Cash Dividend On The Way From Eaton Vance Limited Duration Income Fund (EVV)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/11/14, Eaton Vance Limited Duration Income Fund ( EVV) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.1017, payable on 2/20/14. As a percentage of EVV's recent stock price of $15.17, this dividend works out to approximately 0.67%, so look for shares of Eaton Vance Limited Duration Income Fund to trade 0.67% lower — all else being equal — when EVV shares open for trading on 2/11/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for EVV, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.1017 declared by Eaton Vance Limited Duration Income Fund:

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from EVV is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 8.04% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of EVV shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Eaton Vance Limited Duration Income Fund 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, EVV's low point in its 52 week range is $14.50 per share, with $17.70 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $15.18.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, EVV makes up 2.27% of the CEF Income Composite Portfolio ETF ( PCEF) which is trading higher by about 0.3% on the day Friday.

In Friday trading, Eaton Vance Limited Duration Income Fund shares are currently off about 0.3% on the day.

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