Short Interest in Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Buy-Write Opportunities Fund (NYSE:ETV) Declines By 39.1%

Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Buy-Write Opportunities Fund (NYSE:ETVGet Free Report) saw a large drop in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 25,100 shares, a drop of 39.1% from the January 15th total of 41,200 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 252,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 0.1 days.

Institutional Trading of Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Buy-Write Opportunities Fund

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Morgan Stanley raised its stake in Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Buy-Write Opportunities Fund by 61.9% in the 4th quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 2,045,265 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $25,116,000 after acquiring an additional 782,028 shares during the period. Cornerstone Advisors LLC increased its holdings in shares of Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Buy-Write Opportunities Fund by 71.6% in the fourth quarter. Cornerstone Advisors LLC now owns 1,627,245 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $20,064,000 after purchasing an additional 679,028 shares during the last quarter. Invesco Ltd. raised its position in shares of Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Buy-Write Opportunities Fund by 17.7% in the third quarter. Invesco Ltd. now owns 1,064,498 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $12,742,000 after purchasing an additional 160,091 shares during the period. Guggenheim Capital LLC lifted its stake in shares of Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Buy-Write Opportunities Fund by 16.1% during the 1st quarter. Guggenheim Capital LLC now owns 979,576 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $15,301,000 after buying an additional 135,706 shares during the last quarter. Finally, LPL Financial LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Buy-Write Opportunities Fund by 22.8% during the 2nd quarter. LPL Financial LLC now owns 902,406 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $11,533,000 after buying an additional 167,384 shares during the period.

Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Buy-Write Opportunities Fund Stock Up 0.1 %

Shares of ETV stock traded up $0.02 on Monday, reaching $12.86. The stock had a trading volume of 315,979 shares, compared to its average volume of 281,222. Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Buy-Write Opportunities Fund has a 12 month low of $11.05 and a 12 month high of $13.50. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $12.44 and its two-hundred day moving average is $12.37.

Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Buy-Write Opportunities Fund Cuts Dividend

The firm also recently declared a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, February 29th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, February 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.0949 per share. This represents a $1.14 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 8.86%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, February 21st.

About Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Buy-Write Opportunities Fund

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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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