Ballew Advisors Inc bought a new position in shares of Eaton Vance Senior Floating-Rate Trust (NYSE:EFR) during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund bought 199,923 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,887,000. Eaton Vance Senior Floating-Rate Trust makes up approximately 2.9% of Ballew Advisors Inc’s portfolio, making the stock its 6th largest position. Ballew Advisors Inc owned approximately 0.54% of Eaton Vance Senior Floating-Rate Trust as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.
Separately, Sit Investment Associates Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Eaton Vance Senior Floating-Rate Trust in the fourth quarter valued at about $5,714,000.
Eaton Vance Senior Floating-Rate Trust (NYSE:EFR) traded up $0.04 during trading hours on Wednesday, hitting $14.46. The company had a trading volume of 37,879 shares, compared to its average volume of 153,338. Eaton Vance Senior Floating-Rate Trust has a twelve month low of $14.01 and a twelve month high of $15.58.
The firm also recently declared a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, February 28th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, February 21st will be given a dividend of $0.073 per share. This represents a $0.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 6.06%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, February 20th. This is an increase from Eaton Vance Senior Floating-Rate Trust’s previous monthly dividend of $0.07.
In other Eaton Vance Senior Floating-Rate Trust news, insider Craig P. Russ purchased 4,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 16th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $14.23 per share, with a total value of $56,920.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.
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About Eaton Vance Senior Floating-Rate Trust
Eaton Vance Senior Floating-Rate Trust (the Trust) is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Trust’s primary investment objective is to provide a high level of current income. The Trust may, as a secondary objective, also seek preservation of capital to the extent consistent with its primary objective.
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