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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 ...

Noteworthy Wednesday Option Activity: STRP, ALXN, SCCO

Shutterstock photo Among the underlying components of the Russell 3000 index, we saw noteworthy options trading volume today in Straight Path Communications Inc (Symbol: STRP), where a total of 740 contracts have traded so far, representing approximately ...

STAG Industrial (STAG) Passes Through 5% Yield Mark

Shutterstock photo Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , in trading on Wednesday, shares of STAG Industrial Inc (Symbol: STAG) were yielding above the 5% mark based on its monthly dividend (annualized to $1.40), with the stock ...

Here's Why Starbucks (SBUX) Stock is Slipping Today

Shutterstock photo Shares of Starbucks SBUX opened lower on Wednesday, and are down about 0.8% in afternoon trading after the release of an analyst note. Analyst Nick Seytan of Wedbush Futures downgraded Starbucks to “hold” today. This is ...

Close Update: Dow Sets Record High After Fed Hikes Rates

Shutterstock photo The major benchmark averages were mixed at Wednesday’s close after Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s upbeat message on the economy and assurances that low inflation was temporary drove the blue chip index to another record high, ...

Haemonetics Rides on Solid Plasma, Slows Blood Center Growth

Shutterstock photo On Jun 13, we issued an updated research report on Haemonetics Corporation HAE , a Braintree, MA-based leading provider of blood management solutions to customers encompassing blood and plasma collectors, hospitals and health care ...

Why Hawaiian Holdings, Whiting Petroleum, and Synchronoss Technologies Slumped Today

Wednesday was a turbulent day for the stock market, with most stocks performing quite well until the Federal Reserve announced that it would raise short-term interest rates. After that, major benchmarks went their separate ways, with the Nasdaq falling ...

NorthWestern Corporation Signs Agreement for Gas Rate Hike

Shutterstock photo NorthWestern Corporation NWE along with Montana Consumer Counsel and the Large Customer Group announced that they have reached an agreement regarding their request to increase natural gas delivery service and production rates in Montana. ...

Why Shares of Tower Semiconductor Jumped 16% Last Month

What happened Shares of Tower Semiconductor (NASDAQ: TSEM) jumped just over 16.6% in May, according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence , after the  analog integrated circuit manufacturer easily beat analysts estimates for its first ...