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Key Stats

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Expense Ratio Discount or Premium to NAV Total Assets Under Management 30-Day Average Daily Volume
1.11% -2.94% 668.51M 106114.1
Dividend Yield Turnover Ratio 1 Year Fund Level Flows Max Drawdown (All)
0.62% 41.00% -45.94M Upgrade

Basic Info

Investment Strategy
The Fund will invest at least 80% of its total assets in common stocks. Normally, the Fund will invest in common stocks of large- and mid-capitalization issuers. The Fund expects to invest in at least 75 securities, seeking to reduce the exposure to individual stocks risks. The Fund will generally invest in common stocks on which exchange-traded call options are currently available. Under normal market conditions the Fund will seek to generate current earnings from option premiums by selling covered call options on a substantial portion of its portfolio securities. It will invest primarily in common stocks of U.S. issuers, although up to 10% of its total assets may be invested in securities of foreign issuers, including American Depositary Receipts, Global Depositary Receipts and European Depositary Receipts. The Fund will allow the sale of stock underlying a call option prior to purchasing back the call option on up to 5% of the Funds net assets, provided such sales occur no more than three days before the option buy back.
General
Security Type Closed-End Fund
Equity Style Large Cap/Blend
Fixed Income Style --
Broad Asset Class Alternative
Broad Category Alternative
Category Name Options-based
Category Index CBOE S&P 500 BuyWrite BXM
Prospectus Objective Equity-Income
Fund Owner Firm Name Eaton Vance
Prospectus Benchmark Index
S&P 500 TR USD 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^MSACWINTR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
Michael Allison 12.60 yrs

Net Fund Flows Versus Category

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As of January 31, 2012

Performance Versus Category

 
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As of February 25, 2021. Returns for periods of 1 year and above are annualized.

Annual Total Returns Versus Peers

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Name
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
YTD
14.51%
5.21%
0.33%
26.32%
-4.22%
31.98%
9.64%
3.14%
4.16%
-2.36%
7.86%
23.97%
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33.67%
7.39%
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As of February 25, 2021.

Fundamentals

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Dividend Yield TTM (2-26-21) 0.62%
30-Day SEC Yield (4-30-10) Upgrade
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Weighted Average PE Ratio 26.98
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As of December 31, 2020

Growth Estimates

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As of December 31, 2020

Asset Allocation

As of December 31, 2020.
Type % Net % Long % Short
Cash 0.87% Upgrade Upgrade
Stock 99.13% Upgrade Upgrade
Bond 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
Convertible 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
Preferred 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
Other 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade

Top 10 Holdings

Name % Weight Price % Change
Apple Inc 6.82% 122.81 1.50%
Microsoft Corp 6.69% 233.16 1.82%
Amazon.com Inc 5.69% 3080.56 0.77%
Alphabet Inc Class C 2.72% 2042.46 0.55%
JPMorgan Chase & Co 2.69% 147.94 -2.14%
Visa Inc Class A 2.59% 212.24 -0.71%
Bank of America Corp 2.48% 34.97 -2.67%
UnitedHealth Group Inc 2.31% 332.39 1.07%
Procter & Gamble Co 2.21% 123.50 -2.43%
Verizon Communications Inc 2.19% 55.60 -1.59%

Basic Info

Investment Strategy
The Fund will invest at least 80% of its total assets in common stocks. Normally, the Fund will invest in common stocks of large- and mid-capitalization issuers. The Fund expects to invest in at least 75 securities, seeking to reduce the exposure to individual stocks risks. The Fund will generally invest in common stocks on which exchange-traded call options are currently available. Under normal market conditions the Fund will seek to generate current earnings from option premiums by selling covered call options on a substantial portion of its portfolio securities. It will invest primarily in common stocks of U.S. issuers, although up to 10% of its total assets may be invested in securities of foreign issuers, including American Depositary Receipts, Global Depositary Receipts and European Depositary Receipts. The Fund will allow the sale of stock underlying a call option prior to purchasing back the call option on up to 5% of the Funds net assets, provided such sales occur no more than three days before the option buy back.
General
Security Type Closed-End Fund
Equity Style Large Cap/Blend
Fixed Income Style --
Broad Asset Class Alternative
Broad Category Alternative
Category Name Options-based
Category Index CBOE S&P 500 BuyWrite BXM
Prospectus Objective Equity-Income
Fund Owner Firm Name Eaton Vance
Prospectus Benchmark Index
S&P 500 TR USD 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^MSACWINTR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
Michael Allison 12.60 yrs

Fundamentals

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Dividend Yield TTM (2-26-21) 0.62%
30-Day SEC Yield (4-30-10) Upgrade
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Weighted Average PE Ratio 26.98
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio Upgrade
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As of December 31, 2020

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As of December 31, 2020

Fund Details

Key Dates
Inception Date 10/26/2004
Last Annual Report Date 9/30/2020
Last Prospectus Date 10/26/2004
Attributes
Enhanced Index Fund No
Index Fund No
Inverse Fund No
Leveraged Fund No
Fund of Funds No
Currency Hedged Fund No
Synthetic Replication Fund No
Has Dividend Investment Plan Yes
Socially Responsible Fund No