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Why Eaton Vance is a Top 25 SAFE Dividend Stock (EV)

Eaton Vance Corp (Symbol: EV) has been named to the Dividend Channel ''S.A.F.E. 25'' list, signifying a stock with above-average ''DividendRank'' statistics including a strong 3.3% yield, as well as a superb track record of at least two decades of dividend growth, according to the most recent ''DividendRank'' report.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, Eaton Vance Corp is a member of the iShares S&P 1500 Index ETF (ITOT), and is also an underlying holding representing 1.37% of the SPDR S&P Dividend ETF (SDY), which holds $254,040,817 worth of EV shares.

Eaton Vance Corp (Symbol: EV) made the "Dividend Channel S.A.F.E. 25" list because of these qualities: S. Solid return — hefty yield and strong DividendRank characteristics; A. Accelerating amount — consistent dividend increases over time; F. Flawless history — never a missed or lowered dividend; E. Enduring — at least two decades of dividend payments.

The annualized dividend paid by Eaton Vance Corp is $1.4/share, currently paid in quarterly installments, and its most recent dividend ex-date was on 04/29/2019. Below is a long-term dividend history chart for EV, which the report stressed as being of key importance.

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EV operates in the Asset Management sector, among companies like T Rowe Price Group Inc. (TROW), and Blackstone Group LP (BX).

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