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Cash Dividend On The Way From United Community Financial (UCFC)

Cash Dividend On The Way From United Community Financial (UCFC)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 4/26/19, United Community Financial Corp. will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.07, payable on 5/10/19.

Cash Dividend On The Way From Fidelity Southern (LION)

Cash Dividend On The Way From Fidelity Southern (LION)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 4/26/19, Fidelity Southern Corporation will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.12, payable on 5/10/19. As a percentage of LION's recent stock price of $28.14, this dividend works out to approximately 0.43%.

AMNB Makes Bullish Cross Above Critical Moving Average

AMNB Makes Bullish Cross Above Critical Moving Average

In trading on Tuesday, shares of American National Bankshares, Inc. crossed above their 200 day moving average of $36.37, changing hands as high as $37.25 per share.

Bullish Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross - CCNE

Bullish Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross - CCNE

In trading on Tuesday, shares of CNB Financial Corp. crossed above their 200 day moving average of $27.46, changing hands as high as $27.89 per share.

RYAM Makes Bullish Cross Above Critical Moving Average

RYAM Makes Bullish Cross Above Critical Moving Average

In trading on Tuesday, shares of Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc crossed above their 200 day moving average of $15.53, changing hands as high as $15.66 per share. Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc shares are currently trading up about 6.2% on the day.

Notable Tuesday Option Activity: MOD, UPLD, LL

Notable Tuesday Option Activity: MOD, UPLD, LL

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Modine Manufacturing Co , where a total volume of 3,360 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 336,000 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 229.1% of MOD's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 146,675 shares.

Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: VHC, SLAB, PZZA

Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: VHC, SLAB, PZZA

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in VirnetX Holding Corp , where a total of 2,600 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 260,000 underlying shares. That amounts to about 76.9% of VHC's average daily trading volume over the past month of 338,220 shares.

Notable Tuesday Option Activity: DMRC, IRBT, KNX

Notable Tuesday Option Activity: DMRC, IRBT, KNX

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Digimarc Corp , where a total volume of 1,106 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 110,600 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 127.3% of DMRC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 86,855 shares.

Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: MED, GCAP, NRG

Noteworthy Tuesday Option Activity: MED, GCAP, NRG

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Medifast Inc , where a total of 983 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 98,300 underlying shares. That amounts to about 45.1% of MED's average daily trading volume over the past month of 217,995 shares.

Top Buys By Directors: Williamson Jr.'s $225K Bet On HOFT

Top Buys By Directors: Williamson Jr.'s $225K Bet On HOFT

The directors of a company tend to have a unique inside view into the business, so when directors make major buys, investors are wise to take notice. Presumably the only reason a director of a company would choose to take their hard-earned cash and use it to buy stock 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.