Back on November 17, investors may recall I setup an in-the-money covered calls trade to benefit from the $10 special dividend Costco announced for those investors of record on Dec 2 and a payout on Dec 11.
On the forums an investor wondered if there was some way to hold onto the dividend and avoid stock being exercised out prior to Dec 2.
Here is an idea that I think will work to reach his goal. The article also discusses the decision-making process for considering whether to use this method or stick with the original plan.
The rest of this trade alert and ideas article is for FullyInformed Members.
Update Of Costco Stock Trade For Profiting From The Special $10 Dividend – Nov 25 2020
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