CHKP Dividend Type Payments

CHECK POINT SOFTWARE dividend

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

CHECK POINT SOFTWARE (CHKP)
Bid Ask Last Change Volume P/E Market Cap
100.00 111.11 111.11 -0.42 916K 22 18B

CHKP Dividend-Like Income Using Covered Calls

With CHKP at 111.11, 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% 3.33 0.9
5% 5.56 1.5
10% 11.11 3.0

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 CHKP Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Oct 19 115.00 0.20 5 4.0 3.89 (3.5%)
Nov 16 125.00 0.50 33 1.5 13.89 (12.5%)
5% Yield On CHKP Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Oct 19 115.00 0.20 5 4.0 3.89 (3.5%)
Nov 16 120.00 1.20 33 3.6 8.89 (8.0%)
10% Yield On CHKP Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Oct 19 115.00 0.20 5 4.0 3.89 (3.5%)
Nov 16 120.00 1.20 33 3.6 8.89 (8.0%)

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