Eaton Vance Risk-Managed Diversified Equity Income Fund Report Of Earnings

Jun 14, 2013, 15:28 ET from Eaton Vance Management

BOSTON, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eaton Vance Risk-Managed Diversified Equity Income Fund (NYSE: ETJ), a diversified closed-end management investment company, today announced the earnings of the Fund for the three months ended March 31, 2013.  The Fund's fiscal year ends on December 31, 2013.

For the three months ended March 31, 2013, the Fund had net investment income of $1,514,643 ($0.022 per common share). In comparison, for the three months ended March 31, 2012, the Fund had net investment income of $2,224,855 ($0.030 per common share).

Net realized and unrealized gains for the three months ended March 31, 2013 were $48,495,369 ($0.692 per common share). In comparison, net realized and unrealized gains for the three months ended March 31, 2012 were $13,359,988 ($0.183 per common share).

On March 31, 2013, net assets of the Fund were $866,116,119.  The net asset value per common share on March 31, 2013 was $12.39 based on 69,892,583 common shares outstanding.  In comparison, on March 31, 2012, net assets of the Fund were $914,500,222.  The net asset value per common share on March 31, 2012 was $12.53 based on 72,958,783 common shares outstanding. 

The Fund periodically makes certain performance data and information about portfolio characteristics available on www.eatonvance.com (on the fund information page under "Individual Investors – Closed-End Funds").  Fund portfolio holdings for the most recent month-end are also posted to the website approximately 30 days following month-end. 

The Fund is managed by Eaton Vance Management, a subsidiary of Eaton Vance Corp. (NYSE: EV), based in Boston, one of the oldest investment management firms in the United States, with a history dating back to 1924. Eaton Vance and its affiliates managed $260.3 billion in assets as of April 30, 2013, offering individuals and institutions a broad array of investment strategies and wealth management solutions.  The Company's long record of providing exemplary service and attractive returns through a variety of market conditions has made Eaton Vance the investment manager of choice for many of today's most discerning investors.  For more information about Eaton Vance, visit www.eatonvance.com.

EATON VANCE RISK-MANAGED DIVERSIFIED EQUITY INCOME FUND

SUMMARY OF RESULTS OF OPERATIONS

(in thousands, except per share amounts)

Three Months Ended

March 31,

2013

2012

Gross investment income

$          3,868

$          4,692

Operating expenses

(2,353)

(2,467)

Net investment income

$          1,515

$          2,225

Net realized and unrealized gains (losses)

  on investments

$       48,495

$        13,360

Net increase (decrease) in net assets

  from operations

$       50,010

$        15,585

Earnings per Common Share Outstanding

Gross investment income

$          0.055

$          0.064

Operating expenses

(0.033)

(0.034)

Net investment income

$          0.022

$          0.030

Net realized and unrealized gains (losses)

  on investments

$          0.692

$          0.183

Net increase (decrease) in net assets

  from operations

$          0.714

$          0.213

Net Asset Value at March 31 (Common Shares)

Net assets 

$     866,116

$      914,500

Shares outstanding 

69,893

72,959

Net asset value per share outstanding

$          12.39

$          12.53

Market Value Summary (Common Shares)

Market price on NYSE at March 31

$          10.99

$          10.59

High market price (period ended March 31)

$          11.06

$          10.75

Low market price (period ended March 31)

$          10.62

$          10.53

SOURCE Eaton Vance Management



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