Overview

Stocks that grow dividends have historically outperformed.1

Growth of $10,000 of stocks within S&P 500 Index. (February 1972-December 2014)

Not based on the return of any specific fund.

Average Annual Returns (%)as of Jun 30, 2015

1 Month 3 Months YTD 1 Year 3 Years 5 Years Life of Fund
Fund at NAV -2.22 0.46 4.15 1.73 12.38 10.98 4.29
Fund w/Max Sales Charge -7.83 -5.31 -1.89 -4.11 10.20 9.67 3.65
MSCI World Index2 -2.33 0.31 2.63 1.43 14.27 13.09 5.82
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. Max Sales Charge: 5.75%.

Fund Factsas of May 31, 2015

Class A Inception 11/30/2005
Investment Objective Total return
Total Net Assets $425.0M
Minimum Investment $1000
Expense Ratio3 1.24%
CUSIP 277923876

Top 10 Holdings (%)4,5as of Mar 31, 2015

Google Inc Class C
Zurich Insurance Group AG
Bouygues SA
TeliaSonera AB
Apple Inc
Natixis SA
Swisscom AG
AXA SA
Svenska Handelsbanken AB
Imperial Tobacco Group PLC
Total 15.87


Portfolio Management

Michael A. Allison, CFA Managed Fund since 2013
John H. Croft, CFA Managed Fund since 2012

Portfolio profile subject to change due to active management. Percentages may not total 100% due to rounding.

About Risk 

Fund performance is sensitive to stock market volatility. Changes in the dividend policies of companies could make it difficult to provide a predictable level of income. 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. Dividend capture strategies may result in higher portfolio turnover, increased trading costs and potential for capital loss or gains. When interest rates rise, the value of preferred stocks will generally decline. 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 Mar 31, 2015

1 Month 3 Months YTD 1 Year 3 Years 5 Years Life of Fund
05/31/2015
Fund at NAV 1.59 2.23 6.52 5.70 15.21 10.73 4.58
Fund w/Max Sales Charge -4.20 -3.60 0.34 -0.33 12.99 9.44 3.93
MSCI World Index2 0.34 1.09 5.07 5.70 17.09 12.83 6.14
Morningstar™ World Stock Category6 0.55 1.72 5.73 4.85 15.81 12.08
03/31/2015
Fund at NAV -0.50 3.67 3.67 5.51 10.44 8.05 4.36
Fund w/Max Sales Charge -6.17 -2.34 -2.34 -0.51 8.28 6.78 3.70
MSCI World Index2 -1.57 2.31 2.31 6.03 12.19 10.00 5.95
Morningstar™ World Stock Category6 -1.06 2.82 2.82 4.19 10.89 9.45
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. Max Sales Charge: 5.75%.

Calendar Year Returns (%)

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Fund at NAV 23.52 8.37 -33.93 10.44 7.46 -4.01 11.66 22.60 2.92
MSCI World Index2 9.49 20.07 9.04 -40.71 29.99 11.76 -5.54 15.83 26.68 4.94

Fund Facts

Expense Ratio3 1.24%
Class A Inception 11/30/2005
Distribution Frequency Monthly

Yield Information7as of May 31, 2015

Distribution Rate at NAV 3.72%
SEC 30-day Yield 1.81%


Risk Measures (3 Year)8as of Jun 30, 2015

Alpha (%) -0.45
Beta 0.91
R-Squared (%) 93.03
Standard Deviation (%) 8.20
Sharpe Ratio 1.50


Morningstar™ Ratingsas of May 31, 2015

Time Period Rating Rating (Load Waived) Funds in
World Stock
Category
Overall ** ** 978
3 Years ** *** 978
5 Years ** ** 745
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
Jul 01, 2015 $8.53 $0.04
Jun 30, 2015 $8.49 $0.02
Jun 29, 2015 $8.47 $-0.20
Jun 26, 2015 $8.67 $0.00
Jun 25, 2015 $8.67 $-0.02
Jun 24, 2015 $8.69 $-0.05
Jun 23, 2015 $8.74 $0.02
Jun 22, 2015 $8.72 $0.10
Jun 19, 2015 $8.62 $-0.05
Jun 18, 2015 $8.67 $0.06

Distribution History9

Ex-Date Distribution Reinvest NAV
Jun 19, 2015 $0.02700 $8.62
May 19, 2015 $0.02700 $8.78
Apr 21, 2015 $0.02700 $8.68
Mar 19, 2015 $0.02700 $8.54
Feb 19, 2015 $0.02700 $8.51
Dec 31, 2014 $0.04800 $8.28
Dec 19, 2014 $0.02700 $8.41
Nov 19, 2014 $0.02700 $8.47
Oct 21, 2014 $0.02700 $8.21
Sep 19, 2014 $0.02700 $8.64
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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.

About Risk 

Fund performance is sensitive to stock market volatility. Changes in the dividend policies of companies could make it difficult to provide a predictable level of income. 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. Dividend capture strategies may result in higher portfolio turnover, increased trading costs and potential for capital loss or gains. When interest rates rise, the value of preferred stocks will generally decline. 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 (%)5,10,11as of Mar 31, 2015

Foreign Common Stocks 56.53
U.S. Common Stocks 33.58
Preferred Stock 8.31
Cash & Other Assets 1.58
Total 100.00

Portfolio Statisticsas of Mar 31, 2015

Average Market Cap $80.5B
Price/Earnings Ratio 17.20
Number of Holdings 175
Price/Book Ratio 2.19


GICS Sector Breakdown (%)5,10as of Mar 31, 2015

Sector Fund MSCI World Index2
Consumer Discretionary 9.75 12.90
Consumer Staples 8.95 9.85
Energy 4.48 7.45
Financials 32.12 20.68
Health Care 7.91 13.32
Industrials 10.29 10.94
Information Technology 9.44 13.36
Materials 2.56 5.13
Telecom Services 7.63 3.22
Utilities 4.84 3.16
Cash 1.96 0.00

Assets by Country (%)5as of Mar 31, 2015

United States 39.20
France 12.80
United Kingdom 10.90
Switzerland 7.72
Sweden 7.56
Germany 5.77
Japan 2.84
Netherlands 2.24
Italy 1.83
Cash & Other Assets 1.59
Total 100.00
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Geographic Mix (%)5as of Mar 31, 2015

Europe 52.92
North America 38.96
Asia/Pacific 5.40
Latin America/Caribbean 0.74
Cash & Other Assets 1.98


Fund Holdings (%)5,12as of Mar 31, 2015

Holding % of Net Assets
Google Inc Class C 1.86%
Zurich Insurance Group AG 1.79%
Bouygues SA 1.76%
TeliaSonera AB 1.59%
Apple Inc 1.53%
Natixis SA 1.51%
Swisscom AG 1.48%
AXA SA 1.46%
Svenska Handelsbanken AB 1.45%
Imperial Tobacco Group PLC 1.45%
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Portfolio profile subject to change due to active management. Percentages may not total 100% due to rounding.

About Risk 

Fund performance is sensitive to stock market volatility. Changes in the dividend policies of companies could make it difficult to provide a predictable level of income. 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. Dividend capture strategies may result in higher portfolio turnover, increased trading costs and potential for capital loss or gains. When interest rates rise, the value of preferred stocks will generally decline. 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 currently available.

Portfolio profile subject to change due to active management. Percentages may not total 100% due to rounding.

About Risk 

Fund performance is sensitive to stock market volatility. Changes in the dividend policies of companies could make it difficult to provide a predictable level of income. 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. Dividend capture strategies may result in higher portfolio turnover, increased trading costs and potential for capital loss or gains. When interest rates rise, the value of preferred stocks will generally decline. 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 currently available.

Portfolio profile subject to change due to active management. Percentages may not total 100% due to rounding.

About Risk 

Fund performance is sensitive to stock market volatility. Changes in the dividend policies of companies could make it difficult to provide a predictable level of income. 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. Dividend capture strategies may result in higher portfolio turnover, increased trading costs and potential for capital loss or gains. When interest rates rise, the value of preferred stocks will generally decline. 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
Michael A. Allison, CFA

Michael A. Allison, CFA

Vice President, Eaton Vance Management
Joined Eaton Vance 2000

Michael Allison is a vice president of Eaton Vance Management and portfolio manager on Eaton Vance’s global core team. He is responsible for buy and sell decisions, portfolio construction and risk management for a number of the firm’s global core equity strategies. He is a member of the firm’s Equity Strategy Committee. He joined Eaton Vance in 2000.

Mike began his career in the investment management industry in 1988. Before joining Eaton Vance, Mike was an equity analyst for Schroder Investment Management North America Inc. He was also affiliated with Fleet Investment Advisors and Phoenix Home Life Mutual Fund Insurance Co.

Mike earned a B.S.B.A. from the University of Denver. He is a member of the Boston Security Analysts Society and is a CFA charterholder.

Education
  • B.S.B.A., The University of Denver
Experience
  • Managed Fund since 2013
Biography
John H. Croft, CFA

John H. Croft, CFA

Vice President, Eaton Vance Management
Joined Eaton Vance 2004

John Croft is a vice president of Eaton Vance Management, director of credit research and portfolio manager on Eaton Vance’s investment-grade fixed-income team. He is responsible for buy and sell decisions, portfolio construction and risk management for the firm’s investment-grade fixed-income strategies. He also leads the liability-driven investment (LDI) solutions effort. He joined Eaton Vance in 2004.

John began his career in the investment management industry in 1986. Before joining Eaton Vance, he was a credit analyst with Fidelity Management & Research Co.

John earned a B.A. from Colgate University and an MBA from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. He is a CFA charterholder.

Education
  • B.A. Colgate University
  • M.B.A. Booth School of Business, University of Chicago
Experience
  • Managed Fund since 2012

Fund Literature

Fund Literature

Annual Report

Fact Sheet

Full Prospectus

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

Eaton Vance Announces Upcoming Retirement of Judith A. Saryan, CFA, and Changes to Eaton Vance Dividend Fund Portfolio Teams

SAI

Semi-Annual Report

Summary Prospectus

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