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Options Action: Here Come The Dividend Increases

Are certain stocks poised to raise their dividend? Find out what the options action suggests.

According to Mike Khouw of Cantor Fitzgerald options activity leads him to believe that at least 3 stocks may be about to raise their dividends. They are JPMorgan , USB and PNC Bank.

Current Quarterly Implied Year-End

Dividend Dividend
JPM $0.05 $0.25
USB $0.05 $0.10
PNC $0.10 $0.20

What else must you know about the options activity in these names? Watch the video and find out now!


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