EALCX: Eaton Vance Growth A

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EALCX Eaton Vance Growth A


Profile

EALCX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 16.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 8.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 7.7%
  • Net Assets $348 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 48.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$32.88
$20.78
$33.11

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.09%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load 5.75%
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 40.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $1,000
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification

  • Primary Caregory Uncategorized
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Large Growth

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 16.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 10.5%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 9.5%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.14%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Eaton Vance Growth Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Eaton Vance
  • Inception Date
    Sep 09, 2002
  • Shares Outstanding
    7988485
  • Share Class
    A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Lewis Piantedosi

Fund Description

The fund invests in a broadly diversified selection of equity securities, seeking companies with above-average growth and financial strength. Under normal market conditions, it invests primarily in large-cap companies. The portfolio managers generally consider large-cap companies to be those companies with a market capitalization equal to or greater than the median capitalization of companies included in the Russell 1000® Growth Index.


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Performance

EALCX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period EALCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 16.9% -91.6% 72.4% 52.68%
1 Yr 17.4% -92.0% 68.8% 54.33%
3 Yr 8.8%* -59.0% 36.9% 50.25%
5 Yr 7.7%* -41.4% 21.3% 36.28%
10 Yr 9.0%* -18.4% 18.3% 45.47%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period EALCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 19.1% -67.9% 49.9% 75.22%
2018 -11.4% -65.5% 10.6% 43.75%
2017 19.5% -46.3% 52.2% 47.43%
2016 0.3% -43.3% 15.3% 44.30%
2015 2.6% -82.5% 11.4% 15.25%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period EALCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 16.9% -91.6% 72.4% 52.68%
1 Yr 17.4% -92.0% 68.8% 54.33%
3 Yr 10.5%* -57.9% 36.9% 64.51%
5 Yr 9.5%* -38.8% 25.4% 55.25%
10 Yr 12.8%* -16.5% 21.8% 48.71%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period EALCX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 19.1% -67.9% 49.9% 75.30%
2018 -11.4% -65.5% 16.5% 64.31%
2017 25.4% -28.2% 52.2% 52.39%
2016 2.3% -43.3% 17.1% 48.75%
2015 7.1% -38.0% 17.3% 14.24%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

EALCX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

EALCX Category Low Category High EALCX % Rank
Net Assets 348 M 858 K 218 B 70.65%
Number of Holdings 64 1 2209 48.37%
Net Assets in Top 10 159 M 399 K 71.6 B 69.05%
Weighting of Top 10 48.21% 13.2% 100.0% 36.12%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Amazon.com Inc 9.65%
  2. Microsoft Corp 6.53%
  3. Visa Inc Class A 5.24%
  4. Apple Inc 4.62%
  5. Adobe Inc 4.24%
  6. PayPal Holdings Inc 4.05%
  7. Salesforce.com Inc 3.66%
  8. Alphabet Inc A 3.63%
  9. Facebook Inc A 3.39%
  10. Alphabet Inc Class C 3.21%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High EALCX % Rank
Stocks
99.99% 83.54% 103.32% 13.00%
Cash
0.02% -3.33% 14.62% 84.56%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.55% 42.66%
Other
0.00% -2.48% 6.02% 44.64%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.52% 36.65%
Bonds
0.00% -0.22% 13.73% 40.23%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High EALCX % Rank
Technology
31.80% 10.36% 54.73% 50.95%
Healthcare
17.56% 0.00% 45.35% 18.63%
Consumer Cyclical
16.32% 0.00% 44.53% 41.83%
Communication Services
13.49% 0.00% 34.83% 31.25%
Financial Services
12.17% 0.00% 41.40% 36.43%
Industrials
6.34% 0.00% 24.88% 39.01%
Consumer Defense
2.32% 0.00% 21.78% 73.54%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 6.86% 57.49%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 22.16% 87.53%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 8.11% 64.18%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 11.56% 83.04%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High EALCX % Rank
US
97.71% 78.13% 100.25% 20.76%
Non US
2.28% 0.00% 18.14% 68.06%

Expenses

EALCX - Expenses

Operational Fees

EALCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.09% 0.01% 24.73% 48.16%
Management Fee 0.65% 0.00% 1.40% 51.15%
12b-1 Fee 0.25% 0.00% 1.00% 33.94%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 1.02% 68.48%

Sales Fees

EALCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load 5.75% 0.50% 8.50% 12.70%
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

EALCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.50% 2.00% N/A

Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

EALCX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 40.00% 0.00% 464.00% 48.23%

Distributions

EALCX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

EALCX Category Low Category High EALCX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 19.92% 38.77%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

EALCX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually Annually Annually Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

EALCX Category Low Category High EALCX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.14% -2.06% 2.43% 61.41%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

EALCX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

EALCX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Lewis Piantedosi


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Sep 09, 2002

17.9

17.9%

Lewis R. Piantedosi, Vice President of BMR, has managed the Portfolio since May 2006.Lew is a Vice President of Eaton Vance Management, a member of the Equity Strategy Committee and lead portfolio manager of Eaton Vance’s Large-Cap Growth Equity and Focused Growth Equity strategies. Lew plays a central role in the research evaluation and decision-making process and represents the Large Cap Growth strategies to current and prospective clients. Lew also coordinates the day-to-day management of the Large Cap Growth portfolios. While the strategy is managed by the two-member Large Cap Growth Management Team, as the lead portfolio manager, Lew is ultimately responsible for all buy-and-sell decisions. Lew’s experience in the investment management industry dates back to 1993. He joined Eaton Vance in 1999 after serving as partner, portfolio manager and equity analyst with Freedom Capital Management. He had previously been associated with Eaton Vance Management as a research analyst from 1993 to 1996 and rejoined the company in his current position in 1999. Lew graduated from Framingham State College with a B.A. in Economics and received an M.B.A. with a concentration in Finance from Bentley College. His commentary has appeared in Barron’s, Bloomberg TV, The Boston Globe, Business Week, The New York Times, The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, SmartMoney, Standard & Poor's, Toronto Globe & Mail, and The Wall Street Journal, among other publications.

Yana Barton


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 2009

10.59

10.6%

Yana is a Vice President of Eaton Vance Management, a member of the Equity Strategy Committee and co-portfolio manager of Eaton Vance’s Large-Cap Growth Equity and Focused Growth Equity strategies. As a member of the Large Cap Growth Management Team, Yana plays a central role in the research evaluation and decision-making process and contributes to the day-to-day management of the Large Cap Growth portfolios. Yana also represents the Large Cap Growth strategies to current and prospective clients. Yana began her career in the investment management industry in 1997 when she joined Eaton Vance as an equity research associate. She graduated from the University of Florida with a B.S. in Business Administration and is a CFA charterholder.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.01 52.61 8.35 1.25