UUP Dividend Type Payments

INVESCO DB US DOLLAR INDEX dividend

Although UUP has no upcoming (meaning, Board-approved and announced) dividends, you can sell covered calls on INVESCO DB US DOLLAR INDEX to create 12 extra dividend type payments per year to boost its yield. Let's look at some recent prices (last updated Fri 4:16 PM ET):

INVESCO DB US DOLLAR INDEX (UUP)
Bid Ask Last Change Volume P/E Market Cap
25.44 25.45 25.44 -0.13 1.0M - 10B

UUP Dividend-Like Income Using Covered Calls

With UUP at 25.44, 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% 0.76 0.2
5% 1.27 0.3
10% 2.54 0.7

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 UUP Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Aug 24 25.50 0.07 8 0.9 0.05 (0.2%)
Aug 31 25.50 0.10 15 0.7 0.05 (0.2%)
5% Yield On UUP Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Aug 24 25.50 0.07 8 0.9 0.05 (0.2%)
Aug 31 25.50 0.10 15 0.7 0.05 (0.2%)
10% Yield On UUP Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Aug 24 25.50 0.07 8 0.9 0.05 (0.2%)

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