DOX Dividend

Amdocs Ltd dividend

Although DOX has a dividend of 0.29 with an ex-dividend date of Mar 28, you can sell covered calls on Amdocs Ltd to create 12 extra dividend type payments per year to boost its yield. Let's look at some recent prices (last updated Wed 11:55 AM ET):

Amdocs Ltd (DOX)
Bid Ask Last Change Volume P/E Market Cap
56.12 56.14 56.14 +0.07 372K 23 7.8B

DOX Dividend-Like Income Using Covered Calls

With DOX at 56.14, 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% 1.68 0.5
5% 2.81 0.8
10% 5.61 1.5

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 DOX Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Mar 15 57.50 0.50 24 2.1 1.36 (2.4%)
Apr 18 60.00 0.40 58 0.7 3.86 (6.9%)
5% Yield On DOX Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Mar 15 57.50 0.50 24 2.1 1.36 (2.4%)
Apr 18 57.50 1.00 58 1.7 1.36 (2.4%)
10% Yield On DOX Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Mar 15 57.50 0.50 24 2.1 1.36 (2.4%)
Apr 18 57.50 1.00 58 1.7 1.36 (2.4%)

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