JBHT Dividend Type Payments

JB HUNT TRANS dividend

Although JBHT has no upcoming (meaning, Board-approved and announced) dividends, you can sell covered calls on JB HUNT TRANS 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):

JB HUNT TRANS (JBHT)
Bid Ask Last Change Volume P/E Market Cap
99.76 130.00 120.14 -0.97 456K 18 13B

JBHT Dividend-Like Income Using Covered Calls

With JBHT at 120.14, 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% 3.60 1.0
5% 6.01 1.6
10% 12.01 3.3

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 JBHT Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Nov 16 135.00 1.05 96 1.1 5.00 (4.2%)
Feb 15 135.00 2.80 187 1.5 5.00 (4.2%)
5% Yield On JBHT Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Nov 16 130.00 2.20 96 2.3 0.00 (0.0%)
Feb 15 130.00 4.30 187 2.3 0.00 (0.0%)

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