Eaton Vance Municipal Income Trust Report Of Earnings

            Eaton Vance Municipal Income Trust Report Of Earnings  PR Newswire  BOSTON, Aug. 14, 2014  BOSTON, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Eaton Vance Municipal Income Trust (NYSE: EVN) (the "Trust"), a diversified closed-end management investment company, today announced the earnings of the Trust for the three and six-month periods ended May 31, 2014. The Trust's fiscal year ends on November 30, 2014.  For the three months ended May 31, 2014, the Trust had net investment income of $5,391,173 ($0.229 per common share). From this amount, the Trust paid dividends on preferred shares of $38,780 (equal to $0.002 for each common share), resulting in net investment income after the preferred dividends of $5,352,393, or $0.227 per common share. The Trust's net investment income for the six months ended May 31, 2014 was $10,556,306 ($0.450 per common share, before deduction of the preferred share dividends totaling $0.003 per common share), resulting in net investment income after the preferred dividends of $0.447 per common share. In comparison,  for the three months ended May 31, 2013, the Trust had net investment income of $5,056,754 ($0.221 per common share). From this amount, the Trust paid dividends on preferred shares of $75,238 (equal to $0.004 for each common share), resulting in net investment income after the preferred dividends of $4,981,516, or $0.217 per common share. The Trust's net investment income for the six months ended May 31, 2013 was $10,090,375 ($0.442 per common share, before deduction of the preferred share dividends totaling $0.006 per common share), resulting in net investment income after the preferred dividends of $0.436 per common share.  Net realized and unrealized gains for the three months ended May 31, 2014 were $22,011,089 ($0.941 per common share). The Trust's net realized and unrealized gains for the six months ended May 31, 2014 were $39,719,749 ($1.698 per common share). In comparison, net realized and unrealized losses for the three months ended May 31, 2013 were $12,704,168 ($0.558 per common share). The Trust's net realized and unrealized losses for the six months ended May 31, 2013 were $17,670,605 ($0.776 per common share).  On May 31, 2014, net assets of the Trust applicable to common shares were $289,199,225. The net asset value per common share on May 31, 2014 was $12.24 based on 23,630,826 common shares outstanding. In comparison, on May 31, 2013, net assets of the Trust applicable to common shares were $286,444,388. The net asset value per common share on May 31, 2013 was $12.55 based on 22,815,671 common 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 $288.2 billion in assets as of July 31, 2014, 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 INCOME TRUST SUMMARY OF RESULTS OF OPERATIONS (in thousands, except per share amounts)                              Three Months Ended       Six Months Ended                              May 31,                 May 31,                              2014        2013         2014         2013 Net investment income        $  5,391  $   5,056  $  10,556   $  10,090 Net realized and unrealized gains (losses)  on investments             22,011      (12,705)     39,720       (17,671) Preferred dividends paid     (39)        (76)         (66)         (132) from net investment income      Net increase (decrease)      in net assets       from operations       $ 27,363   $  (7,725)  $  50,210   $  (7,713) Earnings per Common Share Outstanding Net investment income        $  0.229  $   0.221  $   0.450  $   0.442 Net realized and unrealized gains (losses)  on investments             0.941       (0.558)      1.698        (0.776) Preferred dividends paid     (0.002)     (0.004)      (0.003)      (0.006) from net investment income      Net increase (decrease)      in net assets       from operations       $  1.168  $  (0.341)  $   2.145  $  (0.340) Net investment income        $  0.229  $   0.221  $   0.450  $   0.442 Preferred dividends paid     (0.002)     (0.004)      (0.003)      (0.006) from net investment income Net investment income after  $  0.227  $   0.217  $   0.447  $   0.436 preferred dividends Net Asset Value at May 31 (Common Shares)      Net assets                                      $289,199     $286,444      Shares outstanding                              23,631       22,816      Net asset value per                              $12.24       $12.55      share outstanding Market Value Summary (Common Shares)      Market price on NYSE at                          $12.83       $13.41      May 31      High market price                                $12.84       $14.46      (period ended May 31)      Low market price                                 $10.16       $13.41      (period ended May 31)  SOURCE Eaton Vance Management  Website: http://www.eatonvance.com Contact: Investor Contact: (800) 262-1122  
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