LYV Dividend Type Payments

LIVE NATION ENTERTAINMENT dividend

Although LYV has no upcoming (meaning, Board-approved and announced) dividends, you can sell covered calls on LIVE NATION ENTERTAINMENT to create 12 extra dividend type payments per year to boost its yield. Let's look at some recent prices (last updated Tue 1:30 PM ET):

LIVE NATION ENTERTAINMENT (LYV)
Bid Ask Last Change Volume P/E Market Cap
51.81 51.84 51.81 -0.80 316K - 11B

LYV Dividend-Like Income Using Covered Calls

With LYV at 51.81, 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% 1.55 0.4
5% 2.59 0.7
10% 5.18 1.4

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 LYV Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Nov 16 60.00 0.15 25 0.6 8.16 (15.7%)
Dec 21 60.00 0.45 60 0.8 8.16 (15.7%)
5% Yield On LYV Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Nov 16 55.00 0.90 25 3.6 3.16 (6.1%)
Dec 21 60.00 0.45 60 0.8 8.16 (15.7%)
10% Yield On LYV Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Nov 16 55.00 0.90 25 3.6 3.16 (6.1%)
Dec 21 55.00 1.45 60 2.4 3.16 (6.1%)

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