News articles about ClearBridge American Energy MLP Fund (NYSE:CBA) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. ClearBridge American Energy MLP Fund earned a news sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the investment management company an impact score of 43.9473870342278 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Shares of ClearBridge American Energy MLP Fund (NYSE CBA) traded down $0.02 during trading on Thursday, reaching $8.19. 529,181 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 229,906. ClearBridge American Energy MLP Fund has a one year low of $6.94 and a one year high of $10.54.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, November 30th. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 24th were paid a $0.20 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, November 22nd. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a yield of 9.77%.

In related news, insider Chris Eades purchased 3,140 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, December 11th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $8.01 per share, for a total transaction of $25,151.40. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through 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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