PWR Dividend Type Payments

Quanta Services, Inc dividend

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

Quanta Services, Inc (PWR)
Bid Ask Last Change Volume P/E Market Cap
35.91 37.77 36.69 -0.88 1.1M 20 5.3B

PWR Dividend-Like Income Using Covered Calls

With PWR at 36.69, 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% 1.10 0.3
5% 1.83 0.5
10% 3.67 1.0

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 PWR Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Apr 18 39.00 0.10 28 0.4 1.23 (3.4%)
May 17 40.00 0.35 57 0.6 2.23 (6.1%)
5% Yield On PWR Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Apr 18 38.00 0.30 28 1.1 0.23 (0.6%)
May 17 40.00 0.35 57 0.6 2.23 (6.1%)
10% Yield On PWR Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Apr 18 38.00 0.30 28 1.1 0.23 (0.6%)
May 17 38.00 0.90 57 1.6 0.23 (0.6%)

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