Overview

Growth of $10,000

10-year period ended 9/30/14

  • Class A at NAV

Average Annual Returns (%) as of Sep 30, 2014

1 Month 3 Months YTD 1 Year 3 Years 5 Years 10 Years
11/30/2014
Fund at NAV 2.24 1.06 7.04 10.89 16.26 12.36 8.26
Fund w/Max Sales Charge -3.65 -4.75 0.91 4.53 13.99 11.04 7.62
Return After Taxes on Dist w/Max Sales Charge 4.53 13.99 11.04 7.26
Return After Taxes on Dist & Sales of Fund Shares w/Max Sales Charge 2.57 10.97 8.80 6.19
Russell 3000 Growth Index1 2.98 4.11 13.29 16.45 20.40 16.85 8.99
09/30/2014
Fund at NAV -2.57 0.83 3.20 13.83 19.56 11.54 8.97
Fund w/Max Sales Charge -8.17 -4.96 -2.72 7.27 17.23 10.23 8.33
Return After Taxes on Dist w/Max Sales Charge 7.27 17.23 10.23 7.97
Return After Taxes on Dist & Sales of Fund Shares w/Max Sales Charge 4.11 13.59 8.13 6.81
Russell 3000 Growth Index1 -1.75 0.88 6.91 17.87 22.39 16.42 8.95
Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Investment return and principal value will fluctuate so that shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Performance is for the stated time period only; due to market volatility, the Fund's current performance may be lower or higher than quoted. Returns are historical and are calculated by determining the percentage change in net asset value (NAV) with all distributions reinvested. Returns for other classes of shares offered by the Fund are different. Performance less than one year is cumulative. After-tax returns are calculated using certain assumptions, including using the highest historical individual federal income tax rates, and do not reflect the impact of state/local taxes. Actual after-tax returns depend on a shareholder's tax situation and the actual characterization of distributions and may differ from those shown. After-tax returns are not relevant to shareholders who hold shares in tax-deferred accounts or shares held by nontaxable entities. Return After Taxes on Distributions may be the same as Return Before Taxes for the same period because no taxable distributions were made during that period. Return After Taxes on Distributions and Sale of Fund Shares may be greater than or equal to Return After Taxes on Distributions for the same period because of losses realized on the sale of Fund shares. Before-tax and after-tax returns for other classes of shares offered by the Fund are different. Max Sales Charge: 5.75%.

Fund Facts as of Nov 30, 2014

Class A Inception 06/30/2000
Investment Objective Long-term, after-tax return
Total Net Assets $67.3M
Total Net Assets of Portfolio2 $116.1M
Minimum Investment $1000
Expense Ratio (Gross)3 1.52%
Expense Ratio (Net)3,4 1.40%
CUSIP 277911616

Top 10 Holdings (%)5,6 as of Sep 30, 2014

Apple Inc
Google Inc
Gilead Sciences Inc
Avago Technologies Ltd
Amazon.com Inc
Facebook Inc
Monsanto Co
Priceline Group Inc
Visa Inc
Biogen Idec Inc
Total 28.90


Portfolio Management

Lewis R. Piantedosi Managed Fund since 2013
Yana S. Barton, CFA Managed Fund since 2013

Portfolio profile subject to change due to active management. Percentages may not total 100% due to rounding. Fund invests in an affiliated investment company (Portfolio) with the same objective(s) and policies as the Fund. References to investments are to the Portfolio's holdings.

About Risk 

Fund share values are sensitive to stock market volatility. Market conditions may limit the ability to generate tax losses or to generate dividend income taxed at favorable tax rates. The Fund's ability to utilize various tax-managed techniques may be curtailed or eliminated in the future by tax legislation or regulation. Smaller companies are generally subject to greater price fluctuations, limited liquidity, higher transaction costs and higher investment risk than larger, established companies. Investments in foreign instruments or currencies can involve greater risk and volatility than U.S. investments because of adverse market, economic, political, regulatory, geopolitical or other conditions. No Fund is a complete investment program and you may lose money investing in a Fund. The Fund may engage in other investment practices that may involve additional risks and you should review the Fund prospectus for a complete description.


Performance

Average Annual Returns (%) as of Sep 30, 2014

1 Month 3 Months YTD 1 Year 3 Years 5 Years 10 Years
11/30/2014
Fund at NAV 2.24 1.06 7.04 10.89 16.26 12.36 8.26
Fund w/Max Sales Charge -3.65 -4.75 0.91 4.53 13.99 11.04 7.62
Return After Taxes on Dist w/Max Sales Charge 4.53 13.99 11.04 7.26
Return After Taxes on Dist & Sales of Fund Shares w/Max Sales Charge 2.57 10.97 8.80 6.19
Russell 3000 Growth Index1 2.98 4.11 13.29 16.45 20.40 16.85 8.99
Morningstar™ Large Growth Category7 2.57 3.18 10.79 14.10 19.28 15.01 8.14
09/30/2014
Fund at NAV -2.57 0.83 3.20 13.83 19.56 11.54 8.97
Fund w/Max Sales Charge -8.17 -4.96 -2.72 7.27 17.23 10.23 8.33
Return After Taxes on Dist w/Max Sales Charge 7.27 17.23 10.23 7.97
Return After Taxes on Dist & Sales of Fund Shares w/Max Sales Charge 4.11 13.59 8.13 6.81
Russell 3000 Growth Index1 -1.75 0.88 6.91 17.87 22.39 16.42 8.95
Morningstar™ Large Growth Category7 -1.89 0.68 5.40 16.24 21.28 14.60 8.26
Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Investment return and principal value will fluctuate so that shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Performance is for the stated time period only; due to market volatility, the Fund's current performance may be lower or higher than quoted. Returns are historical and are calculated by determining the percentage change in net asset value (NAV) with all distributions reinvested. Returns for other classes of shares offered by the Fund are different. Performance less than one year is cumulative. After-tax returns are calculated using certain assumptions, including using the highest historical individual federal income tax rates, and do not reflect the impact of state/local taxes. Actual after-tax returns depend on a shareholder's tax situation and the actual characterization of distributions and may differ from those shown. After-tax returns are not relevant to shareholders who hold shares in tax-deferred accounts or shares held by nontaxable entities. Return After Taxes on Distributions may be the same as Return Before Taxes for the same period because no taxable distributions were made during that period. Return After Taxes on Distributions and Sale of Fund Shares may be greater than or equal to Return After Taxes on Distributions for the same period because of losses realized on the sale of Fund shares. Before-tax and after-tax returns for other classes of shares offered by the Fund are different. Max Sales Charge: 5.75%.

Calendar Year Returns (%)

2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Fund at NAV 15.02 1.53 19.73 31.12 -49.08 51.04 9.61 -1.96 11.01 34.72
Russell 3000 Growth Index1 6.93 5.17 9.46 11.40 -38.44 37.01 17.64 2.18 15.21 34.23

Fund Facts

Expense Ratio (Gross)3 1.52%
Expense Ratio (Net)3,4 1.40%
Class A Inception 06/30/2000
Distribution Frequency Annually


Risk Measures (3 Year)8 as of Nov 30, 2014

Alpha (%) -5.43
Beta 1.11
R-Squared (%) 92.24
Standard Deviation (%) 11.40
Sharpe Ratio 1.42


Morningstar™ Ratings as of Nov 30, 2014

Time Period Rating Rating (Load Waived) Funds in
Large Growth
Category
Overall * ** 1496
3 Years * ** 1496
5 Years * ** 1324
10 Years * ** 905
Based on Risk-Adjusted Returns.

The Overall Morningstar Rating for a fund is derived from a weighted average of the performance figures associated with its 3-, 5- and 10-year (if applicable) Morningstar Rating metrics.

© 2014 Morningstar, Inc. All Rights Reserved. The information contained herein: (1) is proprietary to Morningstar and/or its content providers; (2) may not be copied or distributed; and (3) is not warranted to be accurate, complete or timely. Neither Morningstar nor its content providers is responsible for any damages or losses arising from any use of this information. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. For each fund with at least a three-year history, Morningstar calculates a Morningstar Rating™ based on how a fund ranks on a Morningstar Risk-Adjusted Return measure against other funds in the same category. This measure takes into account variations in a fund's monthly performance after adjusting for sales loads (except for load-waived A shares) redemption fees, and the risk-free rate, placing more emphasis on downward variations and rewarding consistent performance. The top 10% of funds in each category receive 5 stars, the next 22.5% receive 4 stars, the next 35% receive 3 stars, the next 22.5% receive 2 stars and the bottom 10% receive 1 star. Load-waived A share star ratings do not include any front-end sales load and are intended for those investors who have access to such purchase terms (e.g., plan participants of a defined contribution plan). Not all A share mutual funds for which Morningstar calculates a load-waived A share star rating may actually waive their front-end sales load. Therefore, Morningstar strongly encourages investors to contact their investment professional to determine whether they are eligible to purchase the A share without paying the front load. The Morningstar Rating may differ among share classes of a mutual fund as a result of different sales loads and/or expense structure.

NAV History

Date NAV NAV Change
Dec 18, 2014 $19.93 $0.47
Dec 17, 2014 $19.46 $0.43
Dec 16, 2014 $19.03 $-0.22
Dec 15, 2014 $19.25 $-0.11
Dec 12, 2014 $19.36 $-0.28
Dec 11, 2014 $19.64 $0.06
Dec 10, 2014 $19.58 $-0.38
Dec 09, 2014 $19.96 $0.09
Dec 08, 2014 $19.87 $-0.19
Dec 05, 2014 $20.06 $0.04

Distribution History9

Ex-Date Distribution Reinvest NAV
No records in this table indicates that there has not been a distribution greater than .0001 within the past 3 years.
Fund prospectus

Capital Gain History9

Ex-Date Short-Term Long-Term Reinvest NAV
No records in this table indicates that there has not been a capital gain greater than .0001 within the past 3 years.
Fund prospectus

Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Investment return and principal value will fluctuate so that shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Performance is as of month-end for the stated time period only; due to market volatility, the Fund's current performance may be lower or higher than quoted. For the Eaton Vance Fund's performance as of the most recent month-end, please refer to eatonvance.com. Returns are historical and are calculated by determining the percentage change in net asset value (NAV) with all distributions reinvested. Returns shown at NAV unless noted otherwise. Returns for other classes of shares offered by the Fund are different. It is not possible to invest in an index.

Portfolio profile subject to change due to active management. Percentages may not total 100% due to rounding. Fund invests in an affiliated investment company (Portfolio) with the same objective(s) and policies as the Fund. References to investments are to the Portfolio's holdings.

About Risk 

Fund share values are sensitive to stock market volatility. Market conditions may limit the ability to generate tax losses or to generate dividend income taxed at favorable tax rates. The Fund's ability to utilize various tax-managed techniques may be curtailed or eliminated in the future by tax legislation or regulation. Smaller companies are generally subject to greater price fluctuations, limited liquidity, higher transaction costs and higher investment risk than larger, established companies. Investments in foreign instruments or currencies can involve greater risk and volatility than U.S. investments because of adverse market, economic, political, regulatory, geopolitical or other conditions. No Fund is a complete investment program and you may lose money investing in a Fund. The Fund may engage in other investment practices that may involve additional risks and you should review the Fund prospectus for a complete description.


Portfolio

Asset Mix (%)5,10 as of Sep 30, 2014

U.S. Common Stocks 92.06
Foreign Common Stocks 6.50
Cash & Other Assets 1.44
Total 100.00

Portfolio Statistics as of Sep 30, 2014

Average Market Cap $100.9B
Price/Earnings Ratio 20.02
Number of Holdings 73
Price/Book Ratio 4.11


GICS Sector Breakdown (%)5 as of Sep 30, 2014

Sector Fund Russell 3000 Growth Index1
Consumer Discretionary 16.53 18.03
Consumer Staples 7.29 9.87
Energy 4.77 5.61
Financials 5.94 5.31
Health Care 16.16 14.23
Industrials 13.33 12.06
Information Technology 30.47 28.23
Materials 4.06 4.31
Telecom Services 0.00 2.25
Utilities 0.00 0.10
Cash 1.45 0.00


Fund Holdings (%)5,11 as of Oct 31, 2014

Holding % of Net Assets
Apple Inc 5.68%
Gilead Sciences Inc 2.65%
EV Cash Reserves Fund 2.50%
Amazon.com Inc 2.29%
Google Inc Class A 2.25%
Visa Inc 2.23%
Google Inc Class C 2.21%
Monsanto Co 2.20%
Priceline Group Inc 2.17%
Facebook Inc 2.10%
View All

Portfolio profile subject to change due to active management. Percentages may not total 100% due to rounding. Fund invests in an affiliated investment company (Portfolio) with the same objective(s) and policies as the Fund. References to investments are to the Portfolio's holdings.

About Risk 

Fund share values are sensitive to stock market volatility. Market conditions may limit the ability to generate tax losses or to generate dividend income taxed at favorable tax rates. The Fund's ability to utilize various tax-managed techniques may be curtailed or eliminated in the future by tax legislation or regulation. Smaller companies are generally subject to greater price fluctuations, limited liquidity, higher transaction costs and higher investment risk than larger, established companies. Investments in foreign instruments or currencies can involve greater risk and volatility than U.S. investments because of adverse market, economic, political, regulatory, geopolitical or other conditions. No Fund is a complete investment program and you may lose money investing in a Fund. The Fund may engage in other investment practices that may involve additional risks and you should review the Fund prospectus for a complete description.


Insights & Analysis

Quarterly Commentary

No commentary information is available.

Portfolio profile subject to change due to active management. Percentages may not total 100% due to rounding. Fund invests in an affiliated investment company (Portfolio) with the same objective(s) and policies as the Fund. References to investments are to the Portfolio's holdings.

About Risk 

Fund share values are sensitive to stock market volatility. Market conditions may limit the ability to generate tax losses or to generate dividend income taxed at favorable tax rates. The Fund's ability to utilize various tax-managed techniques may be curtailed or eliminated in the future by tax legislation or regulation. Smaller companies are generally subject to greater price fluctuations, limited liquidity, higher transaction costs and higher investment risk than larger, established companies. Investments in foreign instruments or currencies can involve greater risk and volatility than U.S. investments because of adverse market, economic, political, regulatory, geopolitical or other conditions. No Fund is a complete investment program and you may lose money investing in a Fund. The Fund may engage in other investment practices that may involve additional risks and you should review the Fund prospectus for a complete description.


Attribution

No attribution information is available.

Portfolio profile subject to change due to active management. Percentages may not total 100% due to rounding. Fund invests in an affiliated investment company (Portfolio) with the same objective(s) and policies as the Fund. References to investments are to the Portfolio's holdings.

About Risk 

Fund share values are sensitive to stock market volatility. Market conditions may limit the ability to generate tax losses or to generate dividend income taxed at favorable tax rates. The Fund's ability to utilize various tax-managed techniques may be curtailed or eliminated in the future by tax legislation or regulation. Smaller companies are generally subject to greater price fluctuations, limited liquidity, higher transaction costs and higher investment risk than larger, established companies. Investments in foreign instruments or currencies can involve greater risk and volatility than U.S. investments because of adverse market, economic, political, regulatory, geopolitical or other conditions. No Fund is a complete investment program and you may lose money investing in a Fund. The Fund may engage in other investment practices that may involve additional risks and you should review the Fund prospectus for a complete description.


Management

Biography
Lewis R. Piantedosi

Lewis R. Piantedosi

Vice President, Eaton Vance Management
Joined Eaton Vance 1999

Lewis Piantedosi is a vice president of Eaton Vance Management, portfolio manager and team leader of Eaton Vance’s growth team. He is responsible for buy and sell decisions, portfolio construction and risk management for the firm’s growth equity strategies. He is a member of the firm’s Equity Strategy Committee. He joined Eaton Vance in 1993.

Lew began his career in the investment management industry with Eaton Vance, where he worked for three years. He then served as partner, portfolio manager and equity analyst with Freedom Capital Management for another three years before rejoining Eaton Vance in 1999.

Lew earned a B.A. from Framingham State College and an MBA from Bentley University.

Education
  • B.A. Framingham State College
  • M.B.A McCallum Graduate School of Business, Bentley College
Experience
  • Managed Fund since 2013
Biography
Yana S. Barton, CFA

Yana S. Barton, CFA

Vice President, Eaton Vance Management
Joined Eaton Vance 1997

Yana Barton is a vice president of Eaton Vance Management and portfolio manager on Eaton Vance’s growth team. She is responsible for buy and sell decisions, portfolio construction and risk management for the firm’s growth equity strategies. She is a member of the firm’s Equity Strategy Committee. She began her career in the investment management industry with Eaton Vance in 1997.

Yana earned a B.S. from the University of Florida. She is a member of the Boston Security Analysts Society and is a CFA charterholder.

Education
  • B.S.B.A., The University of Florida
Experience
  • Managed Fund since 2013

Fund Literature

Fund Literature

Annual Report

Fact Sheet

Full Prospectus

Holdings-1st or 3rd fiscal quarters-www.sec.gov

SAI

Semi-Annual Report

Summary Prospectus

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