CMC Dividend

COMMERCIAL METALS dividend

Although CMC has a dividend of 0.12 with an ex-dividend date of Nov 6, you can sell covered calls on COMMERCIAL METALS to create 12 extra dividend type payments per year to boost its yield. Let's look at some recent prices (last updated Tue 12:40 PM ET):

COMMERCIAL METALS (CMC)
Bid Ask Last Change Volume P/E Market Cap
17.99 18.00 18.00 -0.15 315K 38 2.1B

CMC Dividend-Like Income Using Covered Calls

With CMC at 18.00, 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% 0.54 0.1
5% 0.90 0.2
10% 1.80 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 CMC Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Nov 16 21.00 0.05 25 0.2 3.00 (16.7%)
Dec 21 20.00 0.20 60 0.3 2.00 (11.1%)
5% Yield On CMC Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Nov 16 18.00 0.75 25 3.0 0.00 (0.0%)
Dec 21 20.00 0.20 60 0.3 2.00 (11.1%)
10% Yield On CMC Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Nov 16 18.00 0.75 25 3.0 0.00 (0.0%)
Dec 21 19.00 0.55 60 0.9 1.00 (5.6%)

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