ACIW Dividend Type Payments

ACI Worldwide, Inc dividend

Although ACIW has no upcoming (meaning, Board-approved and announced) dividends, you can sell covered calls on ACI Worldwide, Inc to create 12 extra dividend type payments per year to boost its yield. Let's look at some recent prices (last updated Fri 4:16 PM ET):

ACI Worldwide, Inc (ACIW)
Bid Ask Last Change Volume P/E Market Cap
29.69 30.75 30.75 +0.55 617K 275 3.5B

ACIW Dividend-Like Income Using Covered Calls

With ACIW at 30.75, here's a table showing how big the annual "dividend" (ie. total annual call premium received) would need to be to attain 3%, 5%, and 10% annual yields. Also shown is the equivalent number of cents/day necessary to achieve each yield:

Annual Yield Annual Premium Cents/Day
3% 0.92 0.3
5% 1.54 0.4
10% 3.08 0.8

So now we need to find out of the money covered calls that pay at least the prescribed cents/day amount of time premium. That will generate income and, because they are out of the money, leave room for some upside potential on the stock. Here are some examples:

3% Yield On ACIW Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Mar 15 35.00 0.15 29 0.5 4.25 (13.8%)
May 17 35.00 0.60 92 0.7 4.25 (13.8%)
5% Yield On ACIW Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Mar 15 35.00 0.15 29 0.5 4.25 (13.8%)
May 17 35.00 0.60 92 0.7 4.25 (13.8%)

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