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Eaton Vance Glbl Macr Absolute Return C

ECGMX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 0.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 2.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 2.6%
  • Net Assets $3.19 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 100.0%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$8.83
$8.10
$8.96

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.75%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load 1.00%

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 81.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification


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Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$12.09

-0.08%

$131.63 B

4.86%

$0.59

-0.17%

-

$10.38

-0.10%

$35.32 B

2.69%

$0.28

0.10%

-

$8.45

-0.24%

$20.24 B

3.66%

$0.31

0.48%

-

$12.62

0.00%

$15.65 B

2.05%

$0.26

0.08%

-

$9.73

-0.51%

$15.00 B

4.50%

$0.44

-0.71%

-

ECGMX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 0.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.2%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 2.6%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio 3.51%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Eaton Vance Global Macro Absolute Return Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Eaton Vance
  • Inception Date
    Oct 01, 2009
  • Shares Outstanding
    5200022
  • Share Class
    C
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    John Baur

Fund Description

The fund seeks its investment objective by investing in securities, derivatives and other instruments to establish long and short investment exposures around the world. Total return is defined as income plus capital appreciation. It normally invests in multiple countries and frequently has significant exposure to foreign currencies and investments. The fund's long and short investments are primarily sovereign exposures, including currencies, interest rates and debt instruments issued or guaranteed by sovereign entities. It is non-diversified.


ECGMX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ECGMX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 0.3% -2.1% 5.3% 25.46%
1 Yr 2.7% -28.6% 24.1% 74.05%
3 Yr 2.2%* -17.9% 10.4% 83.23%
5 Yr 2.6%* -11.9% 14.1% 87.95%
10 Yr 1.7%* -1.2% 13.0% 94.86%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ECGMX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 -0.8% -49.2% 314.3% 68.33%
2019 3.9% -35.1% 15.3% 61.65%
2018 -6.7% -48.0% 3.1% 72.91%
2017 0.8% -14.8% 11.2% 68.61%
2016 0.0% -11.2% 10.7% 85.08%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ECGMX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 0.3% -2.1% 5.3% 25.46%
1 Yr 1.7% -31.1% 24.1% 71.29%
3 Yr 2.2%* -19.5% 10.4% 79.15%
5 Yr 2.6%* -12.9% 14.1% 86.59%
10 Yr 1.7%* -1.2% 13.0% 94.26%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ECGMX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 -0.8% -49.2% 314.3% 68.33%
2019 4.4% -35.1% 15.3% 56.83%
2018 -4.2% -48.0% 8.0% 54.68%
2017 3.2% -14.8% 15.2% 44.53%
2016 3.0% -11.2% 17.7% 62.40%

NAV & Total Return History


ECGMX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

ECGMX Category Low Category High ECGMX % Rank
Net Assets 3.19 B 1 M 132 B 16.64%
Number of Holdings 3 3 7676 98.64%
Net Assets in Top 10 3.17 B -2.73 B 12 B 4.35%
Weighting of Top 10 99.99% 4.8% 100.0% 1.05%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Global Macro Portfolio 100.00%
  2. Global Macro Portfolio 100.00%
  3. Global Macro Portfolio 99.99%
  4. Global Macro Portfolio 99.99%
  5. Global Macro Portfolio 99.99%
  6. Global Macro Portfolio 99.99%
  7. Global Macro Portfolio 99.99%
  8. Global Macro Portfolio 99.99%
  9. Global Macro Portfolio 99.99%
  10. Global Macro Portfolio 99.99%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High ECGMX % Rank
Bonds
144.67% -262.75% 9989800.00% 4.32%
Other
5.49% -42.24% 120.57% 5.98%
Stocks
5.02% -91.60% 170.77% 9.58%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 35.26% 55.84%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 179.84% 83.42%
Cash
-55.18% -229.11% 362.75% 95.79%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High ECGMX % Rank
Financial Services
37.40% 0.00% 100.00% 14.17%
Real Estate
24.49% 0.00% 100.00% 13.75%
Consumer Defense
10.90% 0.00% 93.82% 6.25%
Communication Services
8.78% 0.00% 100.00% 29.38%
Consumer Cyclical
8.03% 0.00% 100.00% 25.42%
Industrials
7.17% 0.00% 100.00% 29.79%
Technology
1.46% 0.00% 100.00% 28.13%
Basic Materials
1.11% 0.00% 55.22% 31.88%
Utilities
0.65% 0.00% 100.00% 42.08%
Healthcare
0.00% 0.00% 80.00% 48.13%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 100.00% 70.21%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High ECGMX % Rank
US
5.02% -87.24% 170.77% 8.15%
Non US
0.00% -4.36% 8.33% 30.57%

Bond Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High ECGMX % Rank
Derivative
56.79% 0.00% 68.37% 1.63%
Government
23.16% 0.00% 98.23% 22.55%
Cash & Equivalents
18.16% 0.01% 100.00% 18.34%
Securitized
1.09% 0.00% 99.25% 84.51%
Corporate
0.80% 0.00% 99.91% 89.67%
Municipal
0.00% 0.00% 41.64% 41.44%

Bond Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High ECGMX % Rank
US
144.67% -262.75% 219.84% 2.04%
Non US
0.00% -13.39% 231.13% 94.70%

ECGMX - Expenses

Operational Fees

ECGMX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.75% 0.01% 14.61% 26.42%
Management Fee 0.55% 0.00% 2.25% 31.62%
12b-1 Fee 1.00% 0.00% 1.00% 79.05%
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 0.70% N/A

Sales Fees

ECGMX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.00% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load 1.00% 1.00% 5.50% 15.31%

Trading Fees

ECGMX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.40% 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.

ECGMX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 81.00% 0.00% 493.00% 44.29%

ECGMX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

ECGMX Category Low Category High ECGMX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 6.44% 18.16%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

ECGMX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Monthly Quarterly Monthly Monthly

Net Income Ratio Analysis

ECGMX Category Low Category High ECGMX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 3.51% -1.55% 18.14% 44.01%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

ECGMX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency

Dividend Payout History

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ECGMX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

John Baur


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 28, 2008

12.93

12.9%

John is a vice president since 2007 and a portfolio manager since 2008 at Eaton Vance. He covers Latin America and joined Eaton Vance in 2004. He has previously been employed at Applied Materials, Inc. in California, Taiwan and Singapore. John earned his M.B.A with honors from the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University, and his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from MIT.

Michael Cirami


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 28, 2008

12.93

12.9%

Cirami is a vice president of Eaton Vance since 2005, portfolio manager of Eaton Vance’s global fixed-income team since 2008 and has been an employee since 2003. He has a BA from Mary Washington College and an MBA from William E. Simon School at the University of Rochester(2001-2003), and prior thereto he was a team leader for the Institutional Services Group for State Street Bank in Luxemburg since 2000.

Eric Stein


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 12, 2010

10.39

10.4%

Eric is a vice president and portfolio manager. He originally joined Eaton Vance in 2002 and rejoined the firm in 2008. He has previously been employed at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Citigroup Alternative Investments. Eric earned his M.B.A. in Analytic Finance and Economics with honors from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and his B.S. in Business Administration from Boston University. Eric is a CFA charterholder and a member of the Boston Security Analysts Society.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.04 29.65 5.5 2.0