SPGI Dividend

Although SPGI has a dividend of 0.50 with an ex-dividend date of Aug 27, you can sell covered calls on S & P GLOBAL INC to create 12 extra dividend type payments per year to boost its yield. Let's look at some recent prices (last updated Mon 4:16 PM ET):

S & P GLOBAL INC (SPGI)
Bid Ask Last Change Volume P/E Market Cap
195.34 208.50 203.92 +0.81 567K 32 51B

SPGI Dividend-Like Income Using Covered Calls

With SPGI at 203.92, 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% 6.12 1.7
5% 10.20 2.8
10% 20.39 5.6

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 SPGI Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Sep 14 210.00 0.60 26 2.3 1.50 (0.7%)
Sep 21 210.00 0.90 33 2.7 1.50 (0.7%)
5% Yield On SPGI Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Sep 28 210.00 1.15 40 2.9 1.50 (0.7%)
Oct 19 210.00 2.00 61 3.3 1.50 (0.7%)

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