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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% 4.46% 644.04M 235969.1
Dividend Yield Turnover Ratio 1 Year Fund Level Flows Max Drawdown (All)
0.66% 52.00% -97.68M Upgrade

Basic Info

Investment Strategy
The Funds primary investment objective is to provide current income and gains, with a secondary objective of capital appreciation. Under normal market conditions, the Funds investment program will consist primarily of owning a diversified portfolio of common stocks and employing a variety of options strategies. The Fund will seek to earn high levels of tax-advantaged income and gains by (1) investing in stocks that pay dividends that qualify for favorable federal income tax treatment, (2) writing (selling) put options on individual stocks deemed attractive for purchase, and (3) writing (selling) stock index call options with respect to a portion (initially approximately two-thirds) of its common stock portfolio value. The Fund also operates a collared options strategy, which consists of purchasing short-dated index put options and selling call options of the same term.
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 13.52 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 26, 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
4.24%
5.90%
-0.76%
18.92%
-7.04%
26.80%
22.42%
3.10%
4.16%
-2.36%
7.86%
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33.67%
7.39%
2.10%
As of February 26, 2021.

Fundamentals

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Dividend Yield TTM (2-26-21) 0.66%
30-Day SEC Yield (4-30-10) Upgrade
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Weighted Average PE Ratio 27.01
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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 0.74% Upgrade Upgrade
Stock 99.26% 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 6.90% 121.26 0.22%
Microsoft Corp 6.77% 232.38 1.48%
Amazon.com Inc 5.75% 3092.93 1.17%
Alphabet Inc Class C 2.75% 2036.86 0.27%
JPMorgan Chase & Co 2.72% 147.17 -2.65%
Visa Inc Class A 2.62% 212.39 -0.64%
Bank of America Corp 2.51% 34.71 -3.40%
UnitedHealth Group Inc 2.31% 332.22 1.02%
Procter & Gamble Co 2.24% 123.53 -2.41%
Verizon Communications Inc 2.20% 55.30 -2.12%

Basic Info

Investment Strategy
The Funds primary investment objective is to provide current income and gains, with a secondary objective of capital appreciation. Under normal market conditions, the Funds investment program will consist primarily of owning a diversified portfolio of common stocks and employing a variety of options strategies. The Fund will seek to earn high levels of tax-advantaged income and gains by (1) investing in stocks that pay dividends that qualify for favorable federal income tax treatment, (2) writing (selling) put options on individual stocks deemed attractive for purchase, and (3) writing (selling) stock index call options with respect to a portion (initially approximately two-thirds) of its common stock portfolio value. The Fund also operates a collared options strategy, which consists of purchasing short-dated index put options and selling call options of the same term.
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 13.52 yrs

Fundamentals

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Dividend Yield TTM (2-26-21) 0.66%
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Weighted Average PE Ratio 27.01
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio Upgrade
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As of December 31, 2020

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Fund Details

Key Dates
Inception Date 7/31/2007
Last Annual Report Date 12/31/2020
Last Prospectus Date 7/27/2007
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