ECIFX: Eaton Vance Balanced C

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ECIFX Eaton Vance Balanced C


Profile

ECIFX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return -3.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 2.4%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 2.1%
  • Net Assets $893 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 22.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$9.54
$7.81
$10.27

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.76%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load 1.00%

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 12.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification

  • Primary Caregory
  • Fund Type Open End Mutual Fund
  • Investment Style Allocation--50% to 70% Equity

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -3.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 3.7%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 0.59%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Eaton Vance Balanced Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Eaton Vance
  • Inception Date
    Nov 02, 1993
  • Shares Outstanding
    23626078
  • Share Class
    C
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Charles Gaffney

Fund Description

The fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by allocating assets between common stocks and fixed-income securities through investment of substantially all of its assets in two other registered investment companies managed by Eaton Vance Management or its affiliates (the "Portfolios"). Under normal market conditions, the fund invests between 50% and 75% of its net assets in equity securities by investing in Stock Portfolio and between 25% and 50% of its net assets in fixed-income securities by investing in Core Bond Portfolio.


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Performance

ECIFX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ECIFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -3.6% -46.2% 28.9% 34.52%
1 Yr 2.8% -56.3% 41.1% 18.42%
3 Yr 2.4%* -38.8% 14.5% 9.55%
5 Yr 2.1%* -35.4% 9.5% 9.92%
10 Yr 4.1%* -37.0% 11.1% 19.37%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ECIFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 19.0% -50.4% 46.8% 6.12%
2018 -9.0% -31.8% 11.7% 42.94%
2017 8.3% -44.7% 46.3% 29.55%
2016 2.7% -29.9% 420.6% 58.88%
2015 -3.3% -57.4% 14.6% 15.31%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ECIFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -3.6% -46.2% 28.9% 34.52%
1 Yr 2.8% -56.3% 41.1% 18.42%
3 Yr 3.9%* -38.8% 14.5% 11.39%
5 Yr 3.7%* -35.4% 9.5% 17.02%
10 Yr 7.1%* -37.0% 11.2% 20.95%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ECIFX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 19.0% -50.4% 46.8% 6.12%
2018 -8.4% -27.6% 11.7% 62.69%
2017 12.6% -44.7% 46.3% 26.12%
2016 3.9% -29.9% 420.6% 76.40%
2015 1.9% -57.4% 14.6% 3.17%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

ECIFX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

ECIFX Category Low Category High ECIFX % Rank
Net Assets 893 M 100 K 153 B 37.55%
Number of Holdings 408 2 13456 31.88%
Net Assets in Top 10 180 M -35.2 M 27.1 B 42.58%
Weighting of Top 10 22.16% 5.5% 100.0% 71.54%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Microsoft Corp 3.73%
  2. Alphabet Inc Class C 3.12%
  3. Amazon.com Inc 3.10%
  4. Apple Inc 2.79%
  5. Facebook Inc A 1.95%
  6. Visa Inc Class A 1.63%
  7. United States Treasury Notes 0.75% 1.62%
  8. PepsiCo Inc 1.54%
  9. Mondelez International Inc Class A 1.35%
  10. Danaher Corp 1.34%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High ECIFX % Rank
Stocks
56.34% -113.74% 77.36% 31.88%
Bonds
42.70% -7.02% 80.79% 46.63%
Cash
0.46% -120.83% 149.68% 88.37%
Convertible Bonds
0.38% -0.67% 52.57% 49.22%
Preferred Stocks
0.12% 0.00% 36.61% 43.41%
Other
0.00% -4.42% 167.50% 67.19%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High ECIFX % Rank
Technology
20.91% 0.00% 100.00% 26.92%
Financial Services
16.04% 0.00% 62.98% 31.32%
Healthcare
15.52% 0.00% 54.35% 35.60%
Communication Services
11.07% 0.00% 26.69% 10.44%
Consumer Cyclical
10.24% 0.00% 33.58% 33.96%
Industrials
8.22% 0.00% 99.44% 69.45%
Consumer Defense
7.13% 0.00% 18.41% 57.14%
Utilities
3.80% 0.00% 100.00% 41.43%
Energy
2.88% 0.00% 100.00% 64.62%
Real Estate
2.71% 0.00% 99.96% 69.12%
Basic Materials
1.48% 0.00% 19.70% 79.34%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High ECIFX % Rank
US
54.81% -112.30% 75.95% 17.34%
Non US
1.53% -3.33% 33.55% 72.38%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High ECIFX % Rank
Securitized
49.86% 0.00% 85.82% 1.35%
Corporate
41.58% 0.00% 100.00% 31.05%
Government
5.33% 0.00% 90.31% 81.93%
Municipal
1.97% 0.00% 99.50% 12.05%
Cash & Equivalents
1.25% -3.87% 100.00% 94.50%
Derivative
0.00% 0.00% 69.90% 61.68%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High ECIFX % Rank
US
40.28% -8.49% 88.92% 46.11%
Non US
2.42% -14.78% 29.41% 62.72%

Expenses

ECIFX - Expenses

Operational Fees

ECIFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.76% 0.01% 7.41% 21.76%
Management Fee 0.04% 0.00% 2.00% 11.23%
12b-1 Fee 1.00% 0.00% 1.00% 81.65%
Administrative Fee 0.04% 0.01% 0.83% 5.56%

Sales Fees

ECIFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 1.00% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load 1.00% 1.00% 5.50% 31.33%

Trading Fees

ECIFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 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.

ECIFX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 12.00% 0.00% 574.00% 14.12%

Distributions

ECIFX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

ECIFX Category Low Category High ECIFX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 10.53% 20.35%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

ECIFX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Quarterly Annually Monthly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

ECIFX Category Low Category High ECIFX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.59% -49.00% 6.65% 89.52%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

ECIFX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

ECIFX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Charles Gaffney


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 01, 2009

10.5

10.5%

Charles Gaffney is a vice president of Eaton Vance Management and portfolio manager on Eaton Vance’s global core team. He is a member of the firm’s Equity Strategy Committee. He joined Eaton Vance in 2003. Charlie began his career in the investment management industry in 1996. Before joining Eaton Vance, he was affiliated with Brown Brothers Harriman as a sector portfolio manager and Morgan Stanley Dean Witter as a senior equity analyst. Charlie earned a B.A. from Bowdoin College in 1995 and an MBA from Fordham University in 2002.

Brian Ellis


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 27, 2017

2.84

2.8%

Vishal Khanduja


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 27, 2017

2.84

2.8%

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.04 39.35 6.95 0.33