CL Dividend Type Payments

Colgate-Palmolive Co dividend

Although CL has no upcoming (meaning, Board-approved and announced) dividends, you can sell covered calls on Colgate-Palmolive Co to create 12 extra dividend type payments per year to boost its yield. Let's look at some recent prices (last updated Wed 9:55 AM ET):

Colgate-Palmolive Co (CL)
Bid Ask Last Change Volume P/E Market Cap
66.59 66.61 66.60 -0.12 341K 28 58B

CL Dividend-Like Income Using Covered Calls

With CL at 66.60, 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% 2.00 0.5
5% 3.33 0.9
10% 6.66 1.8

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 CL Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Feb 22 69.50 0.02 3 0.7 2.89 (4.3%)
Mar 1 70.00 0.06 10 0.6 3.39 (5.1%)
5% Yield On CL Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Feb 22 69.00 0.03 3 1.0 2.39 (3.6%)
Mar 1 68.50 0.20 10 2.0 1.89 (2.8%)
10% Yield On CL Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Feb 22 68.00 0.08 3 2.7 1.39 (2.1%)
Mar 1 68.50 0.20 10 2.0 1.89 (2.8%)

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