Raymond James Trust N.A. increased its holdings in shares of Eaton Vance Tax Managed Diversified Eq. (NYSE:ETY) by 32.0% in the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 64,424 shares of the investment management company’s stock after acquiring an additional 15,600 shares during the period. Raymond James Trust N.A.’s holdings in Eaton Vance Tax Managed Diversified Eq. were worth $726,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the company. Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC bought a new stake in shares of Eaton Vance Tax Managed Diversified Eq. during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $107,000. Carnick & Kubik Group LLC lifted its stake in shares of Eaton Vance Tax Managed Diversified Eq. by 5.5% during the 2nd quarter. Carnick & Kubik Group LLC now owns 10,600 shares of the investment management company’s stock worth $120,000 after acquiring an additional 550 shares during the last quarter. Usca Ria LLC bought a new stake in shares of Eaton Vance Tax Managed Diversified Eq. during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $134,000. Wedbush Securities Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Eaton Vance Tax Managed Diversified Eq. by 10.6% during the 2nd quarter. Wedbush Securities Inc. now owns 13,435 shares of the investment management company’s stock worth $152,000 after acquiring an additional 1,293 shares during the last quarter. Finally, HL Financial Services LLC lifted its stake in shares of Eaton Vance Tax Managed Diversified Eq. by 7.3% during the 2nd quarter. HL Financial Services LLC now owns 14,789 shares of the investment management company’s stock worth $167,000 after acquiring an additional 1,000 shares during the last quarter.

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Separately, Stifel Nicolaus lowered Eaton Vance Tax Managed Diversified Eq. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, June 26th.

Shares of Eaton Vance Tax Managed Diversified Eq. (ETY) opened at 11.38 on Thursday. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $11.33 and its 200-day moving average price is $11.30. Eaton Vance Tax Managed Diversified Eq. has a 12 month low of $9.90 and a 12 month high of $11.80.

The firm also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 29th. Investors of record on Friday, September 22nd will be given a $0.084 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 21st. This represents a $1.01 annualized dividend and a yield of 8.86%.

Eaton Vance Tax Managed Diversified Eq. Company Profile

Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Diversified Equity Income Fund (the Fund) is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s primary investment objective is to provide current income and gains, with a secondary objective of capital appreciation. It holds investments in various sectors, such as air freight and logistics, auto components, banks, beverages, biotechnology, capital markets, chemicals, communications equipment, containers and packaging, distributors, diversified telecommunication services, electric utilities, electrical equipment, energy equipment and services, equity real estate investment trusts, food products, healthcare equipment and services, household durables, Internet software and services, machinery, semiconductors and semiconductor equipment, software, specialty retail, tobacco, pharmaceuticals, road and rail, multi-utilities, Internet and direct marketing retail, and information technology services.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Eaton Vance Tax Managed Diversified Eq. (NYSE:ETY)

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