Options don't pay actual dividends First, it's important to understand that in strict terms, options don't pay dividends. Even if you own an option to purchase stock, you don't receive the dividends that the stock pays until you actually exercise the option and take ownership of the underlying shares.
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Effects of Dividends on Stock Options - Introduction
Whoever owns the stock as of the ex-dividend date receives the cash dividend, so owners of call options may exercise in-the-money options early to capture the cash dividend. Early exercise makes sense for a call option only if the stock is expected to pay a dividend prior to expiration date. To that end, here’s a run-down of seven tech stocks that pay a dividend worth collecting. In all seven cases, the payout is pretty well protected, and apt to grow. While a substantial dividend may be noticeable in the stock price, most normal dividends will be barely budge the stock price or the price of the options. Consider a $30 stock that pays a 1% dividend yearly. This is equates to $ per share, which is paid out in quarterly installments of $ per share.