Shareholders of World Wrestling Entertainment Inc (WWE) looking to boost their income beyond the stock's 3.7% annualized dividend yield can sell the April 2014 covered call at the $15 strike and collect the premium based on the 30 cents bid, which annualizes to an additional 5.3% rate of return against the current stock price (at Stock Options Channel we call this the YieldBoost), for a total of 9% annualized rate in the scenario where the stock is not called away. Any upside above $15 would be lost if the stock rises there and is called away, but WWE shares would have to climb 14.9% from current levels for that to happen, meaning that in the scenario where the stock is called, the shareholder has earned a 17.2% return from this trading level, in addition to any dividends collected before the stock was called.
How To YieldBoost WWE From 3.7% To 9% Using Options
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