Eaton Vance Floating-Rate Income Plus Fund Report Of Earnings

BOSTON, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eaton Vance Floating-Rate Income Plus Fund (NYSE: EFF), a diversified closed-end management investment company, today announced the earnings of the Fund for the three months ended May 31, 2014 and for the period from the start of business, June 28, 2013, to May 31, 2014. The Fund's fiscal year ended on May 31, 2014.

For the three months ended May 31, 2014, the Fund had net investment income of $2,119,771 ($0.278 per common share). For the period from the start of business, June 28, 2013, to May 31, 2014, the Fund had net investment income of $7,416,493 ($0.989 per common share).

Net realized and unrealized losses for the three months ended May 31, 2014 were $409,535 ($0.050 per common share). Net realized and unrealized gains for the period from the start of business, June 28, 2013, to May 31, 2014 were $3,778,704 ($0.511 per common share).

On May 31, 2014, net assets of the Fund were $148,770,126. The net asset value per common share on May 31, 2014 was $19.56 based on 7,606,422 common 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 $288.2 billion in assets as of July 31, 2014, 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 FLOATING-RATE INCOME PLUS FUND

SUMMARY OF RESULTS OF OPERATIONS

(in thousands, except per share amounts)



























Three Months Ended


Period Ended








May 31,


May 31,*








2014


2014


Gross investment income




$                         2,999


$                       10,517


Operating expenses





(578)


(2,074)


Interest expense on VRTP**




(128)


(456)


Other interest expense




(173)


(571)



Net investment income



$                         2,120


$                         7,416


Net realized and unrealized gains (losses)






  on investments





$                           (410)


$                         3,779



Net increase (decrease) in net assets






  from operations




$                         1,710


$                       11,195












Earnings per Common Share Outstanding






Gross investment income




$                         0.394


$                         1.402


Operating expenses





(0.076)


(0.276)


Interest expense on VRTP**




(0.017)


(0.061)


Other interest expense




(0.023)


(0.076)



Net investment income 



$                         0.278


$                         0.989


Net realized and unrealized gains (losses)






  on investments





$                        (0.050)


$                         0.511



Net increase (decrease) in net assets






  from operations




$                         0.228


$                         1.500






















Net Asset Value at May 31 (Common Shares)






Net assets  






$                     148,770



Shares outstanding 





7,606



Net asset value per share outstanding



$                         19.56












Market Value Summary (Common Shares)







Market price on NYSE at May 31




$                         17.95



High market price (period ended May 31)



$                         20.67



Low market price (period ended May 31)



$                         17.67






















*For the period from the start of business, June 28, 2013, to May 31, 2014.














**On July 10, 2013, the Fund issued 360 Series C-1 Variable Rate Term Preferred Shares (VRTP Shares), with a par value of $36 million. The VRTP Shares are a form of preferred shares with a mandatory redemption date of July 8, 2016, unless extended. The VRTP Shares were issued to a commercial paper conduit sponsored by a large financial institution (the Conduit). Dividends on the VRTP Shares are determined each day based on a spread to the Conduit's current cost of funding and are included in interest expense.

SOURCE Eaton Vance Management



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