Eaton Vance Limited Duration Income Fund Declares Early Monthly Distribution

Dec 22, 2010, 18:01 ET from Eaton Vance Management

BOSTON, Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eaton Vance Limited Duration Income Fund (NYSE Amex: EVV), a closed-end management investment company, today declared a monthly distribution of $0.1158 per common share. As portfolio and market conditions change, the rate of future distributions may change. The distribution is expected to be paid on January 7, 2011, to shareholders of record on December 31, 2010.  The ex-dividend date is December 29, 2010.  The declaration, record and payment dates of the regular January distribution have been accelerated to allow the Fund to meet its 2010 distribution requirements for federal excise tax purposes.  The Fund expects to declare its next regular monthly distribution at the beginning of February for payment in the middle of February.

At this time the Fund believes that a portion of the January distribution may be comprised of amounts from sources other than net investment income.  If that is the case, you will be notified in writing.  Further information will be available prior to the payment date at  The final determination of tax characteristics of the Fund's distributions will occur after the end of the year, at which time it will be reported to the shareholders.

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 $185.2 billion in assets as of October 31, 2010, 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

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