Eaton Vance Short Duration Divers Inc:EVG

    Manage Alerts


    As of 3/24/2023

    52 Wk Avg$10.73$11.07-2.94%
    52 Wk High$11.71$12.213.98%
    52 Wk Low$9.80$10.38-11.46%
    Regular Distribution TypeManaged Distribution
    Distribution Rate10.71%
    Distribution Amount$0.0900
    Distribution FrequencyMonthly
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Basic Information

    Investment Objective

    The Fund invests at least 25% of its net assets in each of the following three investment categories: 1) senior, secured floating rate loans made to corporate and other business entities, which are typically rated below investment grade; 2) bank deposits denominated in foreign currencies, debt obligations of foreign governmental and corporate issuers, including emerging market issuers, which are denominated in foreign currencies or U.S. dollars, and positions in foreign currencies; and 3) mortgage-backed securities that are issued, backed or otherwise guaranteed by the U.S. Government or its agencies or instrumentalities or that are issued by private issuers.

    Capital Structure

    As of 3/24/2023

    Total Investment Exposure:$174.858M
    Total Common Assets:$142.858M
    Common Shares Outstanding:13,439,130

    As of 3/24/2023

    Preferred Share Assets:
    Total Debt (USD): $32.000M
    Regulatory Leverage (USD): $32.000M
    Effective Leverage (USD): $32.000M
    Effective Leverage (%): 18.30%
    Annual Expense Ratios

    As of 10/31/2022

      Per Common Share
    Management Fees1.17%
    Other Expenses:0.30%
    Baseline Expense: N/A
    Interest Expense:0.75%
    Total: 2.22%
    Fund Management

    Fund Sponsor
    Eaton Vance Management

    Portfolio Managers
    Catherine C. McDermott, Eric A. Stein, Andrew Szczurowski, Akbar Causer, Federico Sequeda

    Category: Fixed Income - Taxable-Limited Duration
    Ticker: EVG
    NAV Ticker: XEVGX
    Average Daily Volume (shares): 48,357
    Average Daily Volume (USD): $0.518M
    Inception Date: 2/28/2005
    Inception Share Price: $20.00
    Inception NAV: $19.06
    Tender Offer: No
    Term: No
    Fiscal Year End: October 31
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    As of 3/24/2023

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
    Distribution History

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    Declared Date Payable Date Ex Date Distrib Amount Income Long Gain Short Gain ROC

    *Indicates a Special Distribution: A distribution disbursed in addition to the normal distributions paid out by the company.

    Key Information Regarding Distributions
    Avg. Earnings Per Share:
    As of 10/31/2022
    Annualized Distribution Rate on NAV:
    As of 3/24/2023
    Total Return on NAV (12 months):
    As of 3/24/2023
    Avg. Portfolio Coupon:
    As of 3/24/2023
    Total % Portfolio Effectively Leveraged:
    As of 3/24/2023

    Pricing Information

    Premium/Discount Information
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
    Premium/Discount Information

    As of 3/27/2023

    PeriodAvg Discount
    6 Month-1.61%
    1 Year-2.94%
    3 Year-4.81%
    5 Year-7.43%

    As of 3/24/2023

    3 Month-1.53
    6 Month-1.37
    1 Year-0.61
    Pricing History
    Date NAV Premium / Discount


    Calendar Year Total Returns

    As of 2/28/2023
    Category: Morningstar US CEF Limited Duration

    Past 20 Years

    Return YearPriceNAVCategory - PriceCategory - NAV
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
    Annualized Total Returns

    Returns for periods less than one year are cumulative rather than annualized

    As of 2/28/2023
    Category: Morningstar US CEF Limited Duration

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Portfolio Characteristics

    Portfolio Characteristics
    Average Coupon:
    As of 3/24/2023
    Number of Holdings:
    As of 10/31/2013
    Annual Portfolio Turnover:
    As of 10/31/2022
    Average Bond Price:
    As of 10/31/2013
    Asset Allocation

    As of 10/31/2013

    Top Sectors

    As of 10/31/2013

    Corporate (Super Sector)69.44%
    Bank Loan49.74%
    Government (Super Sector)24.70%
    Securitized (Super Sector)21.39%
    Agency Mortgage Backed21.39%
    Corporate Bond19.70%
    Cash Equivalents (Super Sector)5.78%
    Cash Equivalents5.78%
    Future Forward0.00%
    Top Holdings

    As of 10/31/2013

    HoldingValue% Portfolio
    Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. 6.50% With Various Maturities To 2032$11.20M3.49%
    Federal National Mortgage Association 7.00% With Various Maturities To 2033$10.00M3.12%
    U.S. Treasury Note, 1.75%$9.54M2.98%
    Federal National Mortgage Association 7.50% With Various Maturities To 2031$7.25M2.26%
    Federal National Mortgage Association 6.50% With Various Maturities To 2036$6.74M2.10%
    Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. 7.00% With Various Maturities To 2035$6.48M2.02%
    Federal National Mortgage Association 5.00% With Various Maturities To 2040$6.43M2.01%
    Government National Mortgage Association 8.00% With Various Maturities To 2$4.13M1.29%
    Federal National Mortgage Association 5.50% With Various Maturities To 2033$4.09M1.27%
    Other Assets, Less Liabilities$-84.94M-26.50%
    Maturity Breakdown

    As of 10/31/2013

    Country Allocation

    As of 10/31/2013

    Country% Portfolio
    United States - Fixed Income0.57%

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