Commonwealth Equity Services LLC Purchases 5,445 Shares of Eaton Vance Senior Floating-Rate Trust (EFR)

Commonwealth Equity Services LLC increased its position in Eaton Vance Senior Floating-Rate Trust (NYSE:EFR) by 14.7% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 42,369 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 5,445 shares during the period. Commonwealth Equity Services LLC’s holdings in Eaton Vance Senior Floating-Rate Trust were worth $595,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Bank of America Corp DE raised its position in Eaton Vance Senior Floating-Rate Trust by 25.4% in the 2nd quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 731,464 shares of the company’s stock valued at $10,511,000 after buying an additional 148,141 shares during the last quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC raised its position in Eaton Vance Senior Floating-Rate Trust by 305.0% in the 2nd quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC now owns 49,514 shares of the company’s stock valued at $712,000 after buying an additional 37,289 shares during the last quarter. Doliver Capital Advisors LP purchased a new stake in Eaton Vance Senior Floating-Rate Trust in the 3rd quarter valued at $887,000. 10 15 Associates Inc. purchased a new stake in Eaton Vance Senior Floating-Rate Trust in the 2nd quarter valued at $155,000. Finally, Comerica Securities Inc. raised its position in Eaton Vance Senior Floating-Rate Trust by 10.5% in the 3rd quarter. Comerica Securities Inc. now owns 199,196 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,801,000 after buying an additional 18,929 shares during the last quarter.

In related news, insider Craig P. Russ purchased 7,500 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, October 30th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $13.46 per share, with a total value of $100,950.00. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink.



EFR has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. HC Wainwright reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Eaton Vance Senior Floating-Rate Trust in a research report on Tuesday, November 6th. Noble Financial reissued an “average” rating on shares of Eaton Vance Senior Floating-Rate Trust in a research report on Thursday, November 8th.

NYSE EFR opened at $13.38 on Friday. Eaton Vance Senior Floating-Rate Trust has a 12 month low of $13.12 and a 12 month high of $14.95.

The business also recently declared a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, December 31st. Investors of record on Monday, December 24th will be given a $0.071 dividend. This represents a $0.85 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 6.37%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 21st.

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Eaton Vance Senior Floating-Rate Trust Profile

Eaton Vance Senior Floating-Rate Trust is a closed-ended fixed income mutual fund launched and managed by Eaton Vance Management. The fund invests in the fixed income markets of the United States. It primarily invests in senior, secured floating rate loans. It benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the S&P/LSTA Leveraged Loan Index.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Eaton Vance Senior Floating-Rate Trust (NYSE:EFR)

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