CMO Dividend

CAPSTEAD MTG dividend

Although CMO has a dividend of 0.11 with an ex-dividend date of Sep 27, you can sell covered calls on CAPSTEAD MTG to create 12 extra dividend type payments per year to boost its yield. Let's look at some recent prices (last updated Wed 4:16 PM ET):

CAPSTEAD MTG (CMO)
Bid Ask Last Change Volume P/E Market Cap
7.97 8.49 8.06 -0.13 754K 15 0.8B

CMO Dividend-Like Income Using Covered Calls

With CMO at 8.06, 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% 0.24 0.1
5% 0.40 0.1
10% 0.81 0.2

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:

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Top 10 Open Interest For Sep 21 Expiration     Top 5 High Yield
1.EEM dividend 6.GE dividend   1.CRON dividend
2.SPY dividend 7.EWZ dividend   2.TGTX dividend
3.SPX dividend 8.VXX dividend   3.GERN dividend
4.QQQ dividend 9.FXI dividend   4.CGC dividend
5.XLF dividend 10.FB dividend   5.RHT dividend

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