Eaton Vance Tax Managed Buy Write Opport (NYSE:ETV) declared a monthly dividend on Friday, February 2nd, Wall Street Journal reports. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, February 21st will be paid a dividend of 0.1108 per share by the financial services provider on Wednesday, February 28th. This represents a $1.33 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 8.73%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, February 20th.
Shares of Eaton Vance Tax Managed Buy Write Opport (ETV) traded down $0.13 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $15.23. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 289,759 shares, compared to its average volume of 204,076. Eaton Vance Tax Managed Buy Write Opport has a 1 year low of $14.86 and a 1 year high of $15.69.
In related news, CEO Matthew J. Witkos sold 25,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, January 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $60.35, for a total transaction of $1,508,750.00. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 192,490 shares in the company, valued at $11,616,771.50. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, Director Dorothy E. Puhy sold 9,490 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, January 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $60.49, for a total value of $574,050.10. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 29,426 shares in the company, valued at $1,779,978.74. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.
Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Buy-Write Opportunities Fund is a United States-based diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s investment objective is to provide income and gains, with a secondary objective of capital appreciation. It invests in a portfolio of common stocks and writes call options on one or more United States indices on a substantial portion of the value of its common stock portfolio to generate earnings from the option.
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