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Eaton Vance National Municipal Opportunities Trust Report Of Earnings

    Eaton Vance National Municipal Opportunities Trust Report Of Earnings

PR Newswire

BOSTON, Oct. 2, 2013

BOSTON, Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Eaton Vance National Municipal
Opportunities Trust (NYSE: EOT) (the "Trust"), a closed-end management
investment company, today announced the earnings of the Trust for the three
months ended June 30, 2013. The Trust's fiscal year ends on March 31, 2014.

For the three months ended June 30, 2013, the Trust had net investment income
of $4,229,536 ($0.276 per common share). In comparison, for the three months
ended June 30, 2012, the Trust had net investment income of $4,263,386 ($0.278
per common share).

Net realized and unrealized losses for the three months ended June 30, 2013
were $22,874,832 ($1.492 per common share). In comparison, net realized and
unrealized gains for the three months ended June 30, 2012 were $6,199,156
($0.405 per common share).

On June 30, 2013, net assets of the Trust were $325,294,135. The net asset
value per share on June 30, 2013 was $21.22 based on 15,328,333 shares
outstanding. In comparison, on June 30, 2012, net assets of the Trust were
$337,656,498. The net asset value per share on June 30, 2012 was $22.05 based
on 15,315,272 shares outstanding.

The Trust 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"). Trust
portfolio holdings for the most recent month-end are also posted to the
website approximately 30 days following month-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 $268.8 billion in assets as of July 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 NATIONAL MUNICIPAL OPPORTUNITIES TRUST
SUMMARY OF RESULTS OF OPERATIONS
(in thousands, except per share amounts)
                                     Three Months Ended    Three Months Ended
                                    June 30,               June 30,
                                     2013                  2012
Net investment income                $   4,230           $   4,263
Net realized and unrealized gains
(losses)
 on investments                     (22,875)              6,199
  Net increase (decrease) in net
  assets
   from operations                  $ (18,645)            $  10,462
Earnings per Share Outstanding
Net investment income               $   0.276           $   0.278
Net realized and unrealized gains
(losses)
 on investments                     (1.492)               0.405
  Net increase (decrease) in net
  assets
   from operations                  $  (1.216)           $   0.683
Net Asset Value at June 30
  Net assets                        $325,294              $337,656
  Shares outstanding                15,328                15,315
  Net asset value per share          $   21.22           $   22.05
  outstanding
Market Value Summary
  Market price on NYSE at June 30    $   19.74           $   22.00
  High market price (period ended    $   22.46           $   22.54
  June 30)
  Low market price (period ended     $   19.01           $   21.28
  June 30)



SOURCE Eaton Vance Management

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