THD Dividend Type Payments

iShares MSCI Thailand ETF, Inc dividend

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

iShares MSCI Thailand ETF, Inc (THD)
Bid Ask Last Change Volume P/E Market Cap
90.83 90.83 90.83 +0.73 371K - 0.0B

THD Dividend-Like Income Using Covered Calls

With THD at 90.83, 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% 2.72 0.7
5% 4.54 1.2
10% 9.08 2.5

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 THD Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Mar 15 94.00 0.25 25 1.0 3.17 (3.5%)
Jun 21 98.00 1.00 123 0.8 7.17 (7.9%)
5% Yield On THD Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Mar 15 93.00 0.50 25 2.0 2.17 (2.4%)
Jun 21 95.00 1.80 123 1.5 4.17 (4.6%)
10% Yield On THD Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Mar 15 92.00 0.75 25 3.0 1.17 (1.3%)
Jun 21 91.00 3.30 123 2.7 0.17 (0.2%)

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