Shorts who have made at least a buck on the downtrend in a little over a week Smart o nes would start covering
The key date for investing or selling a stock is the ex-dividend date and not the record date, which is usually 2 days or more later.
Let's hope that after hours quote sticks...
It had nothing to do with the dividend. The price was adjusted for the divvy before the open on 2/14.
KFN and all the financials are being sucked down due to a market correction/selloff. The Fed has no direction with the QE3 and inflation. Once this has settled it could be a great buying opportunity - IMO