Selerity Rolls Out Dividend Event Feed

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Jeff Otten, executive vice president of sales and business development, Selerity

Low-latency event data provider Selerity will this week release a feed of scheduled and unscheduled dividend declarations from US public companies, to provide options traders with additional data that can impact options prices.

The vendor has been beta testing the feed with about a dozen trading firms over the last three months, says Jeff Otten, executive vice president of sales and business development at Selerity. The feed includes the dividend amount, ex-dividend date and payable date, captur