TWO Dividend Type Payments

Two Harbors Investment Corp dividend

Although TWO has no upcoming (meaning, Board-approved and announced) dividends, you can sell covered calls on Two Harbors Investment Corp to create 12 extra dividend type payments per year to boost its yield. Let's look at some recent prices (last updated Thu 10:55 AM ET):

Two Harbors Investment Corp (TWO)
Bid Ask Last Change Volume P/E Market Cap
13.20 13.21 13.20 +0.03 397K - 3.6B

TWO Dividend-Like Income Using Covered Calls

With TWO at 13.20, 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% 0.40 0.1
5% 0.66 0.2
10% 1.32 0.4

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:

Want to increase dividends with covered calls?  Sign Up For A Free Trial

Top 10 Open Interest For Jul 19 Expiration     Top 5 High Yield
1.SPY dividend 6.OIH dividend   1.SKX dividend
2.SPX dividend 7.USO dividend   2.BFR dividend
3.EEM dividend 8.AAPL dividend   3.CLF dividend
4.IWM dividend 9.FXI dividend   4.CRWD dividend
5.QQQ dividend 10.VXX dividend   5.MAN dividend

Want more examples? TWNK Dividend | TWOU Dividend