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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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Notable Tuesday Option Activity: VHC, UBNT, AVXS

Notable Tuesday Option Activity: VHC, UBNT, AVXS

Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in VirnetX Holding Corp , where a total volume of 2,118 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract volume which is representative of approximately 211,800 underlying shares (given that every 1 contract represents 100 underlying shares). That number works out to 57.9% of VHC's average daily trading volume over the past month, of 366,040 shares.

ClubCorp Holdings (MYCC) Passes Through 4% Yield Mark

ClubCorp Holdings (MYCC) Passes Through 4% Yield Mark

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, in trading on Tuesday, shares of ClubCorp Holdings Inc were yielding above the 4% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $0.52), with the stock changing hands as low as $12.95 on the day. Dividends are particularly important for investors to consider, because historically speaking dividends have provided a considerable share of the stock market's total return.

DineEquity (DIN) Passes Through 8% Yield Mark

DineEquity (DIN) Passes Through 8% Yield Mark

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, in trading on Tuesday, shares of DineEquity Inc were yielding above the 8% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $3.88), with the stock changing hands as low as $48.29 on the day. Dividends are particularly important for investors to consider, because historically speaking dividends have provided a considerable share of the stock market's total return.

Orchids Paper Products Enters Oversold Territory

Orchids Paper Products Enters Oversold Territory

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. Orchids Paper Products Co.

Bullish Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross - MYI

Bullish Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross - MYI

In trading on Tuesday, shares of BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund III crossed above their 200 day moving average of $14.24, changing hands as high as $14.29 per share. BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund III shares are currently trading up about 0.5% on the day.