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Ex-Div Reminder For VSEC

Ex-Div Reminder For VSEC

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 7/16/19, VSE Corp. will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.09, payable on 7/31/19.

Cash Dividend On The Way From Comtech Telecommunications (CMTL)

Cash Dividend On The Way From Comtech Telecommunications (CMTL)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 7/16/19, Comtech Telecommunications Corp. will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.10, payable on 8/16/19.

Notable Thursday Option Activity: ALBO, IRBT, SWKS

Notable Thursday Option Activity: ALBO, IRBT, SWKS

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Albireo Pharma Inc , where a total volume of 310 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 31,000 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 43.4% of ALBO's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 71,495 shares.

Notable Thursday Option Activity: CIR, TREE, CBRL

Notable Thursday Option Activity: CIR, TREE, CBRL

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Circor International Inc , where a total volume of 1,298 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 129,800 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 58.1% of CIR's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 223,485 shares.

Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: TCS, GRUB, MRTX

Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: TCS, GRUB, MRTX

Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Container Store Group, Inc , where a total of 1,007 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 100,700 underlying shares. That amounts to about 41.8% of TCS's average daily trading volume over the past month of 240,950 shares.

Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: RLGY, CVNA, AIR

Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: RLGY, CVNA, AIR

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Realogy Holdings Corp , where a total volume of 35,549 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 3.6 million underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 112.7% of RLGY's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 3.2 million shares.

Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: VRAY, TITN, MRK

Noteworthy Thursday Option Activity: VRAY, TITN, MRK

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in ViewRay Inc , where a total volume of 6,309 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 630,900 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 78.6% of VRAY's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 802,465 shares.

IMOS Makes Bullish Cross Above Critical Moving Average

IMOS Makes Bullish Cross Above Critical Moving Average

In trading on Thursday, shares of ChipMOS Technologies Inc crossed above their 200 day moving average of $16.23, changing hands as high as $16.38 per share. ChipMOS Technologies Inc shares are currently trading up about 1.9% on the day.

First Week Of ARCO February 2020 Options Trading

First Week Of ARCO February 2020 Options Trading

Investors in Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc saw new options become available this week, for the February 2020 expiration. One of the key data points that goes into the price an option buyer is willing to pay, is the time value, so with 225 days until expiration the newly available contracts represent a possible opportunity for sellers of puts or calls to achieve a higher premium than would be available for the contracts with a closer expiration.

XFLT Ex-Dividend Reminder - 7/15/19

XFLT Ex-Dividend Reminder - 7/15/19

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 7/15/19, Xai Octagon Floating Rate & Alternative Income Ter will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.073, payable on 8/1/19. As a percentage of XFLT's recent stock price of $9.44, this dividend works out to approximately 0.77%, so look for shares of Xai Octagon Floating Rate & Alternative Income Ter to trade 0.77% lower — all else being equal — when XFLT shares open for trading on 7/15/19.