NINE MASTS CAPITAL Ltd acquired a new stake in Eaton Vance Tax Managed Buy Write Opport (NYSE:ETV) in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund acquired 103,200 shares of the financial services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $1,663,000.

Several other large investors have also made changes to their positions in ETV. Private Advisor Group LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Eaton Vance Tax Managed Buy Write Opport in the second quarter valued at $155,000. Centaurus Financial Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Eaton Vance Tax Managed Buy Write Opport in the second quarter valued at $266,000. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC grew its position in shares of Eaton Vance Tax Managed Buy Write Opport by 32.0% in the third quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC now owns 23,535 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $379,000 after purchasing an additional 5,700 shares during the period. Ahrens Investment Partners LLC grew its position in shares of Eaton Vance Tax Managed Buy Write Opport by 58.7% in the third quarter. Ahrens Investment Partners LLC now owns 23,800 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $383,000 after purchasing an additional 8,800 shares during the period. Finally, Wealth Alliance Advisory Group LLC grew its position in shares of Eaton Vance Tax Managed Buy Write Opport by 68.2% in the third quarter. Wealth Alliance Advisory Group LLC now owns 24,662 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $397,000 after purchasing an additional 10,000 shares during the period.

In other news, Director Leo I. Higdon, Jr. sold 5,943 shares of Eaton Vance Tax Managed Buy Write Opport stock in a transaction on Tuesday, October 23rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $43.97, for a total value of $261,313.71. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 9,964 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $438,117.08. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, CEO Thomas E. Faust, Jr. sold 54,134 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, October 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $43.38, for a total value of $2,348,332.92. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 2,893,651 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $125,526,580.38. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders sold 149,984 shares of company stock valued at $6,618,100.

Shares of NYSE:ETV traded down $0.14 during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $14.63. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 25,775 shares, compared to its average volume of 233,995. Eaton Vance Tax Managed Buy Write Opport has a 1 year low of $14.19 and a 1 year high of $16.39.

The firm also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, December 31st. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 24th will be given a $0.1108 dividend. This represents a $1.33 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 9.09%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 21st.

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About Eaton Vance Tax Managed Buy Write Opport

Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Buy-Write Opportunities Fund is a closed-ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by Eaton Vance Management. It is co-managed by Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC. The fund invests in the public equity markets of the United States. It seeks to invest in stocks of companies operating across diversified sectors.

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