TECL Dividend Type Payments

Although TECL has no upcoming (meaning, Board-approved and announced) dividends, you can sell covered calls on Direxion Daily Tech Bull to create 12 extra dividend type payments per year to boost its yield. Let's look at some recent prices (last updated Tue 1:55 PM ET):

Direxion Daily Tech Bull (TECL)
Bid Ask Last Change Volume P/E Market Cap
134.64 134.75 134.75 +1.29 168K - 0.0B

TECL Dividend-Like Income Using Covered Calls

With TECL at 134.75, 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% 4.04 1.1
5% 6.74 1.8
10% 13.48 3.7

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 TECL Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Apr 18 160.00 0.30 24 1.3 25.25 (18.7%)
May 17 170.00 0.60 53 1.1 35.25 (26.2%)
5% Yield On TECL Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Apr 18 157.00 0.45 24 1.9 22.25 (16.5%)
May 17 165.00 1.05 53 2.0 30.25 (22.4%)
10% Yield On TECL Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Apr 18 153.00 0.90 24 3.8 18.25 (13.5%)
May 17 157.00 2.20 53 4.2 22.25 (16.5%)

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