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Eaton Vance Tax-Advantaged Global Dividend Opportunities Fund Report Of Earnings

BOSTON, Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eaton Vance Tax-Advantaged Global Dividend Opportunities Fund (NYSE: ETO), a diversified closed-end investment company, today announced the earnings of the Fund for the three months and the 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 $3,500,074 ($0.241 per share). For the year ended October 31, 2012, the Fund had net investment income of $20,408,846 ($1.406 per share). In comparison, for the three months ended October 31, 2011, the Fund had net investment income of $640,562 ($0.044 per share). For the year ended October 31, 2011, the Fund had net investment income of $20,715,638 ($1.427 per share). 

Net realized and unrealized gains for the three months ended October 31, 2012 were $18,045,877 ($1.237 per share) and net realized and unrealized gains for the year ended October 31, 2012 were $21,634,206 ($1.484 per share). In comparison, net realized and unrealized losses for the three months ended October 31, 2011 were $28,484,895 ($1.956 per share) and net realized and unrealized losses for the year ended October 31, 2011 were $15,726,752 ($1.077 per share).

On October 31, 2012, net assets of the Fund were $325,527,775. The net asset value per share on October 31, 2012 was $22.42 based on 14,519,257 shares outstanding. In comparison, on October 31, 2011, net assets of the Fund were $303,817,491.  The net asset value per share on October 31, 2011 was $20.93 based on 14,519,257 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-ADVANTAGED GLOBAL DIVIDEND OPPORTUNITIES 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




$             4,926


$           1,952


$        25,923


$           25,840

Operating expenses





(1,078)


(977)


(4,033)


(3,867)

Interest expense 





(347)


(334)


(1,481)


(1,257)


Net investment income



$             3,501


$               641


$        20,409


$           20,716

Net realized and unrealized gains (losses)









  on investments





$           18,046


$        (28,485)


$        21,634


$         (15,727)


Net increase (decrease) in net assets









  from operations




$           21,547


$        (27,844)


$        42,043


$             4,989














Earnings per Share Outstanding










Gross investment income




$             0.340


$           0.135


$           1.786


$             1.780

Operating expenses





(0.075)


(0.067)


(0.278)


(0.266)

Interest expense





(0.024)


(0.024)


(0.102)


(0.087)


Net investment income 



$             0.241


$           0.044


$           1.406


$             1.427

Net realized and unrealized gains (losses)









  on investments





$             1.237


$          (1.956)


$           1.484


$           (1.077)


Net increase (decrease) in net assets









  from operations




$             1.478


$          (1.912)


$           2.890


$             0.350



























Net Asset Value at October 31











Net assets  








$      325,528


$        303,817


Shares outstanding 







14,519


14,519


Net asset value per share outstanding





$           22.42


$             20.93














Market Value Summary 












Market price on NYSE at October 31





$           19.66


$             17.91


High market price (period ended October 31)




$           20.23


$             22.95


Low market price (period ended October 31)




$           15.96


$             15.69

 

SOURCE Eaton Vance Management

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