EV Tax-Managed Buy-Write Strategy Fund:EXD

    Manage Alerts


    As of 12/1/2022

    52 Wk Avg$10.79$10.374.08%
    52 Wk High$12.79$12.1612.18%
    52 Wk Low$8.76$8.78-2.08%
    Regular Distribution TypeManaged Distribution
    Distribution Rate8.59%
    Distribution Amount$0.0708
    Distribution FrequencyMonthly
    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Basic Information

    Investment Objective

    The Fund’s primary investment objective is to provide current income and gains, with a secondary objective of capital appreciation. In pursuing its investment objectives, the Fund will evaluate returns on an after-tax basis, seeking to minimize and defer shareholder federal income taxes.

    Capital Structure

    As of 12/1/2022

    Total Investment Exposure:$93.207M
    Total Common Assets:$93.207M
    Common Shares Outstanding:9,752,378
    Annual Expense Ratios

    As of 12/31/2021

      Per Common Share
    Management Fees1.01%
    Other Expenses:0.20%
    Baseline Expense: N/A
    Interest Expense:N/A
    Total: 1.21%
    Fund Management

    Fund Sponsor
    Eaton Vance

    Portfolio Managers
    G. R. Nelson, Thomas C. Seto

    Category: Equity-Covered-Call Funds
    Ticker: EXD
    NAV Ticker: XEXDX
    Average Daily Volume (shares): 27,159
    Average Daily Volume (USD): $0.296M
    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 12/1/2022

    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 6/30/2022
    Annualized Distribution Rate on NAV:
    As of 12/1/2022
    Total Return on NAV (12 months):
    As of 12/1/2022
    Total % Portfolio Effectively Leveraged:
    As of 12/1/2022

    Pricing Information

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

    As of 12/2/2022

    PeriodAvg Discount
    6 Month5.38%
    1 Year4.08%
    3 Year-0.98%
    5 Year-4.23%

    As of 12/1/2022

    3 Month-0.98
    6 Month-0.70
    1 Year-0.20
    Pricing History
    Date NAV Premium / Discount


    Calendar Year Total Returns

    As of 11/30/2022
    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 11/30/2022
    Category: Morningstar US CEF Covered Call

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    Portfolio Characteristics

    Portfolio Characteristics
    Number of Holdings:
    As of 9/30/2022
    Annual Portfolio Turnover:
    As of 12/31/2021
    Asset Allocation

    As of 9/30/2022

    Top Sectors

    As of 9/30/2022

    Sensitive (Super Sector)52.98%
    Cyclical (Super Sector)24.76%
    Defensive (Super Sector)22.12%
    Consumer Cyclical13.63%
    Communication Services10.59%
    Financial Services8.31%
    Consumer Defensive7.70%
    Top Holdings

    As of 9/30/2022

    HoldingValue% Portfolio
    Apple Inc$8.80M10.22%
    Microsoft Corp$7.36M8.54%
    Amazon.com Inc$4.63M5.38%
    Tesla Inc$2.82M3.28%
    Alphabet Inc Class C$2.70M3.13%
    Alphabet Inc Class A$2.41M2.80%
    PepsiCo Inc$2.09M2.43%
    NVIDIA Corp$1.82M2.12%
    Johnson & Johnson$1.34M1.55%
    Meta Platforms Inc Class A$1.28M1.48%
    Country Allocation

    As of 9/30/2022

    Country% Portfolio
    United States - Equity99.18%
    China - Equity0.33%
    United Kingdom - Equity0.23%
    Switzerland - Equity0.12%

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    The following information applies to closed-end funds in general: Fund shares are not guaranteed or endorsed by any bank or other insured depository institution, and are not federally insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Shares of closed-end funds are subject to investment risks, including the possible loss of principal invested. There can be no assurance that fund objectives will be achieved. Closed-end funds frequently trade at a discount to their net asset value. NAV returns are net of fund expenses, and assume reinvestment of distributions.