GLDD Dividend Type Payments

GREAT LAKES DREDGE & DOCK dividend

Although GLDD has no upcoming (meaning, Board-approved and announced) dividends, you can sell covered calls on GREAT LAKES DREDGE & DOCK to create 12 extra dividend type payments per year to boost its yield. Let's look at some recent prices (last updated Thu 11:00 AM ET):

GREAT LAKES DREDGE & DOCK (GLDD)
Bid Ask Last Change Volume P/E Market Cap
5.75 5.80 5.80 +0.10 6K - 0.4B

GLDD Dividend-Like Income Using Covered Calls

With GLDD at 5.80, 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% 0.17 0.0
5% 0.29 0.1
10% 0.58 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
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2.SPY dividend 7.EWZ dividend   2.GERN dividend
3.SPX dividend 8.VXX dividend   3.CRON dividend
4.QQQ dividend 9.FB dividend   4.MU dividend
5.XLF dividend 10.BABA dividend   5.TGTX dividend

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