ICUI Dividend Type Payments

ICU MEDICAL dividend

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

ICU MEDICAL (ICUI)
Bid Ask Last Change Volume P/E Market Cap
295.40 299.80 297.40 +3.00 91K 69 6.0B

ICUI Dividend-Like Income Using Covered Calls

With ICUI at 297.40, 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% 8.92 2.4
5% 14.87 4.1
10% 29.74 8.1

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 ICUI Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Sep 21 310.00 2.50 33 7.6 10.20 (3.4%)
Oct 19 320.00 2.70 61 4.4 20.20 (6.8%)
5% Yield On ICUI Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Sep 21 310.00 2.50 33 7.6 10.20 (3.4%)
Oct 19 320.00 2.70 61 4.4 20.20 (6.8%)
10% Yield On ICUI Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Sep 21 300.00 6.50 33 19.7 0.20 (0.1%)
Oct 19 310.00 6.30 61 10.3 10.20 (3.4%)

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