UGI Dividend

UGI Corp dividend

Although UGI has a dividend of 0.26 with an ex-dividend date of Mar 14, you can sell covered calls on UGI Corp to create 12 extra dividend type payments per year to boost its yield. Let's look at some recent prices (last updated Thu 1:15 PM ET):

UGI Corp (UGI)
Bid Ask Last Change Volume P/E Market Cap
53.53 53.54 53.53 +0.07 347K 23 9.3B

UGI Dividend-Like Income Using Covered Calls

With UGI at 53.53, 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% 1.61 0.4
5% 2.68 0.7
10% 5.35 1.5

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 UGI Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Mar 15 55.00 0.20 23 0.9 1.46 (2.7%)
Apr 18 55.00 0.55 57 1.0 1.46 (2.7%)
5% Yield On UGI Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Mar 15 55.00 0.20 23 0.9 1.46 (2.7%)
Apr 18 55.00 0.55 57 1.0 1.46 (2.7%)

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