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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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Cash Dividend On The Way From Capitala Finance (CPTA)

Cash Dividend On The Way From Capitala Finance (CPTA)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/22/19, Capitala Finance Corp will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.0833, payable on 5/30/19. As a percentage of CPTA's recent stock price of $8.97, this dividend works out to approximately 0.93%, so look for shares of Capitala Finance Corp to trade 0.93% lower — all else being equal — when CPTA shares open for trading on 5/22/19.

Cash Dividend On The Way From Ruth's Hospitality Group (RUTH)

Cash Dividend On The Way From Ruth's Hospitality Group (RUTH)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/22/19, Ruth's Hospitality Group Inc will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.13, payable on 6/6/19. As a percentage of RUTH's recent stock price of $24.13, this dividend works out to approximately 0.54%, so look for shares of Ruth's Hospitality Group Inc to trade 0.54% lower — all else being equal — when RUTH shares open for trading on 5/22/19.

CNB Financial Breaks Above 200-Day Moving Average - Bullish For CCNE

CNB Financial Breaks Above 200-Day Moving Average - Bullish For CCNE

In trading on Friday, shares of CNB Financial Corp. crossed above their 200 day moving average of $27.20, changing hands as high as $27.68 per share.

RSI Alert: United Insurance Holdings Now Oversold

RSI Alert: United Insurance Holdings Now 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. United Insurance Holdings Corp 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 Friday Option Activity: HIIQ, BBBY, ITCI

Notable Friday Option Activity: HIIQ, BBBY, ITCI

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Health Insurance Innovations Inc , where a total of 14,379 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 1.4 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 133.6% of HIIQ's average daily trading volume over the past month of 1.1 million shares.

Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: ALNY, CYRX, AKCA

Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: ALNY, CYRX, AKCA

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc , where a total volume of 6,797 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 679,700 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 46.2% of ALNY's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 1.5 million shares.

ATLO Makes Notable Cross Below Critical Moving Average

ATLO Makes Notable Cross Below Critical Moving Average

In trading on Friday, shares of Ames National Corp. crossed below their 200 day moving average of $27.45, changing hands as low as $27.14 per share.

NTG Crosses Above Key Moving Average Level

NTG Crosses Above Key Moving Average Level

In trading on Friday, shares of Tortoise MLP Fund crossed above their 200 day moving average of $14.56, changing hands as high as $14.58 per share. Tortoise MLP Fund shares are currently trading off about 0.5% on the day.

GOOD Ex-Dividend Reminder - 5/21/19

GOOD Ex-Dividend Reminder - 5/21/19

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/21/19, Gladstone Commercial Corp will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.125, payable on 5/31/19. As a percentage of GOOD's recent stock price of $21.60, this dividend works out to approximately 0.58%, so look for shares of Gladstone Commercial Corp to trade 0.58% lower — all else being equal — when GOOD shares open for trading on 5/21/19.

Reminder - Gladstone Capital (GLAD) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Reminder - Gladstone Capital (GLAD) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/21/19, Gladstone Capital Corporation will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.07, payable on 5/31/19. As a percentage of GLAD's recent stock price of $9.40, this dividend works out to approximately 0.74%, so look for shares of Gladstone Capital Corporation to trade 0.74% lower — all else being equal — when GLAD shares open for trading on 5/21/19.