Shareholders of Delek US Holdings Inc (DK) looking to boost their income beyond the stock's 2.1% annualized dividend yield can sell the October covered call at the $35 strike and collect the premium based on the $1.00 bid, which annualizes to an additional 6.2% rate of return against the current stock price (at Stock Options Channel we call this the YieldBoost), for a total of 8.3% annualized rate in the scenario where the stock is not called away. Any upside above $35 would be lost if the stock rises there and is called away, but DK shares would have to advance 22% from current levels for that to happen, meaning that in the scenario where the stock is called, the shareholder has earned a 25.5% return from this trading level, in addition to any dividends collected before the stock was called.
YieldBoost Delek US Holdings Inc From 2.1% To 8.3% Using Options
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