I love it when I look at a stock's website and am greeted with the mission of a progressive dividend policy. I am looking for more than 4% dividend yield, I am looking for dividend growth and I am looking to find a bargain. But I am not greedy so I will buy this stock and sell a call that allows me to pocket both the covered call premium and the expected next dividend.
You will notice that this opportunity was even better a couple of weeks ago but I am adding more. (http://www.themoneymadam.com/2014/10/bhp-billiton-covered-call-for-more.html
BHP Billiton: Covered Call Fundamentals
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