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Noteworthy Wednesday Option Activity: AAPL, BIIB, CMG

Shutterstock photo Among the underlying components of the S&P 500 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Apple Inc (Symbol: AAPL), where a total of 208,518 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 20.9 million underlying ...

Juniper Networks attracts call buyers

Shutterstock photo Option traders are putting together a bullish position in call options on Juniper Networks ( JNPR ). In particular, the July 32 call is getting a lot of attention, with 1,750 contracts traded today, against open interest of 372. Those ...

Notable Wednesday Option Activity: ISRG, UNH, REGN

Shutterstock photo Looking at options trading activity among components of the S&P 500 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Intuitive Surgical Inc (Symbol: ISRG), where a total volume of 2,220 contracts has been traded thus far today, a contract ...

Dow Jones Industrial Average Hits Record High After Fed Rate Hike

Shutterstock photo The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA)  nabbed a record high for the second day in a row, ending near a session high after the Fed policy statement. As expected, the Fed lifted interest rates for the second time this year, and ...

New Mountain Finance Named Top Dividend Stock With Insider Buying and 9.23% Yield (NMFC)

Shutterstock photo In this series, we look through the most recent Dividend Channel ”DividendRank” report, and then we cherry pick only those companies that have experienced insider buying within the past six months. The officers and directors ...

Western Gas Equity Partners is Oversold

Shutterstock photo 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 ...

Simpson Manufacturing (SSD) Shares Cross Above 200 DMA

Shutterstock photo In trading on Wednesday, shares of Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc. (Symbol: SSD) crossed above their 200 day moving average of $43.50, changing hands as high as $43.85 per share. Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc. shares are currently ...

Noteworthy Wednesday Option Activity: VAC, CZR, AMBA

Shutterstock photo Looking at options trading activity among components of the Russell 3000 index, there is noteworthy activity today in Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp. (Symbol: VAC), where a total volume of 1,120 contracts has been traded thus far ...

Noteworthy Wednesday Option Activity: NFLX, SHLD, MTZ

Shutterstock photo Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Netflix Inc. (Symbol: NFLX), where a total of 53,566 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately 5.4 million ...