ECHSX: Eaton Vance Worldwide Health Sci C

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ECHSX Eaton Vance Worldwide Health Sci C

  • Fund
  • ECHSX
  • Price as of: Dec 12, 2019
  • $12.26
    + $0.07 + 0.57%

Profile

ECHSX - Profile

Vitals

  • YTD Return 16.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 10.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return -3.6%
  • Net Assets $1.03 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 40.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$12.26
$9.89
$12.65

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 1.91%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load 1.00%

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 32.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) $1,000
  • IRA $1,000

Fund Classification


Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 16.7%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 11.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.3%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio -0.35%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    Eaton Vance Worldwide Health Sciences Fund
  • Fund Family Name
    Eaton Vance
  • Inception Date
    Jan 05, 1998
  • Shares Outstanding
    5153940
  • Share Class
    C
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Jason A. Kritzer

Fund Description

The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus any borrowings for investment purposes) in securities of companies principally engaged in the discovery, development, production or distribution of products related to scientific advances in health care, including biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, managed health care and medical equipment and supplies. It has a policy of investing at least 25% of its assets in investments in the medical research and health care industry.


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Performance

ECHSX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ECHSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 16.7% 3.4% 49.1% 69.23%
1 Yr 10.7% -12.6% 29.3% 43.59%
3 Yr 10.1%* -14.0% 28.3% 45.87%
5 Yr -3.6%* -11.5% 15.4% 81.73%
10 Yr 3.0%* -1.8% 16.8% 89.77%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ECHSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 1.0% -25.3% 21.5% 9.01%
2017 12.3% -10.8% 43.9% 63.30%
2016 -25.1% -31.6% 6.9% 94.34%
2015 -1.9% -20.4% 13.8% 50.49%
2014 8.6% -5.8% 31.5% 80.21%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ECHSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 16.7% 3.4% 49.1% 69.23%
1 Yr 10.7% -12.6% 38.1% 48.72%
3 Yr 11.1%* -14.0% 28.5% 45.87%
5 Yr 4.3%* -11.5% 17.0% 56.73%
10 Yr 11.6%* -1.8% 18.0% 59.09%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ECHSX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2018 1.0% -25.3% 22.2% 17.12%
2017 15.4% -10.8% 45.8% 66.97%
2016 -15.5% -26.4% 8.7% 64.15%
2015 7.8% -16.6% 15.2% 35.92%
2014 26.2% -5.8% 36.7% 44.79%

NAV & Total Return History


Holdings

ECHSX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

ECHSX Category Low Category High ECHSX % Rank
Net Assets 1.03 B 3.25 M 47.5 B 54.33%
Number of Holdings 57 26 388 81.10%
Net Assets in Top 10 400 M 913 K 17.4 B 53.54%
Weighting of Top 10 40.21% 21.3% 77.1% 55.91%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Merck & Co Inc 5.77%
  2. Johnson & Johnson 5.13%
  3. Roche Holding AG Dividend Right Cert. 4.96%
  4. UnitedHealth Group Inc 4.04%
  5. Abbott Laboratories 3.77%
  6. Novartis AG 3.71%
  7. GlaxoSmithKline PLC 3.41%
  8. Sanofi SA 3.37%
  9. Anthem Inc 3.03%
  10. Pfizer Inc 3.02%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High ECHSX % Rank
Stocks
100.00% 90.21% 103.54% 3.15%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 1.08% 33.07%
Other
0.00% -27.41% 5.17% 52.76%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 1.54% 27.56%
Cash
0.00% 0.00% 9.79% 92.13%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 20.60% 27.56%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High ECHSX % Rank
Healthcare
98.53% 56.22% 99.75% 22.83%
Utilities
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 19.69%
Technology
0.00% 0.00% 16.35% 48.03%
Real Estate
0.00% 0.00% 5.81% 26.77%
Industrials
0.00% 0.00% 2.40% 29.13%
Financial Services
0.00% 0.00% 5.93% 37.01%
Energy
0.00% 0.00% 0.43% 23.62%
Communication Services
0.00% 0.00% 1.02% 23.62%
Consumer Defense
0.00% 0.00% 34.83% 28.35%
Consumer Cyclical
0.00% 0.00% 10.49% 28.35%
Basic Materials
0.00% 0.00% 1.94% 40.16%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High ECHSX % Rank
US
68.68% 58.61% 99.93% 96.85%
Non US
31.32% 0.00% 40.52% 3.15%

Expenses

ECHSX - Expenses

Operational Fees

ECHSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 1.91% 0.10% 4.94% 18.80%
Management Fee 0.63% 0.09% 1.30% 36.22%
12b-1 Fee 1.00% 0.00% 1.00% 75.00%
Administrative Fee 0.15% 0.01% 0.40% 60.71%

Sales Fees

ECHSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load 1.00% 1.00% 5.00% 25.00%

Trading Fees

ECHSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.75% 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.

ECHSX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 32.00% 0.00% 341.00% 28.81%

Distributions

ECHSX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

ECHSX Category Low Category High ECHSX % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 5.43% 30.71%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

ECHSX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Quarterly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

ECHSX Category Low Category High ECHSX % Rank
Net Income Ratio -0.35% -2.24% 2.12% 62.39%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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Fund Manager Analysis

ECHSX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Jason A. Kritzer


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 01, 2016

3.42

3.4%

Mr. Kritzer is a Vice President of Eaton Vance. Prior to joining Eaton Vance in 2012, Mr. Kritzer was a director and equity analyst at BlackRock , Inc. covering the healthcare sector since 2006.

Samantha Pandolfi


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jul 01, 2016

3.42

3.4%

Ms. Pandolfi is a Vice President of EVAIL. Prior to joining EVAIL, Ms. Pandolfi held similar positions at EVMI. Prior to joining EVMI as a Vice President in November 2015, Ms. Pandolfi was a Portfolio Manager and Research Analyst with Goldman Sachs Asset Management over her fifteen year tenure (2000-2015).

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.34 22.22 9.78 19.59