Press coverage about Clearbridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund (NYSE:CTR) has trended positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Clearbridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund earned a media sentiment score of 0.27 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the investment management company an impact score of 42.6416864386722 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
Shares of Clearbridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund (NYSE CTR) traded down $0.45 during trading on Friday, hitting $12.55. 79,840 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 199,167. Clearbridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund has a one year low of $10.38 and a one year high of $14.15.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 1st. Investors of record on Friday, February 16th will be issued a $0.29 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 15th. This represents a $1.16 annualized dividend and a yield of 9.24%.
In other news, insider Chris Eades bought 2,170 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, December 11th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $11.54 per share, for a total transaction of $25,041.80. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website.
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Clearbridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund Company Profile
ClearBridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund Inc is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s investment objective is to provide a high level of total return, consisting of cash distributions and capital appreciation. The Fund seeks to achieve its objective by investing primarily in energy master limited partnerships (MLPs).
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