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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
1.07% -9.58% 2.593B 701985.9
Dividend Yield Turnover Ratio 1 Year Fund Level Flows Max Drawdown (All)
0.70% 39.00% -368.59M Upgrade

Basic Info

Investment Strategy
The Funds primary investment objective is to provide current income and gains, with a secondary objective of capital appreciation. In pursuing its investment objectives, the Fund will evaluate returns on an after-tax basis, seeking to minimize and defer shareholder federal income taxes. Under normal market conditions, the Funds investment program will consist primarily of owning a diversified portfolio of domestic and foreign common stocks. The Fund will seek to earn high levels of tax-advantaged income and gains by (1) emphasizing investments in stocks that pay dividends that qualify for favourable federal income tax treatment and (2) writing (selling) stock index call options with respect to a portion of its common stock portfolio value.
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
MSCI World NR USD 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^MSACWINTR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
Michael Allison 13.61 yrs
Christopher Dyer 5.01 yrs

Net Fund Flows Versus Category

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As of January 31, 2012

Performance Versus Category

 
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As of October 23, 2020. Returns for periods of 1 year and above are annualized.

Annual Total Returns Versus Peers

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Name
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
YTD
25.65%
4.48%
3.34%
1.68%
29.60%
-12.05%
28.71%
-4.04%
22.80%
4.16%
-2.36%
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18.92%
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26.80%
13.41%
As of October 23, 2020.

Fundamentals

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Dividend Yield TTM (10-23-20) 0.70%
30-Day SEC Yield (4-30-10) Upgrade
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Weighted Average PE Ratio 24.62
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As of August 31, 2020

Growth Estimates

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As of August 31, 2020

Asset Allocation

As of August 31, 2020.
Type % Net % Long % Short
Cash -0.10% Upgrade Upgrade
Stock 100.1% Upgrade Upgrade
Bond 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
Convertible 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
Preferred 0.00% Upgrade Upgrade
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Top 10 Holdings

Name % Weight Price % Change
Amazon.com Inc 5.16% 3204.40 0.88%
Alphabet Inc Class C 4.42% 1641.00 1.59%
Microsoft Corp 4.35% 216.23 0.62%
Apple Inc 3.95% 115.04 -0.61%
Facebook Inc A 2.25% 284.79 2.40%
Mondelez International Inc Class A 1.94% 56.61 -0.37%
Nestle SA
1.89% -- --
adidas AG
1.82% -- --
Unilever PLC
1.72% -- --
Zoetis Inc Class A 1.72% 163.49 0.68%

Basic Info

Investment Strategy
The Funds primary investment objective is to provide current income and gains, with a secondary objective of capital appreciation. In pursuing its investment objectives, the Fund will evaluate returns on an after-tax basis, seeking to minimize and defer shareholder federal income taxes. Under normal market conditions, the Funds investment program will consist primarily of owning a diversified portfolio of domestic and foreign common stocks. The Fund will seek to earn high levels of tax-advantaged income and gains by (1) emphasizing investments in stocks that pay dividends that qualify for favourable federal income tax treatment and (2) writing (selling) stock index call options with respect to a portion of its common stock portfolio value.
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
MSCI World NR USD 100.0%
Broad Asset Class Benchmark Index
^MSACWINTR 100.0%
Manager Tenure
Michael Allison 13.61 yrs
Christopher Dyer 5.01 yrs

Fundamentals

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Dividend Yield TTM (10-23-20) 0.70%
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Weighted Average PE Ratio 24.62
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio Upgrade
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As of August 31, 2020

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Fund Details

Key Dates
Inception Date 2/23/2007
Last Annual Report Date 10/31/2019
Last Prospectus Date 2/23/2007
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