Eaton Vance Municipal Bond Fund Report Of Earnings

              Eaton Vance Municipal Bond Fund Report Of Earnings

PR Newswire

BOSTON, March 8, 2013

BOSTON, March 8, 2013 /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 ended December 31,
2012. The Fund's fiscal year ends on September 30, 2013.

For the three months ended December 31, 2012, the Fund had net investment
income of $13,213,563 ($0.194 per share). In comparison, for the three months
ended December 31, 2011, the Fund had net investment income of $12,982,451
($0.191 per share).

Net realized and unrealized losses for the three months ended December 31,
2012 were $262,302 ($0.004 per share). In comparison, net realized and
unrealized gains for the three months ended December 31, 2011 were $12,696,193
($0.186 per share).

On December 31, 2012, net assets of the Fund were $960,606,899. The net asset
value per share on December 31, 2012 was $14.09 based on 68,155,748 shares
outstanding. In comparison, on December 31, 2011, net assets of the Fund were
$866,539,867. The net asset value per share on December 31, 2011 was $12.72
based on 68,120,456 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 $247.8 billion in assets as of January 31, 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 MUNICIPAL BOND FUND
SUMMARY OF RESULTS OF OPERATIONS
(in thousands, except per share amounts)
                                              Three Months Ended
                                              December 31,
                                              2012         2011
Net investment income                         $  13,214   $  12,982
Net realized and unrealized gains (losses)
 on investments                              (262)        12,696
 Net increase (decrease) in net assets
  from operations                            $  12,952   $  25,678
Earnings per Share Outstanding
Net investment income                        $   0.194  $   0.191
Net realized and unrealized gains (losses)
 on investments                              (0.004)      0.186
 Net increase (decrease) in net assets
  from operations                            $   0.190  $   0.377
Net Asset Value at December 31
 Net assets                                   $ 960,607    $ 866,540
 Shares outstanding                           68,156       68,120
 Net asset value per share outstanding        $   14.09  $   12.72
Market Value Summary
 Market price on NYSE MKT at December 31      $   13.99  $   12.68
 High market price (period ended December 31) $   15.04  $   12.82
 Low market price (period ended December 31)  $   13.92  $   11.97



SOURCE Eaton Vance Management

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