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Eaton Vance Ohio Municipal Bond Fund Report of Earnings

BOSTON, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eaton Vance Ohio Municipal Bond Fund (NYSE MKT: EIO) (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 $475,860 ($0.188 per common share).  From this amount, the Fund paid dividends on preferred shares of $10,592 (equal to $0.004 for each common share), resulting in net investment income after the preferred dividends of $465,268, or $0.184 per common share. The Fund's net investment income for the year ended September 30, 2012 was $1,929,229 ($0.762 per common share, before deduction of the preferred share dividends totaling $0.016 per common share), resulting in net investment income after the preferred dividends of $0.746 per common share. In comparison, for the three months ended September 30, 2011, the Fund had net investment income of $505,936 ($0.200 per common share).  From this amount, the Fund paid dividends on preferred shares of $9,601 (equal to $0.004 for each common share), resulting in net investment income after the preferred dividends of $496,335, or $0.196 per common share. The Fund's net investment income for the year ended September 30, 2011 was $2,058,345 ($0.814 per common share, before deduction of the preferred share dividends totaling $0.023 per common share), resulting in net investment income after the preferred dividends of $0.791 per common share.

Net realized and unrealized gains for the three months ended September 30, 2012 were $1,375,930 ($0.539 per common share). The Fund's net realized and unrealized gains for the year ended September 30, 2012 were $4,075,862 ($1.606 per common share). In comparison, net realized and unrealized gains for the three months ended September 30, 2011 were $1,426,074 ($0.560 per common share). The Fund's net realized and unrealized losses for the year ended September 30, 2011 were $1,908,559 ($0.759 per common share).

On September 30, 2012, net assets of the Fund applicable to common shares were $34,984,870. The net asset value per common share on September 30, 2012 was $13.80 based on 2,534,904 common shares outstanding. In comparison, on September 30, 2011, net assets of the Fund applicable to common shares were $30,921,602. The net asset value per common share on September 30, 2011 was $12.22 based on 2,530,846 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 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 OHIO 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

$     476


$     506


$   1,929


$    2,058

Net realized and unrealized gains (losses)








  on investments

1,376


1,426


4,076


(1,909)

Preferred dividends paid from net investment income

(10)


(10)


(41)


(59)


Net increase (decrease) in net assets









  from operations

$  1,842


$  1,922


$   5,964


$        90










Earnings per Common Share Outstanding








Net investment income 

$  0.188


$  0.200


$   0.762


$   0.814

Net realized and unrealized gains (losses)








  on investments

0.539


0.560


1.606


(0.759)

Preferred dividends paid from net investment income

(0.004)


(0.004)


(0.016)


(0.023)


Net increase (decrease) in net assets









  from operations

$  0.723


$  0.756


$   2.352


$   0.032










Net investment income

$  0.188


$  0.200


$   0.762


$   0.814

Preferred dividends paid from net investment income 

(0.004)


(0.004)


(0.016)


(0.023)

Net investment income after preferred dividends

$  0.184


$  0.196


$   0.746


$   0.791









Net Asset Value at September 30 (Common Shares)









Net assets 





$ 34,985


$ 30,922


Shares outstanding 





2,535


2,531


Net asset value per share outstanding





$   13.80


$   12.22










Market Value Summary (Common Shares)









Market price on NYSE MKT at September 30





$   15.20


$   12.78


High market price (period ended September 30)





$   16.05


$   14.20


Low market price (period ended September 30)





$   12.60


$   10.82










 

SOURCE Eaton Vance Management

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