Headlines about ClearBridge American Energy MLP Fund (NYSE:CBA) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. ClearBridge American Energy MLP Fund earned a media sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the investment management company an impact score of 46.6396005798619 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Shares of ClearBridge American Energy MLP Fund (NYSE:CBA) traded up $0.02 during trading hours on Thursday, hitting $9.20. The company had a trading volume of 12,503 shares, compared to its average volume of 282,248. ClearBridge American Energy MLP Fund has a 1 year low of $6.94 and a 1 year high of $10.54.
The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 1st. Investors of record on Friday, February 16th will be given a dividend of $0.20 per share. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 8.70%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 15th.
In other ClearBridge American Energy MLP Fund news, insider Chris Eades acquired 3,140 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, December 11th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $8.01 per share, with a total value of $25,151.40. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink.
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About ClearBridge American Energy MLP Fund
ClearBridge American Energy MLP Fund Inc (the Fund) is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s investment objective is to provide a high level of total return, with an equal emphasis on current distributions and capital appreciation. The Fund seeks to achieve its objective by investing primarily in master limited partnerships (MLPs) in the energy sector.
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