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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
1.10% -4.66% 1.108B 320629.4
Dividend Yield Turnover Ratio 1 Year Fund Level Flows Max Drawdown (All)
0.76% 2.00% -138.25M Upgrade

Basic Info

Investment Strategy
Under normal market conditions, the Fund will invest at least 80% of its total assets in a diversified portfolio of common stocks of domestic and foreign issuers. Initially, the US Segment is expected to represent approximately 50% to 60% of the value of the Funds stock portfolio and the International Segment is expected to represent approximately 40% to 50 of the Funds stock portfolio. The Fund may invest up to 15% of its total assets in securities in emerging markets issuers.
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 World Stock
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
Thomas Seto 15.36 yrs
Michael Allison 5.60 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
0.16%
12.57%
0.26%
30.43%
-12.03%
18.88%
3.30%
3.05%
4.16%
-2.36%
7.86%
23.97%
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26.60%
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3.38%
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3.34%
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6.05%
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28.93%
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26.08%
7.28%
1.06%
As of February 25, 2021.

Fundamentals

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Dividend Yield TTM (2-26-21) 0.76%
30-Day SEC Yield (4-30-10) Upgrade
7-Day SEC Yield (5-25-10) Upgrade
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Weighted Average PE Ratio 26.12
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio Upgrade
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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 0.41% Upgrade Upgrade
Stock 99.59% 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 5.93% 123.54 2.11%
Microsoft Corp 4.63% 233.76 2.08%
Amazon.com Inc 4.22% 3093.95 1.20%
Nestle SA
2.14% -- --
Facebook Inc A 1.95% 263.31 3.38%
Alphabet Inc A 1.76% 2036.00 0.99%
Fast Retailing Co Ltd
1.54% -- --
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE
1.50% -- --
Alphabet Inc Class C 1.42% 2051.45 0.99%
Roche Holding AG Dividend Right Cert.
1.41% -- --

Basic Info

Investment Strategy
Under normal market conditions, the Fund will invest at least 80% of its total assets in a diversified portfolio of common stocks of domestic and foreign issuers. Initially, the US Segment is expected to represent approximately 50% to 60% of the value of the Funds stock portfolio and the International Segment is expected to represent approximately 40% to 50 of the Funds stock portfolio. The Fund may invest up to 15% of its total assets in securities in emerging markets issuers.
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 World Stock
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
Thomas Seto 15.36 yrs
Michael Allison 5.60 yrs

Fundamentals

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Dividend Yield TTM (2-26-21) 0.76%
30-Day SEC Yield (4-30-10) Upgrade
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Weighted Average PE Ratio 26.12
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio Upgrade
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As of December 31, 2020

Growth Estimates

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Fund Details

Key Dates
Inception Date 9/28/2005
Last Annual Report Date 12/31/2019
Last Prospectus Date 9/27/2005
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