Federated Enhanced Treasury Income Fund Reports Semi-Annual Earnings

(PITTSBURGH, Pa., ) — Federated Enhanced Treasury Income Fund (NYSE: FTT), a closed-end investment company, today announced semi-annual earnings for the period ended May 31, 2011.  The fund employs a managed distribution plan to support a level distribution to shareholders that may be comprised of income, capital gains and/or return of capital.  Under the plan, the fund makes monthly cash distributions approximating 5.5% of the fund's net asset value (NAV) on an annualized basis based on the fund's NAV from the previous month-end.  The fund may make distributions in excess of those required under the plan in order to meet its obligations under the Internal Revenue Code. 

For the six-month period, FTT reported net investment income of $0.96 million or $0.10 per share.  FTT made distributions of $5.3 million, or $0.56 per share.  Net realized and unrealized losses were $4.1 million or $0.42 per share. 

On May 31, 2011, total net assets of the fund were $164.1 million and the net asset value per share was $17.15.

Fund composition and performance data for the fund as of June 30, 2011 is available in the Products section of FederatedInvestors.com.  Data is updated on the website approximately 15 days following each month-end and full portfolio listings are updated approximately 30 days following each calendar quarter-end.  To order hard copies or to be placed on a mailing list, call 1-800-245-0242 x5588079, email CEinfo@federatedinv.com or write to Federated Investors, 1001 Liberty Avenue, Floor 23, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.

Federated Investors, Inc. (NYSE: FII) is one of the largest investment managers in the United States, managing approximately $349.4 billion in assets as of June 30, 2011.  With 134 funds and a variety of separately managed account options, Federated provides comprehensive investment management worldwide to approximately 4,900 institutions and intermediaries including corporations, government entities, insurance companies, foundations and endowments, banks and broker/dealers.  For more information, visit FederatedInvestors.com

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