Overview

Historical Returns (%) as of Mar 31, 2019

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: 1%.
 

Fund Facts as of Mar 31, 2019

Class C Inception 08/02/1996
Performance Inception 03/29/1966
Investment Objective Long-term, after-tax return
Total Net Assets3 $3.4B
Minimum Investment $1000
Expense Ratio4 1.54%
CUSIP 277911822

Top 10 Holdings (%)5,6 as of Mar 31, 2019

Amazon.com Inc 3.69
Apple Inc 2.94
Facebook Inc 2.93
Microsoft Corp 2.48
Alphabet Inc - CL C 2.40
Intel Corp 2.13
Boeing Co 2.04
JPMorgan Chase & Co 1.98
Alphabet Inc - CL A 1.91
Johnson & Johnson 1.72
Total 24.22
 

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: 

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. 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. 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. The Fund is exposed to liquidity risk when trading volume, lack of a market maker or trading partner, large position size, market conditions, or legal restrictions impair its ability to sell particular investments or to sell them at advantageous market prices. 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 Mar 31, 2019

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: 1%.
 

Calendar Year Returns (%)

2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Fund at NAV 21.90 11.63 -0.37 14.19 30.97 11.48 1.40 7.85 21.46 -5.99
S&P 500 Index2 26.46 15.06 2.11 16.00 32.39 13.69 1.38 11.96 21.83 -4.38
 

Fund Facts

Expense Ratio4 1.54%
Class C Inception 08/02/1996
Performance Inception 03/29/1966
 

Morningstar Rating™ as of Mar 31, 2019

Time Period Rating Funds in
Large Growth
Category
Overall ** 1256
3 Years ** 1256
5 Years ** 1114
10 Years ** 805
 

NAV History

Date NAV NAV Change
Apr 17, 2019 $50.86 $0.03
Apr 16, 2019 $50.83 $0.24
Apr 15, 2019 $50.59 -$0.01
Apr 12, 2019 $50.60 $0.46
Apr 11, 2019 $50.14 -$0.01
Apr 10, 2019 $50.15 $0.19
Apr 09, 2019 $49.96 -$0.28
Apr 08, 2019 $50.24 $0.05
Apr 05, 2019 $50.19 $0.18
Apr 04, 2019 $50.01 $0.12
 

Distribution History8

Ex-Date Distribution Reinvest NAV
Dec 19, 2018 $0.06980 $43.06
Dec 14, 2017 $0.10060 $45.63
Dec 15, 2016 $0.18470 $38.54
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. 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: 

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. 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. 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. The Fund is exposed to liquidity risk when trading volume, lack of a market maker or trading partner, large position size, market conditions, or legal restrictions impair its ability to sell particular investments or to sell them at advantageous market prices. 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 (%)6,9 as of Mar 31, 2019

Portfolio Statistics as of Mar 31, 2019

Average Market Cap $238.1B
Price/Earnings Ratio 17.87
Number of Issuers 569
Price/Book Ratio 3.78
Active Share10 39.39%
 

GICS Sector Breakdown (%)6 as of Mar 31, 2019

 

Fund Holdings (%)6,11 as of Feb 28, 2019

Holding % of Net Assets
Amazon.com Inc 3.49%
Apple Inc 2.78%
Facebook Inc 2.74%
Boeing Co 2.47%
Microsoft Corp 2.38%
Alphabet Inc - CL C 2.35%
JPMorgan Chase & Co 2.09%
Intel Corp 2.05%
Alphabet Inc - CL A 1.88%
NIKE Inc 1.73%
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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: 

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. 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. 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. The Fund is exposed to liquidity risk when trading volume, lack of a market maker or trading partner, large position size, market conditions, or legal restrictions impair its ability to sell particular investments or to sell them at advantageous market prices. 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

Lewis R. Piantedosi

Lewis R. Piantedosi

Vice President, Eaton Vance Management
Joined Eaton Vance 1999

Biography

Lewis Piantedosi is a vice president of Eaton Vance Management, director of growth equity and team leader of Eaton Vance's growth team, where he also serves as a portfolio manager. 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 in 1993. Prior to rejoining Eaton Vance in 1999, he served as partner, portfolio manager and equity analyst with Freedom Capital Management. Previously, he was a research analyst with Eaton Vance Management.

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 2006

 
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 2008

 
Yana S. Barton, CFA

Yana S. Barton, CFA

Vice President, Eaton Vance Management
Joined Eaton Vance 1997

Biography

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 CFA Society of Boston and is a CFA charterholder.

Education
  • B.S. University of Florida

Experience
  • Managed Fund since 2008

 

Literature

Literature

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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SAI

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Semi-Annual Report

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Summary Prospectus

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XBRL

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