Stocks with insider trader activity include QTS, CMCO and MNR
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/4/15, Columbus McKinnon Corp. will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.04, payable on 2/17/15.
Shareholders of Columbus McKinnon Corp. looking to boost their income beyond the stock's 0.6% annualized dividend yield can sell the September covered call at the $30 strike and collect the premium based on the $1.20 bid, which annualizes to an additional 7.4% rate of return against the current stock price (at Stock Options Channel we call this the YieldBoost), for a total of 8% annualized rate in the scenario where the stock is not called away.
Shares of Columbus McKinnon Corporation (Nasdaq:CMCO) were gapping up Thursday morning with an open price 13.5% higher than Wednesday's closing price. The stock closed at $13.88 yesterday and opened today's trading at $15.75.
Columbus McKinnon Corporation (Nasdaq:CMCO) has been upgraded by TheStreet Ratings from a hold to buy.