MMSI Dividend Type Payments

Merit Medical Systems, Inc dividend

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

Merit Medical Systems, Inc (MMSI)
Bid Ask Last Change Volume P/E Market Cap
53.63 55.25 53.55 -0.98 374K - 0.0B

MMSI Dividend-Like Income Using Covered Calls

With MMSI at 53.55, 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% 1.61 0.4
5% 2.68 0.7
10% 5.36 1.5

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 MMSI Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Dec 21 55.00 0.30 4 1.3 0.00 (0.0%)
Jan 18 60.00 0.35 32 1.1 4.75 (8.9%)
5% Yield On MMSI Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Dec 21 55.00 0.30 4 1.3 0.00 (0.0%)
Jan 18 60.00 0.35 32 1.1 4.75 (8.9%)
10% Yield On MMSI Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Jan 18 55.00 1.50 32 3.9 0.00 (0.0%)
Apr 18 60.00 2.00 122 1.6 4.75 (8.9%)

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