REGN Dividend Type Payments

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc dividend

Although REGN has no upcoming (meaning, Board-approved and announced) dividends, you can sell covered calls on Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, 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):

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc (REGN)
Bid Ask Last Change Volume P/E Market Cap
364.00 385.00 381.17 +2.66 719K - 0.0B

REGN Dividend-Like Income Using Covered Calls

With REGN at 381.17, 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% 11.44 3.1
5% 19.06 5.2
10% 38.12 10.4

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 REGN Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Dec 21 412.50 0.30 8 3.8 27.50 (7.2%)
Dec 28 412.50 0.75 15 5.0 27.50 (7.2%)
5% Yield On REGN Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Dec 21 407.50 0.55 8 6.9 22.50 (5.9%)
Dec 28 410.00 0.85 15 5.7 25.00 (6.6%)
10% Yield On REGN Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Dec 21 402.50 1.10 8 13.8 17.50 (4.6%)
Dec 28 402.50 1.65 15 11.0 17.50 (4.6%)

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