VIAV Dividend Type Payments

Viavi Solutions, Inc dividend

Although VIAV has no upcoming (meaning, Board-approved and announced) dividends, you can sell covered calls on Viavi Solutions, 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):

Viavi Solutions, Inc (VIAV)
Bid Ask Last Change Volume P/E Market Cap
13.05 13.49 13.10 +0.30 5.7M - 2.9B

VIAV Dividend-Like Income Using Covered Calls

With VIAV at 13.10, 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% 0.39 0.1
5% 0.66 0.2
10% 1.31 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:

3% Yield On VIAV Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Mar 15 14.00 0.08 25 0.3 0.51 (3.9%)
Jun 21 16.00 0.14 123 0.1 2.51 (19.2%)
5% Yield On VIAV Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Mar 15 14.00 0.08 25 0.3 0.51 (3.9%)
Jun 21 15.00 0.35 123 0.3 1.51 (11.5%)
10% Yield On VIAV Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Jun 21 14.00 0.62 123 0.5 0.51 (3.9%)
Sep 20 14.00 0.80 214 0.4 0.51 (3.9%)

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