AMC Dividend

AMC ENTERTAINMENT HOLDINGS INC dividend

Although AMC has a dividend of 0.20 with an ex-dividend date of Sep 7, you can sell covered calls on AMC ENTERTAINMENT HOLDINGS INC to create 12 extra dividend type payments per year to boost its yield. Let's look at some recent prices (last updated Wed 4:16 PM ET):

AMC ENTERTAINMENT HOLDINGS INC (AMC)
Bid Ask Last Change Volume P/E Market Cap
17.60 17.85 17.70 +0.20 2.3M - 2.2B

AMC Dividend-Like Income Using Covered Calls

With AMC at 17.70, 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% 0.53 0.1
5% 0.89 0.2
10% 1.77 0.5

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 AMC Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Aug 17 18.00 0.10 3 3.3 0.15 (0.8%)
Aug 24 19.00 0.05 10 0.5 1.15 (6.5%)
5% Yield On AMC Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Aug 17 18.00 0.10 3 3.3 0.15 (0.8%)
Aug 24 19.00 0.05 10 0.5 1.15 (6.5%)
10% Yield On AMC Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Aug 17 18.00 0.10 3 3.3 0.15 (0.8%)
Aug 24 19.00 0.05 10 0.5 1.15 (6.5%)

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