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Eaton Vance Limited Duration Income Fund Report of Earnings

BOSTON, Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eaton Vance Limited Duration Income Fund (NYSE MKT: EVV) (the "Fund"), a closed-end management investment company, today announced the earnings of the Fund for the three months ended June 30, 2013.  The Fund's fiscal year ends on March 31, 2014. 

For the three months ended June 30, 2013, the Fund had net investment income of $29,029,427 ($0.247 per common share).  From this amount, the Fund paid dividends on preferred shares of $87,688 (equal to $0.001 for each common share), resulting in net investment income after the preferred dividends of $28,941,739 or $0.246 per common share.  In comparison, for the three months ended June 30, 2012, the Fund had net investment income of $31,757,741 ($0.271 per common share).  From this amount, the Fund paid dividends on preferred shares of $119,628 (equal to $0.001 for each common share), resulting in net investment income after the preferred dividends of $31,638,113 or $0.270 per common share.

Net realized and unrealized losses for the three months ended June 30, 2013 were $54,720,315 ($0.466 per common share).  In comparison, net realized and unrealized losses for the three months ended June 30, 2012 were $2,199,158 ($0.019 per common share).

On June 30, 2013, net assets of the Fund applicable to common shares were $1,919,845,171.  The net asset value per common share on June 30, 2013 was $16.33 based on 117,547,018 common shares outstanding.  In comparison, on June 30, 2012, net assets of the Fund applicable to common shares were $1,934,141,910.  The net asset value per common share on June 30, 2012 was $16.48 based on 117,344,153 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 calendar 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 $260.6 billion in assets as of June 30, 2013, 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 LIMITED DURATION INCOME FUND

SUMMARY OF RESULTS OF OPERATIONS

(in thousands, except per share amounts)












Three Months Ended



Three Months Ended





June 30,



June 30,





2013



2012


Gross investment income


$36,634



$39,731


Operating expenses


(5,886)



(5,706)


Interest expense


(1,719)



(2,267)



Net investment income


$29,029



$31,758


Net realized and unrealized gains (losses)







  on investments


($54,720)



($2,199)


Preferred dividends paid from net investment income

($88)



($120)



Net increase (decrease) in net assets








  from operations


($25,779)



$29,439










Earnings per Common Share Outstanding







Gross investment income


$0.312



$0.339


Operating expenses


(0.050)



(0.049)


Interest expense


(0.015)



(0.019)



Net investment income


$0.247

(1)


$0.271

(1)

Net realized and unrealized gains (losses)







  on investments


($0.466)



($0.019)


Preferred dividends paid from net investment income

(0.001)



(0.001)



Net increase (decrease) in net assets








  from operations


($0.220)



$0.251










Net investment income


$0.247



$0.271


Preferred dividends paid from net investment income

(0.001)



(0.001)


Net investment income after preferred dividends


$0.246



$0.270










Net Asset Value at June 30 (Common Share)








Net assets (000)


$1,919,845



$1,934,142



Shares outstanding (000)


117,547



117,344



Net asset value per share outstanding


$16.33



$16.48










Market Value Summary (Common Share)








Market price on NYSE MKT at June 30


$15.95



$16.30



High market price (three months ended June 30)

$17.67



$16.35



Low market price (three months ended June 30)

$15.22



$15.69










(1) For Federal Income Tax purposes, net investment income per share for the three months ended June 30, 2013


and June 30, 2012, was $0.290 and $0.304, respectively.














SOURCE Eaton Vance Management



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