Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Buy-Write Opportunities Fund Report Of Earnings

BOSTON, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Buy-Write Opportunities Fund (NYSE: ETV), a closed-end management investment company, today announced the earnings of the Fund for the three and nine months ended December 31, 2013. The Fund's fiscal year ended on December 31, 2013.

For the three months ended December 31, 2013, the Fund had net investment income of $2,140,093 ($0.033 per share). For the year ended December 31, 2013, the Fund had net investment income of $8,155,298 ($0.128 per share). In comparison, for the three months ended December 31, 2012, the Fund had net investment income of $2,882,430 ($0.046 per share). For the year ended December 31, 2012, the Fund had net investment income of $8,342,791 ($0.131 per share).

Net realized and unrealized gains for the three months ended December 31, 2013 were $61,488,852 ($0.972 per share). Net realized and unrealized gains for the year ended December 31, 2013 were $144,162,287 ($2.272 per share). In comparison, net realized and unrealized losses for the three months ended December 31, 2012 were $24,370,776 ($0.384 per share). Net realized and unrealized gains for the year ended December 31, 2012 were $83,949,669 ($1.313 per share).

On December 31, 2013, net assets of the Fund were $943,887,085. The net asset value per share on December 31, 2013 was $14.84 based on 63,614,866 shares outstanding. In comparison, on December 31, 2012, net assets of the Fund were $876,151,826. The net asset value per share on December 31, 2012 was $13.77 based on 63,614,866 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 $278.6 billion in assets as of January 31, 2014, 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 TAX-MANAGED BUY-WRITE OPPORTUNITIES FUND

SUMMARY OF RESULTS OF OPERATIONS

(in thousands, except per share amounts)












Three Months Ended


Year Ended



December 31,


December 31,



2013


2012


2013


2012

Gross investment income

$         4,673


$         5,323


$      18,097


$      18,221

Operating expenses

(2,533)


(2,441)


(9,942)


(9,878)


Net investment income

$        2,140


$         2,882


$        8,155


$        8,343

Net realized and unrealized gains (losses) on investments

$      61,489


$     (24,371)


$    144,162


$      83,950


Net increase (decrease) in net assets from operations

$      63,629


$     (21,489)


$    152,317


$      92,293










Earnings per Share Outstanding








Gross investment income

$         0.073


$         0.084


$        0.284


$        0.286

Operating expenses

(0.040)


(0.038)


(0.156)


(0.155)


Net investment income 

$         0.033


$         0.046


$        0.128


$        0.131

Net realized and unrealized gains (losses) on investments

$         0.972


$       (0.384)


$        2.272


$        1.313


Net increase (decrease) in net assets from operations

$         1.005


$       (0.338)


$        2.400


$        1.444



















Net Asset Value at December 31









Net assets 





$    943,887


$    876,152


Shares outstanding 





63,615


63,615


Net asset value per share outstanding





$        14.84


$        13.77










Market Value Summary









Market price on NYSE at December 31





$        14.01


$        12.50


High market price (period ended December 31)





$        14.21


$        13.36


Low market price (period ended December 31)





$        12.68


$        11.77

 

SOURCE Eaton Vance Management



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