EV Short Duration Diversified:EVG

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    As of 9/20/2019

    52 Wk Avg$12.96$14.73-12.05%
    52 Wk High$13.64$14.92-7.90%
    52 Wk Low$12.13$14.32-15.81%
    Regular Distribution TypeManaged Distribution
    Distribution Rate6.83%
    Distribution Amount$0.0750
    Distribution FrequencyMonthly
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Basic Information

    Investment Objective

    The Fund seeks high current income and capital appreciation through investment in senior secured floating rate loans, bank deposits denominated in foreign currency and US backed mortgage backed securities

    Capital Structure

    As of 9/20/2019

    Total Net Assets:$347.503M
    Total Common Assets:$261.503M
    Common Shares Outstanding:17,880,596

    As of 4/30/2019

    Preferred Share Assets:
    Type of Preferred:
    Total Debt (USD): $86.000M
    Structural Leverage (USD): $86.000M
    Structural Leverage (%): 24.43%
    Effective Leverage (USD): $86.000M
    Effective Leverage (%): 24.43%
    Annual Expense Ratios

    As of 10/31/2018

      Per Common Share
    Management Fees1.22%
    Other Expenses:0.21%
    Baseline Expense: 1.43%
    Interest Expense:0.93%
    Total: 2.36%
    Fund Management

    Fund Sponsor
    Eaton Vance

    Portfolio Managers
    Catherine McDermott (30 Jan 2008) / Sarah Orvin (01 Dec 2016) / Scott H. Page (28 Feb 2005) / Eric Stein (06 Dec 2012) / Payson F. Swaffield (28 Feb 2005) / Andrew Szczurowski (01 Nov 2011)

    Category: Taxable Income-Limited Duration
    Ticker: EVG
    NAV Ticker: XEVGX
    Average Daily Volume (shares): 40,000
    Average Daily Volume (USD): $0.517M
    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 9/20/2019

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
    Distribution History

    Enter declared start and end dates to display distribution history below. Income, Long Gain, Short Gain and ROC breakdowns will only be shown for the past year.

    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 4/30/2019
    Annualized Distribution Rate on NAV:
    As of 9/20/2019
    Total Return on NAV (12 months):
    As of 9/20/2019
    Avg. UNII Per Share:
    As of 4/30/2018
    Avg. Portfolio Coupon:
    As of 9/20/2019
    Total % Portfolio Effectively Leveraged:
    As of 9/20/2019

    Pricing Information

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

    As of 9/20/2019

    PeriodAvg Discount
    6 Month-10.91%
    1 Year-12.05%
    3 Year-10.23%
    5 Year-10.72%

    As of 9/20/2019

    3 Month-0.10
    6 Month0.70
    1 Year1.30
    Pricing History
    Date NAV Premium / Discount


    Calendar Year Total Returns

    As of 9/20/2019
    Category: Limited Duration Leveraged

    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 9/20/2019
    Category: Limited Duration Leveraged

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Portfolio Characteristics

    Portfolio Characteristics
    Average Coupon:
    As of 9/20/2019
    Number of Holdings:
    As of 10/31/2013
    Annual Portfolio Turnover:
    As of 10/31/2018
    Average Bond Price:
    As of 12/31/2009
    Asset Allocation

    As of 3/31/2019 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Top Sectors

    As of 4/29/2016 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Debt - Senior Loans 40.27%
    Debt - Mortg: CMOs 18.18%
    Debt - Mortg: Pass throu 14.89%
    Debt - Foreign Govt 7.85%
    Debt - Mort-backed Sec 6.27%
    Debt - Short 4.11%
    Debt - Asset-Backed Sec 3.39%
    Cash & Fixed Interest 1.68%
    Net Current Assets 1.27%
    Debt - US Treasuries 0.80%
    Top Holdings

    As of 10/31/2013 reported by Fund Sponsor

    HoldingValue% Portfolio
    Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. 6.50% W 6.50$11.20M2.69%
    Federal National Mortgage Association 7. 7.00$10.00M2.41%
    U.S. Treasury Note, 1.75% 1.75 15 May 2022$9.54M2.29%
    Federal National Mortgage Association 7. 7.50$7.25M1.74%
    Federal National Mortgage Association 6. 6.50$6.74M1.62%
    Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. 7.00% W 7.00$6.48M1.56%
    Federal National Mortgage Association 5. 5.00$6.43M1.55%
    Government National Mortgage Association 8.00$4.13M0.99%
    Federal National Mortgage Association 5. 5.50$4.09M0.98%
    Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. 2.901% 2.90$4.08M0.98%
    Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. 5.00% W 5.00$4.05M0.97%
    Credit Quality

    As of 3/31/2019 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Country Allocation

    As of 12/31/2018 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Country% Portfolio
    USA 73.12%
    Other Countries 15.52%
    Bahrain 2.57%
    Albania 1.24%
    Tanzania 1.24%
    Bahamas 1.22%
    Sri Lanka 1.09%
    Rwanda 1.02%
    Egypt 1.02%
    El Salvador 1.02%
    Honduras 0.94%

    Closed-end fund historical distribution sources have included net investment income, realized gains, and return of capital. For more detailed information on the distributions of a specific fund, please visit the sponsor's website.


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