MU Dividend Type Payments

MICRON TECH dividend

Although MU has no upcoming (meaning, Board-approved and announced) dividends, you can sell covered calls on MICRON TECH 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):

MICRON TECH (MU)
Bid Ask Last Change Volume P/E Market Cap
56.96 57.00 56.96 +0.81 24.1M 5.3 65B

MU Dividend-Like Income Using Covered Calls

With MU at 56.96, 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% 1.71 0.5
5% 2.85 0.8
10% 5.70 1.6

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 MU Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Jul 20 60.50 0.03 4 0.8 3.50 (6.1%)
Jul 27 63.50 0.06 11 0.5 6.50 (11.4%)
5% Yield On MU Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Jul 20 60.00 0.05 4 1.3 3.00 (5.3%)
Jul 27 62.50 0.11 11 1.0 5.50 (9.7%)
10% Yield On MU Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Jul 20 59.50 0.08 4 2.0 2.50 (4.4%)
Jul 27 61.50 0.18 11 1.6 4.50 (7.9%)

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