WPRT Dividend Type Payments

WESTPORT FUEL SYSTEMS NC dividend

Although WPRT has no upcoming (meaning, Board-approved and announced) dividends, you can sell covered calls on WESTPORT FUEL SYSTEMS NC to create 12 extra dividend type payments per year to boost its yield. Let's look at some recent prices (last updated Wed 12:50 PM ET):

WESTPORT FUEL SYSTEMS NC (WPRT)
Bid Ask Last Change Volume P/E Market Cap
2.56 2.57 2.56 -0.12 207K - 0.3B

WPRT Dividend-Like Income Using Covered Calls

With WPRT at 2.56, 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% 0.08 0.0
5% 0.13 0.0
10% 0.26 0.1

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 WPRT Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Sep 21 3.00 0.05 38 0.1 0.43 (16.8%)
Oct 19 3.00 0.10 66 0.2 0.43 (16.8%)
5% Yield On WPRT Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Sep 21 3.00 0.05 38 0.1 0.43 (16.8%)
Oct 19 3.00 0.10 66 0.2 0.43 (16.8%)
10% Yield On WPRT Using Covered Calls
Expiration Strike Call Bid Days Cents/Day Upside Potential
Sep 21 3.00 0.05 38 0.1 0.43 (16.8%)
Oct 19 3.00 0.10 66 0.2 0.43 (16.8%)

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