ASML Dividend Type Payments

ASML HOLDINGS dividend

Although ASML has no upcoming (meaning, Board-approved and announced) dividends, you can sell covered calls on ASML HOLDINGS 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):

ASML HOLDINGS (ASML)
Bid Ask Last Change Volume P/E Market Cap
158.00 177.60 175.76 -0.68 731K 27 79B

ASML Dividend-Like Income Using Covered Calls

With ASML at 175.76, 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% 5.27 1.4
5% 8.79 2.4
10% 17.58 4.8

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 ASML Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Nov 16 200.00 0.45 29 1.6 22.40 (12.7%)
Dec 21 200.00 1.55 64 2.4 22.40 (12.7%)
5% Yield On ASML Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Nov 16 195.00 0.80 29 2.8 17.40 (9.9%)
Dec 21 200.00 1.55 64 2.4 22.40 (12.7%)
10% Yield On ASML Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Nov 16 190.00 1.60 29 5.5 12.40 (7.1%)
Dec 21 190.00 3.50 64 5.5 12.40 (7.1%)

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