Eaton Vance Ltd Duration Income Fund (NYSE:EVV) saw a large growth in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 99,397 shares, a growth of 62.4% from the July 14th total of 61,212 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 278,234 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.4 days. Approximately 0.1% of the company’s stock are sold short.

Hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Flagship Harbor Advisors LLC raised its stake in shares of Eaton Vance Ltd Duration Income Fund by 1.3% in the second quarter. Flagship Harbor Advisors LLC now owns 53,784 shares of the company’s stock worth $753,000 after buying an additional 680 shares during the last quarter. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. raised its stake in shares of Eaton Vance Ltd Duration Income Fund by 2.6% in the second quarter. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. now owns 46,223 shares of the company’s stock worth $652,000 after buying an additional 1,171 shares during the last quarter. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. raised its stake in shares of Eaton Vance Ltd Duration Income Fund by 29.2% in the second quarter. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. now owns 210,522 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,968,000 after buying an additional 47,578 shares during the last quarter. ProVise Management Group LLC raised its stake in shares of Eaton Vance Ltd Duration Income Fund by 2.7% in the second quarter. ProVise Management Group LLC now owns 46,738 shares of the company’s stock worth $659,000 after buying an additional 1,229 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Alethea Capital Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Eaton Vance Ltd Duration Income Fund by 100.0% in the second quarter. Alethea Capital Management LLC now owns 64,194 shares of the company’s stock worth $906,000 after buying an additional 32,097 shares during the last quarter.

Eaton Vance Ltd Duration Income Fund (NYSE EVV) traded down 0.84% on Wednesday, hitting $14.05. 290,803 shares of the company were exchanged. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $14.04 and a 200 day moving average of $14.00. Eaton Vance Ltd Duration Income Fund has a 52 week low of $12.82 and a 52 week high of $14.27.

The firm also recently declared a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, August 18th. Investors of record on Friday, August 11th will be paid a $0.0806 dividend. This represents a $0.97 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 6.88%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 9th.

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Eaton Vance Ltd Duration Income Fund Company Profile

Eaton Vance Limited Duration Income Fund (the Fund) is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s primary investment objective is to provide a high level of current income. The Fund may, as a secondary objective, also seek capital appreciation to the extent it is consistent with its primary objective.

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