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Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Diversified Equity Income Fund  as of 06/11/2021

NYSE / ETY Asset Class:  Opt Arbitrage/Opt Strat 1 YR Lipper Avg:  33.53%

Growth of $10K

Avg Annual Total Return %
  10 YR 5 YR 1 YR YTD
Market Return 13.13% 16.15% 49.83% 20.52%
Lipper Pct. Rank 22 18 40 29
NAV Return 10.85% 13.20% 34.71% 11.35%
Lipper Pct. Rank 36 27 46 46
Premium/Discount History

10 YR Avg 5 YR Avg YTD Avg
-6.717% -3.534% -3.650%

NAV $13.73 Market Price $14.29
Net Change $0.02 Market Change $0.10
Premium/Discount 4.08%
1 YR NAV Return 34.713%
1 YR NAV Rank 46
12-Mo Yield as of 4/30/2021 Yield Def
Income Only Yield 0.80%
Distribution Yield (Market) 7.40%
Most Recent Income Dividend $0.084
Ex-Div Date 5/20/2021
Most Recent Cap Gain Dividend $0.078
Ex-Div Date 12/21/2018
Dividend Frequency Monthly
YTD Dividends $0.337
YTD Capital Gains --
Inception Date 11/30/2006
Fund Advisor Eaton Vance Management
Manager & Tenure Allison since 2006
Nelson since 2019
Phone 800-262-1122
Total Net Assets (mil) as of 5/31/2021 $2,065.7
% Leveraged Assets as of 10/31/2020 --
Portfolio Turnover 40.00%
Mgmt Fees 1.000%
Expense Ratio 1.080%
Fund Objective
The Fund seeks to provide current income and capital appreciation. Under normal market conditions, the Fund will invest at least 80% of its total assets in a combination of (1) dividend-paying common stocks and (2) common stocks the value of which is subject to covered written index call options.
Top Holdings (as of 3/31/2021)
Microsoft Corp ORD 6.77%
Apple Inc ORD 6.00% Inc ORD 5.16%
Alphabet Inc ORD 4.21%
JPMorgan Chase & Co ORD 2.97%
Visa Inc ORD 2.39%
Texas Instruments Inc ORD 2.38%
UnitedHealth Group Inc ORD 2.34%
Walt Disney Co ORD 2.32%
Bank of America Corp ORD 2.29%
Top Sectors (as of 3/31/2021)
Technology 22.82%
Financials 16.76%
Consumer Services 15.43%
Industrials 14.36%
Consumer Goods 9.96%
Health Care 9.63%
Oil & Gas 2.78%
Utilities 2.65%
Basic Materials 2.42%
Telecommunications 2.07%

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