Overview

Growth of $10,000

10-year period ended 06/30/2018

  • Class A at NAV

Historical Returns (%) as of Jun 30, 2018

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 or equal to one year is cumulative. After-tax returns are calculated using certain assumptions, including using the highest individual federal income tax rates in effect at the time of the distributions 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 Jun 30, 2018

Class A Inception 05/30/2003
Investment Objective After-tax total return
Total Net Assets $727.5M
Minimum Investment $1000
Expense Ratio2 1.19%
CUSIP 277923108

Top 10 Holdings (%)3,4 as of Jun 30, 2018

Alphabet Inc - CL C
Amazon.com Inc
Microsoft Corp
ASML Holding NV
Apple Inc
NextEra Energy Inc
American Tower Corp
ORIX Corp
Melrose Industries PLC
Unilever PLC
Total 17.69
 

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

About Risk: 

The value of investments held by the Fund may increase or decrease in response to economic, and financial events (whether real, expected or perceived) in the U.S. and global markets. The value of equity securities 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, currency exchange rates 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. 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 by tax legislation regulation or interpretation. 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

Historical Returns (%) as of Jun 30, 2018

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 or equal to one year is cumulative. After-tax returns are calculated using certain assumptions, including using the highest individual federal income tax rates in effect at the time of the distributions 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 (%)

2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Fund at NAV -33.43 20.73 8.10 -1.18 13.82 20.68 3.10 2.97 1.88 20.02
MSCI World Index1 -40.71 29.99 11.76 -5.54 15.83 26.68 4.94 -0.87 7.51 22.40
 

Fund Facts

Expense Ratio2 1.19%
Class A Inception 05/30/2003
Distribution Frequency Monthly

Yield Information6 as of Jun 30, 2018

Distribution Rate at NAV 3.48%
SEC 30-day Yield 1.28%
 

Risk Measures (3 Year)7 as of Jun 30, 2018

Alpha (%) -1.22
Beta 0.88
R-Squared (%) 93.15
Standard Deviation (%) 9.49
Sharpe Ratio 0.57
 

Morningstar Rating™ as of Jun 30, 2018

Time Period Rating Funds in
World Large Stock
Category
Overall *** 721
3 Years ** 721
5 Years *** 596
10 Years *** 343
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The Overall Morningstar Rating for a managed product is derived from a weighted average of the performance figures associated with its three-, five-, and 10-year (if applicable) Morningstar Rating metrics. The weights are: 100% three-year rating for 36-59 months of total returns, 60% five-year rating/40% three-year rating for 60-119 months of total returns, and 50% 10-year rating/30% five-year rating/20% three-year rating for 120 or more months of total returns. While the 10-year overall star rating formula seems to give the most weight to the 10-year period, the most recent three-year period actually has the greatest impact because it is included in all three rating periods. Star ratings do not reflect the effect of any applicable sales load.

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NAV History

Date NAV NAV Change
Jul 18, 2018 $12.71 $0.02
Jul 17, 2018 $12.69 $0.03
Jul 16, 2018 $12.66 -$0.02
Jul 13, 2018 $12.68 $0.03
Jul 12, 2018 $12.65 $0.11
Jul 11, 2018 $12.54 -$0.15
Jul 10, 2018 $12.69 $0.03
Jul 09, 2018 $12.66 $0.08
Jul 06, 2018 $12.58 $0.09
Jul 05, 2018 $12.49 $0.09
 

Distribution History8

Ex-Date Distribution Reinvest NAV
Jun 19, 2018 $0.03600 $12.54
May 21, 2018 $0.03600 $12.76
Apr 19, 2018 $0.03600 $12.78
Mar 20, 2018 $0.03600 $12.74
Feb 21, 2018 $0.03600 $12.70
Jan 19, 2018 $0.03600 $13.37
Dec 14, 2017 $0.03600 $12.60
Nov 21, 2017 $0.03600 $12.48
Oct 19, 2017 $0.03600 $12.45
Sep 19, 2017 $0.03600 $12.28
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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 History8

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

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

About Risk: 

The value of investments held by the Fund may increase or decrease in response to economic, and financial events (whether real, expected or perceived) in the U.S. and global markets. The value of equity securities 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, currency exchange rates 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. 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 by tax legislation regulation or interpretation. 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 (%)4,9,10 as of Jun 30, 2018

Portfolio Statistics as of Jun 30, 2018

Average Market Cap $146.7B
Price/Earnings Ratio 15.74
Number of Holdings 160
Price/Book Ratio 2.40
Last Capital Gain Date Never
Active Share11 78.27%
 

GICS Sector Breakdown (%)4,9 as of Jun 30, 2018

Assets by Country (%)4 as of Jun 30, 2018

United States 49.29
United Kingdom 12.63
Japan 5.71
Spain 5.31
France 5.27
Germany 3.34
Sweden 2.60
Italy 2.48
Netherlands 2.27
Cash & Other Assets 2.53
Total 100.00
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Geographic Mix (%)4 as of Jun 30, 2018

North America 51.16
Europe 37.13
Asia/Pacific 8.81
Latin America/Caribbean 0.29
Middle East 0.09
Cash & Other Assets 2.53
Total 100.00
 

Fund Holdings (%)4,12 as of May 31, 2018

Holding % of Net Assets
Alphabet Inc - CL C 2.61%
Amazon.com Inc 2.02%
Microsoft Corp 1.74%
Renault SA 1.66%
ASML Holding NV 1.50%
Melrose Industries PLC 1.49%
ORIX Corp 1.43%
NextEra Energy Inc 1.42%
Vodafone Group PLC 1.42%
CSX Corp 1.37%
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Portfolio profile subject to change due to active management. Percentages may not total 100% due to rounding.

About Risk: 

The value of investments held by the Fund may increase or decrease in response to economic, and financial events (whether real, expected or perceived) in the U.S. and global markets. The value of equity securities 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, currency exchange rates 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. 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 by tax legislation regulation or interpretation. 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

Christopher M. Dyer, CFA

Christopher M. Dyer, CFA

Vice President, Director of Global Equity, Eaton Vance Advisers International Ltd.
Joined Eaton Vance 2015

Biography

Christopher Dyer is a vice president of Eaton Vance Advisers International Ltd. and director of global equity. He is responsible for building and leading a global equity investment team, and managing global and international equity portfolios. He joined Eaton Vance in 2015.

Chris began his career in the financial services industry in 1995. Before joining Eaton Vance, he was managing director and head of European equity for Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM), where he was affiliated since 2001.

Chris earned a B.S., cum laude, from Georgetown University and an MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He is a CFA charterholder.

Education
  • B.S. Georgetown University
  • M.B.A. The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

Experience
  • Managed Fund since 2015

 
Michael A. Allison, CFA

Michael A. Allison, CFA

Vice President, Eaton Vance Management
Joined Eaton Vance 2000

Biography

Michael Allison is a vice president of Eaton Vance Management, a director of equity strategy implementation and a structured equity portfolio manager on a number of Eaton Vance’s global and domestic equity income and tax-managed equity portfolios. On those funds, he is responsible for portfolio construction, tax oversight and risk management. 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 CFA Society of Boston and is a CFA charterholder.

Education
  • B.S.B.A., The University of Denver

Experience
  • Managed Fund since 2013

 
John H. Croft, CFA

John H. Croft, CFA

Vice President, Eaton Vance Management
Joined Eaton Vance 2004

Biography

John Croft is a vice president of Eaton Vance Management and portfolio manager on several of Eaton Vance’s credit-focused strategies. He is also a team leader on the corporate credit research team within Eaton Vance’s diversified fixed-income group, supporting a wide variety of strategies. 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 2010

 

Literature

Literature

Fact Sheet

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Annual Report

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Full Prospectus

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

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Eaton Vance Announces Upcoming Retirement of Walter A. Row III

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

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SAI

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Semi-Annual Report

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Summary Prospectus

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XBRL

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