Eaton Vance Senior Income Trust Report Of Earnings

              Eaton Vance Senior Income Trust Report Of Earnings

PR Newswire

BOSTON, Nov. 12, 2012

BOSTON, Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Eaton Vance Senior Income Trust (NYSE:
EVF) (the "Fund"), a closed-end management investment company, today announced
the earnings of the Fund for the three months ended September 30, 2012. The
Fund's fiscal year ends on June 30, 2013.

For the three months ended September 30, 2012, the Fund had net investment
income of $4,855,076 ($0.132 per common share). From this amount, the Fund
paid dividends on preferred shares of $35,792 (equal to $0.001 for each common
share), resulting in net investment income after the preferred dividends of
$4,819,284 or $0.131 per common share. In comparison, for the three months
ended September 30, 2011, the Fund had net investment income of $3,679,136
($0.100 per common share). From this amount, the Fund paid dividends on
preferred shares of $23,238 (equal to $0.001 for each common share), resulting
in net investment income after the preferred dividends of $3,655,898 or $0.099
per common share.

Net realized and unrealized gains for the three months ended September 30,
2012 were $6,043,688 ($0.164 per common share). In comparison, net realized
and unrealized losses for the three months ended September 30, 2011 were
$16,725,191 ($0.455 per common share).

On September 30, 2012, net assets of the Fund applicable to common shares were
$269,904,467. The net asset value per common share on September 30, 2012 was
$7.34 based on 36,766,443 common shares outstanding. In comparison, on
September 30, 2011, net assets of the Fund applicable to common shares were
$249,109,127. The net asset value per common share on September 30, 2011 was
$6.78 based on 36,752,548 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 $198.2 billion in assets as of September 30, 2012,
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 SENIOR INCOME TRUST
SUMMARY OF RESULTS OF OPERATIONS
(in thousands, except per share amounts)
                                                Three Months    Three Months
                                                Ended           Ended
                                                September 30,   September 30,
                                                2012            2011
Gross investment income                         $6,359          $5,119
Operating expenses                              (1,341)         (1,289)
Interest expense                                (163)           (151)
     Net investment income                      $4,855          $3,679
Net realized and unrealized gains (losses)
 on investments                                $6,044          ($16,725)
Preferred dividends paid from net investment    ($36)           ($23)
income
     Net increase (decrease) in net assets
      from operations                          $10,863         ($13,069)
Earnings per Common Share Outstanding
Gross investment income                         $0.173          $0.139
Operating expenses                              (0.037)         (0.035)
Interest expense                                (0.004)         (0.004)
     Net investment income                     $0.132          $0.100
Net realized and unrealized gains (losses)
 on investments                                $0.164          ($0.455)
Preferred dividends paid from net investment    (0.001)         (0.001)
income
     Net increase (decrease) in net assets
      from operations                          $0.295          ($0.356)
Net investment income                           $0.132          $0.100
Preferred dividends paid from net investment    (0.001)         (0.001)
income
Net investment income after preferred           $0.131          $0.099
dividends
Net Asset Value at September 30 (Common Share
)
     Net assets (000)                           $269,904        $249,109
     Shares outstanding (000)                   36,766          36,753
     Net asset value per share outstanding      $7.34           $6.78
Market Value Summary (Common Share )
     Market price on NYSE at September 30       $7.60           $6.31
     High market price (three months ended      $7.60           $7.27
     September 30)
     Low market price (three months ended       $6.98           $6.17
     September 30)



SOURCE Eaton Vance Management

Website: http://www.eatonvance.com
Contact: Investor Contact: 1-800-262-1122
 
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