GVI Dividend Type Payments

iShares INTERMEDIATE GOVT/CREDIT BOND ETF dividend

Although GVI has no upcoming (meaning, Board-approved and announced) dividends, you can sell covered calls on iShares INTERMEDIATE GOVT/CREDIT BOND ETF to create 12 extra dividend type payments per year to boost its yield. Let's look at some recent prices (last updated Thu 11:15 AM ET):

iShares INTERMEDIATE GOVT/CREDIT BOND ETF (GVI)
Bid Ask Last Change Volume P/E Market Cap
107.79 107.84 107.83 -0.04 7K - 20B

GVI Dividend-Like Income Using Covered Calls

With GVI at 107.83, 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% 3.23 0.9
5% 5.39 1.5
10% 10.78 3.0

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 Aug 17 Expiration     Top 5 High Yield
1.SPY dividend 6.XLF dividend   1.NVDA dividend
2.EEM dividend 7.FB dividend   2.JWN dividend
3.QQQ dividend 8.FXI dividend   3.UVXY dividend
4.BAC dividend 9.GLD dividend   4.AMAT dividend
5.SPX dividend 10.AABA dividend   5.ENPH dividend

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