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Eaton Vance Municipal Bond Fund Report Of Earnings



              Eaton Vance Municipal Bond Fund Report Of Earnings

PR Newswire

BOSTON, Dec. 3, 2012

BOSTON, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eaton Vance Municipal Bond Fund (NYSE
MKT: EIM) (the "Fund"), a closed-end management investment company, today
announced the earnings of the Fund for the three months and year ended
September 30, 2012.  The Fund's fiscal year ended on September 30, 2012.

For the three months ended September 30, 2012, the Fund had net investment
income of $12,902,300 ($0.190 per share).  For the year ended September 30,
2012, the Fund had net investment income of $51,959,034 ($0.763 per share). 
In comparison, for the three months ended September 30, 2011, the Fund had net
investment income of $14,643,624 ($0.215 per share).  For the year ended
September 30, 2011, the Fund had net investment income of $59,775,936 ($0.878
per share). 

Net realized and unrealized gains for the three months ended September 30,
2012 were $39,071,515 ($0.581 per share).  Net realized and unrealized gains
for the year ended September 30, 2012 were $107,382,343 ($1.584 per share).
 In comparison, net realized and unrealized gains for the three months ended
September 30, 2011 were $58,731,270 ($0.860 per share).  Net realized and
unrealized losses for the year ended September 30, 2011 were $32,572,938
($0.482 per share).  

On September 30, 2012, net assets of the Fund were $960,527,508. The net asset
value per share on September 30, 2012 was $14.10 based on 68,143,279 shares
outstanding.  In comparison, on September 30, 2011, net assets of the Fund
were $855,704,501.  The net asset value per share on September 30, 2011 was
$12.56 based on 68,109,764 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 $199.5 billion in assets as of October 31, 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 MUNICIPAL BOND FUND
SUMMARY OF RESULTS OF OPERATIONS
(in thousands, except per share amounts)
                                Three Months Ended    Year Ended
                                September 30,         September 30,
                                2012       2011       2012         2011
Net investment income           $ 12,902   $ 14,644   $   51,959   $   59,776
Net realized and unrealized
gains (losses)
  on investments                39,071     58,731     107,382      (32,573)
 Net increase (decrease) in net
 assets
   from operations              $ 51,973   $ 73,375   $ 159,341    $   27,203
Earnings per Share Outstanding
Net investment income           $   0.190  $   0.215  $     0.763  $     0.878
Net realized and unrealized
gains (losses)
  on investments                0.581      0.860      1.584        (0.482)
 Net increase (decrease) in net
 assets
   from operations              $   0.771  $   1.075  $     2.347  $     0.396
Net Asset Value at September
30 
 Net assets                                           $ 960,528    $ 855,705
 Shares outstanding                                   68,143       68,110
 Net asset value per share                            $     14.10  $     12.56
 outstanding
Market Value Summary 
 Market price on NYSE MKT at                          $     14.46  $     12.35
 September 30
 High market price (period                            $     14.46  $     13.98
 ended September 30)
 Low market price (period ended                       $     11.97  $     11.02
 September 30)

SOURCE Eaton Vance Management

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