Press coverage about Eaton Vance Tax Managed Diversified Eq. (NYSE:ETY) has trended somewhat negative this week, according to Accern. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Eaton Vance Tax Managed Diversified Eq. earned a media sentiment score of -0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the investment management company an impact score of 42.6810891127469 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Separately, Stifel Nicolaus downgraded Eaton Vance Tax Managed Diversified Eq. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, June 26th.
Eaton Vance Tax Managed Diversified Eq. (ETY) traded down 0.80% on Friday, reaching $11.18. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 345,586 shares. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $11.47 and a 200 day moving average of $11.25. Eaton Vance Tax Managed Diversified Eq. has a 12-month low of $9.90 and a 12-month high of $11.80.
The company also recently announced a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, August 31st. Investors of record on Thursday, August 24th will be issued a $0.084 dividend. This represents a $1.01 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 9.02%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, August 22nd.
Eaton Vance Tax Managed Diversified Eq. Company Profile
Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Diversified Equity Income Fund (the Fund) is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s primary investment objective is to provide current income and gains, with a secondary objective of capital appreciation. It holds investments in various sectors, such as air freight and logistics, auto components, banks, beverages, biotechnology, capital markets, chemicals, communications equipment, containers and packaging, distributors, diversified telecommunication services, electric utilities, electrical equipment, energy equipment and services, equity real estate investment trusts, food products, healthcare equipment and services, household durables, Internet software and services, machinery, semiconductors and semiconductor equipment, software, specialty retail, tobacco, pharmaceuticals, road and rail, multi-utilities, Internet and direct marketing retail, and information technology services.
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