Eaton Vance Commodity Strategy Fund

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Performance

The fund has returned 5.86 percent over the past year, and -6.40 percent over the past three years.

Trailing Returns Updated 06.30.2014
Year to date 6.2%
1 Year 5.9%
3 Years (Annualized) -6.4%
5 Years (Annualized) N/A
10 Years (Annualized) N/A

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Summary

The investment seeks total return. Under normal market conditions, the fund pursues its investment objective by (i) gaining exposure to a broad-based basket of commodities through commodity-linked derivative instruments, and (ii) seeking to generate excess returns by investing in long and short positions in (a) selected commodity-linked derivative instruments; (b) inflation-linked securities and derivatives; and (c) corporate and sovereign bonds of U.S. and foreign issuers, including those located in emerging markets. It is non-diversified.

Fees

Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Eaton Vance Commodity Strategy Fund has an expense ratio of 1.48 percent.

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Risk

Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.

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