What is a NextShares?


A NextShares is a new type of investment fund that is traded on a stock exchange that was invented by Eaton Vance. It is a hybrid type of investment fund with elements of a closed end fund and elements of an ETF.

Shares of NextShares funds are normally bought and sold in the secondary market through a broker, and may not be individually purchased or redeemed from the fund. In the secondary market, buyers and sellers transact with each other, rather than with the fund. Similar to an ETF, NextShares funds issue and redeem shares only in specified creation unit quantities in transactions by or through Authorized Participants. In such transactions, a fund issues and redeems shares in exchange for the basket of securities, other instruments and/or cash that the fund specifies each business day.

Market trading prices of NextShares are linked to the fundís next-computed net asset value (NAV) and will vary from NAV by a market-determined premium or discount, which may be zero. Buyers and sellers of NextShares will not know the value of their purchases and sales until after the fundís NAV is determined at the end of the trading day. Market trading prices may vary significantly from anticipated levels. NextShares do not offer investors the opportunity to buy and sell intraday based on current (versus end-of-day) determinations of fund value. NextShares trade execution prices will fluctuate based on changes in NAV. Although limit orders may be used to control trading costs, they cannot be used to control or limit trade execution prices. As a new type of fund, NextShares have a limited operating history and may initially be available through a limited number of brokers.

You can read more about NextShares at the website that Eaton Vance created called NextShares.com.

Our database currently contains 3 NextShares that are traded on U.S. stock exchanges, with a total market capitalization of $13,000.

Here are the NextShares in our database:

SymbolDescriptionInception DateLeverage FactorCurrent YieldActions
EVGBCEaton Vance Global Income Builder NextShares03/31/20161.000.00%Analyze
EVLMCEaton Vance TABS 5-to-15 Year Laddered Municipal Bond NextShares03/31/20161.000.00%Analyze
EVSTCEaton Vance Stock NextShares02/26/20161.000.00%Analyze

All data is a live query from our database. The wording was last updated: 11/18/2018.

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