MCHP Dividend Type Payments

MICROCHIP TECH dividend

Although MCHP has no upcoming (meaning, Board-approved and announced) dividends, you can sell covered calls on MICROCHIP TECH to create 12 extra dividend type payments per year to boost its yield. Let's look at some recent prices (last updated Tue 2:00 PM ET):

MICROCHIP TECH (MCHP)
Bid Ask Last Change Volume P/E Market Cap
69.38 69.42 69.39 +1.17 1.7M 134 16B

MCHP Dividend-Like Income Using Covered Calls

With MCHP at 69.39, 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% 2.08 0.6
5% 3.47 1.0
10% 6.94 1.9

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 MCHP Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Oct 19 72.50 0.05 4 1.3 3.08 (4.4%)
Nov 16 80.00 0.20 32 0.6 10.58 (15.2%)
5% Yield On MCHP Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Oct 19 72.50 0.05 4 1.3 3.08 (4.4%)
Nov 16 77.50 0.55 32 1.7 8.08 (11.6%)
10% Yield On MCHP Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Oct 19 70.00 0.60 4 15.0 0.58 (0.8%)
Nov 16 75.00 1.05 32 3.3 5.58 (8.0%)

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