UBSH Dividend Type Payments

Union Bankshares Corp C dividend

Although UBSH has no upcoming (meaning, Board-approved and announced) dividends, you can sell covered calls on Union Bankshares Corp C to create 12 extra dividend type payments per year to boost its yield. Let's look at some recent prices (last updated Tue 1:35 PM ET):

Union Bankshares Corp C (UBSH)
Bid Ask Last Change Volume P/E Market Cap
35.68 35.70 35.68 +0.17 101K 19 2.9B

UBSH Dividend-Like Income Using Covered Calls

With UBSH at 35.68, 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% 1.07 0.3
5% 1.78 0.5
10% 3.57 1.0

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:

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