CXO Dividend Type Payments

CONCHO RESOURCES dividend

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

CONCHO RESOURCES (CXO)
Bid Ask Last Change Volume P/E Market Cap
143.00 172.10 152.98 +1.90 1.4M 20 30B

CXO Dividend-Like Income Using Covered Calls

With CXO at 152.98, 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% 4.59 1.3
5% 7.65 2.1
10% 15.30 4.2

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:

3% Yield On CXO Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Dec 21 175.00 1.25 67 1.9 2.90 (1.9%)
Jan 18 180.00 1.30 95 1.4 7.90 (5.2%)
5% Yield On CXO Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Jan 18 175.00 2.05 95 2.2 2.90 (1.9%)
Mar 15 175.00 4.00 151 2.6 2.90 (1.9%)

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