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Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund

AMEX:MAB
Snowflake Description

Unattractive dividend payer with imperfect balance sheet.

The Snowflake is generated from 30 checks in 5 different areas, read more below.
MAB
AMEX
$22M
Market Cap
  1. Home
  2. US
  3. Diversified Financials
Company description

Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund is a close ended fixed income mutual fund launched and managed by Eaton Vance Management. The last earnings update was 20 days ago. More info.


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  • Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund is a fund or ETF! Currently our data availability for these is poor, we only recommend using them as part of a portfolio.
MAB Share Price and Events
7 Day Returns
-0.4%
AMEX:MAB
-1.8%
US Capital Markets
-1.5%
US Market
1 Year Returns
-8.4%
AMEX:MAB
-13.2%
US Capital Markets
-4.2%
US Market
MAB Shareholder Return
  7 Day 30 Day 90 Day 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund (MAB) -0.4% 1.7% -2.2% -8.4% -15.2% -1.5%
US Capital Markets -1.8% -8.1% -13.6% -13.2% 34.1% 47.4%
US Market -1.5% -5.2% -11.2% -4.2% 27.3% 35.3%
1 Year Return vs Industry and Market
  • MAB outperformed the Capital Markets industry which returned -13.2% over the past year.
  • MAB underperformed the Market in United States of America which returned -4.2% over the past year.
Price Volatility
MAB
Industry
5yr Volatility vs Market

Value

 Is Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

Value is all about what a company is worth versus what price it is available for. If you went into a grocery store and all the bananas were on sale at half price, they could be considered undervalued.
INTRINSIC VALUE BASED ON FUTURE CASH FLOWS
  • It is not possible to calculate the future cash flow value for Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund. This is due to cash flow or dividend data being unavailable. The share price is $12.28.
PRICE RELATIVE TO MARKET
We can also value a company based on what the stock market is willing to pay for it. This is similar to the price of fruit (e.g. Mangoes or Avocados) increasing when they are out of season, or how much your home is worth.

The amount the stock market is willing to pay for Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund's earnings, growth and assets is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
Are Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund's earnings available for a low price, and how does this compare to other companies in the same industry?
Raw Data
AMEX:MAB PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Earnings Per Share * Company Filings (2018-09-30) in USD $-0.39
AMEX:MAB Share Price ** AMEX (2018-12-14) in USD $12.28
United States of America Capital Markets Industry PE Ratio Median Figure of 68 Publicly-Listed Capital Markets Companies 18.59x
United States of America Market PE Ratio Median Figure of 3,017 Publicly-Listed Companies 16.77x

* Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual GAAP earnings per share excluding extraordinary items.

** Primary Listing of Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund.

AMEX:MAB PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PE Ratio

= AMEX:MAB Share Price ÷ EPS (both in USD)

= 12.28 ÷ -0.39

-31.18x

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  • Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund is loss making, we can't compare its value to the US Capital Markets industry average.
  • Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund is loss making, we can't compare the value of its earnings to the United States of America market.
Price based on expected Growth
Does Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund's expected growth come at a high price?
Raw Data
AMEX:MAB PEG (Price to Earnings to Growth) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
PE Ratio See PE Ratio Section -31.18x
Net Income Annual Growth Rate See Future Growth Section.
Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Earnings of 0 Analysts
Not available
United States of America Capital Markets Industry PEG Ratio Median Figure of 34 Publicly-Listed Capital Markets Companies 1.65x
United States of America Market PEG Ratio Median Figure of 2,105 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.16x

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

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  • Unable to calculate PEG ratio for Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund, we can't assess if its growth is good value.
Price based on value of assets
What value do investors place on Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund's assets?
Raw Data
AMEX:MAB PB (Price to Book) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Book Value per Share Company Filings (2018-09-30) in USD $14.27
AMEX:MAB Share Price * AMEX (2018-12-14) in USD $12.28
United States of America Capital Markets Industry PB Ratio Median Figure of 130 Publicly-Listed Capital Markets Companies 4.52x
United States of America Market PB Ratio Median Figure of 5,082 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.7x
AMEX:MAB PB (Price to Book) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PB Ratio

= AMEX:MAB Share Price ÷ Book Value per Share (both in USD)

= 12.28 ÷ 14.27

0.86x

* Primary Listing of Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund.

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund is good value based on assets compared to the US Capital Markets industry average.
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Value checks
We assess Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund's value by looking at:
  1. Is the discounted cash flow value less than 20%, or 40% of the share price? (2 checks) ( Click here or on bar chart for details of DCF calculation. )
  2. Is the PE ratio less than the market average, and/ or less than the Capital Markets industry average (and greater than 0)? (2 checks)
  3. Is the PEG ratio within a reasonable range (0 to 1)? (1 check)
  4. Is the PB ratio less than the Capital Markets industry average (and greater than 0)? (1 check)
  5. Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund has a total score of 1/6, see the detailed checks below.

    Note: We use GAAP Earnings per Share in all our calculations including PE and PEG Ratio.

    Full details on the Value part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Future Performance

 How is Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have past financial data. You can see them here.

Show me the analysis anyway

The future performance of a company is measured in the same way as past performance, by looking at estimated growth and how much profit it is expected to make.

Future estimates come from professional analysts. Just like forecasting the weather, they don’t always get it right!
Annual Growth Rate
8.2%
Expected Capital Markets industry annual growth in earnings.
Earnings growth vs Low Risk Savings
Is Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund expected to grow at an attractive rate?
  • Unable to compare Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund's earnings growth to the low risk savings rate as no estimate data is available.
Growth vs Market Checks
  • Unable to compare Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund's earnings growth to the United States of America market average as no estimate data is available.
  • Unable to compare Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund's revenue growth to the United States of America market average as no estimate data is available.
Annual Growth Rates Comparison
Raw Data
AMEX:MAB Future Growth Rates Data Sources
Data Point Source Value (per year)
United States of America Capital Markets Industry Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 8.2%
United States of America Capital Markets Industry Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 5.3%
United States of America Market Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 14.1%
United States of America Market Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 7.3%

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Learn more about our growth rate calculations in Simply Wall St’s analysis model.

Analysts growth expectations
Raw Data
AMEX:MAB Analysts Growth Expectations Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (2 months ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
All numbers in USD Millions and using Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.
AMEX:MAB Past Financials Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Revenue Cash Flow Net Income *
2018-09-30 2 0 -1
2018-06-30 2 1 -0
2018-03-31 2 1 0
2017-12-31 2 2 -0
2017-09-30 2 2 -1
2017-06-30 2 2 -1
2017-03-31 2 2 -0
2016-12-31 2 3 1
2016-09-30 2 3 3
2016-06-30 2 2
2016-03-31 2 2
2015-12-31 2 2

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Super high growth metrics
High Growth Checks
  • Unable to determine if Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund is high growth as no earnings estimate data is available.
  • Unable to determine if Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.
Past and Future Earnings per Share
The accuracy of the analysts who estimate the future performance data can be gauged below. We look back 3 years and see if they were any good at predicting what actually occurred. We also show the highest and lowest estimates looking forward to see if there is a wide range.
Raw Data
AMEX:MAB Past and Future Earnings per Share
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (2 months ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below

All data from Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund Company Filings, last reported 2 months ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

AMEX:MAB Past Financials Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) EPS *
2018-09-30 -0.39
2018-06-30 -0.12
2018-03-31 0.15
2017-12-31 -0.09
2017-09-30 -0.34
2017-06-30 -0.29
2017-03-31 -0.25
2016-12-31 0.70
2016-09-30 1.65
2016-06-30 1.41
2016-03-31 1.17
2015-12-31 0.92

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance in 3 years
In the same way as past performance we look at the future estimated return (profit) compared to the available funds. We do this looking forward 3 years.
  • Unable to establish if Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.
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Future performance checks
We assess Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund's future performance by looking at:
  1. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the low risk savings rate, plus a premium to keep pace with inflation?
  2. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in earnings of the United States of America market? (1 check)
  3. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in revenue of the United States of America market? (1 check)
  4. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  6. Is the Return on Equity in 3 years expected to be over 20%? (1 check)
Some of the above checks will fail if the company is expected to be loss making in the relevant year.
Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund has a total score of 0/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note 1: We use GAAP Net Income Excluding Exceptional Items for our Earnings in all our calculations.

Full details on the Future part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Past Performance

  How has Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund performed over the past 5 years?

The past performance of a company can be measured by how much growth it has experienced and how much profit it makes relative to the funds and assets it has available.
Past earnings growth
Below we compare Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund's growth in the last year to its industry (Capital Markets).
Past Earnings growth analysis
We also check if the company has grown in the past 5 years, and whether it has maintained that growth in the year.
  • Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund does not make a profit and their year on year earnings growth rate was negative over the past 5 years.
  • Unable to compare Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund's 1-year earnings growth to the 5-year average as it is not currently profitable.
  • Unable to compare Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund's 1-year growth to the US Capital Markets industry average as it is not currently profitable.
Earnings and Revenue History
Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund's revenue and profit over the past 5 years is shown below, any years where they have experienced a loss will show up in red.
Raw Data

All data from Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund Company Filings, last reported 2 months ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

AMEX:MAB Past Revenue, Cash Flow and Net Income Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Revenue Net Income * G+A Expenses R&D Expenses
2018-09-30 1.60 -0.70 0.35
2018-06-30 1.61 -0.21 0.37
2018-03-31 1.62 0.27 0.38
2017-12-31 1.63 -0.16 0.38
2017-09-30 1.64 -0.60 0.38
2017-06-30 1.65 -0.52 0.40
2017-03-31 1.67 -0.43 0.41
2016-12-31 1.67 1.24 0.42
2016-09-30 1.67 2.92 0.43
2016-06-30 1.69 2.50 0.41
2016-03-31 1.71 2.08 0.39
2015-12-31 1.74 1.62 0.38
2015-09-30 1.77 1.16 0.38
2015-06-30 1.78 2.20 0.38
2015-03-31 1.79 3.23 0.38
2014-12-31 1.79 3.76 0.37
2014-09-30 1.78 4.29 0.36
2014-06-30 1.79 1.88 0.37
2014-03-31 1.80 -0.54 0.37
2013-12-31 1.81 -1.68 0.38
2013-09-30 1.83 -2.83 0.39
2013-06-30 1.83 -0.29 0.39
2013-03-31 1.84 2.26 0.39
2012-12-31 1.85 3.36 0.39
2012-09-30 1.86 4.46 0.39
2012-06-30 1.88 5.15 0.38
2012-03-31 1.90 5.85 0.37
2011-12-31 1.91 3.25 0.37

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance last year
We want to ensure a company is making the most of what it has available. This is done by comparing the return (profit) to a company's available funds, assets and capital.
  • It is difficult to establish if Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%) as it is loss-making.
  • It is difficult to establish if Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund has efficiently used its assets last year compared to the US Capital Markets industry average (Return on Assets) as it is loss-making.
  • Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund's use of capital deteriorated last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed).
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Past performance checks
We assess Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund's performance over the past 5 years by checking for:
  1. Has earnings increased in past 5 years? (1 check)
  2. Has the earnings growth in the last year exceeded that of the Capital Markets industry? (1 check)
  3. Is the recent earnings growth over the last year higher than the average annual growth over the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the Return on Equity (ROE) higher than 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the Return on Assets (ROA) above industry average? (1 check)
  6. Has the Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) increased from 3 years ago? (1 check)
The above checks will fail if the company has reported a loss in the most recent earnings report. Some checks require at least 3 or 5 years worth of data.
Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund has a total score of 0/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note: We use GAAP Net Income excluding extraordinary items in all our calculations.

Full details on the Past part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Health

 How is Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund's financial health and their level of debt?

A company's financial position is much like your own financial position, it includes everything you own (assets) and owe (liabilities).

The boxes below represent the relative size of what makes up Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund's finances.

The net worth of a company is the difference between its assets and liabilities.
Net Worth
  • Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.
  • Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund's long term commitments exceed its cash and other short term assets.
Balance sheet
This treemap shows a more detailed breakdown of Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund's finances. If any of them are yellow this indicates they may be out of proportion and red means they relate to one of the checks below.
Assets
Liabilities and shares
The 'shares' portion represents any funds contributed by the owners (shareholders) and any profits.
  • Low level of unsold assets.
  • Debt is not covered by short term assets, assets are 0.1x debt.
Historical Debt
Nearly all companies have debt. Debt in itself isn’t bad, however if the debt is too high, or the company can’t afford to pay the interest on its debts this may have impacts in the future.

The graphic below shows equity (available funds) and debt, we ideally want to see the red area (debt) decreasing.

If there is any debt we look at the companies capability to repay it, and whether the level has increased over the past 5 years.
Raw Data

All data from Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund Company Filings, last reported 2 months ago.

AMEX:MAB Past Debt and Equity Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Total Equity Total Debt Cash & Short Term Investments
2018-09-30 25.24 14.66 0.61
2018-06-30 25.24 14.66 0.61
2018-03-31 25.89 14.61 0.58
2017-12-31 25.89 14.61 0.58
2017-09-30 27.48 13.39 0.78
2017-06-30 27.48 13.39 0.78
2017-03-31 27.17 13.37 0.71
2016-12-31 27.17 13.37 0.71
2016-09-30 29.06 14.32 0.81
2016-06-30 29.06 14.32 0.81
2016-03-31 28.66 14.32 0.47
2015-12-31 28.66 14.32 0.47
2015-09-30 40.26 3.06
2015-06-30 40.26 3.06
2015-03-31 40.83 3.33 0.16
2014-12-31 40.83 3.33 0.16
2014-09-30 40.44 3.33 0.73
2014-06-30 40.44 3.33 0.73
2014-03-31 38.94 3.33 1.39
2013-12-31 38.94 3.33 1.39
2013-09-30 37.50 3.33 0.68
2013-06-30 37.50 3.33 0.68
2013-03-31 40.82 3.33 0.01
2012-12-31 40.82 3.33 0.01
2012-09-30 41.71 3.33 0.22
2012-06-30 41.71 3.33 0.22
2012-03-31 39.99 3.33 0.37
2011-12-31 39.99 3.33 0.37
  • Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund's level of debt (58.1%) compared to net worth is high (greater than 40%).
  • The level of debt compared to net worth has increased over the past 5 years (8.9% vs 58.1% today).
  • Debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (1.2%, less than 20% of total debt).
  • Interest payments on debt are well covered by earnings (EBIT is 3.7x coverage).
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Financial health checks
We assess Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund's financial health by checking for:
  1. Are short term assets greater than short term liabilities? (1 check)
  2. Are short term assets greater than long term liabilities? (1 check)
  3. Has the debt to equity ratio increased in the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the debt to equity ratio over 40%? (1 check)
  5. Is the debt covered by operating cash flow? (1 check)
  6. Are earnings greater than 5x the interest on debt (if company pays interest at all)? (1 check)
  7. Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund has a total score of 2/6, see the detailed checks below.
For companies that are loss making and have been so on average in the past we replace the last 2 checks with:
  1. Does cash and short term investments cover stable operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)
  2. Does cash and short term investments cover growing operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)


Full details on the Health part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Dividends

 What is Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividends are regular cash payments to you from the company, similar to a bank paying you interest on a savings account.
Annual Dividend Income
Dividend payments
4.24%
Current annual income from Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund dividends.
If you bought $2,000 of Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund shares you are expected to receive $85 in your first year as a dividend.
Dividend Amount
Here we look how much dividend is being paid, if any. Is it above what you can get in a savings account? It is up there with the best dividend paying companies?
  • Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund's pays a higher dividend yield than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (1.52%).
  • Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund's dividend is above the markets top 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (3.77%).
Annualized Historical and Future Dividends
It is important to see if the dividend for a company is stable, and not wildly increasing/decreasing each year. This graph shows you the historical rate to count toward your assessment of the stock.

We also check to see if the dividend has increased in the past 10 years.
Raw Data
AMEX:MAB Annualized Past and Future Dividends
Data Point Source Value
Past Annualized Dividend Yield S&P Global Market Data See Below
Past Dividends per Share Company Filings/ Annualized Dividend Payments See Below
Future Dividends per Share Estimates Average of up to 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
United States of America Capital Markets Industry Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 43 Stocks 2.1%
United States of America Market Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 1983 Stocks 2.6%
United States of America Minimum Threshold Dividend Yield 10th Percentile 0.9%
United States of America Bottom 25% Dividend Yield 25th Percentile 1.5%
United States of America Top 25% Dividend Yield 75th Percentile 3.8%

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Note all dividend per share amounts are annualized and not quarterly or other period.

AMEX:MAB Past Annualized Dividends Data
Date (Data in $) Dividend per share (annual) Avg. Yield (%)
2018-11-01 0.521 4.293
2018-10-01 0.521 4.336
2018-09-04 0.521 4.159
2018-08-01 0.521 4.089
2018-06-01 0.521 4.049
2018-05-01 0.521 4.097
2018-04-02 0.521 4.137
2018-03-01 0.521 4.117
2018-02-01 0.521 4.075
2017-12-01 0.521 3.914
2017-11-01 0.521 3.840
2017-10-02 0.521 3.790
2017-09-01 0.521 3.746
2017-08-01 0.521 3.737
2017-07-03 0.521 3.729
2017-06-01 0.521 3.731
2017-04-03 0.560 4.068
2017-02-01 0.590 4.324
2017-01-03 0.590 4.294
2016-12-01 0.590 4.387
2016-11-01 0.590 4.291
2016-10-03 0.590 4.008
2016-09-01 0.590 3.858
2016-08-01 0.590 3.782
2016-07-01 0.590 3.758
2016-06-01 0.590 3.827
2016-05-02 0.650 4.229
2016-04-01 0.650 4.285
2016-03-01 0.650 4.359
2016-01-04 0.650 4.386
2015-12-01 0.760 5.275
2015-11-02 0.760 5.318
2015-10-01 0.760 5.373
2015-09-01 0.760 5.565
2015-08-03 0.760 5.597
2015-06-01 0.760 5.513
2015-05-01 0.760 5.351
2015-04-02 0.760 5.221
2015-03-03 0.760 5.208
2015-02-02 0.760 5.120
2015-01-02 0.760 5.228
2014-11-03 0.760 5.253
2014-10-01 0.760 5.164
2014-09-02 0.760 5.343
2014-08-01 0.760 5.475
2014-06-30 0.760 5.376
2014-05-30 0.760 5.377
2014-04-30 0.760 5.297
2014-03-31 0.760 5.659
2014-02-28 0.760 5.853
2014-01-31 0.760 5.885
2013-12-31 0.760 6.009
2013-11-29 0.760 6.221
2013-10-31 0.760 6.287
2013-09-30 0.760 6.144
2013-08-30 0.760 6.079
2013-07-31 0.760 6.219
2013-06-28 0.760 5.927
2013-05-31 0.760 5.591
2013-04-30 0.760 5.082
2013-03-28 0.760 5.030
2013-02-28 0.760 5.030
2013-01-31 0.760 4.797
2012-12-31 0.840 5.126
2012-08-31 0.840 5.092
2012-07-31 0.840 5.184
2012-06-29 0.840 5.287
2012-05-31 0.840 5.324
2012-04-30 0.840 5.309
2012-03-30 0.840 5.310
2012-02-29 0.840 5.381
2012-01-31 0.840 5.230
2011-12-30 0.840 5.549
2011-11-30 0.840 5.953
2011-10-31 0.840 6.039
2011-09-30 0.840 5.948
2011-08-31 0.840 6.078
2011-07-29 0.840 6.287
2011-06-30 0.840 6.230
2011-05-31 0.840 6.261
2011-04-29 0.840 6.442
2011-03-31 0.840 6.655
2011-02-28 0.840 6.428
2011-01-31 0.840 6.355
2010-12-31 0.840 6.525
2010-11-30 0.840 6.312
2010-10-29 0.840 5.772
2010-09-30 0.840 5.572
2010-08-31 0.840 5.545
2010-07-30 0.840 5.573
2010-06-30 0.840 5.609
2010-05-28 0.840 5.739
2010-04-30 0.840 5.698
2010-03-31 0.840 5.810
2010-02-26 0.840 5.764
2010-01-29 0.840 5.532
2009-12-31 0.830 5.522
2009-11-30 0.830 5.749
2009-10-30 0.830 5.819
2009-09-30 0.830 5.774
2009-08-31 0.830 5.673
2009-07-31 0.830 6.016
2009-07-01 0.798 6.104
2009-05-29 0.798 6.090
2009-04-30 0.798 5.946
2009-03-31 0.798 6.229
2009-03-02 0.758 6.307
2009-01-30 0.758 6.443
2008-12-31 0.683 5.600
2008-12-18 0.683 6.505

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  • Dividends per share have been volatile in the past 10 years (annual drop of over 20%).
  • Dividends per share have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to shareholders
What portion of Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund's earnings are paid to the shareholders as a dividend.
  • The company is paying a dividend however it is incurring a loss.
Future Payout to shareholders
  • Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.
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Income/ dividend checks
We assess Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund's dividend by checking for:
  1. Firstly is the company paying a notable dividend (greater than 0.9%) - if not then the rest of the checks are ignored.
  2. Is current dividend yield above the bottom 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  3. Is current dividend yield above the top 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  4. Have they paid a dividend for 10 years, and during this period has the dividend been volatile (drop of more than 25%)? (1 check)
  5. If they have paid a dividend for 10 years has it increased in this time? (1 check)
  6. How sustainable is the dividend, can Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund afford to pay it from its earnings today and in 3 years (Payout ratio less than 90%)? (2 checks)
  7. Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund has a total score of 2/6, see the detailed checks below.


Full details on the Dividends part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Management

 What is the CEO of Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

Management is one of the most important areas of a company. We look at unreasonable CEO compensation, how long the team and board of directors have been around for and insider trading.
  • Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund has no CEO, or we have no data on them.
Management Team Tenure

Average tenure and age of the Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund management team in years:

10.9
Average Tenure
55
Average Age
  • The average tenure for the Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund management team is over 5 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced team.
Management Team

Payson Swaffield

TITLE
VP, Chief Income Investment Officer & Portfolio Manager

Westy Saltonstall

TITLE
Management Committee

Paul O'Neil

TITLE
Chief Compliance Officer
AGE
65
TENURE
14.9 yrs

Maureen Gemma

TITLE
Chief Legal Officer
AGE
58
TENURE
10.9 yrs

James Kirchner

TITLE
Treasurer
AGE
51
TENURE
5.9 yrs

Craig Brandon

TITLE
Portfolio Manager
AGE
52
Board of Directors Tenure

Average tenure and age of the Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund board of directors in years:

10.8
Average Tenure
70
Average Age
  • The average tenure for the Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund board of directors is over 10 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced board.
Board of Directors

Ralph Verni

TITLE
Chairman
COMPENSATION
$321
AGE
75
TENURE
11.4 yrs

William Park

TITLE
Independent Trustee
COMPENSATION
$232
AGE
71
TENURE
15.9 yrs

Allen Freedman

TITLE
COMPENSATION
$227
AGE
78
TENURE
11.9 yrs

Helen Peters

TITLE
COMPENSATION
$214
AGE
70
TENURE
10.1 yrs

Harriett Taggart

TITLE
COMPENSATION
$231
AGE
70
TENURE
7.9 yrs

Ronald Pearlman

TITLE
COMPENSATION
$232
AGE
78
TENURE
15.9 yrs

Thomas Faust

TITLE
Interested Trustee
AGE
60
TENURE
11.4 yrs

Scott Eston

TITLE
COMPENSATION
$235
AGE
62
TENURE
7.9 yrs

Cynthia Frost

TITLE
COMPENSATION
$214
AGE
57
TENURE
4.6 yrs

George Gorman

TITLE
COMPENSATION
$214
AGE
66
TENURE
4.6 yrs
Who owns this company?
Recent Insider Trading
  • No 3 month insider trading information.
Recent Insider Transactions
Announced Type Name Entity Role Start End Shares Max Price ($) Value ($)
X
Management checks
We assess Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund's management by checking for:
  1. Is the CEO's compensation unreasonable compared to market cap? (1 check)
  2. Has the CEO's compensation increased more than 20% whilst the EPS is down more then 20%? (1 check)
  3. Is the average tenure of the management team less than 2 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the average tenure of the board of directors team less than 3 years? (1 check)
  5. Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund has a total score of 0/6, this is not included on the snowflake, see the detailed checks below.


Note: We use the top 6 management executives and board members in our calculations.

Note 2: Insider trading include any internal stakeholders and these transactions .

Full details on the Management part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

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Description

Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund is a close ended fixed income mutual fund launched and managed by Eaton Vance Management. The fund invests in the fixed income market of United States. It invests primarily in high grade municipal obligations comprising of various industries, such as general obligations, hospital, electric utilities, transportation, water and sewer, public education, and private education. The fund was formerly known as Eaton Vance Insured Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund. Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund was formed in 2002 and is domiciled in United States.

Details
Name: Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund
MAB
Exchange: AMEX
Founded: 2002
$21,717,351
1,768,514
Website: http://funds.eatonvance.com/Massachusetts-Municipal-Bond-Fund-MAB.php
Address: Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund
Two International Place,
Suite 1400,
Boston,
Massachusetts, 02110,
United States
Listings
Exchange Symbol Ticker Symbol Security Exchange Country Currency Listed on
AMEX MAB Common Shares NYSE MKT LLC US USD 26. Nov 2002
Number of employees
Current staff
Staff numbers
0
Eaton Vance Massachusetts Municipal Bond Fund employees.
Industry
Asset Management and Custody Banks
Diversified Financials
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
Area Date (UTC time)
Company Analysis updated: 2018/12/17 23:47
End of day share price update: 2018/12/14 00:00
Last earnings filing: 2018/11/27
Last earnings reported: 2018/09/30
Last annual earnings reported: 2018/09/30


All dates and times in UTC. All financial data provided by Standard & Poor’s Capital IQ.

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.