EV Tax-Managed Buy-Write Strategy Fund:EXD

    Manage Alerts


    As of 6/11/2021

    52 Wk Avg$9.94$10.43-4.87%
    52 Wk High$11.46$11.431.46%
    52 Wk Low$8.42$9.34-10.17%
    Regular Distribution TypeManaged Distribution
    Distribution Rate7.44%
    Distribution Amount$0.0708
    Distribution FrequencyMonthly
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Basic Information

    Investment Objective

    The Fund's primary objective is to provide current income and gains. The strategy will consist of owning a diversified portfolio of common stocks and selling covered index call options (buy-write strategy). Under normal market conditions, the Fund will primarily own a diversified portfolio of common stocks, Segment One, which seeks to exceed the performance of the S&P 500 Composite Stock Price Index and Segment Two which seeks to exceed the performance of the NASDAQ 100 Index. Initially, 50-75% of the net assets will be invested in Segment One, the percent invested in each Segment may vary over time based on equity market conditions and other factors.

    Capital Structure

    As of 6/11/2021

    Total Investment Exposure:$111.232M
    Total Common Assets:$111.232M
    Common Shares Outstanding:9,731,586
    Annual Expense Ratios

    As of 12/31/2020

      Per Common Share
    Management Fees1.00%
    Other Expenses:0.25%
    Baseline Expense: N/A
    Interest Expense:N/A
    Total: 1.25%
    Fund Management

    Fund Sponsor
    Eaton Vance

    Portfolio Managers
    Michael A. Allison, Thomas C. Seto

    Category: Equity-Covered-Call Funds
    Ticker: EXD
    NAV Ticker: XEXDX
    Average Daily Volume (shares): 35,306
    Average Daily Volume (USD): $0.348M
    Inception Date: 6/25/2010
    Inception Share Price: $20.00
    Inception NAV: $19.06
    Tender Offer: No
    Term: No
    Fiscal Year End: December 31
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    As of 6/11/2021

    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 12/31/2020
    Annualized Distribution Rate on NAV:
    As of 6/11/2021
    Total Return on NAV (12 months):
    As of 6/11/2021
    Total % Portfolio Effectively Leveraged:
    As of 6/11/2021

    Pricing Information

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

    As of 6/11/2021

    PeriodAvg Discount
    6 Month-3.02%
    1 Year-4.87%
    3 Year-7.12%
    5 Year-7.84%

    As of 6/11/2021

    3 Month0.94
    6 Month1.39
    1 Year1.78
    Pricing History
    Date NAV Premium / Discount


    Calendar Year Total Returns

    As of 5/31/2021
    Category: Morningstar US CEF Covered Call

    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 5/31/2021
    Category: Morningstar US CEF Covered Call

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Portfolio Characteristics

    Portfolio Characteristics
    Number of Holdings:
    As of 4/30/2021
    Annual Portfolio Turnover:
    As of 12/31/2020
    Asset Allocation

    As of 4/30/2021 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Top Sectors

    As of 4/30/2021 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Sensitive (Super Sector)53.09%
    Cyclical (Super Sector)28.16%
    Defensive (Super Sector)18.73%
    Consumer Cyclical14.80%
    Communication Services14.20%
    Financial Services10.53%
    Consumer Defensive6.10%
    Top Holdings

    As of 4/30/2021 reported by Fund Sponsor

    HoldingValue% Portfolio
    Apple Inc$9.99M8.94%
    Microsoft Corp$8.96M8.02%
    Amazon.com Inc$7.87M7.05%
    Alphabet Inc Class C$4.17M3.74%
    Facebook Inc A$3.83M3.43%
    NVIDIA Corp$3.03M2.71%
    Alphabet Inc A$3.02M2.70%
    Adobe Inc$2.38M2.13%
    Comcast Corp Class A$1.91M1.71%
    PepsiCo Inc$1.90M1.70%
    Country Allocation

    As of 4/30/2021 reported by Fund Sponsor

    Country% Portfolio
    United States - Equity99.59%
    United Kingdom - Equity0.24%
    Switzerland - Equity0.15%

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