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

10 Jan, 2013, 11:14 ET from Eaton Vance Management

BOSTON, Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Diversified Equity Income Fund (NYSE: ETY), a closed-end management investment company, today announced the earnings of the Fund for the three months and year ended October 31, 2012. The Fund's fiscal year ended on October 31, 2012.

For the three months ended October 31, 2012, the Fund had net investment income of $4,267,065 ($0.028 per share). For the year ended October 31, 2012, the Fund had net investment income of $21,018,094 ($0.138 per share). In comparison, for the three months ended October 31, 2011, the Fund had net investment income of $3,504,354 ($0.023 per share). For the year ended October 31, 2011, the Fund had net investment income of $18,397,491 ($0.121 per share).

Net realized and unrealized gains for the three months ended October 31, 2012 were $45,874,909 ($0.303 per share). Net realized and unrealized gains for the year ended October 31, 2012 were $161,640,039 ($1.062 per share). In comparison, net realized and unrealized losses for the three months ended October 31, 2011 were $107,436,802 ($0.706 per share). Net realized and unrealized losses for the year ended October 31, 2011 were $34,473,429 ($0.227 per share).

On October 31, 2012, net assets of the Fund were $1,654,325,965. The net asset value per share on October 31, 2012 was $10.96 based on 150,969,916 shares outstanding. In comparison, on October 31, 2011, net assets of the Fund were $1,651,550,686. The net asset value per share on October 31, 2011 was $10.83 based on 152,472,416 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 $199.5 billion in assets as of October 31, 2012, 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 DIVERSIFIED EQUITY INCOME FUND

SUMMARY OF RESULTS OF OPERATIONS

(in thousands, except per share amounts)

Three Months Ended

Year Ended

October 31,

October 31,

2012

2011

2012

2011

Gross investment income

$             8,791

$           7,835

$        38,756

$           37,512

Operating expenses

(4,524)

(4,331)

(17,738)

(19,115)

Net investment income

$             4,267

$           3,504

$        21,018

$           18,397

Net realized and unrealized gains (losses)

  on investments

$           45,875

$     (107,437)

$      161,640

$         (34,473)

Net increase (decrease) in net assets

  from operations

$           50,142

$     (103,933)

$      182,658

$         (16,076)

Earnings per Share Outstanding

Gross investment income

$             0.057

$           0.051

$           0.254

$             0.246

Operating expenses

(0.029)

(0.028)

(0.116)

(0.125)

Net investment income 

$             0.028

$           0.023

$           0.138

$             0.121

Net realized and unrealized gains (losses)

  on investments

$             0.303

$          (0.706)

$           1.062

$            (0.227)

Net increase (decrease) in net assets

  from operations

$             0.331

$          (0.683)

$           1.200

$            (0.106)

Net Asset Value at October 31

Net assets  

$   1,654,326

$     1,651,551

Shares outstanding 

150,970

152,472

Net asset value per share outstanding

$           10.96

$             10.83

Market Value Summary 

Market price on NYSE at October 31

$             9.51

$               9.21

High market price (period ended October 31)

$             9.88

$             12.06

Low market price (period ended October 31)

$             8.39

$               8.25

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SOURCE Eaton Vance Management



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