AMN Dividend Type Payments

AMN Health Care Services, Inc dividend

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

AMN Health Care Services, Inc (AMN)
Bid Ask Last Change Volume P/E Market Cap
48.00 64.00 58.68 -0.77 256K - 0.0B

AMN Dividend-Like Income Using Covered Calls

With AMN at 58.68, 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% 1.76 0.5
5% 2.93 0.8
10% 5.87 1.6

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 AMN Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Jan 18 65.00 0.45 37 1.2 1.00 (1.7%)
Jul 19 80.00 1.20 219 0.5 16.00 (27.3%)
5% Yield On AMN Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Jan 18 65.00 0.45 37 1.2 1.00 (1.7%)
Jul 19 75.00 1.80 219 0.8 11.00 (18.7%)
10% Yield On AMN Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Jul 19 65.00 4.30 219 2.0 1.00 (1.7%)

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