11,721 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 1.2 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 106.2% of LSCC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.1 million shares.

FDEF Crosses Above Key Moving Average Level

FDEF Crosses Above Key Moving Average Level

In trading on Wednesday, shares of First Defiance Financial Corp crossed above their 200 day moving average of $29.64, changing hands as high as $29.82 per share. First Defiance Financial Corp shares are currently trading up about 0.4% on the day.

Cash Dividend On The Way From Panhandle Oil & Gas (PHX)

Cash Dividend On The Way From Panhandle Oil & Gas (PHX)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/15/19, Panhandle Oil & Gas Inc will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.04, payable on 3/7/19. As a percentage of PHX's recent stock price of $15.50, this dividend works out to approximately 0.26%.

DHT Ex-Dividend Reminder - 2/15/19

DHT Ex-Dividend Reminder - 2/15/19

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/15/19, DHT Holdings Inc will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.05, payable on 2/26/19. As a percentage of DHT's recent stock price of $4.07, this dividend works out to approximately 1.23%, so look for shares of DHT Holdings Inc to trade 1.23% lower — all else being equal — when DHT shares open for trading on 2/15/19.

Reminder - BG Staffing (BGSF) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Reminder - BG Staffing (BGSF) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/15/19, BG Staffing Inc will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.30, payable on 2/26/19. As a percentage of BGSF's recent stock price of $26.55, this dividend works out to approximately 1.13%, so look for shares of BG Staffing Inc to trade 1.13% lower — all else being equal — when BGSF shares open for trading on 2/15/19.

STK Ex-Dividend Reminder - 2/15/19

STK Ex-Dividend Reminder - 2/15/19

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/15/19, Columbia Seligman Premium Technology Growth Fund I will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.4625, payable on 2/26/19. As a percentage of STK's recent stock price of $20.39, this dividend works out to approximately 2.27%, so look for shares of Columbia Seligman Premium Technology Growth Fund I to trade 2.27% lower — all else being equal — when STK shares open for trading on 2/15/19.

Reminder - Global Brass & Copper Holdings (BRSS) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Reminder - Global Brass & Copper Holdings (BRSS) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/15/19, Global Brass & Copper Holdings Inc will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.09, payable on 3/1/19. As a percentage of BRSS's recent stock price of $31.62, this dividend works out to approximately 0.28%.