SLG Dividend

SL Green Realty Corp dividend

Although SLG has a dividend of 0.85 with an ex-dividend date of Dec 31, you can sell covered calls on SL Green Realty Corp 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):

SL Green Realty Corp (SLG)
Bid Ask Last Change Volume P/E Market Cap
76.00 89.31 89.28 -0.59 869K - 0.0B

SLG Dividend-Like Income Using Covered Calls

With SLG at 89.28, 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% 2.68 0.7
5% 4.46 1.2
10% 8.93 2.4

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 SLG Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Dec 21 90.00 0.80 8 10.0 0.69 (0.8%)
Jan 18 95.00 0.35 36 1.0 5.69 (6.4%)
5% Yield On SLG Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Dec 21 90.00 0.80 8 10.0 0.69 (0.8%)
Jan 18 90.00 1.65 36 4.6 0.69 (0.8%)
10% Yield On SLG Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Dec 21 90.00 0.80 8 10.0 0.69 (0.8%)
Jan 18 90.00 1.65 36 4.6 0.69 (0.8%)

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