HST Dividend Type Payments

HOST HOTELS & RESORTS dividend

Although HST has no upcoming (meaning, Board-approved and announced) dividends, you can sell covered calls on HOST HOTELS & RESORTS 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):

HOST HOTELS & RESORTS (HST)
Bid Ask Last Change Volume P/E Market Cap
19.00 19.62 19.33 -0.10 3.5M 22 14B

HST Dividend-Like Income Using Covered Calls

With HST at 19.33, 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% 0.58 0.2
5% 0.97 0.3
10% 1.93 0.5

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 HST Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Nov 16 21.00 0.05 31 0.2 1.38 (7.1%)
Jan 18 21.00 0.20 94 0.2 1.38 (7.1%)
5% Yield On HST Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Nov 16 20.00 0.25 31 0.8 0.38 (2.0%)
Jan 18 20.00 0.45 94 0.5 0.38 (2.0%)
10% Yield On HST Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Nov 16 20.00 0.25 31 0.8 0.38 (2.0%)

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