Eaton Vance Dividend Builder Fund

Scorecard
1 / 5 Stars
Lipper
2 1 5 3 4
Zacks Investment Research
4 (Sell)
Standard & Poor's
3 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
C+ (Hold)

U.S. News evaluated 492 Large Blend Funds. Our list highlights the top-rated funds for long-term investors based on the ratings of leading fund industry researchers.

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Performance

The fund has returned 16.23 percent over the past year, 11.41 percent over the past three years, 15.31 percent over the past five years, and 9.05 percent over the past decade.

Trailing Returns Updated 03.31.2014
Year to date 1.6%
1 Year 16.2%
3 Years (Annualized) 11.4%
5 Years (Annualized) 15.3%
10 Years (Annualized) 9.0%

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Summary

The investment seeks total return. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets in dividend-paying common stocks and dividend-paying or interest-bearing securities that are convertible into common stock (the "80% Policy"). It may invest up to 20% of its net assets in fixed-income securities, including (with respect to up to 10% of its net assets) securities rated BBB by Standard & Poor's Ratings Services ("S&P") or Baa by Moody's Investors Service, Inc. ("Moody's") or below and unrated securities determined by the investment adviser to be of comparable quality.

Fees

Fees are Above Average compared to funds in the same category.
Eaton Vance Dividend Builder Fund has an expense ratio of 1.81 percent.

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Risk

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

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