2014

Eaton Vance Municipal Income Trust Report Of Earnings

BOSTON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eaton Vance Municipal Income Trust (NYSE: EVN) (the "Trust"), a diversified closed-end management investment company, today announced the earnings of the Trust for the three months ended February 28, 2014. The Trust's fiscal year ends on November 30, 2014.

For the three months ended February 28, 2014, the Trust had net investment income of $5,165,133 ($0.221 per common share). From this amount, the Trust paid dividends on preferred shares of $27,080 (equal to $0.001 for each common share), resulting in net investment income after the preferred dividends of $5,138,053, or $0.220 per common share. In comparison, for the three months ended February 28, 2013, the Trust had net investment income of $5,033,621 ($0.221 per common share). From this amount, the Trust paid dividends on preferred shares of $56,442 (equal to $0.002 for each common share), resulting in net investment income after the preferred dividends of $4,977,179, or $0.219 per common share.

Net realized and unrealized gains for the three months ended February 28, 2014 were $17,708,660 ($0.757 per common share). In comparison, net realized and unrealized losses for the three months ended February 28, 2013 were $4,966,437 ($0.218 per common share).

On February 28, 2014, net assets of the Trust applicable to common shares were $264,247,290.  The net asset value per common share on February 28, 2014 was $11.29 based on 23,395,812 common shares outstanding. In comparison, on February 28, 2013, net assets of the Trust applicable to common shares were $299,442,666.  The net asset value per common share on February 28, 2013 was $13.13 based on 22,809,872 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 quarter-end are also posted to the website approximately 30 days following quarter-end.

The Trust 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 $285.9 billion in assets as of April 30, 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 MUNICIPAL INCOME TRUST

SUMMARY OF RESULTS OF OPERATIONS

(in thousands, except per share amounts)













Three Months Ended




Three Months Ended





February 28,




February 28,





2014




2013


Net investment income


$    5,165




$    5,034


Net realized and unrealized gains (losses)








  on investments


17,709




(4,966)


Preferred dividends paid from net investment income 


(27)




(56)



Net increase (decrease) in net assets









  from operations


$  22,847




$         12











Earnings per Common Share Outstanding








Net investment income


$    0.221




$    0.221


Net realized and unrealized gains (losses)








  on investments


0.757




(0.218)


Preferred dividends paid from net investment income 


(0.001)




(0.002)



Net increase (decrease) in net assets









  from operations


$    0.977




$    0.001











Net investment income


$    0.221




$    0.221


Preferred dividends paid from net
investment income 


(0.001)




(0.002)


Net investment income after preferred dividends


$    0.220




$    0.219











Net Asset Value at February 28 (Common Shares)









Net assets 


$264,247




$299,443



Shares outstanding 


23,396




22,810



Net asset value per share outstanding


$11.29




$13.13











Market Value Summary (Common Shares)









Market price on NYSE at February 28


$11.50




$14.25



High market price (period ended February 28)


$11.51




$14.46



Low market price (period ended February 28)


$10.16




$13.42


 

 

SOURCE Eaton Vance Management



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