ClearBridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund Inc. (NYSE:CTR) passed below its 50 day moving average during trading on Tuesday . The stock has a 50 day moving average of $8.15 and traded as low as $7.67. ClearBridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund shares last traded at $7.72, with a volume of 36,792 shares traded.

The business has a 50 day simple moving average of $8.13 and a 200-day simple moving average of $8.88.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, November 29th. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 22nd were paid a dividend of $0.22 per share. This represents a $0.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 11.33%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, November 21st.

A number of hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Oxbow Advisors LLC raised its stake in ClearBridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund by 5.8% during the third quarter. Oxbow Advisors LLC now owns 2,315,005 shares of the investment management company’s stock worth $20,627,000 after purchasing an additional 126,631 shares during the period. Wells Fargo & Company MN raised its position in shares of ClearBridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund by 7.5% in the 2nd quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 892,058 shares of the investment management company’s stock worth $8,368,000 after buying an additional 62,426 shares during the period. Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors LP boosted its holdings in ClearBridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund by 178.2% in the third quarter. Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors LP now owns 522,500 shares of the investment management company’s stock valued at $4,654,000 after acquiring an additional 334,700 shares during the last quarter. Stephens Inc. AR boosted its holdings in ClearBridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund by 8.8% in the second quarter. Stephens Inc. AR now owns 331,371 shares of the investment management company’s stock valued at $3,108,000 after acquiring an additional 26,773 shares during the last quarter. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. grew its position in ClearBridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund by 24.8% during the second quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 53,113 shares of the investment management company’s stock valued at $496,000 after acquiring an additional 10,552 shares during the period.

ClearBridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund Company Profile (NYSE:CTR)

ClearBridge Energy MLP Total Return Fund Inc is an open ended equity mutual fund of funds launched and managed by Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC. The fund is co-managed by ClearBridge Investments, LLC. It invests in the public equity markets of the United States. The fund seeks to invest in stocks of companies operating in the energy sector.

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