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Cash Dividend On The Way From Pennantpark Floating Rate Capital (PFLT)

Cash Dividend On The Way From Pennantpark Floating Rate Capital (PFLT)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 7/17/19, Pennantpark Floating Rate Capital will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.095, payable on 8/1/19. As a percentage of PFLT's recent stock price of $11.72, this dividend works out to approximately 0.81%, so look for shares of Pennantpark Floating Rate Capital to trade 0.81% lower — all else being equal — when PFLT shares open for trading on 7/17/19.

Bullish Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross - MBWM

Bullish Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross - MBWM

In trading on Friday, shares of Mercantile Bank Corp. crossed above their 200 day moving average of $32.34, changing hands as high as $32.59 per share.

Ready Capital (RC) Shares Cross Above 200 DMA

Ready Capital (RC) Shares Cross Above 200 DMA

In trading on Friday, shares of Ready Capital Corp crossed above their 200 day moving average of $15.09, changing hands as high as $15.17 per share. Ready Capital Corp shares are currently trading up about 0.8% on the day.

Notable Friday Option Activity: AAPL, CDZI, TEN

Notable Friday Option Activity: AAPL, CDZI, TEN

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Apple Inc , where a total volume of 279,229 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 27.9 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 125.1% of AAPL's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 22.3 million shares.

Notable Friday Option Activity: UUUU, SFIX, MPC

Notable Friday Option Activity: UUUU, SFIX, MPC

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Energy Fuels Inc , where a total of 11,102 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 1.1 million underlying shares. That amounts to about 98% of UUUU's average daily trading volume over the past month of 1.1 million shares.

Notable Friday Option Activity: CARA, ABMD, CBLK

Notable Friday Option Activity: CARA, ABMD, CBLK

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Cara Therapeutics Inc , where a total volume of 2,441 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 244,100 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 42.2% of CARA's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 578,580 shares.

Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: FBM, COF, BRKR

Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: FBM, COF, BRKR

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Foundation Building Materials Inc , where a total of 1,188 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 118,800 underlying shares. That amounts to about 50.2% of FBM's average daily trading volume over the past month of 236,875 shares.

Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: RDNT, CNMD, HI

Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: RDNT, CNMD, HI

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in RadNet Inc , where a total of 1,245 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 124,500 underlying shares. That amounts to about 55.6% of RDNT's average daily trading volume over the past month of 223,925 shares.

Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: SAM, CHS, ANIP

Noteworthy Friday Option Activity: SAM, CHS, ANIP

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Boston Beer Co Inc , where a total volume of 1,183 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 118,300 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 76.8% of SAM's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 154,105 shares.

Notable Friday Option Activity: EZPW, CCK, UFS

Notable Friday Option Activity: EZPW, CCK, UFS

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in EZCORP, Inc. , where a total of 1,704 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 170,400 underlying shares.